How Much Are Removal Company Costs In Harlow?
According to our user data, the average cost of moving in Harlow is £1,470, based on a 3-bedroom house move. As this is an average, keep in mind that the true cost of your move will depend on a number of factors.
Removal companies will base their costs on the size of your property, the number of items being moved, the distance between your new and old home and even what day of the week you move.
Less popular days to move house, such as Sunday, could be cheaper if you are open to which day you move on. Friday can potentially be more expensive as it’s usually the most popular day to move house.
Costs will also depend on whether or not you use additional services, such as professional packing or storage. The most you can expect to pay for a removal company Harlow is £1,577, with the lowest being £855.
What Is The Best Time of Year To Move in Harlow?
We found that the most popular months to move house in Harlow are June and August, accounting for over 13% of moves each. September also proved to be popular with over 12% moves taking place at this time of year.
The benefits of moving during the summer months is that the days will be longer, evenings lighter and conditions will be warmer. It is also an ideal time for families with children in school to move, in addition for those working in education, as June and August are during the summer holidays.
In contrast, a mere 1.23% of moves took place in December, the least popular time of year to move house. This is likely because cold weather and shorter and darker days which could potentially impact a move, even causing delays for some.
December is often a busy and expensive month for many people, further putting people off moving house during this time.
What Is The Best Day Of The Week To Move In Harlow
Our data found that like most of the country, movers in Harlow moved predominantly on a Friday. Over 28% of our users moved on a Friday in Harlow, compared with less than 5% who moved on a Sunday.
Moving on a Friday means you have the whole weekend to unpack and settle into your new property. Those with children may favour a Friday or weekend move as this also means less disruption to school hours.
In contrast, less than 4% of moves took place on a Sunday, likely due to the fact that it is at the end of the weekend, which could impact the working and school week ahead.
Sunday leaves less time to unpack, settle in and prepare for the week ahead. It may also be a less popular day to move due to the fact that many estate agents and solicitors are likely to be closed. This means that if you have any concerns with the home when you move in, you will need to wait until at least the following day to talk to someone.
What Are The Top Locations for Harlow Movers?
If you are looking to move out of the Harlow area, we’ve revealed the most popular locations for residents of the town to move to, according to our user data. Some are nearby and some are a little further away, with a combination of cities and towns.
We’ve looked at the top four locations and their average house prices, allowing you to budget accordingly if you are looking to move to one of these areas. These include Bishops’s Stortford, London, Halstead and Braintree.
Bishop’s Stortford is the most popular location on our list, with London being the most expensive. Halstead is the cheapest area on our list, with an average property price of £301,759.
- Bishop’s Stortford
To the north of Harlow, Bishop’s Stortford has an average property price of £472,175, up 4% on the previous year. Detached properties made up the majority of sales in this area.
London has an average property price of £780,491. The majority of sales in London in the last year were for flats and apartments which sold for an average price of £602,518 over the last year.
This town and civil parish have an average property price of £301,759, making it the cheapest area on our list. Semi-detached properties proved to be the most popular property type here.
With a property price of £328,184, Braintree in Essex is the second cheapest area on our list. Semi-detached properties made up the majority of the sale in the last year.