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Make sure your services are set up for the new home
April 23, 2014

As much as we’d love to simply get in the car, move property and resume our lives upon arrival, it unfortunately isn’t that simple when it comes to moving house. Whilst you may have professionals transporting goods to your new home, you still have a whole assortment of other tasks to carry out in preparation […]

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Easter traditions from around the world
April 16, 2014

Whilst Easter has religious roots which translate around the world, modern traditions in the UK focus primarily on treating children to an abundance of chocolate products; and with characters such as the Easter bunny taking centre stage, the traditional meaning of the holiday can end up somewhat lost. Around Europe, there are plenty of different […]

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Seven out of Ten British Young People Consider Life Abroad
April 15, 2014

  Over 70% (73%) of British 16-to-21 year-olds consider moving abroad, with the weather, quality of life, and the current government being the leading factors, we’ve found.   With an ever increasing focus on young people and life in the UK in the media we decided to ask young people whether they saw their futures […]

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The big million: Looking at the scale of our latest milestone
April 10, 2014

Since our founding in Manchester back in 1895, Robinsons has grown steadily over the years. Having seen two world wars pass, a moon landing and even seeing our country hoist the World Cup, the nation has experienced a lot over our 119 year existence. Now, after over a century of progression and growth to being […]

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'Do you need to get away' competition winner named!
April 6, 2014

Back in February, in an effort to drag the UK population out of the gloomy state caused by British winter, we launched our ‘Do you need to get away’ competition. After ten weeks of humorous photos, voting and daydreaming about holidays, the completion has now come to an end and we’re pleased to announce that […]

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Packing guide: Keep your belongings secure
April 1, 2014

Whilst moving house can be a daunting process, it’s also one of the most exciting times in your life. Arriving at your new home and making it your own is one of the most enjoyable phases of the process, but it’s important that upon arriving, your favourite possessions all turn up at your destination in […]

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Cultural quirks: Five things the expat needs to know about France
March 26, 2014

If you’re planning to up sticks and move to one of the most iconically romantic countries in the world, there’s a few cultural differences you’ll need to be aware of before taking the plunge and relocating for good. Don’t worry, we’ve put together a list of cultural quirks for you to examine before you make […]

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Robinsons reaches million move milestone
March 25, 2014

Here at Robinsons, we’ve always been extremely proud of our history and heritage, and after well over a century in the industry, we’re all set to hit a huge milestone: one million moves. House moving can be a stressful time, however when it’s done right, by professionals like us, it can be a problem-free and […]

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