Your relocation to London may have been weeks or even months in the planning. Eventually though, you will be winging your way to a new life in a new city. When you are planning your international relocation it is important to plan your agenda for the first couple of weeks. Arriving in a foreign country can be daunting even if they do speak the same language.
Many people choose to use the services of one of the professional relocation services companies that help people move and settle into London. If you have done your planning, they will have a list of properties for you to view within hours of you arriving at Heathrow. Finding accommodation is a very important part of your first weeks here. You won’t really feel as if you have completed your relocation to London unless you are able to move into your own home.
If you are staying at a hotel or in corporate accommodation supplied by your employer, you’ll want to get settled as fast as possible. Ask your London relocation agents to show you as wide a range of properties as possible. You need to get out and explore the city as soon as possible and seeing apartments is a rather good way to combine a bit of sightseeing while you are en route.
If you see an apartment that you like, just take a couple of hours to get a sense of the neighborhood. Have lunch at a neighborhood restaurant, check out the tube station and walk around for a while to get a quick glimpse of what could be your new home for a couple of years.
Even if you’re not going to move in right away, you’ll have a weight off your shoulders as soon as you sign the lease. Many other aspects of your relocationwill fall into place as soon as you have found an apartment or house. You can register with the council, open a bank account and register at your local doctor just as soon as you have signed your lease.