Are You Moving to Cork & Need A Removals Company?
Are you planning on moving to Cork? There are plenty of good reasons to choose this Irish city. It is English speaking so it is not necessary to learn a new language; there is easy access to beautiful countryside, rivers, mountains and the sea. Cork is creative, historic, exciting and ever-changing. It has a population of approximately 120,000 people and is the second largest city in Southern Ireland. It’s a short flight away from other European cities and you’ll always have a perfect pint of Guinness to fall back on.
Local Information if you are thinking of moving to Cork
When you first move to a new city finding your way around the local taxes and requirements can be daunting, a quick visit to the following website can help you on your way: Tax & Banking Information
Accommodation if you are thinking of moving to Cork
Most expats moving to Cork often choose to rent a property, however for people who are planning to stay in the city for a number of years, buying may be the preferred option. Recent figures issued by the CSO Central Statistics Office indicate that the property market across Ireland remains strong and properties are continuing to increase. The average cost of property in Cork is currently Euros 193,000 (£170,000) up by 10% compared to 12 months ago. Nationwide house values are predicted to increase by a further 5%.
Like most cities, some areas of Cork are more expensive than others but generally the prices in Cork are cheaper than Dublin, if you don’t wish to live in the city centre, Cobh, Blarney, Ovens and Midleton are all easily commutable.
The following sites have a selection of properties:
Schools if moving to Cork
Finding a school in Cork should be easy to organise. By law, any child in Cork can attend public school, regardless of their parent’s visa status. However, it is worth remembering that many schools in Cork will be full, it would be wise to contact your preferred school before arriving. Many expats will want to continue with the curricula from home and will choose an international school, although these can be very expensive.
The following site has a selection of international schools in Cork: http://www.cork-guide.ie/cork_city/schools.htm
Travel if you are thinking of moving to Cork
Public transport in Cork is excellent. There is a modern bus system throughout the city and suburbs. The city’s railway is based at Kent station. There are two local lines serving the county: one for Cobh in east Cork and one serving Mallow, Charleville and Millstreet in north Cork. The airport is accessible by public and private bus, seven days a week with buses in both directions every 30 minutes from 5am until midnight.
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Currency Conversion If Moving To Cork
When moving overseas making sure you get the best exchange rate possible is essential to starting your new life on a sound footing. White & Company has an exclusive arrangement with an FX Firm. Simply call us on Tel: 01494-857672 or follow the link to see what additional monies you will receive compared to using your high street bank and to set up a free account. https://www.whiteandcompany.co.uk/foreign-exchange/
European Removals To Cork
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If you are looking to move to Cork, White & Company have been providing an European removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of FIDI and Omni.
White & Company are proud winners of the British Association of Removers ‘Overseas Mover of the Year’ Competition 2016 and finalists in the 2017 competition.