30 08, 2017

Don’t Get Scammed! How to Avoid Shady Movers

2017-08-30T15:37:05-05:00August 30th, 2017|Blog|

Prepping for a move? Turn your scam detector on, kids. There are plenty of unethical moving outfits who are more interested in liberating you from your cash than delivering your possessions safe and sound. Some of the signs are obvious. Poor phone manners should be a big red flag. A website that looks woefully out of date is another. Likewise, a general feeling that the movers [...]

25 08, 2017

7 Things People Forget to Do Before They Move

2017-08-25T15:47:44-05:00August 25th, 2017|Blog|

1 month before: Cancel recurring charges Taking care of a gym membership or other subscription services may fall by the wayside during the madness leading up to moving day. Worse, those recurring charges will keep mounting on your credit card while you’re in the throes of unpacking. Get a jump on canceling these at least a month before your last expected day of [...]

20 08, 2017

Keep Your Kid Classy: How to Transfer School Records

2017-08-20T18:34:40-05:00August 20th, 2017|Blog|

Obviously, you’ve researched the new schools in the area before you bought the new property. Moving with kids has to be handled with care, as every parent knows. Your child’s school records are some of the most important documents you need to gather when you move. But how do you transfer school records from one district to another? You can always bring photocopies with you [...]

15 08, 2017

Start Planning Your Next Move Now

2017-08-15T18:47:11-05:00August 15th, 2017|Blog|

When moving season arrives, thousands of people across the country pack up their belongings and moving to a new home. Whether it’s from one apartment to another, kids headed off to college or families transitioning into a new home, moving can be an incredibly taxing and time-consuming ordeal. So start planning your next move now! Fortunately for those on the move, there are [...]

15 08, 2017

9 Ways to Keep Stress at Bay on Moving Day

2017-08-15T01:03:45-05:00August 15th, 2017|Blog|

It’s moving day: you’ve planned perfectly, all your tasks are complete, and you’re ready with checklist in hand. However, the movers are running late—and it throws off your schedule. Panic starts to seep in and cracks in your well-planned foundation are starting to show. It’d be great if you could box up the oncoming stress and shove it into the truck—when it finally arrives. But don’t let your moving day descend into chaos. [...]

10 08, 2017

How Much Should You Tip Your Movers?

2017-08-10T01:06:08-05:00August 10th, 2017|Blog|

Tip etiquette is a touchy subject under any circumstances. It’s even more fraught with questions when deciding whether to tip your movers. Because movers are entrusted with your personal possessions and do much of the heavy lifting (pun intended), you may feel obligated to reward them for their hard work. Although they are being paid to provide a service and to haul your belongings from place to [...]

1 08, 2017

Should You Take Photos of Your Stuff Prior to Moving?

2017-08-01T18:02:18-05:00August 1st, 2017|Blog|

Moving is stressful enough without having to worry about your possessions getting dinged or damaged. But accidents do happen. Say your antique vase gets cracked or you arrive at your new home only to find the flippers on your pinball table no longer flip. Should you take photos of your valuables before you box them up? Rather than photographing anything and everything, she [...]

29 07, 2017

5 Steps to Follow Before You Decide to Move Overseas

2017-07-29T19:20:00-05:00July 29th, 2017|Blog|

Maybe it’s for a job. Maybe it’s for adventure. Maybe it’s because you’ve always wanted to live in a country where they drive on the other side of the road. Whatever the reason, it doesn’t matter why you want to move overseas. What matters is that you get all your ducks in a row before bidding adieu to the United States. We’ve assembled a list of the [...]

24 07, 2017

How to Move With Kids

2017-07-24T19:18:16-05:00July 24th, 2017|Blog|

Moving is a complicated process, but it can be especially difficult for children. By the time we reach adulthood, most of us have lived in a variety of different places. However, for your children, the house and neighborhood you are now moving away from might be the only home they have ever known. How to move with kids is a common challenge for [...]

20 07, 2017

3 Ways to Avoid Damage to Your House When Moving Out

2017-07-20T16:13:51-05:00July 20th, 2017|Blog|

Although you’re leaving your old house in the rear view mirror on moving day, that doesn’t mean you should treat it without respect or care. After all, someone else is moving in to their new home, and they want it to be as nice as they expected. Before you move out, make sure to buy supplies that will help you preserve the floors [...]

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