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This section tells you what you need to do when you leave a property and move into a new home, including how to end a tenancy properly, how to exchange your home if you are a council or housing association tenant, and how to go about selling one property and buying another.
There are several things you need to do as soon as possible once you've moved into a new home, whether it's a rented property or a place you've bought yourself.
This page lists things you need to do when you move out of a property.
Moving home can be expensive. This page looks at the main financial considerations and how you can get help with moving costs.
How do you go about finding a buyer for your home? Do you need to go through a solicitor or estate agent or can you do it yourself? What does the selling process involve and how much will it cost? Find out here.
If you rent your home from a council or housing association and wish to move to a new place, there are several options open to you. These include applying for a transfer within your council's area, a move to a new area or a mutual exchange through Homeswapper.
If you are a disabled person or have special requirements, there are some additional things you need to take into account when you move house. This page explains more.