Nope, No way – 5 Items Pro Movers Won’t Touch

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

You’re moving… you thought you were organised to a fault. You were convinced that you’d thought of it all. Then bham! Move day comes and your removals firm point blank refuses to move numerous possessions. Queue panic stations and calling for all hands on deck. If only you’d have known that the following five items […]

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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 Move Your Prize Piano (Properly)

Monday, January 8th, 2018

We’re full of great advice for packing up your possessions ready for moving day. Yet no amount of bubble wrap could protect your piano if you drop your seriously delicate instrument in the haste of moving day. Truth be told moving a piano takes time, skill and the plenty of know-how. So here are our […]

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Four Sure-Fire Signs Your Business is Ready for a Move

Tuesday, January 2nd, 2018

Let’s face it – moving your business is one big headache – a real logistical nightmare. It’s then little surprise that many businesses delay any move for as long as possible. Yet there comes a tipping point in time where commercial performance can be impacted by being increasingly squeezed into premises that’s no longer fit […]

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Four Rapid-Fire Tips for Moving Home and Sticking to your Budget

Wednesday, December 27th, 2017

If you’ve kept up with our blog then you should already be quids in – whether renting out your old property with a boosted rental yield thanks to our tips, or having sold up quickly by staging your home right (and avoiding paying over the odds on estate agent fees). Now that you’re counting down […]

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Completion Day – The Complete Guide for First-Time Buyers

Tuesday, December 19th, 2017

Mortgages, huh, who needs them? As it turns out, most of us (unfortunately). Yet this necessity doesn’t make putting up with delays and red tape any easier. Here we explore completion day – what to expect, and how you can plan ahead for nasty surprises. What is the ‘completion’ of a mortgage? Completing on a […]

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Adding it up: Five elements that influence the cost of moving home

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Whether scaling up the property ladder or moving into a new rental, moving home can be seriously expensive. When trying to keep those purse strings under control, it pays to be aware of how the cost of moving is affected by the following five core factors. Five factors that’ll affect the cost of your move… […]

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Is moving really all that stressful?

Sunday, December 10th, 2017

Everyone’s heard the news – moving is tough, so tough in fact that it’s considered right up there with divorce and the death of a loved one. But why is this? For those who are moving newbies, the thought that it “really can’t be that bad, can it?” is an understandable one. So here we […]

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15 Funny-Bone Tickling House Removal Jokes

Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

So then, move day – it’s fast approaching and you’re feeling the fear (even though you’ve read our guide: Overcoming the Stress of a Home Move). From changing doctors, dentists and schools, to packing up and loading a million and one boxes, moving homes is not for the faint of heart – little wonder then […]

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Get ready – 7 tasks to tackle before the packers arrive

Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

If you’ve chosen to get a helping hand from professional home packers you’ve made a wise move. Here are seven tasks that you can tackle to make sure the service runs as smoothly as possible and to ensure you don’t end up paying over the odds. 1. Purge your possessions The last thing you want […]

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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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How to avoid nightmare tenants: The ultimate landlord guide

Tuesday, November 14th, 2017

Becoming a landlord isn’t all easy money and living it up, in fact, it’s nothing of the sort. Being a landlord can be stressful and the chance of a nightmare tenant setting up home in your property can lead to sleepless nights and lost money. Here we provide quick-fire tips for ensuring you have the […]

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