Moving Day

Graduation is just a week away; let’s get you packing!

Tuesday, April 26th, 2022

Where has the time gone? You’re probably thinking about the butterflies you felt the first day you stepped onto campus, and now, here you are submitting your final assignment. The moment is likely a little bitter-sweet but reality beckons; graduation is just a week away, and you have done absolutely nothing! Okay, deep breaths, there […]

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You’ve Moved…Now What.

Sunday, February 6th, 2022

The day that you thought would never arrive is finally here. You are now the proud owner of a quaint, two-storey flat, with a wooden patio leading to what would eventually be a beautiful garden, perfect for summer barbeques. Chapeau! Welcome to homeownership! You close the door behind you and step into the hallway. The […]

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How COVID Has Changed Housing Priorities

Wednesday, July 28th, 2021

COVID-19 is still sending ripples throughout the world in 2021, impacting every industry throughout the world. The housing market is no exception – though, unlike many, this sector has enjoyed an uptake in business during these unprecedented times. More and more people all around the nation are seeking to move onto pastures new. Some of […]

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Feeling Flat – Making the Transition from a House to an Apartment.

Monday, December 14th, 2020

Making the shift from living in a house to a flat can seem daunting. By their very nature, houses typically offer more space and privacy than flats. There will definitely need to be some sacrifices made, and a period of adjustment. Flats and apartments can offer multiple advantage over houses. Their smaller stature often makes […]

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Domestic Bliss – How to Manage Moving in with a Partner

Friday, October 23rd, 2020

So, you’ve been dating for a while and you’re ready to make the next step. You have agreed to live with your partner – congratulations! You’re about to embark on a great new journey. Just ensure that you give your relationship the greatest chance to surviving the experience. Accept That Life is About to Change […]

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Five things to learn from Germans who move house

Wednesday, July 1st, 2020

When you’re saying “auf wiederzehn, pet” to your old house and packing up for your new property, you could do worse than to act like a German. This is a country known for efficiency and precision engineering – clearly, this culture has a lot to offer everyone else who ends up frazzled, burnt out and […]

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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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“I Hate You!” – Moving with a Teen – How to Calm Kevin

Sunday, June 24th, 2018

Moving is a testing, trailing time – especially if you’re moving with pets or, worse still, while pregnant or with a toddler in the midst of the terrible twos. But in our efforts to advise and guide you through these specific challenges, we completely overlooked probably one of the toughest move day companions – the […]

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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 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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Overcoming the Stress of a Home Move

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

It’s long since been well-known that moving is one of the most stressful events in our lifetimes, however recent research has found that it’s actually on-par with divorce, and given that we move, on average, five times in our lives, it makes sense to be proactive when it comes to stress management during a move […]

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