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Wherever you are in the homebuying process we're here to help. Here you'll find a range of help and support articles whether you need some packing hints and tips, to our moving day essentials. Our Open Door team have years of experience so they know a thing or two about planning for that all important moving day so if you can't find what you're looking for here, get in touch with one of the team, they'll be more than happy to help.

Moving with pets

If you’ve a four-legged friend then moving house will need some extra planning and preparation to ensure their safety and well-being.

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Moving with children

Moving house day can be both exciting and challenging for children.

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Surveys - what are they? 

It’s something we all hear of when buying a home and can be quite daunting, but it’s nothing to fear. Read on to find out the types of surveys and whether you will need one.  

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Moving last minute

We often get asked how long a house move takes after you’ve found your dream home. Our team will keep you informed every step of the way to make it as quick and as smooth as possible. 

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Removals firm - do I really need one? 

While you don’t have to hire a removals firm, there are a few reasons why it might help you if you do. 

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Moving day must haves

Moving home can be a big task (we know!), but with the right tools and the right preparation, you can help make sure your moving day runs smoothly. 

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Moving day essentials

Through our years of experience of helping people find their dream home, the Open Door team know a thing or two about how to make the all important moving day run as smoothly as possible.  

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Once you’ve agreed a date for moving home, you might start thinking about how you’re going to move all your furniture and belongings from one house to another.

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Who to notify when moving home

With so much to think about when you’re moving house, letting people know you’ve moved might be further down your to-do list.

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Packing hints and tips

At Open Door, our team are always on hand to help you make the process of buying your new home as easy as possible, but even with our help, we know that it can still be one of the most stressful life events.

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