Tag: summer moving season

3 Tips to Stay Sane While Settling In

 

 

Stay sane while settling inAnd in the blink of an eye, summer is ending. Summer’s end means a lot of things, but in the household moving industry, it means a sigh of relief. The busiest time of year has yet again come to a close and while moving companies may be catching their breath, those of you who just moved may be feeling the opposite as it can be overwhelming to settle in to a new home after a move. Homes in transition have a tendency to drive people a little bit crazy but it’s really important to take care of yourself and your family so that your new house can truly start to feel like home. So, how can you keep calm and settle on after a move?

How to Celebrate the Fourth of July in a New City

 

 

July 4th is right around the corner and, if you are anything like us, you are ready to celebrate!

How to Find a July 4th Event

 

But, what do you do if you are new in town? Summer is the busy moving season and that means a lot of families across the U.S. are going to be celebrating Independence Day in a new town. But that doesn’t mean new residents have to keep to themselves. July 4th can be a great way to get out into the community and meet new people!

How to Help Your Movers During a Heat Wave

 

 

how to help your movers during a heat waveSummer moving season is in full swing, but so is a bit of a heat wave. High temperatures coupled with heavy humidity puts those working outdoors or doing any heavy lifting in a dangerous position, including your movers.

How to Create an Awesome House Warming Gift

 

The busy moving season is here and that means that housewarming parties are right around the corner! Once your friends and family who move this summer are settled into their new homes they may be entertaining the idea of … How to Create an Awesome House Warming Giftwell … entertaining!  As a good guest, you’ll want to bring a house warming gift. As an even better guest, you’ll want to bring something that nobody else has thought of – something unique, special, creative and personalized to your host.

Happy Labor Day!

 

Labor DayIn the moving industry, Labor Day is the first sign of winding down after the busy summer season, but it is of course much, much more than that.

 

Labor Day is a day meant to recognize and celebrate the contributions that employees have made to the organizations they work for and the communities they live in.

 
Thank you to all of the Holman Moving Systems staff for all of your hard work and dedication to helping our customers all year round. And thank you to our amazing customers for making this summer yet another amazing season. We hope everybody has a wonderful, relaxing, and well-earned holiday.

 
Happy Labor Day!

Landlord Negotiations

 

Landlord NegotiationsI’ve mentioned before that Matt and I are beginning to save up for a house. While I’m excited about that goal, we still need to rent our current apartment in the meantime and our lease renewal is right around the corner. I’ve been chatting a lot with neighbors about the new management company in charge of maintaining our development and have picked up some interesting tidbits of information through the grapevine. Management isn’t telling anybody, but as people move out, they are fully renovating each apartment to stay competitive with the luxury apartments that just went up down the street. They’re removing the carpet and putting in new hardwood floors, replacing the countertops and appliances, adding in a beautiful backsplash behind the stoves, and replacing the shelving units in the bathrooms. That’s a lot of upgrades! It got me thinking … well it got me thinking that I want all of those upgrades in my apartment and that it isn’t fair that I’ll be paying the same rent for fewer amenities. Enter negotiation skills. How and when is it appropriate to negotiate rent with your landlord once you’ve been living somewhere for over a year?

Summer Moving Season and the Move for Hunger Initiative

 

Holman Moving Moves for HungerMemorial Day is next week, which means the official start of the busy summer moving season is next week as well. We will be sharing helpful moving tips and tricks all season long but I wanted to kick it off with a reminder about one of our favorite initiatives, Move for Hunger. The summer moving season is the perfect time to take advantage of this amazing initiative and help those in need in your local communities.

Where Are College Graduates Moving?

 

Where are College Graduates MovingLast week we talked about how college graduations were right around the corner and how many new graduates would be considering relocation offers for the start of their career. Well, over the weekend, a lot of those graduations commenced and now recent grads are preparing to move out of their college bubble and into the real world. There have been a ton of articles in the local papers lately about how young professionals are flocking to the South Tampa and Saint Petersburg area in Florida and it got me wondering, where else are Millennials moving? Specifically, where are these new college graduates moving now that they’ve completed their education?

Relocating for a Job after College Graduation? What You Should Know.

 

Relocating for a Job after College? What You Should KnowIt’s May, which means college graduation is right around the corner. Young twenty something’s everywhere are preparing to move home, move out, or move to a new city based on a job. It’s exciting to receive an official job offer, especially if you’re lucky enough to get one before graduation day. But moving for a job is a big deal, so it’s important to understand all of the details before making a commitment to an employer. If you are a soon to be college grad, or you know a soon to be college grad, this post is for you.

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?