Moving tips from Harrison Murray

You’ve bought your dream home but the anticipation soon turns to anxiety as the moving date inches closer.

Moving house can be one of the most exciting yet stressful events in your life – but with the right tips and advice, a carefully considered countdown can lead to a smooth move!

Essential to ensuring that things run according to plan is organising the ‘Big Day’ in advance, and independent estate agents and valuers Harrison Murray have some top tips to help ease the pressure.

Home movers can now – at the touch of a button – start planning their countdown, thanks to a new, free Harrison Murray online service.

The user-friendly moving checklist offers the chance to put together an at-a-glance run down of essential things to do, as well as the opportunity to obtain free, no obligation quotes for removal, home insurance, man with a van or locating a recognised tradesman.

Harrison Murray managing director Nick Salmon said: “With so many things to think about in the countdown to moving day, we are offering our customers and website visitors the chance to create an easy to use checklist of the essentials – helping to make their move a smooth one!”

In addition to the checklist you can create online, Harrison Murray also have some short tips to make moving as stress free as possible:

- Starting early packing of any non-essential items like spare clothes, extra crockery, books.

- Colour code or label the boxes by which room you want them to go in.

- Arrange to get unwanted belongings recycled.

- The day before defrost the fridge and freezer.

Pack a bag to keep with you on moving day with your essentials.