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Find out the best ways to move house, manage your home and live in your community.

I’m moving house

There’s a lot to think about when you’re moving. Make sure you’ve got the essentials covered:

  • Checklist leading up to moving day
  • Redirecting your post – click here for information from Royal Mail
  • Who do I need to tell that I’m moving? Follow the checklist here.
  • Don’t forget contents insurance!

I want to make my house into a home

There are many ways to turn your new house into a cosy home without having to spend lots of money.

First of all, it’s a good idea to draw up a budget – click here for information and a handy budgeting tool. 

There are different ways to buy goods and services for your home. This can be really helpful if you’re on a limited income or you’re just looking for a good deal.

How do I get the best deals?

For tips on all sorts of money saving deals, try Martin Lewis’ MoneySavingExpert site.

I want to take good care of my home

The Orbit “Services for your Home” pages contain information about all aspects of looking after your accommodation including repairs, improvementshome safety and home security

I’m having some problems with my neighbours

Click here for guidance on common disputes between neighbours and how to handle them.

Sometimes problems escalate; here’s what to do if a dispute starts to turn into persistent anti-social behaviour

In the most serious cases Orbit may also be able to give you assistance, you’ll find more information here.

I think someone is renting out their house unlawfully

Do you know or think someone may be renting out their house unlawfully? If so, please visit our tenancy fraud page.

Need help? Contact us!

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