Moving to Murcia | Removals Firms Murcia

Moving to Murcia | Removals Firms Murcia

Choosing A Removal Company When Moving to Murcia.


Are you thinking of moving to Murcia? It derives its name from the Latin murtae (mulberry). For centuries mulberry leaves were fed to silkworms for the flourishing silk industry, lasting until just after the Second World War, when local silk could no longer compete against man-made fibres.

If you are looking to move to Murcia, White & Company have been providing an European removals, packing and storage service for over 145 years and are members of BAR, FIDI  and Omni.

Murcia is situated in the south of Valencia.  It is located on the Segura River, in the Southeast of the Iberian Peninsula. The area enjoys a hot summers, mild winters, and relatively low rainfall. Less populated than many other areas. It offers a good balance. A few local lively resorts for those looking for nightlife and a little excitement. Alongside peaceful villages and a more relaxed lifestyle for the many retirees who settle there.

Property prices if you are thinking of moving to Murcia

The cost of living and property prices are relatively similar to other European cities and will vary from town to town across the region. Murcia city has a university and some good schools available for those with families. Alhama du Murcia has good employment opportunities, a small community of expats and some good schools.

Purchasing property is relatively easy in Spain. Enlisting the assistance of an English speaking estate agent is advisable. Currently you can purchase a three bedroomed home in Murcia which needs renovating, for as little as Euros 14,500 (£12,760). A new penthouse apartment with 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, would cost around Euros 400,000 (£351,920).

The following site has a selection of properties: Properties In Spain

Schools if moving to Murcia

After primary school in Spain students must continue on to Compulsory Secondary Education (ESO) which generally lasts from age 12-16.

Expats, particularly those who have teenage children or only intend to stay in Murcia for the short-term, usually choose an international school, offering a British curriculum or the International Baccalaureate (IB).

The following site has a selection of international schools: Schools portal for Murcia

Local Information if moving to Murcia

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: Banking and Tax Information

Travel if moving to Murcia

Murcia–San Javier Airport serves the Murcia area and is located 17 miles southeast of Murcia. Murcia has a wide range of public transport, with suburban and long distance buses and trains. The train station is in the city centre and is well connected with Madrid, Barcelona, Alicante and Valencia.

Currency Conversion If Moving To Murcia

Since 1999, Spain has used the Euro (EUR) as its official currency. One euro is divided into 100 cents. It will be relatively straightforward to open a bank account in Murcia. You will need to be over 18, have some proof of Identity and address. Residents will also need to produce their NIE certificate.

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. Currency Conversion Site

European Removals To Murcia

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