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Before moving anything in

Before moving any of your belongings into your new home, its important to make sure that everything is as it should be. You may have had a list of repairs you expected – or this may be the first time you've seen the house empty. Take some time to go around with a notepad and check all of the sockets for obvious signs of wear and tear and look for damage that you might be otherwise liable... [Continue Reading]

Moving Out: A Renter's Obligations

Moving is an exhausting process, from finding a new place to live to hiring reputable movers to boxing your belongings and unpacking. So it's easy to understand why many renters tend to overlook important details before they they move out. In the rush to wrap things up and move into their new residences, people occasionally forget their obligations as a tenant, and those obligations later come... [Continue Reading]

Getting the Best Move with Moving Quotes

The first and maybe the most important step in moving process from one location to another is finding a mover that is reliable then interviewing them for moving quotes. In order to give you a quote the moving service needs to survey house and household items that will be transported. The survey is needed to appropriate the space required and the cost in order to give you an estimated price of... [Continue Reading]

Choose The Best Full Service Moving Companies For You

Trying to choose a mover that seems perfect for you has become rather complicated this days. All this because there are so many full service moving companies and it's hard for you to decide which one of them will best fit to your needs. Here are some helpful tips for choosing a moving company that will deliver your stuff without any incidents. First of all you should get an estimate. The... [Continue Reading]

Moving Quote Types and How To Get Them

The quoted price for your move is calculated based on the weight of you belongings and the distance you need to move them. In the price are also included the packages used and other services that you might require. The moving company will give you a moving quote that is based on the weight they know about and the items they count so you should help the movers by showing them every single item... [Continue Reading]

Organize Your Move With A Moving Checklist

Moving is a chaotic and stressful time. There’s so many things to arrange, having utilities switched, signing up the kids for a new school, scheduling the movers, packing the house. With all the other things you do it’s not easy to find the time to get everything done! Using a checklist of tasks, can help keep you organized and make sure you don’t leave out an important... [Continue Reading]

Tips for Moving to Another Country

BE SURE - Moving can be extremely stressful, be as certain as you can be that it's the right move for you before you go. If possible visit the country before you make up your mind, don't rely on other people's impressions. Ask yourself if the new culture will really suit you (and your family). BE PREPARED - ...For anything and everything to go wrong. Don't assume that you'll be able to find... [Continue Reading]

Moving Boxes: Just How Do I Pack a Box?

Dear Moving Lady: My husband's company just transferred him from the East Coast to the West Coast. This is our first move in twenty years and I have no idea how to start packing. Can you help? Packing? Are you asking the right person? Anyone who has ever seen me wrap a Christmas gift, let alone pack a box, will be laughing too hard to read the rest of this article. My book was about... [Continue Reading]

6 Saving Tips When Moving

Moving households, whether it is due to a job transfer or upgrading your home, and whether moving across country or across town, is an expensive proposition. Even when a new employer sponsors a relocation, there are hidden or un-thought-of expenses such as tipping or registering your vehicle in a new state. Here are six ways to reduce expenses during your next move: 1. Boxes, boxes, boxes... [Continue Reading]

A Few Easy Ways To Take The Headache Out Of Moving

Moving from one house to another is always a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here are some simple tips on how to get it done with minimal stress and strain. Look at all the alternatives: hiring a moving company, for example, versus renting a truck and doing it yourself. Whichever alternative makes most sense for you, get bids from more than one vendor. A few days before... [Continue Reading]