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Should I move house in 2024? The rising costs of renting, buying & building

Guides  |  Advice

Renting a home, buying or building a new one is a significant decision. In 2024, with costs continually heading upwards and availability limited, it can leave you asking, “Should I move house or not?” Australia is experiencing a surge in rental costs, house prices have risen and there have been some disruptions in the building industry. As rents continue to rise and building companies face financial challenges, many individuals and families may be contemplating whether it is the right time to move house.

Let’s explore the current situation with insights into what’s happening now to help you make an informed decision on whether or not it’s the right time to move or not.

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How much does it cost to move house in Brisbane in 2024?

Moving Tips  |  Guides  |  Advice

Are you considering making a move to or within Brisbane in 2024? Or maybe you know that you’re moving and it’s time to create a budget and make a plan. Either way, you want to understand how much it costs to move house in Brisbane. To help you, we’ve listed our 7 simple steps to figuring out your moving costs starting with what’s going to affect the costs of moving.

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Best cities to move to, to start a new life: A guide to new beginnings in Australia

Moving interstate  |  Guides  |  Advice

Setting out on a new chapter in life often involves a change of scenery. Australia, with its diverse landscapes and vibrant cities, offers quite a range of options if you are looking for a fresh start. 

But what are the best cities to move to, to start a new life? Let’s take a look at what’s on offer from the tropical allure of Cairns to the sophisticated charm of Melbourne. Each city has its unique appeal but which one is right for you? Let’s find out.

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Furniture waste statistics: A deep dive into the numbers

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Waste management is a topic that concerns all of us, especially when the discussion zeroes in on reductions in our waste so that our carbon footprint is drastically reduced and the particular type of waste we are focussed on in this blog is furniture. 

Furniture waste is rising alarmingly worldwide, but to understand the problem and potential solutions, we must break down the data. Let's examine the statistics on furniture waste, primarily in Australia, and draw comparisons with the United States.

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Moving house at Christmas: 10 tips to enjoy the holidays while in transition

Moving Tips  |  Advice

Moving house is an all-encompassing experience at any time, but moving during the holidays can present additional difficulties and challenges. For instance, it can be challenging to keep up with the festive spirit while packing up your belongings and preparing for the move. But it doesn't have to be that way!

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Furniture donations: Where, what & how to donate before moving

Guides  |  Advice

When preparing for a move, many people realize they own more than they need or have items they no longer use. Rather than moving these excess pieces, donating furniture is an excellent way to declutter, make a positive impact, and lighten the load for your move. If you're wondering where, what, and how to donate, you're in the right place!

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2023 Growth hotspots: should you move interstate to these areas?

Moving interstate  |  Advice

Are you looking to make an investment in property or get into of the housing market? With house prices continuing to rise, relocating interstate may look to be an attractive offer. But which areas are growth hotspots?

We’ve compiled the latest data on house prices throughout Australia to help give you a sense of direction. Join us as we explore where properties are sure to pay off this year!

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Office moving announcement: how to effectively communicate your move

Guides  |  Office Removalists  |  Advice

Are you ready to move your office and start a new chapter of success for your business? Moving offices is a time of big change and some upheaval but a great office moving announcement can go a long way to making this a smooth transition. 

Your moving announcement needs to get to everyone: clients, customers, colleagues, team members, contractors and suppliers and you can focus your announcement on each group. Below, we’ll go into the wording you can use to sound professional, friendly and let everyone know what’s happening.