Overpriced Homes – The No-Sellers

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Selling your house can be quite serious and demanding in terms of adequate pricing, suitable presentation, private sell versus estate agent services etc. Even if you have found and secured your next residence, postpone finding the right man and van removal company for later on, as there are bigger fish to fry.

Overpriced HomePitching your home at the right price is crucial for a quick sale. Under-pricing the property is indeed no good, but not too many houses for sale are under-priced, really. On the other hand, overpricing the place is also a problem as it will not draw enough attention.

Owners must be very careful (even somewhat flexible) with their price forming. Keeping the place up for sale at a higher price for too long is not a good idea as owners will miss out on lots of potential buyers...

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Some Pros & Cons to Buying a Modern House

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

People have different tastes and likes when it comes to residential properties, some like vintage homes, and others prefer newly-builds. In case you got your mind set on a modern house and want to go through with the purchase, consider some of the following factors as this may influence your final decision. There should be plenty of time to find a suitable man and van company to move you to your new home so focus on the more important things for the time being.

Energy efficiency is one of the biggest benefits of living in a newly-built. Modern homes feature thermo and hydro insulations which retain heat in winter and keep the place cool in summer. All in all this adds up to fewer running costs...

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Dos and Donts of a Removal

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

There are things that you should do and such and you would better avoid on your moving day. It is not only a matter of making your live easier during the relocation and helping your movers carry out the task faster and without hassle or stress, but it is also a matter of simple etiquette.

We have interviewed some of the best man and van movers operating as of this day in London and asked them to share their opinion on the dos and don’ts during a relocation. Here are some of the most interesting answers that we have had the pleasure to get.

  • Packed ItemsYou should treat your furniture with utmost care during the time of preparing for the move. Chances are that you are going to move them around the property itself quite often in those days, and even the slightest bump may cause breaks and damages that...
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London to Be Left Without Lions

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

The London Zoo is planning a new lions’ exhibit. This is definitely a great thing, because not only the way these noble animals, loved by so many people, are displayed is going to become more engaging and will attract the attention of a wider public, but also due to the fact the living conditions that the same animals enjoy at the present moment are going to be improved. There is one curious outcome of the endeavor however.

London ZooThe building of the new exhibit requires that the three lions currently living in the London Zoo are to be relocated to the facility in Bedfordshire. Well, who can object to that, after all it is all for a good cause, you might say and you would be quite right...

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The Centuries Old Spa City of Bath

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

Not many people know it but England is one of the most visited countries in the world. And while London is the most visited city in the country, it isn’t the only city that attracts travelers from all over the world. According to recent studies there are currently 13 cities in England that attracts more than one million tourists every year and one of these cities is the city of Bath.

Bath, EnglandBath is part of Somerset and is located in South West England at approximately 156 kilometres from London. At the moment the city has an estimate population of 90,000 people. Bath is one of England’s oldest cities as it dates back to Roman times. In 60 AD the Romans built baths and a temple in the valley of the River Avon. At the time the city was known as Aquae Sulis which literally translated from Latin...

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Home Removals: the Bedroom Edition

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

BedroomMost tips that are to be found online concerning domestic relocations of any sort usually concentrate on general advice about how you should approach your upcoming relocation project. This is definitely a good thing, because there are a lot of dos and don’ts that you should be completely acquainted with before you proceed to moving your home to a new location.

But the overwhelming amount of advice usually skips some practical steps concerning preparing specific areas of your home, like the bedroom, the living room or the kitchen. Here we are going to try to help you pack your bedroom in the most appropriate way, so that you do not have any problems with the process of moving it.

  • First and foremost, inform your man and van contractor about any specific requirements that moving items in y...
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Few Facts About the Tower of London Everybody Should Know

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

London is the capital of England and perhaps the most visited city in the world. The main reason behind London’s popularity is its abundance of world famous landmarks and one of these landmarks is Her Majesty’s Royal Palace and Fortress more commonly known as the Tower of London.

Tower of LondonAccording to the latest statistics the Tower of London is the most visited historic monument in the United Kingdom with over two million visitors per year. The castle is situated on the north bank of the famous Thames River in the central parts of the city on an open space known as Tower Hill. The castle was founded during the second half of the 11th century, while the White Tower (the tower after which the castle is named) of the castle was built by William the Conqueror in 1078.

The castle is a complex of nu...

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Moving to London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

If you are moving to London from outside the capital, no matter whether it is because of your new job requirements, or just because you need a change in your life, may be quite exciting but also problematic.

LondonLondon is large and multi-faced city and you should not take your relocation here lightly. On top of everything, property and rent prices here right now are going through the roof, so your budget might, no matter how unpleasant this may sound, play a vital role in outlining the plan for your move. It all depends on the reason you are going to London though. You should try find an affordable place near your work and the school your kids are going to go. It should also be well connected via highways, train and Tube to other parts of London...

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Moving – the Perfect Time to Do the Right Thing

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

A relocations in not difficult because of moving to a new place on itself – humans are adaptive animals that get used to new environments quite quickly. The problem isn’t organising the removal either – finding a good man and van company is not that much of a challenge if you use common sense and are careful. The heart of the problem is all of your belongings. Chances are you’ve amassed quite some items in your possession over the years. The natural urge is obviously to take them all to your new home. However we recommend you stop and rethink that.

CharityIf you browse through everything you own a second time you might find a thing or two you don’t really need that much. And if you give it a third try you might actually find a find quite a few such items...

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Life Saving Strategies for Your Move out of Busy London

Author: Kim Jacobs All about moving and London

London is one of the largest metropolises in the world today. The closer you are to the center of the city, the busier the streets become. This can become a real pain on your moving day, because streetwalkers as well as motor vehicles will get in the way.

London TrafficFirst and foremost, there is the problem that the man with a van that you have hired to assist you for the duration of your removal will not have where to park the van directly outside the property you are moving out of. He or she might find a parking spot as far away from the desired place as a couple of minutes walk, which will definitely make your task harder, not to say impossible to accomplish.

There is also the problem with pedestrians...

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