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Moving House Facts

Movingboom are helping people move house every day, matching them to the perfect removals company to manage their move. We have pulled together a few facts that may interest you about moving house.


The most common thing you will hear when you say you are moving house is that it is the third most stressful thing you can do. Only the death of a loved one or a divorce are said to be more stressful.


A massive number of people move house every year calculated at 11% of the UK population. That’s over 3,000,000 moves per year.


We have found that not everyone is keen to uproot and move house, with 60% of adults in the UK thought to have lived in the same house for 15 years and with 1 in ten of us not moving house for 30 years or more.


Moving home is more common with younger people with more that half of 25-year olds having lived in three homes. It is also expected that over our lifetime we will live in ten or more homes.


The Majority of house moves are short distance moves, with people generally only moving between 4 and 6 miles of their old house.


While moving house can be a stressful experience, with planning and expert help, the move can run smoothly, and without any Issues.


Moving costs are often overlooked, so don’t leave anything to chance. Start comparing moving quotes today so that you can budget and hire a professional removals company to manage your move.


At we can help take some of the stress out of move planning, by matching you to up to 5 professional removals companies who can help you with your move.