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Category Archives: Moving House

Advice for Becoming a New Homeowner

Getting onto the property ladder and purchasing your first home is an exciting and daunting milestone in equal measure. The moving process as a first-time buyer requires patience, forward planning and a lot of organisational skills, so you’ll want to be as prepared as possible. But worry not, this article will map out the important procedures …

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Where to Place a Piano In Your Home

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Pianos are typically large, fragile, expensive and for most owners – sentimental objects. So when relocating, you may feel stressed in the hope that your beloved piano makes it from A to B all in one piece and perhaps a little unsure where to place it in your brand new home. Well, do not worry, …

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Packing Advice for Moving Your Family Abroad

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Moving house in the UK is already a stressful experience, let alone moving abroad. Now, imagine doing that with children in tow. It’s hardly a recipe for a smooth, hassle-free house move. In a bid to help, Barnes of Lincoln have come up with some hints and tips for a stress-free move abroad with your …

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Top 5 Mortgage Mistakes to Avoid

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Looking for your first home is always an exciting time. However, given the lack of experience in making such an expensive purchase, many first time buyers will inevitably make mistakes. Here are just a few of them that first-timers make and how you can avoid them. Having expectations that are unrealistic It’s easy to forget …

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What size removals van do I need?

When you want to move your stuff with a van, it is essential to choose a vehicle that will fit everything inside. After contacting a removal company, you will fill a quote form, where you will be asked to list the items you want to be moved. It is essential to disclose the availability of …

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Top Tips When Moving House With Your Cat

Moving house can be a stressful time for everyone involved, particularly for your pet cat due to their inherently sensitive nature. Moving home can be tough on a cat because they can easily get stressed, confused, and can find it difficult to adapt to a new location. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can …

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What is the Best Day to Move House?

When you’re planning your big move, there are plenty of things which you need to get right. One of these is the day on which you move. While you might not think this is the most pertinent issue, if you select the wrong day, you could find that all parties, from the moving team to …

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Moving House: The Disadvantages of Self-Moving

Sometimes, when you feel as though you have a good handle on all your belongings and a can-do attitude, it can be tempting to give self-moving a go. While this might work for some, there are several reasons why self-moving can often be more of a pain than a solution. After all, moving companies exist …

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Downsizing Tips: How to Move to a Smaller Property With Ease

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  Whether money is a bit tight or you just fancy a home that’s a little cosier, downsizing is commonplace. For some people, though, downsizing isn’t about either of those things – it’s just about making a stand against the sort of maximalist consumerism which has defined much of this century so far. In this …

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Who to Notify When Moving House

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When moving home, there is a seemingly never-ending list of things that you need to do, with new tasks popping up everyday. Alongside packing your belongings and coordinating the move with your partner, there is also a whole host of people and organisations who need to know about your relocation. In this article, we will …

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