According to an article in the Daily Express this week, people in the UK have paid a total of £17bn in unexpected fees when moving home over the last two years. Yes … That’s right. A massive £17 BILLION, which equates to around £5,000 per mover.
To be honest, we find the figures shocking. The logistics of moving housecan be stressful enough without finding yourself saddled with significant additional cost.
Of course, the problem can be compounded by the value of property these days. When the average house is thought to be worth upwards of £275,000, what’s £5k in the scheme of things?