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Have You Seen Our Moving Checklist and Planner?


How prepared are you for your upcoming move? I ask these questions because people grossly underestimate the amount of preparation that’s needed in order to have a stress free move. I know that preparation and stress free checklistdon’t necessarily go hand in hand for some folks, but when you are moving an entire house planning ahead will save you a ton of angst on moving day.

3 Benefits to Hiring a Professional Mover


benefits of working with a moverThe more stories I hear about friends and family moving themselves, the more benefits I think about regarding working with a professional. Don’t get me wrong, there are pros and cons to both sides. But when it comes to stress level, convenience, and safety, there’s no question about it; a professional is the way to go.

Top 5 Things to Bring When Moving Abroad



Greetings from South Africa! I am visiting my best friend for the next couple of weeks and I can’t even tell you how 5 things to have moving abroadamazing it is here. My friend has been living here since January and has said numerous times that she wishes she could stay forever. I can’t say that I blame her but her comments got me thinking, when moving abroad, what are the most important things to have before you get there?

How to Downsize Before Your Move


My parents just built their retirement home! While they aren’t retiring for another few years, they are anxious to De-cluttering your home for movingmove into their new house and they’re excited to start this next chapter in their lives. I grew up in my parents’ home, a farmhouse about an hour north of Manhattan. The house sits on 2 acres of land on a small lake and includes a small cottage that my parents rent out to other locals. The property includes the house itself, the cottage, a one car garage, and a barn that was converted into my father’s workshop downstairs and my brother and my playroom upstairs. Now that my brother and I are both grown and living on our own, the house is too big for our mom and dad.

Moving Lessons from the Busy Summer Season


Moving lessons from the busy moving seasonsWe talk all the time about how the summer season is the busiest time of the year for the household moving industry and that’s because it’s true. Every year from May through August, professional van lines all over the country are working endless hours to ensure that individuals and families have seamless moves into their new homes. Now that the dust has started to settle and the season is winding down, I wanted to take a moment to go over some key lessons learned over the past few months.

Five Ways to Unwind After Your Move


Settling-In After MovingThe sun is setting, the moving truck just pulled back out of your driveway, and you’re now faced with unpacking and organizing your new home. At first you’re really excited! You’ve got all these ideas floating around in your head about what will go where and how you want to decorate. But then, all of a sudden, sheer exhaustion slaps you in the face. You are beat and who could blame you? Obviously you’ll need to get to the unpacking process soon, but it’s okay to take some time to chill first.

Moving Day Reminders


You’ve researched, planned, organized, coordinated, and packed and moving day has finally arrived. Are you ready?

Whether you are looking at your first move or your fifteenth, there are always some issues that are bound to come up. However, a smooth move is still a totally attainable goal as long as you remember the important stuff. Below are five important moving day reminders to remember on the big day.

Important Tips for Moving With Kids


Important Tips for Moving With KidsMoving is a big life change for everybody involved and it can be easy to get wrapped up in your own head and your own to-do list. While it is important to stay organized, prepare, and remain calm for yourself, it’s even more important to keep your little ones in mind during the entire move process. In all honesty, there is no one answer on how to handle moving with kids because every child will react differently to the idea depending on their age, their social life, and their perception of the situation. Some will be excited about a new house, a new room, a new school and new friends. But, more often than not, kids struggle with the idea of leaving everything they know behind to start over somewhere else. So what can you do? Below are four important tips for moving with kids.

Top 5 Things to Remember When Moving Abroad


Top 5 Things to Remember When Moving AbroadGreetings from Tuscany! I am traveling through Italy and Spain over the next couple of weeks and enjoying every last drop of this Tuscan sun before moving on to Barcelona. I’ve only been here for a few days but I can’t even tell you how many times I’ve said “I could definitely live here.” While I have no official plans to move to Europe (a girl can dream, right?), there are tons of people who really do have those plans! Moving to a new country is very different than moving to the next town over so today I want to share five of the most important things to remember when moving abroad.

The Best Time of Year for Renters to Move into New York City


The Best Time of Year for Renters to Move into New York CityMore often than not, when people move, they are moving because of something; a new job, a relationship, or any major life change. Because of this, the time of year in which we move is often set. There are, however, cases in which the timeline is flexible. People move all the time for reasons that allow them to decide exactly when they are ready to go. So, if you are one of the lucky ones who can control your timing, you should know the optimal time to move to your destination. For example, if you are planning a move into a big city, like New York City, it makes a lot of sense to time it appropriately so that it is easier on you, your family and, potentially, your NY movers. So when is the best time of year to move into New York City?