Home staging – Set a scene for a swift sale

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The average home in northern England sits on the market for around ten weeks before an offer is made and accepted – yet despite this lengthy period, many homeowners do little to nothing to boost the appeal of their home to potential buyers. If you’d rather not wait for an offer, the following 6 staging […]

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Bolster your rental yield with the right interior design

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

If you’re wondering just how you can present your property for maximum rental yield then it can be tough to know where to begin or what style to choose. Let’s demystify just what it is that tenants are looking for when searching for a rental property. 1. Colour – Go neutral A neutral colour scheme […]

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Boxes – Don’t buy, get them for free

Thursday, October 5th, 2017

It’s a timeless phenomenon – that until you move, you have literally no idea as to how big a pile your personal effects amount to. Even if you live in a compact one-bed apartment, the amount of boxes you’ll need is sure to surprise you, and if you don’t want to break the bank with […]

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It’s good to talk – Who to notify when you move

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Just when you thought you had it all under control, with the removals firm booked, the solicitor set to go and the cleaners ready to give your property a quick once over, you realise that you’ve not yet let any of the many businesses you use know about your move. Fret not, here we run […]

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Six ways to make a business move profitable

Thursday, September 21st, 2017

Moving business premises can be intimidating to say the least. Downing tools and packing up an entire office is an unavoidably tricky business (with plenty of room for making an office removal mistake or two). Yet with a few strategic hacks, a move needn’t mean only headaches and seemingly impossible to manage logistics. In fact, […]

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Ten fascinating facts about living in York

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

York is a city steeped in history and culture, offering plenty of things to do for couples, families and students alike. However while you may know of this fine city’s architecture, culture and history, we’d hedge our bets that you probably didn’t know the following ten fascinating facts about living in York. Our Top Tidbits […]

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York – The ultimate culture vulture’s guide

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

We’re always blogging about York and what draws so many people to this shining star of a northern city, and this time round, it’s time to put the spotlight onto York’s many cultural attractions. Pyramid Gallery Amongst the tens of art galleries in York is the Pyramid Gallery, a place that showcases the very best […]

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Five tips for a super-fast house sale

Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Hoping to move onwards and upwards through the property ladder as quickly as possible? The following five tips make for essential reading if you’re hoping to save on estate agency fees and to upgrade your property sooner, rather than later. 1. Declutter – and be merciless You’re probably moving as you’ve outgrown your home, and […]

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How to move when expecting

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

Congratulations! You’re expecting a little bundle of joy and are now well on the way to counting down until the big day. The problem is your little one means that you need more room, and now that you’re planning for a move you’re beginning to realise how tricky dealing with this may be. Allow us […]

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5 ear-splitting warning alarms your removal firm is a con

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

You’ve likely come across at least one removal company horror story in the newspaper or online (and if you haven’t you may want to head on over to our article on Spine Tingling, Nightmare Removal Tales). Whilst it is human nature to think that scams only happen to other people, the sad fact remains that […]

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How to survive: The terrible twos and a house move

Wednesday, August 9th, 2017

Any parent with a two year old knows that this is a trying, troublesome time of childhood – filled with tears and tantrums over completely random reasons. Put a two year old together with stressed parents who could be on the verge of tears themselves come move day, and you have a dynamic for catastrophe. […]

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Apples for Apples: Four pointers for comparing removal quotes

Wednesday, August 2nd, 2017

Not all removal services are created equal – in fact, there are many differences from any one company’s service compared to the next. Here we explain four core pointers that you should consider when collecting quotes and comparing them side by side. 1. A FREE quote versus obligation Reputable removal companies will always provide a […]

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