Adding it up: Five elements that influence the cost of moving home

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Whether scaling up the property ladder or moving into a new rental, moving home can be seriously expensive. When trying to keep those purse strings under control, it pays to be aware of how the cost of moving is affected by the following five core factors. Five factors that’ll affect the cost of your move… […]

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Is moving really all that stressful?

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Everyone’s heard the news – moving is tough, so tough in fact that it’s considered right up there with divorce and the death of a loved one. But why is this? For those who are moving newbies, the thought that it “really can’t be that bad, can it?” is an understandable one. So here we […]

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15 Funny-Bone Tickling House Removal Jokes

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

So then, move day – it’s fast approaching and you’re feeling the fear (even though you’ve read our guide: Overcoming the Stress of a Home Move). From changing doctors, dentists and schools, to packing up and loading a million and one boxes, moving homes is not for the faint of heart – little wonder then […]

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Get ready – 7 tasks to tackle before the packers arrive

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

If you’ve chosen to get a helping hand from professional home packers you’ve made a wise move. Here are seven tasks that you can tackle to make sure the service runs as smoothly as possible and to ensure you don’t end up paying over the odds. 1. Purge your possessions The last thing you want […]

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You’re in! Here are eleven things you should do right now

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

We’ve previously written plenty of blogs with advice about preparing to move house and settling down in a new area, but we’re yet to put together a check list of things to tick off immediately after you’ve shut the door of your new home. So, here it is… 1. Double check that all of your […]

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How to avoid nightmare tenants: The ultimate landlord guide

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Becoming a landlord isn’t all easy money and living it up, in fact, it’s nothing of the sort. Being a landlord can be stressful and the chance of a nightmare tenant setting up home in your property can lead to sleepless nights and lost money. Here we provide quick-fire tips for ensuring you have the […]

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The house move and Fido – Tips for moving with your dog

Tuesday, November 7th, 2017

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. Here are five straightforward tips for helping your furry friend cope with the move […]

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4 reasons why Yorkshire is a must move

Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Yorkshire continues to attract more than seven million tourists each and every year, and what these people see in this great county, so too do many home movers each year who make the migration to this wonderful region. Here we take a look at four of the most compelling reasons for making a move to […]

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Keeping your cool when facing a summer house move

Thursday, October 26th, 2017

Recently we wrote about how you can survive if you face a home move over the Christmas festive season, but let’s face it, a sweltering hot day is just as tortuous as doing battle with the cold, wind or snow. So, how can you make a home move during a heat wave that little bit […]

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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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