Month: July 2015

How to Get Friends to Help You Move

Enlisting friends to help with your move is a cost-conscious way to get into your new place. Because most people have moved at some point in their lives, they may be willing to help if you can’t afford professional services. That said, moving is nobody’s favorite activity, so make it a point to show your appreciation …

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Letting Go

An important component in every move is the need to bring closure to your personal matters and relationships in your old community and create attachments in the new one. The list of tasks at both ends of the move varies with each individual and family. Following are specific suggestions and general tips that can help …

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Handle With Care: Childproofing Your Move

Moving can feel like chaos at times and for those with kids, making sure they are out of harms way during this chaos is important. Originally posted on moving.com this article provides tips to help keep your children safe. I’ll take “Stressful Situations” for $200, Alex. The question: “These are guaranteed to make a crazy …

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How To Stage A Home For Sale

Some claim they can spot a “hero” from a “zero” in a second. However, more often than not, we need a closer look. The latter could not be more true when it comes to selling and buying a home. If a potential buyer is about to put down their life’s savings for a new house, …

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How To Save Time When Moving

Moving is always related to spending a lot of time in organization and preparation, not to mention the move itself. It could often be difficult to plan a relocation and it usually takes a few months to make a smooth move, especially if it is a larger one. Time is an essential asset for everyone, …

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Are You Cool With Moving to a New Climate?

How do you prepare for moving to a different climate? Not all changes are triggered by long, cross-country moves. In some parts of the country, just moving a few towns over can have a big impact. The climate is no small consideration when you take into account potential money drains such as heating and cooling bills, …

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To Pay Or Not To Pay For Packing, That Is The Question

Moving isn’t a cheap undertaking, so it’s understandable that people want to cut costs whenever possible. Take packing services, for example. Are they worth the money? We’d like to give you a definitive yes or no answer, but it truly depends on your individual set of circumstances. But make no mistake: Packing services do offer several big advantages. …

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Fun For Kids On Long Moving Trips

If you’re moving with kids in the near future, you know better than anyone how stressful and logistically-demanding it can be. Finding a new neighborhood, a great new home, changing schools, organizing the logistics, packing, saying goodbye to your friends, neighbors and possibly even family members… it’s all a huge undertaking that takes a large toll …

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Proper Moving Attire

What you chose to wear on moving day can make all the difference. Wearing the correct attire is the starting point for any successful move. Moving is a very demanding activity and you should be prepared both emotionally and physically for the task ahead. Here are some tips on what to put on when moving. Before …

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