Why Do House Prices Rise?

  When we feel as though we’ve outgrown our current home, it can be disheartening to find out that house prices have risen since we last checked. Unfortunately, in recent times, the news that house prices have risen isn’t just likely, but inevitable. The housing market and house prices are influenced by numerous factors, from […]

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When Is the Best Time of Year to Sell Your House?

So, you’ve decided you want to move house, but first, you’ve got to sell up. However, with lots of contradictory headlines popping up, it can be difficult to work out when is the best time to do this. Even if you’re aching to get out of your current property, there’s no use in letting it […]

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Five Key Questions to Ask Sellers When Moving Home

  Just before you complete and are about to move home, things can get extremely frantic. You’re doing some last-ditch packing, sorting your final bills and booking moving vans, but what else do you need to do? Amid all the panic it can be easy to forget a few things, and that’s OK, but asking […]

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How to Move a Wardrobe

When packing for a move, there’s always one item which we dread to deal with. For many, this item is a wardrobe of some description. Tall, heavy and awkward, wardrobes are just a nuisance to move anywhere, let alone into a removal van! So, if this sounds like you, you’re probably looking for some tips […]

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Moving house with a newborn – Tips for an easy move

The idea of negotiating a house move with a newborn baby is, understandably, a somewhat daunting one. However, the prospect of settling into your brand new home is on the horizon, and with a few extra preparations in place, your move is sure to be as seamless as possible, and you’ll be back to concentrating […]

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Council Tax and Moving House

When reading the word ‘tax’ in relation to moving house, it might inspire a feeling of dread. But worry not – Metro Removals is here to dispel any inhibitions you may have in relation to understanding and paying your council tax.   Moving house can be a lengthy task, often with unexpected costs cropping up. […]

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Moving House: Who to Inform

When you’re moving home, it can feel as though there are a thousand and one things to do. What’s more, once you’ve finally finished the move, there are still plenty of administrative tasks left to complete, many of which will include informing the relevant people about your recent move. In order to make this process […]

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Tips for Overseas Removals: Dos and Don’ts

Moving home is about as stressful as it gets, but moving overseas requires a whole new level of preparation. Besides all the packing, there are a hundred and one logistical tasks that we have to take care of, so it’s vital that we’re organised before the big day arrives. In light of this, this month, […]

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Moving Office? This is the Commercial Removal Checklist You Should Use

Commercial Removal Checklist While moving house is stressful, moving office is that little bit more complicated. There are documents to keep, budgets to adhere to and a whole new office plan to create – things are going to get a little manic! So, whether your business premises are small or large, there are going to […]

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How to Pack Electronics Safely

  When you’re moving home, packing up all your things can be stressful. You’ve got cutlery, artwork and all manner of fragile personal possessions – let’s face it, knowing how to pack up all these different items in the correct manner can be extremely difficult. And then there’s electrical items: arguably the most expensive and […]

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