Finance & Mortgages

Moving house – A must-read guide for managing your money

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Buying a new home involves many cost s and charges – solicitor fees, stamp duty, surveys… the list goes on. Being financially prepared for a move is every bit as important as planning for the logistics and practicalities of a move. Here’s how you can be prepared for the many costs that a move demands, […]

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The hottest regions for property in York

Sunday, February 5th, 2017

York is a city steeped in history with a rich tapestry of cultures. This architectural gem is called home by more than 200,000 people, and it seems that this figure is only set to grow over the course of 2017. If you’re currently on the hunt for a new home in York then you may […]

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The complete guide to the Help-to-Buy ISA

Monday, January 30th, 2017

Fancy a £3,000 boost to your saving pot for your first home? Who doesn’t? The Help-To-Buy ISA is a government scheme that is designed to provide exactly this. Here’s a jargon free overview of how it works and who it’s suitable for.

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Moving on: Four house seller faux pas

Monday, December 19th, 2016

New home, new start – as a long standing man and Van York Company, we’ve seen more than our fair share of new beginnings – yet they don’t always get off to a great start. Sometimes, just sometimes, previous owners can make a misstep with a faux pas or two that upsets the new arrivals. […]

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The Most Expensive Towns In The UK

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

York is an exceptional city, it’s picturesque and there is plenty to explore but there may come a time when you are looking for a change of scenery and after living in York, nothing but the best will do. That’s why we’ve assembled a list of 5 of the most expensive and sought after towns […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Stamp Duty in 2016

Friday, June 10th, 2016

If there is one thing that is sure to change every year it’s the rules relating to stamp duty. This year is no exception. Stamp duty is a tax on the value of property, payable whenever making a purchase. Usual budgetary changes to stamp duty normally involve raising or lowering the thresholds. This year however, […]

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Tips For Getting On The Property Ladder

Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

High mortgage prices and job uncertainly means that less people than ever are entering the property market, with many choosing to rent instead. As we specialise in removals in UK and around the UK, we’ve gained a number of tips to get on the property ladder. If you’re thinking of getting a place of your […]

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Questions To Ask When Viewing a Property

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

If you’re considering moving house, there are undoubtedly hundreds of questions and concerns running through your mind. How far away from schools is the new property? Which York removal company will you choose? Does any work need to be done on the new place before it’s fit for living in? Will it house all of […]

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Estate Agents Procedure: Letting and Buying Homes and Flats

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Before anyone gets to the point of booking a man and van York to help with moving into their new home, there’s a lengthy procedure that needs to be completed. From getting an accurate valuation all the way through handing over the keys, this guide takes you through the process of selling a property step-by-step. […]

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Advice For New Homeowners

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

As a York removal company we’ve seen many instances where new homeowners wished they’d found out more before the move. The look of horror or realisation on a customer’s face when they realise they’ve made a mistake is a hard one to shift. This is why we are bring you a quick article on what […]

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