Tag: Moving house stress

Taking the strain out of moving house

Box tape moving

There aren’t many events in life that can be more stressful than moving house. Between hunting for a new home, putting in offers with sellers, dealing with the sale of your current home, arranging moving dates, packing, hiring removal firms, decorating, and packing; there is a lot to do. It can take months of hard work, and it can leave you feeling physically and emotionally drained.  Getting ahead of the process of moving involves some careful planning. Working out what you will do in the worst-case scenarios is also really important. Start everything as early as possible so that you are not rushing to do everything when it gets closer to the time.  Here are a few things to consider doing to take the stress out of the moving process. List your old home If you currently own your home, you are probably going to be selling up before you move. So get your home on the market first. Have a few valuations done on the property, and look at similar properties in your area.  Start boxing up items you don’t need so that your house looks less cluttered when it comes to potential buyers looking around. If there is any furniture that you no longer need, think about donating or selling it to make space. Start hunting for a new place Get out and look for a new home. It may take you some time to find the perfect property, so allow yourself plenty of time to look.  Planning for every eventuality When you… Read More