“Adding” a Room to Your Home with the help of our London Man & Van and Storage

Posted on January 16, 2019 by Lauren May
Furniture Recycling Projects & Charities in London

If you’re in a situation where you need more space, but you would prefer to avoid relocating, one option you should consider is adding an extra room to your home. Not only would an extra room create more living space in your house, but it could also increase the value of your property. You can approach this in two ways – one would be a conversion of an existing room. The second would be to build an extension. Adding an extra room to our home could be the ideal project for 2019 for you to take on, but you’ll need assistance.

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Help Moving House in London with Home Inventory Apps 

Posted on January 8, 2019 by Lauren May
MyStuff

If you’re starting 2019 with the task of moving home, it’s essential that you get your ducks in a row as soon as possible. Relocating can sometimes seem like an uphill task, but there are ways to reduce the stress and keep everything running on time. By starting your planning today, you can break all your larger tasks into more manageable sizes. And luckily for you, there are plenty of tech-savvy ways to assist you during your big move.

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Tips on Keeping the Kids Entertained When Moving to a New House

Posted on December 17, 2018 by Lauren May
Tips on Keeping the Kids Entertained When Moving to a New House

Packing up and relocating is rarely smooth sailing, but there are some ways to make things easier on yourself when undertaking a move. One of them is to give yourself as much time as possible by beginning your planning now. Undoubtedly, things are more complicated for people who are relocating with a young family. That’s why it’s just as important to make sure you can involve them in the move to keep them busy.

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London’s Favourite International Removals Company

Posted on December 9, 2018 by Lauren May
London's Favourite International Removals Company

If your moving to a location overseas, you’ll no doubt have a lot of things to sort out in the run-up to the big relocation. One of them is choosing the company who will get your possessions from London to your new home. Initially, this can be tricky as there are loads of removals companies that state they’re the best. However, it’s always a good idea to do some research to make sure you receive the right removals service.

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Aussie Man and Van Surrey – Our New Base in Kingston

Posted on November 28, 2018 by Lauren May
Aussie Man and Van Surrey

Finding the best removals and storage services in Surrey as well as London is now much easier thanks to the internet and the ability to rate companies online. Every business that lists itself on Google is open to customers’ reviews and comments. This makes it possible for you to check up on a company from previous customer ratings. All reputable companies will be only too happy to link their Google reviews and similar rating platforms from their website.

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Renting out your London apartment and how we can help

Posted on November 20, 2018 by Lauren May
Renting Your London Apartment by Advertising Online

A lot of people who live in London are looking for ways to make a second income to help cover their outgoings or to start saving.And one of the most popular choices for finding another source of money is via the short-term rental market. One of the main attractions of this sector is the relative ease to enter it. All you need is a suitable property, a robust business plan and an idea of how you’ll manage your property.

Website likes Airbnb, VRBO, HomeAway and Flipkey are the usual platforms when people first start out. It’s also possible to utilise the better-known social media sites like Facebook groups and Twitter for update posts regarding your property. You’ll need to do some maintenance to make sure your house or apartment is up to a rental standard. That’s why it’s always a good idea to have a partner company like Aussiethere to assist you.

 

Advertise Your Furnished Apartment Online in London –

For most secondary sources of income, it can take a while to get things going, which can feel like slow progress. However, the short-term rental market can be a relatively fast return on investment, depending on your property’s status. The main thing you need is a furnished house or apartment with some essential amenities. Obviously, you can charge more for desirable features, and it’s also dependent on your location. Premium postcodes will fetch a higher rental price.

At one time you were restricted to advertising on Gumtree until Airbnb came along. And now there are various other platforms to choose from, with Booking.com even getting in on the short-term rental act. Each platform tends to cater for a slightly different market, so you’ll need to do your research and contact the website’s hosts for more information. It’s also worth noting what their fees are.

Once you have the right platform for you, it’s time to get more familiar with the website before you jump in with two feet. This is where your business plan needs to be an active document that you update regularly. The reason? You need to make as much profit as possible. And assuming this is your second income, you need to work out how much time of your time will be going into the daily running of your property.

 

Tips on Using Online Rental Property Websites –

Short-term rental platforms like Airbnb and their competitors will usually assist you if you’re new to the process. Let’s face it – they’re charging you a fee per successful customer, so they have a vested interest. They will most likely have some basic criteria points you have to attain before they allow you to upload and advertise your property. And the main one is to showcase your home in its best light.

You will need to spruce up every room, which will entail some initial investment. To start things off, you need to undertake a complete clean of your home, from top to bottom. It might be worth hiring the professionals for this task. Next up, make any repairs and ensure there are no issues with dents in walls or scruffy or damaged woodwork. We can’t stress this point enough – your home needs to look spotless and welcoming.

Your whole property will need some decent photos taken, possibly even by a professional or with a DSLR camera. You need to start thinking outside of the box. Remember, it’s not only your home you’re looking to tempt people with; it’s your location. Put together some information about your area and its best aspects to hand out or send to prospective clients.

 

Aussie – Your Short-Term Rental Property Partner in London –

Aussieworks with hundreds of landlords every year, many who were newbies to the short-term rental market and have since grown their business. Typically, our Man & Vanand Self Storageservices are popular with landlords and property developers, which is why we’re the ideal company in London to partner with.

Our team can move all your furniture out if you’d prefer to purchase different pieces and appliances for your guests to use. Aussie’s Man & Vanservice charges by the hour and comes with two team members to help get the job done. We also have three storage optionsavailable to suit everyone’s storage requirements and budget.

Aussie is the ‘can-do’ removals and storageprovider due to our commitment to delivering the best service. Customer serviceis our priority for every job we sign up for, and we won’t settle for any other than complete satisfaction. That’s why we’re London’s fastest growingremovals and storage company.

If you’re thinking of entering into the short-term rental market, contact ustoday. We have the right removals and storage package to make your new venture a success.

Up and Coming Areas in London For House Hunting

Posted on November 8, 2018 by Lauren May
How To Find The Right Part of London For You

Finding the perfect home in London is all about weighing up your options and balancing the pros and cons of each property. It’s possible to find a house or apartment that meets everything you want from your ideal home. However, there will be compromises along with way.  Once you have an idea of your budget, it will make it easier to put a list of viewings together. And to help you find a property that offers value for money, Aussie has a few suggestions of where you might find your perfect home in London.

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Tips on Making Your London Home More Energy Efficient

Posted on October 30, 2018 by Lauren May
Tips on Making Your London Home More Energy Efficient

In the 20th Century, the thought of the typical household being able to create renewable energy was the stuff of science fiction. Now, seeing housing estates with solar panels on each rooftop is perfectly normal. There are many advantages to renewables – you can save money and make your home greener. And for people who are looking to invest in the reduction of their carbon output, Aussieis here to help.

Over the last decade, the attitudes towards climate change have undergone some positive changes. People are beginning to look at ways they can improve their own impact on the environment. While the Mayor of London is implementing a new fund to facilitate carbon neutrality for public companies and SMEs, we all need to do our part. London has always been on the cutting edge of innovation, and we believe the future with fewer carbon emissions is now possible.

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London Self Storage Special Offer

Posted on October 26, 2018 by Lauren May
self storage London

For a limited time we are offering the first month free at our self storage site in Chelsea SW10 London. We already offer the cheapest self storage in Chelsea and Fulham at this site and many other great features, including:

✓ Internal parking and loading bays. ✓ Individually alarmed units with PIN code access. ✓ Fire alarm and smoke detector system. ✓ 24 hour digital CCTV & vehicle plate recognition camera. ✓ Carpeted corridors. ✓ Free use of trolleys

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Moving from London to Commuter Town? Are you in need of Removals?

Posted on October 18, 2018 by Lauren May
Aussie Man and Van Surrey

If you’re looking to move away from the capital to quieter surroundings, there are hundreds of commuter towns in locations within an hour’s travel away.A growing trend over the last decade is when people move out of London and commute to work. With transport and technology improvements, it’s a viable option for many professionals. You can have the London career with the better quality of life that a smaller town or village offers.

The Aussie teammoves hundreds of people out of London every year, with many looking for a calmer way of life. We make regular trips from London out to the neighbouring counties. Additionally, our team also live in various parts of London and the surrounding areas, so we understand why people choose to relocate. Even if you’re moving to another part of the UK, we have the right removals service for you.

The Best Man & Van and Home Removals in London

At Aussie, we strive to find the right removals service for all our customers. This is done through a process of assessment. Once we know how many items you’re moving with, and what they are, we can suggest a removals package. And this is always done so we can provide you with the most affordable and efficient option.

Aussie has a fleet of vehicles available, which means we can accommodate any size of relocation. Our Man & Van service is ideal for smaller moves within the same city or town. The volume of items and type of furniture and appliances will influence the size of the vehicle we assign. The smaller vans are also better for loading in busy streets as they don’t block traffic.

If you have larger items of furniture and appliances or a more significant volume of things, we will suggest using our Home Removals service. One of the benefits of this service is being able to move everything in one journey. Businesses often choose this service when relocating their office or commercial workspace.

Furthermore, the bigger vans are more suitable for our National Moving service, which is our new dedicated removals package. We can move you anywhere in the UK with the same high standard of service we provide in London and the surrounding areas.

Tips when Relocating to a Commuter Town

Like any relocation, the more time you spend before your move, the easier it will be. We always suggest doing as much online research as possible. If you choose a few areas you like the look of, you can find out a lot about them. In addition to your online research, you should visit each town a few times to get a proper feel for the area.

There is no limit to what your research should concentrate on; we all require different services. The crucial thing for any professional who will commute to London is transport links. Ideally, you’ll need a railway station in or near the town. And you should also aim to keep your commute to under one hour from London.

Then, you can investigate other aspects that will inform and influence your final decision. That’s things like education, healthcare, local amenities, restaurants, bars, leisure activities and green spaces. But these examples are by no means exhaustive. You should create a list of things that are important to you and be as thorough as possible.

Before you jump into arranging viewings yourself, it’s usually essential to contact a local estate agent in the area. They can do a lot of the legwork for you by sifting out properties that don’t match your criteria. It’s also possible to get them to check for things like property inspections and general housing sales in the town.

Aussie – We’re London’s Number One for Removals and Storage

Aussie is one of London’s fastest growing companies. In addition to our five removals and storage branches in London, we now operate in Bath in our new depot. We often retain customers who move out of London but still want excellent service for future relocations.

One of the reasons for our success is by making customer service our paramount concern. For us, it’s the foundation on which our company is built. Aussie is always prepared to go the extra mile for customers, literally in the case of people who move to commuter towns and villages.

Aussie operates all over London, but we go much further than the capital. We serve all the surrounding areas and have a brand-new National Moving service. And for people who are planning on relocating to Europe, we have a specialist Overseas Removals package.

If you’re considering trading in London for a quieter town, contact us today. We have the right removals service for you.