Let’s plan your housewarming party!

Tuesday, January 31st, 2023

The first month of 2023 is practically over. You’ve celebrated your last holidays in your old home and can’t wait to celebrate new ones in your new home. Having taken all of January to move, unpack and settle in, now is the time to host your housewarming party! We know, you’ve just completed a herculean […]

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DIY Move or Professional Hire – Which is better?

Thursday, December 29th, 2022

To DIY or not to DIY? That is the question. With the holidays winding down, many of us are thinking about our goals for 2023. If your plans involve starting a new chapter in another city or neighbourhood, you’re likely thinking about moving costs. Whether you’re facing the harsh reality of having done a bit […]

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Home renovation – finding temporary accommodation

Friday, December 2nd, 2022

Many of our articles focus on the logistics involved in permanent or semi-permanent moves. For example, moving out of a residence or office space and into a new one. Or moving into campus accommodations. However, we have yet to discuss temporary moves, such as may be required during a home renovation. Today’s article provides 5 […]

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Pros and cons to moving in each season

Friday, November 4th, 2022

Your banker has just informed you that you’ve been pre-approved for your mortgage! The major life milestone of homeownership is just within reach! How exciting! Now is as good a time as any to start planning for your move. But before you get down to the nitty-gritty, have you considered when would be a good […]

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Your First Week at York – Our Top 5 Tips

Friday, October 21st, 2022

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of York, one of the UK’s top 20 institutions according to the 2022 University League Tables. Whether your acceptance means a transnational or transatlantic move, it is likely that once the feelings of elation subside, you will find yourself thinking about the logistics involved. We have previously shared […]

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Top 3 Reasons to Choose Van Man York Removals

Thursday, September 15th, 2022

With so many removal firms out there, how do you choose the one that best meets your removal needs? If you’re a regular visitor to our blog, you know that we give loads of quality advice about moving. We discuss house removals, office removals, light removals and the like. While our tips are stellar (our […]

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How to Decorate Property for Rent

Friday, September 3rd, 2021

It’s no secret that buy-to-let property is an amazing investment. It’s not quite as simple as buying a property, finding a tenant and kicking back to count your money, though. To attract – and, more importantly, maintain – a tenancy, you’ll need to do some decorating. This is a different approach to decorating your own […]

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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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York and romance – Six perfect days out for couples

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

York – it’s a stunning city of architecture, entertainment and art. Steeped in history and brimming with restaurants, attractions and shops, it’s safe to say that there’s more than a fair share for things to see and do for the loved-up couple, and here we want to share six of the very best. 1. Travel […]

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Flying high: the best cities to set up shop

Friday, February 1st, 2019

Costs, connections, infrastructure and business networks – there are many factors to consider when selecting a city to call home for your business, and these are just the tip of the iceberg. If you’re feeling overwhelmed as to where to start up, you may just want to start your research here. Birmingham There may never […]

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Autumn in York

Monday, October 15th, 2018

Picture this: the summer’s drawing to a close, and orange autumn leaves brighten the cobbled street. There’s a crisp light breeze and bright blue sky – under which sits a skyline of gothic architecture, medieval buildings and the grandeur of three, four, five storey Georgian mansions. Welcome to York in the Autumn – a time […]

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