Are you thinking of moving to Dorchester?
When choosing a removals company for moving to Dorchester, Maidmans Moving & Storage are industry leading, award winning, professionals, offering high quality home moves along with exceptional customer care. Maidmans Moving & Storage has an outstanding customer service record with clients moving to or from the Dorset area. As a British Association of Removers member, we follow the code of practice approved by the Trading Standards Institute.
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Are you moving to Dorchester?
Where is Dorchester?
Should you be considering moving to Dorchester you will find Dorchester is situated on the river Frome in the county of Dorset, it lies approximately 8 miles from Weymouth. The map below shows the location of Dorchester.
Travel Connections To Dorchester
Estate Agents Dorchester
When moving to Dorchester you may wish to contact Estate Agents in Dorchester, to guide you through the renting or purchasing process. Most estate agents in Dorchester are not only situated in the high street but can be found online. The list below introduces some of the estate agents in Dorchester
Estate Agents when moving to Dorchester
Meyers Estate Agents
Herons Diw 86
Fox & Sons
40 South Street
Houses For Sale In Dorchester
Buying a home in the UK has generally proved to be a sound long term investment. There are many variables to consider one of which is location. If you have already decided to make the move to Dorchester you should visit the area and speak to the local experts, such as estate agents.
The June 23rd 2016 referendum which resulted in a leave vote and triggered the Brexit effect making it difficult to predict house values in Dorchester. The trick is to not panic but to assess all the options. The more deposit you have towards the purchase will reduce your overall risk.
The information below will; give you an idea of the average house prices in Dorchester to give you an idea of current property values in Dorchester
Dorchester Property Prices
During October 2016 the average price for property in Dorchester was around £278,000, with detached houses around £407,000, semi detached homes at £293,000, terraced property at £253,000 and flats at around £191,000.
During December 2016 the average price for property in Dorchester changed to around £357,000, with detached houses around £453,000, semi detached homes at £294,000, terraced property at £254,000 and flats at around £191,000.
By the end of February 2017 the average price for property in Dorchester fell to around £288,000, with detached houses around £421,000, semi detached homes increased to around £306,000, terraced property at £260,000 and flats at around £202,000.
December 2017 saw the average asking price for property in Dorchester increase above December 2016 prices to around £306,000, with detached houses around £448,000, semi detached homes increased to around £324,000, terraced property at £278,000 and flats at around £220,000.
In November 2018 the average asking price for property in Dorchester is £343,000, with detached houses around £477,000, semi detached homes increased to around £320,000, terraced property at £277,000 and flats at around £213,000. Source Zoopla.
The average asking price for property in Dorchester has changed again and now in June 2019 it is £351,000, with detached houses around £498,000, semi detached homes increased to around £323,000, terraced property at £278,000 and flats at around £216,000. Source Zoopla.
Local New Home Sites
McCarthy & Stone – Bowes Lyon Court
Poundbury, Dorchester, DT1 3SU
1a Liscombe Street, Poundbury, DT1 3DF
Local Council Tax Band
Upon moving into your new home, contact your local council to register as the council tax payer. You will be sent a council tax bill. There are many thousands of homes in England that may have been placed in the wrong band since the implementation of the council tax back in the early 1990s.
If your new home is one of them, you can get your band lowered. It is worth speaking with your new neighbours to see what band their properties are in. You can also visit the website of the Valuation Office Agency and your local council at www.dorchester-tc.gov.uk
10 South Street, Dorchester DT1 1BT
0345 734 5345
64 High West Street, Dorchester DT1 1XA
Dorchester Utility Companies
0913 581 8820
Local Hardware Stores
Now you are in your new home you may wish to make some improvements. The list below shows local hardware stores.
53 South Street, Dorchester DT1 1DQ
Dorchester Cable & Phone Connections
When arranging your Dorchester removals and need to know the broadband availability, simply visit www.broadbandchoices.co.uk
Dorchester Local Council
When planning your Dorchester removals and need information about schools, planning permission, parking permits or council tax, simply contact: www.dorchester-tc.gov.uk
Damers First School
Dorchester Leisure Venues
Physiques & Shapes Health Club
Thomas Hardye Leisure Centre
Coburg Rd, Dorchester DT1 2HR
D W Sports Fitness Club
Moreton, Moreton, Dorchester DT2 8BB
0845 600 0650
What clubs & groups are there in Dorchester?
Dorchester Town Football Club
The Greene King I P A Stadium Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RY
Dorchester Tennis & Squash Club
Sawmills Lane, Weymouth Avenue, Dorchester DT1 2RZ
There are restaurants for all tastes, including
36 High West Street
Family Health & Wellbeing
Atrium Health Centre www.atriumhealth.nhs.uk
Fordington Practice www.fordingtonsurgery.nhs.uk
The Royal Terrace Dental Practice www.theroyalterracedentalpractice.com
Casterbridge Solutions www.casterbridgedental.co.uk
Specsavers Opticians www.specsavers.co.uk
Vision Express www.visionexpress.com
Castle Veterinary Clinic www.castlevets.co.uk
Dave Cumber Vets www.fieldingandcumber.co.uk
Local Domestic Removals Dorchester
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