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Lee from A Van About Town

A Van About Towns Journey So Far…

It’s coming up to 4 years since I launched A Van About Town and I just thought I would share with you some personal stories and things that I have learned since our adventure began.  Customers  Our customers have taught me so many things over the first few years in business , none more so than during the lockdown of 2020. Their ongoing support…

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Getting rid of pet odours.

If you have a pet the chances are that your house might have a little odour to it which is less than ideal when it comes to selling your home. Maybe you spray your house down with Febreeze or you send your dog to the groomer for a last-minute bath before guests come over. Both…

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COVID Update

We have kept you all updated on our social media channels throughout the last year, however, given that it looks like COVID will be around for a while to come we wanted to put something official on our website as well. We are very pleased to say that despite the country being in lockdown we…

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Decluttering with kids…..

Now I’m sure the very thought of it fills you with dread, tidying up with the children around seems like an impossible task right? But with them at home more than usual at the moment your chances to have that long overdue declutter ready for a move are slimmer than ever. This blog is going…

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Working from home again?

With the vast majority of the UK back to working remotely where possible, we are all feeling the hit on our productivity in the ‘workplace’. Adjusting to a new routine can be difficult at the best of times, but with the growing uncertainty around the current Coronavirus climate in the UK and the world as…

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The Rise of Leeds

The Northern city of Leeds has just been ranked as the best place in the UK for culture by The Times, but what are the reasons behind this title? The best place in the UK for culture, a leading Fintech city and home to the world’s best shopping centre. You’d be forgiven for thinking that…

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Guest Blog – Preparing Your Home for Photographs

Top Tips to get ready for a professional photoshoot of your property Attract more viewings, and maximise the sale value of your property with the aid of professional photographs We can only photograph what we see so careful preparation to get your home ready for a photoshoot is key.  This will ensure you get the…

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Tips For A Stress-Free Move

Ok, so moving is never going to be totally stress free (we might have told a little fib there) we hope that this list will help take some of the pain out of it. There’s so much to think about and organise whilst being forced to deal with endless, less than helpful estate agents –…

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How to get your deposit back…

Moving home is an exciting time. It can mean new cities, new areas, and a more comfortable life. One of the hardest parts of moving out of rented accommodation is getting your deposit back. It should be straightforward, but unfortunately, that isn’t always the case. Whether you’re moving home in Leeds, Manchester or Scotland we all…

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Guest Blog – Organising for your move.

We’ve been speaking with the organisational genius that is Sue from Simply Organised Life recently about tips for getting move ready. Have you got a Ready To Move Plan? Before you move, or maybe be even before you put your house up for sale, it’s a great idea to have a pre move declutter. The…