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Category: France

Moving to France and the Dynamics of the Property Market

According to the quarterly report by the national association Notaires de France, in excess of 1.13m homes changed hands in France in the 12 months to May 2021, so it appears to be all change on the property front in France! The[...]

August 19th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Returning Brits

  As our European Moving Department continues to be busy, we have several returning Brits from Europe over the coming weeks. Starting with a crew leaving today for a move from Côtes-d'Armor, France back to Burgess Hill and then a crew leaving[...]

August 11th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Moving to France and Keeping Cool

As we find ourselves amongst rising temperatures and long summer days, if you’re making the move to France in the summer months it’s worth bearing in mind that the hotter climate can impact your moving day. Take a look at our[...]

July 8th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

French proprty in the Provence countryside Moving to France: The Rural Rush

As we continue to monitor the effects of the pandemic on the French property market, we note that we saw greatly increased demand for moves to France in the lead up to the Brexit deadline and in the first quarter of[...]

May 10th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

40th anniversary Look Out for the Logo

This year takes us into our 40th year in business. Over the last four decades, we've performed towards 75,000 moves across the spectrum of UK, European, international and office moves. Look out on our social media channels as we'll be marking this[...]

April 15th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Newsletter header with images of four vans, a shipping vessel and forklift Spring Newsletter 2021

From navigating the effects of Brexit and Covid, kicking off our 40th year, marking international women's day and everything in between! Find out what we've been up to recently in our latest newsletter. Download it here.  [...]

April 7th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Ricky Gervais inpersonator looking at the screen Celebrating 40 Years in Business with Our Famous Friends

This year takes us into our 40th year in business. Over the last four decades, we've performed towards 75,000 moves across the spectrum of UK, European, international and ofice moves. Look out on our social media channels as we'll be marking[...]

April 1st, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Piggy banks lined up in a row Moving Overseas? Here’s a Way to Save Money

When it comes to moving abroad, there will be a lot to think about and to plan and there will be quite a few areas of expense that you’ll need to budget for. One of which will of course be the[...]

March 28th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Random Acts of Kindness Day quotation Adding a Little Kindness into House Moving

It may be ‘Random Acts of Kindness Day’ but we’d like to add a little kindness into house moving on any day! Burke Bros are pleased to support ‘The Good Shepherd Ministry’ to help tackle food poverty amongst some of the most[...]

February 17th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Removals van in snow ready to leave for France. Covid, Brexit, snow…..Burke Bros are keeping it moving

Great to receive this message today from our customers moving from Chepstow to Pouydraguin Gers, France, whose household effects cleared customs this morning: "Hi both I've just had a quick chat to Brendan and he confirmed that they were just leaving port!!! Yay -[...]

January 25th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

Historic buildings in a French street French Property Market Remains Resilient

A report compiled by the Notaires de France concludes that the French property market has actually remained in good shape despite the pandemic looming large and the associated lockdowns. The report outlines that house prices in the country rose by 4.2%[...]

January 14th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

BAR movers badge Latest Covid-19 Restrictions Update January 4th for Removal Companies

Further to the PM’s announcement of the new Tier 5 restrictions in England, it is confirmed that Moving home is still permissible. The newly published guidelines state that: People outside your household or support bubble should not help with moving house unless absolutely[...]

January 5th, 2021 | Categories: Blog Read More >

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