Settling In

The Elderly – Making their House Move Super Smooth

Tuesday, April 24th, 2018

Study after study consistently finds that moving gets tougher with age. Uncertainty, overwhelming tasks and leaving behind a loving home of happy memories must be met with care, patience and consideration. These three elements form a firm foundation when it comes to helping your elderly friend or family member move. Be Understanding In our younger […]

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The Big Move: How to Let the World Know

Tuesday, February 27th, 2018

Moving day – done, dusted. Now it’s time to let the world know that you’ve made it to your new address – that includes personal contacts, utility companies, doctors, dentists and the list goes on (and on and on, if you’ve just moved your York business). Here we make this humongous task a little easier, […]

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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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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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It’s good to talk – Who to notify when you move

Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Just when you thought you had it all under control, with the removals firm booked, the solicitor set to go and the cleaners ready to give your property a quick once over, you realise that you’ve not yet let any of the many businesses you use know about your move. Fret not, here we run […]

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York – The ultimate culture vulture’s guide

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

We’re always blogging about York and what draws so many people to this shining star of a northern city, and this time round, it’s time to put the spotlight onto York’s many cultural attractions. Pyramid Gallery Amongst the tens of art galleries in York is the Pyramid Gallery, a place that showcases the very best […]

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The Big Move to University of York – Essential Tips

Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Your results are in and you’ve been unconditionally accepted. It’s official – you’re off to the University of York – a university that holds an incredibly respectable 20th place positon in the league tables, in a city steeped in history, culture and bustling with nightlife and things to do. Settling Off To The University Of York […]

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Moving to York – An Insight into Your New Neighbourhood

Tuesday, May 9th, 2017

York is making a name for itself as a property hotspot, having climbed from 12th place in 2013, to 9th place as of 2015 in a list of best places to live (uSwitch); and with the average York property today boasting a value of £278,734 (rising by 5.25% over the last year alone) it seems […]

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Starting your new life after a big move

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

It’s common knowledge that moving is the third most stressful life event following divorce and bereavement, and so it’s not so surprising that we get wrapped up in the preparation of a move. Yet beyond the boxes and the move day checklist, there’s something important that often gets overlooked – and that’s planning for the […]

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