The Stamp Duty Surprise – What It Means

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Recently we blogged about how the Conservatives were hoping to boost the savings of first-time buyers through their Help to Buy ISA (if you missed it, you can read the blog right here: The complete guide to the Help-to-Buy ISA). Yet despite this and other schemes (such as the Help to Buy Shared Ownership scheme) […]

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Yorkshire in 2018: The Best Places to Live

Wednesday, February 14th, 2018

Yorkshire is a county with much to offer – a region steeped in history, of rolling rural countryside, fine dining and family-friendly days out (and if you need any more reasons to move to Yorkshire, you may want to read our guide: 4 reasons why Yorkshire is a must move). With so much to offer, […]

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Step into the Neighbourhood: Yorkshire’s ‘Golden Triangle’

Wednesday, February 7th, 2018

Recently we blogged about what it’s like to move to York – with museums a plenty, history around every corner and day trips, parks and high living galore. Yet for most there’s an elusive region out of financial reach – a glittering collection of Yorkshire towns and villages that are pulling in some of the […]

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Post Move Day: 7 Ideas for Your Old Boxes

Thursday, February 1st, 2018

Phew! Moving day finally arrived and the great news is that you survived. As you gradually get each room unpacked, and some semblance of organisation begins to form, you face a final hurdle – just what do you do with hundreds of cardboard boxes? Well, we’ve got six ideas for you. Six ideas for shifting […]

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Nope, No way – 5 Items Pro Movers Won’t Touch

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

You’re moving… you thought you were organised to a fault. You were convinced that you’d thought of it all. Then bham! Move day comes and your removals firm point blank refuses to move numerous possessions. Queue panic stations and calling for all hands on deck. If only you’d have known that the following five items […]

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Move Day – It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

Thursday, January 18th, 2018

You thought you were ready. You went to great lengths to plan every last detail. Now? Moving day has gone badly wrong – the Heavens have opened and it’s tipping down. And you’ve still got a house to move. Hmph. What to do next? Well, handily enough, we have a survival guide, right here, for […]

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How to Move Your Prize Piano (Properly)

Monday, January 8th, 2018

We’re full of great advice for packing up your possessions ready for moving day. Yet no amount of bubble wrap could protect your piano if you drop your seriously delicate instrument in the haste of moving day. Truth be told moving a piano takes time, skill and the plenty of know-how. So here are our […]

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Four Sure-Fire Signs Your Business is Ready for a Move

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Let’s face it – moving your business is one big headache – a real logistical nightmare. It’s then little surprise that many businesses delay any move for as long as possible. Yet there comes a tipping point in time where commercial performance can be impacted by being increasingly squeezed into premises that’s no longer fit […]

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Four Rapid-Fire Tips for Moving Home and Sticking to your Budget

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

If you’ve kept up with our blog then you should already be quids in – whether renting out your old property with a boosted rental yield thanks to our tips, or having sold up quickly by staging your home right (and avoiding paying over the odds on estate agent fees). Now that you’re counting down […]

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Completion Day – The Complete Guide for First-Time Buyers

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Mortgages, huh, who needs them? As it turns out, most of us (unfortunately). Yet this necessity doesn’t make putting up with delays and red tape any easier. Here we explore completion day – what to expect, and how you can plan ahead for nasty surprises. What is the ‘completion’ of a mortgage? Completing on a […]

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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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