Archive for July 2013

But My Estimate Said…

About Moving EstimatesMy cousin moved from Connecticut to Brooklyn this month. I had no idea she was moving until she called and invited me to her new apartment. As we were catching up, I asked her how her move went. Apparently, that question was enough to open the flood gates. One of her issues really stuck with me because I realized that a lot of people moving for the first time may come across the same question.

“Why was my estimate so much different than the actual cost of my move?!”

Settling In After Your Move Means More Than Unpacking

Settling in After Your MoveThe other day I was helping a friend plan his move. When I mentioned setting aside some time to settle in to his new home, he immediately responded that he can unpack at his leisure and dawned on me that a lot of people think settling in simply means unpacking. This couldn’t be farther from the truth. Settling in after moving is so much more than unpacking. What about your utilities, and making friends and registering to vote and, and, and …