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10 things to consider when buying a house

19th September 2017

A property is arguably the biggest investment you will make throughout your lifetime – so it’s natural to feel nervous and gather plenty of information and knowledge as you start your search and eventually make an offer. At Johnsons we know how complicated (and stressful!) buying a house can be. Here we’ve compiled our list[…]

A picture tells a thousand words – why property photography matters

12th September 2017

We now live in an increasingly digital age – so we’re more likely to see a photograph of something than look at the real thing itself with our own eyes. The same is increasingly true of properties – which are now commonly judged based on images alone. The online revolution has changed how we buy[…]

Time for a change of scenery? Explore the top 10 expat destinations in 2017

18th August 2017

International moves are on the increase – and despite recent political and economical ups and downs, the trend shows no signs of slowing down any time soon. At Johnsons, international removal services are amongst our specialities – so in this blog we take a look at this year’s most popular expat destinations to help you[…]

Top tips for a successful summer property viewing

9th August 2017

During summer, property sales rise – and with warmer weather, longer nights and few seasonal commitments to obstruct buyers, it’s easy to see why. Summer is also a great time to show off your home – with more hours in the day to accept viewings, and sunny days bathing your property in inviting natural light.[…]

7 tips to help you choose a removal company with confidence

25th June 2017

They say that moving house is one of the most stressful experiences you’ll ever have to go through – and whilst it’s exciting, it’s not difficult to see why this rings true. There are so many things to think about – and your furniture and belongings have to be packed up and relocated. Given the[…]

How to choose a local school for your child in the midst of moving to a new area

23rd June 2017

The school you select for your child is arguably one of the most important and influential aspects of their future success. As competition increases the pressure on parents to choose a reputable establishment is immense – and this pressure naturally increases as you prepare to up sticks and move to a completely new area. Whether[…]

Top investment hotspots in the UK for 2017

12th June 2017

Need a property with potential to appreciate in value? Check out the top investment hotspots in the UK for 2017 Buying a home never feels simple and straightforward. With so much to consider when making what is likely to be the largest purchase of your life, selecting a location can feel daunting. Naturally, many factors[…]

How to stage your home for a quick sale

5th June 2017

For a buyer to make an offer on a property, it’s imperative that they feel they can see themselves making a home there. For this to happen, a delicate balance has to occur in your home – it must offer a glimpse of being ‘lived in’, but also be clean, tidy, open and airy –[…]

Looking to sell? Add value to your property quickly and easily

15th May 2017

One concern for homeowners considering making a move is the possibility of accepting a lower offer for their property than they would have liked. Sometimes, you simply can’t wait for markets to improve, or need to move on without worrying about local house prices. Yet a recent trend for adding cost-effective improvements which make a[…]


You did everything that we asked. We have used Johnsons 3 times in the past 2 years and have always found them professional and the removal guys really friendly and courteous.

Mr & Mrs Green, Cheshire

An excellent service carried out by people who cared. Right through from quotation to move into storage and back out again.

Mr Wyatt, Coventry

Very impressed with the service offered from beginning to end. Overall, very good value for money.

Mr & Mrs Langman, Wilmslow

Everything was done very well and to our satisfaction.

Dr & Mrs Cowell, Northwich

I send my deepest appreciation for the hard work and polite good spirits not to mention speed with which the men did their job. Many thanks to them and your firm for another successful and minimal street move. I wouldn’t hesitate to use you again.

Mrs Haselhurst, Warrington

Everything went very well, the move was brilliant. Any comment would be I lost my snake and the guys wouldn’t help look for him as they were scared (he has been found now).

Mr & Mrs Obbard, Llanerchymedd

Very helpful with what turned out to be a very difficult move. The movers were great, helpful, friendly and nothing was too much trouble for them.

Dr Millard, Buxton

Thank you for packing us up and moving us into our new home.
Everyone was brilliant, friendly, professional and funny. Most stress free move I’ve ever had and I’ve done quite a few house moves.

Mrs Kirlew

With all best wishes and again my appreciation for your most courteous and helpful attention throughout my association with Johnsons.

A pleasurable experience from start to finish.

Aurea Elizabeth Saunders
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