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Moving and Migration Statistics Australia

Moving and Migration Statistics Australia

With 43% of people aged 15 years and over having moved in the last five years, the moving industry represents a surprisingly large part of the Australian economy. Australians represent one of the most mobile populations in the world.
Find the Best Self Storage For Your Needs

Find the Best Self Storage For Your Needs

Everything you need to know about how self storage works, what you can expect to pay, who are the best self storage companies near you and how to save time, money and damage when moving your goods into storage.
Fencing Rules When Moving House

Fencing Rules When Moving House

Moving to a new property you may want to repair your fence, or build a new one? What is involved when it comes to your neighbourly responsibilities, legislation and … fence etiquette? Our blog flushes out the facts about fencing.
Moving to a Home with lots of Trees

Moving to a Home with lots of Trees

If your tree care is beyond the pruning shears, you can hire different skill-sets to help you with your trees depending on what your issues are.
Plumbing and drainage when moving house

Plumbing and drainage when moving house

Making sure that your plumbing and drainage is top-notch provides you with peace of mind. Our plumbing and draining blog discusses what you may need to hire a plumber for when moving into a new home.
Baby Proofing When You Move House

Baby Proofing When You Move House

Moving with small children is a big deal, especially when you need to baby-proof your new home. Our blog discusses some ideas to help you get on top of it as soon as your Removalists have moved you in.
End of Lease Preparation Tips in Brisbane

End of Lease Preparation Tips in Brisbane

When it comes time to move house it can be daunting getting everything done.  In addition, when you leave your rental home it’s your responsibility to restore your home to the way you had it upon arrival. 
Painting and Decorating When Moving House

Painting and Decorating When Moving House

Painters and Decorators have the skills to negotiate the technicalities of covering walls with paint as well as special trend applications such as renderings, and wall-papers. They can help with the inside and the outside decorating of any abode when moving house.
Smart Homes & Automation

Smart Homes & Automation

What is the difference between a smart home and an automated home? Our blog about Home Automation will help you understand what all the fuss is about and what to consider when you move house.
Air Conditioning when you move into a new home

Air Conditioning when you move into a new home

Heating and cooling systems can vary widely and the type that is installed can be largely dependent on the climate in the area where you live. This is our comprehensive moving guide to getting the temperature right when you move into a new home
Why you may need an Electrician when moving house

Why you may need an Electrician when moving house

The electrical circuits of your home are like the nervous system in your body, when everything is working as it should we are happy, safe and warm – but when something becomes damaged, in a worst-case scenario, it can cause irreparable loss. When you are moving to a new home therefore, you will want to know that the electrical wiring and all the connections and outlets are up to safety standard.
Moving House Fire Alarm Requirements

Moving House Fire Alarm Requirements

Fire safety is not just a good idea, it is written into law and in the case of landlords in particular, there are quite a few things to know. Likewise, as a tenant or a homeowner, you should have a firm grasp on the dos and don’ts of smoke detectors.
The Latest Property Management Tools

The Latest Property Management Tools

We're taking a look at the latest platforms and tools that are helping property managers & tenants make for a smoother experience when moving between rentals.
Job Seeker Government Relocation Funding

Job Seeker Government Relocation Funding

Find out if you could be eligible for the different state and federal relocation grant assistance for Job Seekers, NDIS request and emergency relocation assistance.
Guide: Bond cleans & End of Lease Clean

Guide: Bond cleans & End of Lease Clean

Whether you are renting or selling you are typically obligated to complete a high standard of end of lease / bond clean before you vacate. Here's our tips on finding services to do this or taking it on yourself.
Pre Purchase Building and Pest Inspections

Pre Purchase Building and Pest Inspections

Building and pest inspections allow you to make an informed decision quickly and inspire confidence in your purchase, and conversely, a renegotiation of terms or a complete change of heart. It’s a big life event to buy a home and making the move to your new castle should be smooth and without disappointment. 
Upgrading Your Home Security When You Move House

Upgrading Your Home Security When You Move House

If you are looking to extend your security systems beyond the locks on the doors and windows, you may consider more extensive home security. In some instances, a home and contents insurance policy may demand one.
Finding a Mortgage Broker when Moving House

Finding a Mortgage Broker when Moving House

With so many options available for lending, we've broken down some of the different ways you can find the best lenders and Mortgage Brokers when moving into your next home.
Pool Inspections when Moving House

Pool Inspections when Moving House

We're highlighting some of the key information in relation to the regulations if you are selling, renting, moving in or out of a home with a pool.
Finding Conveyancers To Help Buy or Sell Your Home

Finding Conveyancers To Help Buy or Sell Your Home

You’re moving! Whatever the reason, it’s time to pack up and find a new home. You have found your ideal property and you are negotiating and signing the papers - but how do you find the right conveyancer?
Removals Insurance - What is covered when you move?

Removals Insurance - What is covered when you move?

Muval Cover now has move sure premiums starting at $99, and offer the ability to choose exactly what items are covered and what aren't, so you can protect what is most valuable, or most fragile, while saving on cost.
Happy To Help, Happy Customers

Happy To Help, Happy Customers

Recent data highlights that over 85% of workers are abused by customers while they work—that’s not OK. Our team is here to help you in tough times, but Muval supports the policy that "no one deserves a serve".
What is a Cubic Metre?

What is a Cubic Metre?

This is the MOST important equation you need to know to make sure you are getting the best deal when moving house or office…
Top 5 Muval COVID-19 Moving House Trends

Top 5 Muval COVID-19 Moving House Trends

Considering all the continuing changes due to COVID-19 restrictions across Australia we thought it would be interesting to share some of the top trends that have come from searches across the Muval platform since the start of the year.
Moving into a house that needs renovation?

Moving into a house that needs renovation?

There is a lot of value in moving into a “fixer upper”. We've checked in with the team from Restumping Melbourne – who have given us the inside tips to making sure your next move is going to be on solid foundations ;-)
Homely takes top moving tips from Muval

Homely takes top moving tips from Muval

Innovative new real estate website Homely.com.au has launched a new set of capital city removalist price guides. With the help of Muval's moving information, you'll get all the inside goss on how to save money on your next move.
Muval Supports Seniors On The Move

Muval Supports Seniors On The Move

Seniors discount card holders across Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales can score a bonus offer when mentioning their valid card details before booking a move on Muval
The Ultimate Moving Boxes Price Guide

The Ultimate Moving Boxes Price Guide

We’ve put together the ultimate guide to know how many boxes, what type of boxes, the general costs of boxes, where to find them and buy them to get the best bang for your box.
Inventory List Video Chat

Inventory List Video Chat

New inventory list live video chat now available!

Connect with a Muval team member and take them on a tour through your home to check off all the inventory items you need to take on your move.
Can You Move House During Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

Can You Move House During Coronavirus (COVID-19)?

COVID-19 has brought a lot of uncertainty to our day-to-day lives, let alone when you're moving house. In this article we answer the question "Can I still move during Coronavirus"? and offer some practical tips for safety and hygiene.

Spoilers: the answer is YES.
Coronavirus COVID-19: Removalists Essential Services Updates

Coronavirus COVID-19: Removalists Essential Services Updates

Updated 23/04/2021 Perth 3 day lock down - Moving house allowed - See state-by-state information for interstate border passes for moving house.

View information currently available from each of the Australian State Governments to help answer your questions when it comes to moving house during Coronavirus border restrictions & self isolation lockdowns.
5 things to consider before moving into Aged Care

5 things to consider before moving into Aged Care

Whether you are an ageing person receiving an aged pension, a self-funded retiree, or a relative of an ageing loved one – consider these 5 things to help make the right choice about whether or not you need to move.
Unpack your pantry like a pro

Unpack your pantry like a pro

My main focus after a move is unpacking the kitchen and bedrooms, purely because I want to eat a decent meal and sleep in a bed with clean sheets, quite simple. As an avid organiser, unpacking the pantry gives me great pleasure, however I know this task for some may just be a case of getting all items on the shelves quickly and close the door. The pantry gets accessed by all members of the family multiple times a day so having coherent and well thought out shelving is actually quite beneficial.
Tips for moving house with pets

Tips for moving house with pets

Pets become such a large and loved part of our lives and caring for them and their wellbeing becomes our duty. So when moving house, we need to consider our pets to make this transition for them as smooth and stress free as possible. There are quite a few things to consider and plan for, so follow along to get our recommendations.
6 Ways to refresh your bookshelf when moving house

6 Ways to refresh your bookshelf when moving house

One of the benefits of moving house in my opinion is the fresh start you can get on a few home organisational tasks. The bookshelf being one of them. Here are some of top tips for keeping your bookshelf not only visually appealing but practical as well. 
5 Common Pitfalls When Choosing a Removalist

5 Common Pitfalls When Choosing a Removalist

With so many moving companies in Australia (industry reports put the number at over 8000!), it can be difficult to know who to trust with your treasured belongings. That’s why we’ve put together this handy list of 5 common pitfalls when choosing a removals company.
Food Packing Tips When Moving House

Food Packing Tips When Moving House

Moving house can be a real mixed bag of emotions and a test to your patience and eating habits, it is a time that usually calls for easy takeout meals and often the approach is less than healthy.
How to Safely Pack Your Artwork For Your Move

How to Safely Pack Your Artwork For Your Move

Moving house and looking for how to move your artwork safely? Learn how to prepare, pack and move your prized pieces of artwork properly. Don't risk a crack in the glass, a dent in the frame or a tear in the canvas.
Muval Featured on Channel 7's Sunrise

Muval Featured on Channel 7's Sunrise

Muval was recently featured on Channel 7's Sunrise as a great way for Australians to save money when moving house. Dubbed 'the Uber of moving' - Shaun White presented how Muval can help slash the costs of moving.
Moving House Checklist - Change of Address

Moving House Checklist - Change of Address

You've got enough to remember and keep track of when you're moving house. The last thing you need is the stress of trying to remember all the places you need to update your address details.
How to avoid dodgy removalists

How to avoid dodgy removalists

A Current Affair on Channel 9 recently aired a story about a dodgy removalist company and the customers that had been affected by them. If you want to find out how to avoid the same pitfalls, this one's for you.
Tips for Downsizing your Home

Tips for Downsizing your Home

Living minimally doesn’t necessarily mean that you live in a cold house with only one of everything, is simply means being more mindful of the possessions you bring into your home and take time and consideration to think, Do I need or like it? Will I use it? Does it serve a purpose?
Tips for Getting Rid of Old Furniture

Tips for Getting Rid of Old Furniture

Whether you’re approaching an upcoming move, decluttering or replacing old and broken furniture with new furniture, it becomes necessary to remove these unwanted items from your home, so you don’t become a hoarder ending up on the evening news.
Making Your House Feel More Like a Home

Making Your House Feel More Like a Home

So you’ve just moved into your new home, you’ve stocked the fridge and made the beds and now its time to start unpacking and creating a space that feels like home, somewhere you can put your feet up after the day is done and relax.
Tips for Moving with Small Children

Tips for Moving with Small Children

Moving house can be particularly stressful for the adults in the equation, so it needs to be acknowledged that our kids will feel that same stress, coupled with the confusion they will feel of waking up somewhere new the very next day.
Be Savvy & Save whilst Moving Interstate

Be Savvy & Save whilst Moving Interstate

As a consumer in today´s world ignorance is seldom bliss. We stress about finding the right company in any industry – seeking quality without having to empty the pocketbook.
Avoid a Disaster while Moving Interstate

Avoid a Disaster while Moving Interstate

You´re moving interstate. Sure, your to-do list may seem never-ending. Naturally your mind will be occupied by thoughts of what you need to accomplish before pickup and after delivery of your belongings. But what happens to your goods while in transit?
How to Move a Fridge Interstate

How to Move a Fridge Interstate

Your fridge is usually the largest appliance that gives you a hard time to move interstate. It is natural to think of buying a new one to do away with transporting and to grab the opportunity in upgrading for your new home. But, before you hit that “Buy Now” button, consider the costing of the new appliance versus moving your still functional and dear fridge interstate.
How to Move a Couch/Lounge Interstate

How to Move a Couch/Lounge Interstate

They say, moving a house opens a new chapter in life – leaving the past that you didn’t like behind and starting afresh. But, does this also have to apply to all your goods? What about that couch or lounge that you’ve spent countless cozy moments with?
4 tips for an easy move

4 tips for an easy move

Moving interstate or locally can be tough enough at the best of times. With so many things to consider in the process of getting ready to pack up your house or apartment, there are a number of things you can consider to ensure your move is a breeze!
5 Things to Do before Moving Day

5 Things to Do before Moving Day

We all want our next move to be as stress-free right? We have compiled this list of the five things you should to do before your moving day to ensure you are well prepared and get to enjoy the move (and be stress-free!).
Packing to move house? Where do you start?

Packing to move house? Where do you start?

Muval have experienced this hundreds of times, and we are here to help you get into gear and prioritise where to start when moving house based on the time you have leading up to your move.
All the unexpected and hidden costs when moving

All the unexpected and hidden costs when moving

Moving home is a life event. It’s something worth celebrating but is also a very an expensive and stressful endeavor. Whether it’s a local or an Interstate move, you have to expect the unexpected and hidden costs of moving home.
Why Muval is the

Why Muval is the "Uber of the Removals Industry"

Uber revolutionised an industry by making it easier to get from place to place (and in style, no less... thanks to Uber Black!), but what does the Uber model look like in the removals industry?
How to Move Your Glassware Safely

How to Move Your Glassware Safely

Champagne glasses are one of the most delicate glassware’s that you, as a homeowner will be looking to pack and transport, and you may want them close by to celebrate when are finally able to set foot in your new home.
7 Best Reasons to Move to Sydney

7 Best Reasons to Move to Sydney

Thinking of Moving to Sydney? Perhaps a new career opportunity is taking you there? Maybe you are looking for a change of scenery or a fresh start? Whatever your reasons are, we can’t blame you for wanting to relocate to this gorgeous city.
Labelling Hacks for Optimal Organisation for Your Next Move

Labelling Hacks for Optimal Organisation for Your Next Move

Whether you’re moving into your new home, a new office or simply moving back to live with the parents to save some money, moving involves a different multi-tasking skill as well as organizational skills to ensure things don’t go missing.
Would you buy a house you have never seen?

Would you buy a house you have never seen?

Buying a house is one of the very important life and financial goals for individuals and families. It means different things to different people. It can be a place we look to create new memories in, it can be where we celebrate different milestones in our lives, it can be where we build families, raise children and grandchildren.
How the Removals Industry can Embrace the Share Economy

How the Removals Industry can Embrace the Share Economy

For many established industries, the idea of the share economy is often seen as threatening to business revenue. In this article, we put forward our vision for how the removals industry can embrace elements of the share economy while improving their bottom line.
The hidden secrets of saving money when moving home

The hidden secrets of saving money when moving home

Without some good planning, moving home becomes one of those things that always ends up being more expensive than you anticipated. We’ve got some tips to help you save the cents and the dollars and make your whole experience financially manageable.
Take the stress out of moving home with these 5 tips

Take the stress out of moving home with these 5 tips

For some people, moving house only happens once or twice in a lifetime. However, in a growing world of globalisation, reduction in flight costs, costs of living in major capital cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth increasing significantly, the chances of moving, and moving regularly has never been so prominent. Moving interstate has become incredibly popular with many seeking lifestyles more aligned with where they want to live, work and relax.
A removalist business without any trucks?

A removalist business without any trucks?

In recent years, waste has increasingly become a consumer focus. More and more are basing their brand loyalty on how well a business deals with its ecological footprint. Companies who do not do enough to cut down their waste whether that be time, space or just plain excess from production can often find their market value dropping purely because they haven’t kept up with consumer concerns. This is especially the case if there is competition who have made reducing waste a priority.
New State, New Start!

New State, New Start!

Moving house can be a mixture of emotions. There is the sadness and nostalgia associated with the place you are leaving. Not just your old home, but the local area. The familiar people walking their dogs, your favourite coffee spot, the local take away.
Moving interstate? Do it on the lean and save, save, save!

Moving interstate? Do it on the lean and save, save, save!

You have endured the draining experience of buying a new home and selling the old one, plus all the paper work involved in that process. But now its time for the big move! Moving house in Australia is just as much of a lengthy, stressful and expensive ordeal, especially when relocating interstate.