Games to Play with Your Kids on Moving Day

Moving house with children can make the whole process much more stressful if it is not handled in the correct way. Children can often be resistant to the move and suffer feelings of fear and anxiety about moving to a new house and a new area. Children of different ages …

How To Cut The Cost of Moving House

When you are moving home there are several different costs to take into account, and as it is such an expensive thing to do that it’s worth trying to save as much as possible during the process. From the moment you place an offer on a house you may feel …

Moving House Check List

If you are moving house you will be well aware of the stress involved in organising everything, from dealing with change of address to the packing and moving of all of your belongings and possessions.

How to Beat Moving House Stress

Moving house is said to be one of the most stressful things you can go through in life; there is so much to organise and so much to think about, not to mention the upheaval of moving to a new area. Along with the lengthy list of things to do, …

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Things To Do When Moving House

Listing the things you have to do for moving house will reduce the stress.

Considered to be as stressful as divorce or bereavement, house moving is one of the most difficult things you are likely to do in your life. The anxiety of up-rooting and leaving a house that has been your home, coupled with the endless list of things to do and arrange is what makes moving such a stressful experience.

The key to making the transition from one house to another a smooth process is to be as thoroughly prepared as possible.

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Games to Play with Your Kids on Moving Day

Give children a spare packing box to have fun with on moving day.

Moving house with children can make the whole process much more stressful if it is not handled in the correct way. Children can often be resistant to the move and suffer feelings of fear and anxiety about moving to a new house and a new area.

Children of different ages will react to the move in a variety of different ways, and it is essential to remain patient and sensitive to their needs. Continue reading “Games to Play with Your Kids on Moving Day”…

How to Prepare Your Children for a House Move

Consider that your children may feel stressed and anxious about moving house.

Moving house can be a big upheaval for the whole family, but while adults can remain rational about it, children may suffer from psychological stress and anxiety.

We are able to concentrate on the practicalities of moving and can immerse ourselves in the multitude of things that need to be done in advance; but our children may concentrate on the loss of familiar friends and surroundings, and may feel concerned about the reason for the move.

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Moving House Cards

Use pre-printed cards available online to inform people of your address change.

When you are moving house there are a multitude of things to organise. From exchanging contracts and dealing with removal companies, to packing the house and switching utility and service providers.

As well as contacting all of your banks, suppliers and account holding companies, it is important to inform everyone you know of your new address. The old fashioned way of letting people know by writing  individual cards or letters has given way to new technology, and made-to-order templates and cards are available online to make this task much easier.

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Moving House with a Cat

Keep your cat near you in a carrying case during the move.

Cat owners will be well aware of the strong bonds that cats form with their homes and local areas, particularly outdoor cats which are allowed to roam the streets at their leisure.

Even small changes to their environment like a new piece of furniture or a Christmas tree can cause anxiety for cats, so a move to an entirely new house is likely to be very stressful.
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Moving House with Tropical Fish

Plan carefully when moving house with a fish tank.

Moving house is a stressful experience on its own, and moving a fish tank adds a whole new dimension to the amount of organisation required in a move. Aquariums maintain a very specific environment for your fish to live in, and without the correct conditions they can quickly become ill or die.

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Moving Your Phone, Broadband and Satellite When Moving House

You need to inform your telecoms provders of your move to a new address.

Unfortunately moving house involves contacting a variety of different companies and organisations to inform them of your new address. You are required to contact the Inland Revenue and the DVLA, while you will also need to give your new details to any banks or credit card companies you hold accounts with.

You need to arrange the termination of gas, electricity and water supplies to the old house, and organise connection at the new house. Continue reading “Moving Your Phone, Broadband and Satellite When Moving House”…

How to Beat Moving House Stress

Get organised for moving house to reduce the stress.

Moving house is said to be one of the most stressful things you can go through in life; there is so much to organise and so much to think about, not to mention the upheaval of moving to a new area.

Along with the lengthy list of things to do, you may also be worrying about the effect the move is having on children and pets and their emotional well being.

 

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How to Move Out Of Your Parents House

Carefully consider whether to move out of parents' home

Moving out of your parents’ home for the first time is a big decision and a daunting prospect for most young adults. The housing market is very difficult for first time buyers to get a foothold in, and the economic crisis has made it all the more difficult to borrow from banks.

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Moving House FAQ

Consult FAQ with your specific questions on Moving House

Moving house is ranked alongside divorce and bereavement as one of the most stressful things in life.

Many find the process quite intimidating, as there is so much to plan and organise; not to mention the huge sums of money involved in a house purchase. Below is a selection of the more common questions people ask regarding a house move.

 

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How To Move House

Things To Do When Moving House

Listing the things you have to do for moving house will reduce the stress.

Considered to be as stressful as divorce or bereavement, house moving is one of the most difficult things you are likely to do in your …

Tips When Moving House

Consult these tips to help you prepare for a smooth removal

Moving house can be a very stressful affair; planning and organising well in advance can help to ease the pressure and take away some of …

Moving House Check List

If you are moving house you will be well aware of the stress involved in organising everything, from dealing with change of address to the …

Packing to Move House

Packing to Move House

Get children helping to pack for removal.

If you have resolved to pack your own house for an imminent move, get organised as early as possible. Gather together the materials and tools …

Packing Boxes for Moving House

You will need a good selection of box sizes.

One of the most stressful tasks when it comes to moving house is packing all of your possessions and belongings. When you look around your …