Moving home help

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There are plenty of reasons you might want to move. You may need more space for a new arrival, you could be after that garden you’ve always dreamed of, or you need a cosy spot now the kids have moved out. 

Whatever the reason, if you’re spending your evenings browsing new home listings, it’s time to get clued up on what to expect. 

Moving for a second time isn’t the same as buying your first house. There are differences that you’ll have to think about when looking for your next dream home. 

Find out how much it costs to sell your house, the sort of questions you should ask when house hunting and what you’ll pay when you move and lots more here.

Mortgage Essentials

Whether you're buying for the first or fourth time, you'll find the key things you need to know about buying a house here.

Mortgage Essentials

What questions should you ask when buying a house?

House hunting but not sure where to start? Find out the right questions to ask an estate agent. 

Questions for buying a house

6 things to consider before buying a renovation property

Taking on a property that needs a lot of work doing to it can be a shrewd investment – as long as you weigh up the pros and cons first. 

Renovation properties

The cost of selling a house

Selling a house can be pricey. Find out what you’ll need to budget for here.

Moving home costs

Moving vs improving

If you’ve fallen out of love with where you’re living, then you have to decide whether to ‘do up’ or ‘sell up’. 

Moving vs improving

What is a property chain and how to manage one

A long property chain could make moving house take a lot longer. Find out how they work here. 

Property chains explained

How much does buying a house cost?

Stamp duty, mortgage costs and solicitor fees – find out what you’ll need to pay for when you buy. 

Buying a house costs

Types of Mortgages

Find out more about the different mortgage types on the market and how they work here.

Mortgage Types

Checklist for moving house

Don’t forget anything on the big day! Use our checklist when you’re making the move.

Moving house checklist

Looking to move home?

Our range of mortgage deals are here to help you if you're looking for your next home.

Moving home mortgagesMoving home mortgages

Free Home Mover Events

Ready to move to a new home? Our free online events are here to help. 

Our helpful advisers will take you through everything you need to know when buying and selling a house, including:

  • Starting Out: Working out how much deposit you have available and how best to use it
  • Preparing your house for sale: Top tips for this to go smoothly
  • House hunting: Key things to consider when you are looking for a new home.
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You could lose your home if you don’t keep up your mortgage repayments

Calculators and tools

We have a range of mortgage calculators to help you:

  • Find out how much you could borrow from Halifax
  • See how much you could save if you make overpayments on your mortgage
  • Get an idea how a change to the Bank of England Base Rate could affect your monthly payments
Use our calculators and tools

Speak to someone

You can talk to us over the phone or use our mortgage video service from the comfort of your own home.

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