Help and Advice on Moving house

Read our wide range of articles on moving house, updating your rented homes and dealing with estate agent.

Should I tip my removals firm?

You've arrived at your new home at the end of a long moving day. Your moving boxes have been unloaded, furniture reassembled and you're almost ready to say thank you and good bye to your removals team, when it dawns on you... 'How much should I give them for a tip?'

Removals, General Moving Advice

Home Reports and Mortgage Valuations

Your Home Report does not need to include a Mortgage Valuation. We outline what it needs to contain.

Surveys, Scotland, Home Reports

What are conveyancing disbursements?

'Disbursements' are the extra costs that your solicitor will need to pass on to you at the end of the buying or selling process.

Conveyancing, Costs and Fees

First Time Buyer's Guide to buying a house at auction

With properties at auction offering great value for money, and a quicker transaction, it's time for first time buyers to pick up the paddle.

Conveyancing, Buying a house, First time buyer

Gazundering - what it is and how to avoid it

Buyers and sellers seem to be finding more new ways to play the game and turn situations to their advantage. Unfortunately, when this happens, someone else in the chain can very easily lose out.

Conveyancing, Conveyancing Process

5 top tips to make moving day smooth

Moving day has arrived! Hurrah! But if you're feeling a little less 'jumping for joy', and a little more 'quaking in fear', check out our top tips to make sure your moving day is as easy as can be.

Removals, General Moving Advice

5 easy ways to purge your possessions

The less you have to move, the easier (and cheaper) it will be.

Removals, General Moving Advice

Cost of moving house

Don’t be surprised by the cost of moving home – plan it all out in advance so you know what to expect.

Removals, General Moving Advice

Key tips for moving into a bigger house

There are many reasons for taking a step up the property ladder and moving into a bigger home. Whether you wish for more bedrooms, increased storage space, a safe back garden for the children or simply more living space, many homeowners are nowadays choosing to upsize.

Removals, General Moving Advice