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Managing a winter house move

October 13, 2014

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With autumn here, and winter now on the way, many of us will head indoors for the majority of the coming months. If you have a home move planned however, it’s time to start planning.  Organisation when moving is key, however winter weather conditions can wreak havoc with any pre-made plans you make. If you’re […]

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What Happens to Your Satellite TV When You Move House?

October 10, 2014

Setting up your satellite TV after moving house is quick and simple. © Depositphotos.com/Vladimir Bilobaba

Sometimes the smallest things can be the biggest problems when moving house. Old mail that never gets forwarded onwards, Internet that’s slow to set up and a variety of other issues can make moving house a little bit more stressful. Switching your satellite TV over to your new home, on the other hand, is amazingly […]

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Expat lifestyle: Berlin city guide

October 9, 2014

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Another capital city which sees an influx of foreign workers, and an increasing number of expats, is the German capital of Berlin. If you’re planning to relocate to one of the more popular  cities in Europe, here is our guide to the expat lifestyle. Size Berlin is a huge city, however the capital is very […]

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Moving House and Council Tax – The Facts

October 3, 2014

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Moving House and Council Tax: The Facts   From your insurance provider to your local council, alerting the myriad of businesses and organisations that send you mail about your new address can be a stressful and time-consuming experience. Luckily, if you plan ahead the process of paying your existing council tax balance and closing your […]

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Expat lifestyle: The Sydney city guide

September 25, 2014

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When it comes to nations our customers target when looking to take on the expat lifestyle, there aren’t many more popular than Australia. With warm weather, iconic cultural landmarks and beautiful beaches, Sydney is one of the country’s hottest locations. If you’re looking at a relocation to Aus, and are considering Sydney as your new […]

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Our expat guide to shipping your car

September 22, 2014

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If you’re planning to take on the expat lifestyle, but want to retain certain elements of your home life, then something like a car can play a large role in helping you settle in your new location. If your motor is your pride and joy, and you fancy maintaining some elements of your pre-move life […]

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Everything you need to know about moving house with a cat

September 16, 2014

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Moving house can often be a stressful experience. From boxes packed with valuable items and family heirlooms to disassembled furniture, keeping track of your items is a demanding job, even for the most organised of people.   Add a cat (or several) to the picture and you have a seemingly impossible task. Cats can develop […]

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Our top three cheap expat countries

September 12, 2014

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In a time of global curiosity expats are willing to travel further afield and sample the unknown as they look to shake off the shackles of British living. This is coupled with growing financial insecurity and fluctuating currencies which means that those leaving the UK are looking to get as good a value as they […]

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