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Moving Made Easy: Contacts You Need to Notify for a Seamless Move

Posted on March 10, 2023 by Peter Donaldson
Moving on a Budget: Affordable Options with Oxford Man and Van Services

Moving house can be an incredibly stressful experience, especially if you’re unprepared. Between packing up your belongings, organising utilities and notifying important contacts of your move, there’s a lot to consider. However, with careful planning and the right approach, you can make your relocation smooth and stress-free. One of the most important aspects of a successful move is notifying the relevant contacts to ensure a seamless transition to your new home.

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Export Packing vs Domestic Packing for Removals: Which One Should You Choose?

Posted on March 2, 2023 by Peter Donaldson
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Moving house can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, with so many tasks to organise and decisions to make. One of these decisions is how to pack your belongings. There are two main types of packing to consider: export and domestic. Choosing the correct type of packing for your move can make all the difference in ensuring your possessions are secure for the duration of the moving process.

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Oxfordshire’s Loveliest villages

Posted on February 3, 2023 by Peter Donaldson
10 reasons to move to Oxford 

Oxfordshire’s villages are destinations in themselves.  The quintessential charm of the English village is a source of inspiration for many and an aspirational home for some.  Plenty of celebrities have roosted in various parts of Oxfordshire’s beautiful countryside and with commuter options, it makes sense for those that feel the call of greener pastures. Luckily, a good village also comes with a good pub and usually some excellent food to serve the local community and visitors.  With easy access to London and Cheltenham, the country opens up from Oxfordshire without becoming remote.  Over the past years house prices in Oxford and Oxfordshire have been increasing as many opt to leave London.  Oxford city can offer a smaller more manageable metropolis, while Oxfordshire can fulfill the idyllic dream of the rural haven.  Here are six of Oxford’s enchanting villages to visit and perhaps find your own forever home in. 

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10 reasons to move to Oxford 

Posted on December 20, 2022 by Peter Donaldson
10 reasons to move to Oxford 

As Oxford’s leading removals and storage company, we know the city like the back of our hands. Plus, at Isis, we move people here from all kinds of places every week, so we understand Oxford’s appeal.  As a local business that works with other local businesses, we appreciate all angles of life in Oxford and are happy to collaborate to build a local community. While Oxford has worldwide fame for being home to the best university in the world, there is more to Oxford than just its university.  However, centuries of the culture of education and inspiration have left a signature on this city which is why visitors flock here in droves. If you are thinking of moving to Oxford then read on, as we highlight 10 reasons why you are on the right track. 

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What is the Best Moving House Strategy?

Posted on November 8, 2022 by Peter Donaldson
What is the Best Moving House Strategy?

While moving house can be nominated for one of life’s most stressful moments, it really doesn’t have to be.  The key is forward planning and having a team of professionals to help you. At Isis removals, we always work with a good strategy in place and encourage all our customers to do the same. Here is a plan for the best moving house strategy. 

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Moving to a houseboat in Oxford 

Posted on September 20, 2022 by Peter Donaldson
Moving to a houseboat in Oxford 

Moving onto a houseboat: Since the 1960’s the vast networks of canals in the UK have been restored and become a place for leisure cruising.  For some, a weekend break turns into a lifelong romance as they fall in love with the mobile life on the water.  In London, there has been a 60 percent increase in boats registered to be moored in the city.   Factors such as the pandemic, working from home, and rising rental costs all play a part in this watery exodus.  Plus, with technological improvements with LEDs and solar panels and Wi-Fi, moving to a houseboat doesn’t mean going back in time.  However, life on the waters is determined by where you are located. While London has a host of marinas, canals, and the Thames, in Oxford the main waterway through the city is the Oxford canal.  For a central location, a narrowboat is the most likely vessel. 

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7 Easy steps to make your home look more expensive 

Posted on August 27, 2022 by Peter Donaldson
7 Easy steps to make your home look more expensive 

If a renovation is out of the question, but you are feeling like an upgrade is top of the list, use these 10 steps to get your home feeling lit. While material costs climb and waiting lists for builders lengthen, you may be able to enhance your interior over the long term with minimum investment.  Or maybe you are moving into a new place and want to get a new upmarket blueprint as a foundation.   Use these ideas to increase the sense of space and affluence in your home. 

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How Your Business in Oxford Can Partner With Isis Removals & Storage 

Posted on July 21, 2022 by Peter Donaldson
How Your Business in Oxford Can Partner With Isis Removals & Storage 

Local connections 

Small businesses are important parts of the local economy. By creating small nexuses of financial independence, they encourage broader prosperity in the wider economy.  Entrepreneurs thrive through the small business model, and so does innovation.  Regionally based, they provide local jobs and generate community in the local landscape. In other words, they are essential for a prosperous and healthy town.  When local businesses create connections with each other, these benefits are increased. Therefore, by encouraging potential connections within local businesses in Oxford, community prosperity and local relationality are strengthened. 

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10 Packing Does & 5 Do Not’s – When moving house in Oxford (or Anywhere else)

Posted on June 30, 2022 by Peter Donaldson

Is it an urban legend that moving house is one of the most stressful life events? Studies show that while moving house is touted as one of the most stressful things to go through, it is perhaps a bit of an urban legend.  In other words, as moving professionals we are not totally convinced.  While the process of buying, selling and all the insecurities involved are without doubt anxiety producing, it does not necessarily follow that moving is traumatic.  Consider our tips for moving house, and the pitfalls to avoid and you should be set for a stress free relocation. 

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International removals to and from Oxford 

Posted on May 31, 2022 by Peter Donaldson
Moving on a Budget: Affordable Options with Oxford Man and Van Services

Are you heading to Oxford to study this September? 

Famous throughout the world for its university and medieval charm, Oxford abounds in culture and history.  If you are coming to Oxford to learn, teach or research, it is bound to be a significant moment in time for you.  At Isis removals, we are experts in assisting people to move to and from Oxford from near and far. With a range of solutions for whatever situation you may be facing, we are happy to assist you so that you can focus on the process of relocating and preparing yourself for this next threshold in life.  Oxford is a prestigious, safe, and friendly place that guarantees a full cultural immersion.  If you are aspiring for success, you can be inspired by the fact that Oxford has the most published writers per square mile than anywhere in the world.

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