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Make the most of your move to London with advice on house hunting for London property, and tips on making the move as stress-free as possible. Read our range of guides to help with moving to London.
If there’s one thing that can temper the excitement of moving to a new home in London, it’s the prospect of actually transporting your possessions and getting them all there intact across the busy and often narrow roads of London is a challenge. People love horror stories and the Internet is awash with them – many of them about removal companies – so how do you ensure you don’t end up being one of them?
London moving advice
The moving of a large, awkwardly shaped object that can weigh anything up to half a ton – and that also happens to be a delicate musical instrument – can present unique challenges. For many people, their piano is also a highly cherished item that, understandably, they won’t want to take any unnecessary risks with.
Engaging a conveyancer is an essential part of the home-buying process. Your conveyancer is the one who will deal with the exchange of legally binding contracts and the transfer of the property title to your name.
Conveyancing, Buying a house, London moving advice
Finding and buying a flat in London can be a challenge. Properties can and do vary massively between different parts of the city, and even within the same borough you’ll often find a surprising degree of variation between properties that may only be separated by a couple of streets. Throw London’s high property prices and demand-driven market into the equation, and the very prospect of finding a flat to buy can turn into a headache.
If you are looking to move within London, or are moving to the capital from outside the city, it’s important to plan your move well in advance. While that’s good advice for anyone who is moving home, London’s unique parking restrictions make it particularly important to make early preparations to help avoid difficulties on moving day.
Removals, London moving advice
Our guide to buying and moving home in the lively London town of Camden.
Searching for a new home in south east London? Take a look at our London area guide to living in Woolwich.
When house hunting in London, there are many different property types to choose from and it can be difficult to decide what sort of home you’d like to live in. Find out about the new developments in London and what to consider when buying a new build home.
Thinking of moving house to Shoreditch? Take a look at our guide to buying property in the popular, East London district of Shoreditch.
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