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Downsizing is the top reason for selling a house

Posted by Kirsty Parsons - November 20, 2014

Discussing figures provided by a recent Lloyds Bank Report the Independent have today reported that the top reason for selling a house is downsizing.

The report found that around 1/2 of the home owners planning to sell in the next few years are doing so to downsize, and further that 43% of those looking to downsize were doing so to reduce living costs, with 1/3 looking to fund retirement plans.

If you are looking to downsize your property and move house Bournes can help. Not only can we help you with your Removals, including packing and transport services but we can also provide long term storage for those items that you don't have room for in your new home but aren't quite ready to dispose of just yet. Check out our Removals and Storage pages for more information or contact us for a tailored quotation.

If you're starting the process of downsizing it's really important to de-clutter your home to make sure that you have enough room at your new property for all your belongings, or to sort out the things to store. Take a look at our handy infographic below with our top tips for de-cluttering for downsizing.

decluttering for moving house infographic

Read the full article "Downsizing is the main reason for selling a home" on the Independent Website

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Topics: Buying/Selling a House, Industry News, Preparing to Move

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