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Category Archives: Moving House

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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Things to Keep in Mind Before You Move into a Rented Accommodation

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It seems as though, for Generation Rent, buying a house isn’t going to be on an anyone’s to-do list for some years to come and, as such, understanding how to meet the demands – and make the most of – life in a rented property will be key. However, from inventories to deposit schemes, it …

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Paying Off Your Mortgage Early: What You Need to Know

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Paying off a mortgage is a huge accomplishment. As one of the largest debts that you will most likely ever undertake, getting shot of it should be at the top of your list. If you’ve just bought a house and opted to get a mortgage, you might be wondering how best to pay it off. …

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