7 days. And counting – How to move in one week

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

The countdown is on, you’ve got to be out in a week. Whether a cash buyer has sprung up from nowhere, or you’re a tenant and you’ve left everything until (almost) the last minute, you have 7 days. Not a minute more. With so much to do, we’d better get moving… here’s our how to. […]

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A magic wand – Make your new home cosy in 2 hours flat

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

It was weeks, possibly months in the planning. And now that you’re in, everything is in utter, complete turmoil. The bad news is that you can expect this chaos for at least a couple more weeks. The good news is there are seven fast tasks that you can do to make your home, feel like […]

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Autumn in York

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Picture this: the summer’s drawing to a close, and orange autumn leaves brighten the cobbled street. There’s a crisp light breeze and bright blue sky – under which sits a skyline of gothic architecture, medieval buildings and the grandeur of three, four, five storey Georgian mansions. Welcome to York in the Autumn – a time […]

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Moving House With Your Dog – The Definitive Guide!

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018

Moving home can be an incredibly stressful time for a dog, and whilst it’s in their nature to adapt to a new environment, it can nevertheless take some time and effort to make sure the transition is as smooth as possible. There are three important problems to solve. First, we need to prepare properly. Second, […]

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Moving House? Own Clothes? Then Declutter!

Friday, September 7th, 2018

The definitive mover’s guide to packing up, decluttering and recycling your old clothes. Read carefully – there are lots of useful tips inside!

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The UK Housing Market: Key Stats, Facts and Figures

Friday, August 24th, 2018

Buying? Selling? Whatever your side of the home buying table, and regardless whether you already have your foot on the ladder, it pays to know just where the UK housing market is heading. Here we take a look at the key stats, facts and figures that reflect the current UK housing market, as according to […]

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Hold your Ground – Five Steps to Making an Offer on a House

Friday, August 17th, 2018

Once you’ve found a property you want, it’s easy to feel pressurised to make a brash move and put in an ill-thought out offer. So the first step is to stop, breath, and read on for our five step strategy for making a fair offer that could save you big. Step One – Decide How […]

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The Online-Only Estate Agent – Smart Move or Stupid Mistake?

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The rise and rise of online-only estate agents seems unstoppable, Purple Bricks, HouseSimple, YOPA, Tepilo and eMoov, to name but a few, are leading to debates about the future of the high street estate agent. The question is, does it pay to entrust these still relatively new online-only estate agents with your house sale? Let’s […]

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Au revoir! – The Mover’s Guide to France

Friday, August 3rd, 2018

Thinking of joining the other 148,800 British expats who now call France their Accueil? (That’s “home”, to you, I and those of us who haven’t quite learnt French, yet). With sun, sumptuous food and a better quality of life, it’s no wonder why so many of us Brits flock to France year on year. Here […]

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Adiós – How to Ship Your Life to Spain

Saturday, July 28th, 2018

Thinking about moving to Spain? You’re not alone. In fact, so popular is this destination for those in the UK, there’s now almost 300,000 British citizens that have made the move to the sunnier climes of this European hotspot. Here we take a look at the most popular spots to live, where people work and […]

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Bang for Yer’ Buck – Where to Move for More Space for your Money

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Currently viewing potential new houses? Take a look around – every single square foot within the average home costs a pretty staggering £211. Ouch. And with house prices continuing their steady rise (with increases of 4.5% over the past 12 months to November 2017), this figure is only set to rise further. With these plain […]

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Packing Mastery – How to Create Wardrobe Boxes for your Move

Saturday, July 14th, 2018

We’ve blogged about everything from efficient packing to where you can get free boxes from, we’ve even covered how you can take care of your tech during your move. Now? We want to tackle something that every fashionista will relate to – creating wardrobe boxes ready for your big move, so your fav outfit is […]

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