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    Save up to 70% on Your Reading Removal Costs by Using Compare My Move

    Are you moving house in or out of Reading? Compare My Move can help with that - we have helped hundreds of home movers relocate across the country, connecting them with experienced and trustworthy removal companies in their local area. 

    Rest assured, all of our partners have Goods in Transit insurance and Public Liability insurance to ensure that you and your belongings are protected throughout the process. Every one of our removal partners must go through a strict verification process to ensure that they can work to our high standards and provide reliable services you deserve.

    Our dedicated team at Compare My Move work hard to connect you with up to 6 verified moving companies, helping you save both time and money during the chaotic moving process. Don’t delay any longer - start comparing Reading removal quotes now to save up to 70% on the cost of your home move.  

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    Searching for reliable home removal companies you can trust? To ensure they meet your expectations, we verify all of our removal partners at Compare My Move so that you can trust you’ll be receiving first-class services and nothing less. 

    Here at Compare My Move, we only work with the best as our team personally hand-picks the most dependable home movers across Reading. With over 30 years of experience in the removals and storage industry, we know what must be included to ensure a quality service. To become a partner, the removal companies must go through our strict verification process, providing real reviews from real home movers. 

    Once you’ve completed our quick form and have chosen your desired moving company, they will then get in touch to further discuss your removal quote and conduct a free home removals survey. Don’t forget to ask any questions or discuss any issues you may have about the upcoming move - our partners are there to help every step of the way. 

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    Removal Company Costs In Reading

    As the majority of home moves in Reading occur on a Monday, the average cost of moving house is £1015.06. Despite the high price, this isn’t the most expensive day to move, with Tuesday moves coming in at £1,110.36.

    The least popular day to book removals in this area is Saturday, with only 9.9% of removals happening then. Sunday is a close second with 10.9%. However, this is also the cheapest day to move house with an average cost of £717,13. To save more money, consider moving a day earlier than the most popular time and choose a Sunday as the date for your removal.

    What is the Best Time of Year To Move in Reading?

    In Reading, the most popular month to move house is August with over 11.8% of home moves occurring during this time. This is unsurprising due to the warmer weather and longer days helping improve the ease of the removal - no one wants to unload heavy furniture in the dark. 

    August just so happens to be the most popular month to move house across the UK too. Not only does the improvement of the weather help, but so does the school holidays as they minimise the disruption to your children’s daily routines. Don’t forget to book fast and compare removal quotes with Compare My Move as this is a rather popular time for many local companies. 

    With only 4.3% of removals booked during December, it’s the least popular time of year to move house in Reading. With Christmas and New Year fast approaching, it’s unsurprising that movers wouldn’t want the disruption of relocating during the festive season. 

    Popular Months To Move In Reading

    What is the Best Day Of The Week To Move in Reading?

    With the weekend providing movers with plenty of time to pack and prepare, Monday is the most popular day to move in Reading. Over 18.5% of removals were booked on this day despite it being the start of the busy working week.  

    Surprisingly, with only 9.9% of removals occurring on this day, Saturday is the least popular day to move house. As the weekend provides lots of free time for many people, it’s a popular choice for many across the UK. However, Reading residents may see this as a disadvantage due to the increase in competition and so perhaps that’s why many choose to book their removals during the working week instead. 

    Popular Moving Days in Reading

    Top 5 Locations for Reading Movers

    If you’re considering moving outside of Reading, you’re not alone. Compare My Move has helped hundreds of movers leave the area, connecting them with the best removal companies for the job. The most popular location for many of our movers is Lewisham, with 5.4% of removals going here. Other popular destinations include London, Wokingham, Swindon and Tadley. 

    There are a variety of reasons for leaving the area, whether it be for job opportunities, cheaper living, education or just a change of scenery. Whatever your reasons, don’t forget to compare removal quotes to find the best price for you. With Reading’s average property price at £294,609, it’s important to compare costs to set yourself a budget before getting organised.

    Top Locations to Move to From Reading

    1. Lewisham 

    For those wishing to be closer to England’s capital but don’t want the high costs that come with it, Lewisham is a great alternative with an average property price of £406,994. With early Victorian housing and contemporary flats, there’s a lot to explore when house hunting in this area. 

    2. London 

    London is often a popular choice for UK movers due to the abundance of employment opportunities, higher salaries and diverse lifestyle on offer. The main drawback to consider is the higher cost of living and the increase in property prices. The current average property price is £473,171, which is much higher than Reading.

    3. Wokingham 

    With an average property price of £409,932, Wokingham is another location to consider and one that’s only 7 miles from Reading itself. This is a perfect option for commuters as there is an array of good transport links to explore. 

    4. Swindon 

    Swindon’s current average property price is £213,378, making it the cheapest location on the list. The area is a great choice for growing families with a range of highly-rated schools, many of which have been deemed as ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted. 

    5. Tadley 

    Another popular destination for those moving outside of Reading is Tadley, which has an average property price of £328,051. From spacious detached houses to cute bungalows, there’s plenty to choose from when looking for property here. 

    Average Property Prices In Reading

    Throughout 2019, Reading’s property prices have been fluctuating until a rather big increase of 1.4% occurred in June. The current average property price is now £294,609. Whether you’re moving in or out of the area, it’s important to compare removal quotes to help you save money when it matters most - by using Compare My Move you can easily save up to 70% on the cost of your removal to help stretch your budget further. 

    New-build properties saw the largest decrease of -2.4% in May 2019 but have since been back on the rise. Terraced houses increased by 1.3% whilst flats and maisonettes increased by 1.5%.

    Average Property Price in Reading

    Budgeting for the move is an important part of the house-hunting process. To help you find the best areas to suit your personal budget, we’ve created a list of the 5 cheapest areas in Reading for property prices. Our local removal companies have previously helped hundreds of home movers reach their destinations, providing first-class services at competitive prices. 

    Here are the top 5 areas that offer affordable housing:

    1. Calcot

    A suburb west of Reading, Calcot is first on the list with an appealing average property price of £357,998. With great links to the M4 and A4 Bath Road, it’s a great area for commuters and those wishing to remain connected to the town centre and surrounding cities. 

    2. Tilehurst 

    Another family-friendly suburb, Tilehurst currently has an average property price of £365,847. From 19th-century thatched cottages to modern flats and apartments, there’s a lot of options to explore in this area that can cater to all tastes and variety of family sizes. 

    3. Lower Earley 

    Lower Earley has an array of well-respected schools to choose from, as well as a number of different grammar schools to consider. For those who have added this area to their list of possibilities, the current average property price is £373,291.

    4. Woodley 

    Only 4 miles east of the town centre, Woodley is a thriving community with an average property price of £395,167. With a number of beautiful, green spaces and weekly local markets, Woodley is a very family-friendly area and perfect for those wishing for a calmer lifestyle.

    5. Caversham 

    Caversham is only a mile outside of the town centre, offering the perfect mix of a major town and the desirable atmosphere of village life. From Edwardian houses to modern new-build projects, there’s plenty to choose from here with an average property price of £451,687.

    What Is The Average Rent In Reading?

    Whether you’re moving in or to Reading, it’s important to consider all options available to you. For those considering renting in the area, the current average asking price is £1,293 pcm.

    Average Rent in Reading

    1. Emmer Green

    If you’re moving in Reading, Emmer Green should be high on your list of areas to explore as the current average asking rent is £920 pcm . If you’re looking for a smaller property, 1-bedroom flats are currently priced at £750 pcm. For those looking for something more spacious, 2-bedroom houses average at £849 pcm.

    2. Caversham 

    Another area to consider is Caversham, with an average asking rent of £957 pcm. For 1-bedroom flats, you can expect to pay an average asking rent of £710 pcm, whilst for 2-bedroom houses, it’s around £1,049 pcm.

    3. Calcot 

    Our winning area for cheaper property prices, Calcot is next on the list with an average rent of £984 pcm. When you continue your house hunting, it’s important to note that 1-bedroom flats have an average rent of £668 pcm, whilst 2-bedroom houses have an average of £1,088 pcm.

    4. Tilehurst

    Tilehurst currently has an average asking rent of £956 pcm, with 1-bedroom flats averaging at £697 pcm. If you’re looking for something a little bit bigger, then 2-bedroom houses have a current average asking rent of £1,200 pcm.

    5. Lower Earley

    A large suburb of Reading, Lower Earley is next with an average asking rent of £1,083 pcm. For those looking for spacious properties, 2-bedroom houses currently have an average asking rent of £1,081 pcm. If you’re looking for cheap properties when living alone or just want something slightly cosier, 1-bedroom flats currently average at £723 pcm.

    Some Happy Reading Movers

    Our Reading removal partners come recommended by movers in the area, who praise the stress-free and friendly services provided. You can view reviews by some happy Reading movers below to get a glimpse of the high-quality service you can expect on your moving day.

    "We went for the full packing package they were brilliant nothing got broken they were polite, tidy and fast. Would definitely use again"

    Nigel Hampton on 16/08/19

    Moving from Bracknell

    "Very professional and friendly service from all members of the team from start to finish. David was definitely the Tetris champion on the packing day! :-)"

    Karen Easteal on 16/08/19

    Moving from Bracknell

    "Fantastic company! 2 really nice guys made my moving day a breeze! Would recommend EJ MOVES and Peter every day!"

    Maria Beavon on 12/08/19

    Moving from Newbury

    "They were wonderful. Efficient , polite and really hard working. They definitely took the stress out of moving. Would highly recommend them."

    Annie Askew on 29/07/19

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