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6 Tips to Help Make Moving So Much Easier

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Moving house is always a very stressful time. Cleaning out your home is a very big task which can feel even bigger if you have lived in your home for a number of years. With so many things to think about and do before you move, everything can become very overwhelming.

Before you start to move anything there are some key points you should think about that will help to make your move much easier.

  1. Let Utilities Know You Are Moving
    Letting your utility companies know you are moving home will save you a lot of heartache further down the road. Letting your electricity, water and internet providers know you are moving will ensure your bills are sent to the correct address. Not to mention you want to make sure that everything is connected when you move in. Some providers do charge fees for late notice when moving so get in early to avoid these fees.

  2. Start Packing Early
    Many people often neglect to consider how much stuff they actually need to pack up and move. Packing early will allow you to assess how much property you need to move. This is also a good time to sift through everything and see what you don’t want to take with you. Anything you don’t want can either be sold, donated or thrown out.

  3. Keep Organised
    When packing, you want to make sure that you have all of your belongings boxed up and labelled accordingly. This will allow you to keep track of what you have boxed up and what still needs to be packed or thrown away. Staying organised will also help to ease stress and make the process much easier.

  4. Think Electric
    Moving house is a great time to sort through all your electrical products and see what you can throw out. Start with smaller items such as electric beaters and rice cookers and move up to larger items such as your washing machine and fridge. You will probably be surprised to find many of your smaller items don’t cut the mustard anymore and can be thrown out. Home owners will also use this as a good chance to replace white goods, having new items delivered to their new home.

  5. Don’t forget the Backyard
    With majority of the focus spent on the house, it can be easy to forget the front and backyard. If old and worn, garden furniture is usually one of the first things to get thrown out. This is also a good opportunity to give your garden a quick clean up ready for the new owners.

  6. Skip the Clean Up & Book Rubbish Removal
    Once you have gone through your whole house you will probably be surprised by how much junk you have to throw out. After years of living in the same place, it is easy to accumulate a lot of junk you don’t really need. Using a company such as Cheapest Load of Rubbish is an easy and quick way to get rid of what you don’t need. The best part about using a rubbish removal service is that you won’t have rubbish lying around waiting to be taken away. Your rubbish will be removed in a matter of hours, making your house cleaner and ready for the new owners to move in.

 

Don’t let stress make your house moving experience a bad one. Using the above tips will help make things much easier and by adding in a rubbish removal service like that offered by Cheapest Load of Rubbish you will find you will be settled in your new home in no time.


If you would like to learn more about how we can help you then contact Cheapest Load of Rubbish today. We offer obligation free quotes and can service last minute collections (where available).

 

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Tune in to the latest episode of Property Showcase, the podcast with the inside track on the products and businesses that will help turbocharge your portfolio, maximise returns and make your overall investment experience seamless and stress-free!

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To hear more about these services, make sure to tune in to this episode of Property Showcase!

 Make sure you never miss an episode by subscribing to us now on iTunes!

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Will Magee has had ambitions to enter into the Australian property market for quite some time, but it has been more than just finances holding him back.  Having been granted permanent residency just two weeks ago, Will is wasting no time and is now in the process of signing papers and finding his first investment property.

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In this episode of the Smart Property Investment Show, Will joins host Phil Tarrant to share why he is purchasing his first property in partnership with his brother, discuss the complications that can arise from such a strategy, and unpack the ongoing plan for building a joint property portfolio with his brother.

Will will also share how they approached saving for their first property, why he is taking out the mortgage in his name exclusively, and share their savings plan for the year ahead.

If you like this episode, show your support by rating us or leaving a review on iTunes (The Smart Property Investment Show) and by following Smart Property Investment on social media: FacebookTwitter and LinkedIn.

If you have any questions about what you heard today, any topics of interest you have in mind, or if you’d like to lend your voice to the show, email [email protected] for more insights!

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Median house prices in regional Victoria outperformed that of Melbourne in the June quarter, the latest REIV figures reveal. 

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Median house prices in the regions rose 4.0 per cent to $419,500 but in Melbourne they dipped by 0.6 of a percentage point to $840,000.

The result in Melbourne was due to a 0.8 of a percentage point fall in prices achieved at auction; this was despite a lift of 2.3 per cent in private sales.

Inner Melbourne suffered due to auction prices, where median prices fell by 4.9 per cent to $1,459,000 but it was middle Melbourne that was hardest hit, with a 5.4 per cent drop to $974,500.

Outer Melbourne had a good quarter with the median rising by 0.5 of a percentage point to $681,000.

Apartment prices in regional Victoria grew by 3.7 per cent to $304,500 while the metro media was up by 0.5 of a percentage point to $604,000.

REIV President Richard Simpson said that despite fewer sales, many sectors of the market were performing well.

“2017 was a bumper year and while the trendline has flattened, despite the fall in median house prices in the June quarter, median prices are still up this calendar year for both houses and units, in Melbourne and in the regions,” Mr Simpson said. 

In particular there was been strong growth in regional centres which is probably due to the first-home buyers’ concessions said Mr Simpsons.

“The first-home buyers’ concession has been a boon for regional areas. A new entrant to the property market buying a house at the regional median will pay no stamp duty, while a first home buyer of an apartment in Melbourne at the median price would pay stamp duty of nearly $25,000,” he said.

Mr Simpson said that more prospective buyers are looking towards regional Victoria which is also having an effect in Melbourne.

“Melbourne’s outer perimeter continues to grow. Small increases in the June quarter mean that the median prices for both houses and units have risen over 10.5 per cent from a year ago.

Mr Simpson said moving forward that vendors need more realistic expectations as the highs of 2017 are now over.

“Negative chatter about the future of the sector coupled with stronger lending controls by financial institutions has created some uncertainty and vendors need to be realistic with their price expectations,” Mr Simpson said.

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