“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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To Buy or To Rent? THAT is the question.

Sunday, June 17th, 2018

Your parents say you’re throwing money away. Some of your friends are already proud homeowners. As for your work colleagues? They say that if you don’t buy now, you’ll never get on the property ladder. But is renting really all that bad? As we’ll explore in this blog, buying may not be right for everyone. […]

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Making Your Estate Agent Work Overtime

Sunday, June 10th, 2018

Selling your home? Get set for a long, arduous, stressful journey if you don’t have the right tactics in place for ensuring your estate agent works overtime. Here’s our how-to… 1. Take Care in Picking the Right Estate Agent When it comes to estate agents, reputation matters, so do your research. Look to online review […]

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How Much?! 4 Home Renovations That Could Knock £££’S Off Your Home Value

Sunday, June 3rd, 2018

Selling your home? Then you’ll want to get the highest price possible, which may mean making some improvements. However, just before you pick up the Yellow Pages, or grab your paintbrush, you may want to heed our word of warning – the following four jobs could wipe thousands off the value of your home. 1. […]

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Property Fraud – It’s on the Rise. Here’s How to Protect Yourself

Monday, May 28th, 2018

Imagine it – you’ve gone through the house hunting process, found your dream house, put in your offer – it’s accepted. After months of legal processes, you’re finally approaching the exchange of contracts. You get the request to deposit the funds – and the money is sent. Then – the sinking feeling. You get a […]

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The Artform that is Box Labelling

Monday, May 21st, 2018

We can’t tell you how many times we’ve arrived with our clients’ belongings to a new home where chaos quickly ensues. What’s packed in those label-less boxes? Which one should be destined for which room? Do yourself a favour – avoid this logistical nightmare upon arrival, with the following simple strategy for labelling your boxes. […]

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It’s Not Me, It’s You – Moving After a Breakup

Monday, May 14th, 2018

In 2013, 130,473 couples got divorced, and yet despite how common divorce is, it can feel as though you’re the only one going through it when it happens to you. And heartache isn’t just lonely, it also compounds the challenging task of moving from an old home to a new one. Before you move on, […]

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How Your Buyer’s Mortgage Lender Could Veto Your House Sale

Monday, May 7th, 2018

You thought you were super diligent when selling your home. You spoke with many estate agents, gained many valuations, and went with one of the higher ones. Finally, you received an offer, and after some negotiations, you settled on a figure you were both happy with. But now your buyer’s mortgage company won’t lend for […]

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It’s Personal – Protecting Your Documents when Moving to a New House

Monday, April 30th, 2018

As if you didn’t have enough to worry about when it comes to moving day, with 25,000 victims in 2016, identity fraud is today at record-breaking levels. Personal documents that are thrown out, left behind or lost along the way will prove to be rich pickings for those attempting to assume your identity. Here’s how […]

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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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Countdown to Commercial Move Day – Your Timeline

Tuesday, April 17th, 2018

Your business has outgrown its premises – piles of files are everywhere, and your staff are squeezed in like sardines. On the other hand, it might be financial impetus driving your move, as more and more businesses are fleeing the capital for the cheaper rates and rents up north. But whatever category you fall into, […]

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Self-storage: 5 giveaway signs of a cowboy company

Tuesday, April 10th, 2018

Recently we’ve partnered with self-storage superstars Inner Space Stations (read about their York self-storage right here). Why? Because over our decade+ in business we’ve regularly been asked whether we have a self-storage company that we recommended. Over our time in this industry, we’ve also heard of horror story after horror story about lacklustre self-storage, damaged […]

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