Retiring to Dorset

Posted on 13/11/2017 by Nick Johnson
Retiring to Dorset

Dorset is one of the UK’s most popular holiday destinations. Thousands of people visit every year for the sunshine and unspoiled beaches. It’s wide range of places to eat and drink, as well as the entertainment also make it an excellent place to live. That’s why Dorset has become one of the most sought-after places for people to retire.

If you’re planning your retirement and are looking for a new start, then Dorset should be on your list of places to consider.

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Relocating to Sherborne

Posted on 31/10/2017 by Nick Johnson
Relocating to Sherborne

If you’re looking for the perfect place to relocate then Sherborne should be at the top of your list. Sherborne is Dorset’s best-kept secret. It has everything you’re looking for in a market town, and it’s one of the lesser known relocation hotspots, but don’t let that put you off.

Dorset is one of the most popular places for people who relocate for a better quality of life. It’s not surprising – Dorset is always voted as one of the best places to live and visit in the UK. To help you find out more about Sherborne, here are some of Johnson’s top reasons to relocate to the area.

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Winter Highlights in Dorset

Posted on 26/09/2017 by Nick Johnson
Dorset In Winter

Dorset has plenty of things to see and do for every season for residents and visitors. As winter approaches, it’s essential to plan ahead to make the most out of your free time or holiday. With the popularity of Dorset, you don’t want to miss out on any exciting events, so it’s best to try and book at least a month in advance.

To help beat the winter blues, Johnson’s has put together some tips for the best highlights this winter.

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Decluttering Your Home with Johnson’s

Posted on 27/08/2017 by Nick Johnson
Decluttering Your Home

You know the scenario all too well. The moment you set foot inside your home, you’re met with clutter. The utensils are spilling out of the kitchen drawers and the dining room’s full of storage boxes. The spare room is a glorified storage unit, and the garage is piled with containers and old cardboard boxes.

It’s time to take out the trash and declutter your home. There are plenty ways to make more space at home. Make sure you keep an inventory of your possessions to ensure you’re not keeping unused items. Johnson’s of Shaftesbury helps hundreds of customers declutter their homes every year, and we thought it would be a good idea to put together some of our top tips for decluttering your home –

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Relocating to the Country with Johnson’s

Posted on 25/07/2017 by Nick Johnson
Removals Somerset

Relocating to the Country with Johnson’s

Living in one of the UK’s big cities can be a rewarding experience. There’s usually a lot to do, places to go out for a drink and eat. Lots of entertainment and places to visit. We also tend to gravitate towards cities because of work and transport links. Sometimes city life might have outlived its original purpose, and it’s time to rethink your options and consider moving somewhere away from it all.

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Freelancers – How Moving to Quieter Places Can Improve Productivity

Posted on 01/07/2017 by Nick Johnson
Freelancers – How Moving to Quieter Places Can Improve Productivity

Is big city life becoming too much and you want to move somewhere quieter, but you’re concerned your career will suffer? We all come to crossroads in our lives and careers where we start to question if they path we’re on is the correct one, if we’re happy in our jobs or our company’s and whether it might be time for a change.

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Johnson’s – Dorset’s Favourite Movers

Posted on 02/06/2017 by Nick Johnson
Removals Dorset

Johnson’s is proud to be known as Dorset’s favourite moving company and we’ve been helping people move into new homes and offices for nearly 180 years. In that time we’ve moved thousands of people and businesses in Dorset and we’re proud of our commitment to our customers. Our priority it to offer complete customer satisfaction for every move we undertake and we’re confident that we will complete each job with the highest level of customer service.

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Going Digital to streamline your home – Part 1

Posted on 12/05/2017 by Nick Johnson
Going Digital to streamline your home

Given that digital home entertainment exceeded physical in 2016 (in terms of home movie sales), it’s clear that the future is going to be streamed and downloaded. Apart from sheer convenience, there is another considerable benefit to the way our lives are going digital – space. Today, books, films, music, correspondence and filing do not need to take up any real space. If you use cloud-based technology, you don’t even need to factor in the space taken up by external hard-drives (having said that, it’s actually best to maintain your own backup drive and not rely exclusively on the cloud). If you live in a small flat, then the space-saving benefits of digital can make an even more pronounced difference. No more shelves heaving with weighty tomes and no more ugly CD jewel-case spines. Most of us, of course, subsist on a mix of digital and physical media and for some there are aesthetic benefits to holding on to books and vinyl; the spines (unlike with CDs and DVDs) are attractive and lend a room some atmosphere. And, in fact, in publishing, hard copies of books are experiencing some sales resilience, while e-readers such as the Kindle have peaked after experiencing initial growth spurts. Some point to the vinyl revival as another sign that our love affair with physical is far from over, but while that’s true, it’s also very much a niche market and not a sign that the journey to digital is genuinely reversing back to analogue.
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Questions To Ask When Viewing A Property – Part 2

Posted on 06/04/2017 by Nick Johnson

We’ve looked at most of the initial questions it’s important to ask when you’re going round your potential home. These included everything from “why has the owner put it on the market?” to “are there problems that are putting off potential buyers?”. The idea was to excavate as much information as possible, however tight-lipped the estate agent might try to be. However, there were many more questions which, for space reasons, we couldn’t go into at the time. So here are some further tips to help you investigate the truth about a property before you take the plunge and buy.
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The First Few Days In Your New Home in Dorset

Posted on 23/03/2017 by Nick Johnson
The First Few Days In Your New Home in Dorset

Moving house gives you that once-twice-or-thrice-in-a-lifetime opportunity to get really organised and give your day-to-day life a clarifying, decluttering overhaul. There’s no better time for getting to grips with the very structure of living, making it more orderly and smooth-running. You can start to lay foundations for a new life as soon as you’re over the threshold. Of course, you’re tired after the frenzy and tension of your move and no one’s suggesting that you immediately set to work on unattainable goals like becoming perfect. But there’s a lot you can do straight away, without causing yourself undue exhaustion or worry.

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