Bekins Truck Pull for GKTW and Move For Hunger

October 15, 2021 | Uncategorized

Last week, our van line network sent representatives from local moving companies all across the country to get together in Nashville, Tennessee to compare challenges, discuss solutions, and listen to as much live music as we possibly could. We also banded together to bring in donations for Give Kids The… Continue reading.

Family packing house while dog sits in box

Moving with Pets: How to Make Relocation Simpler

October 1, 2021 | Moving Guides & Tips, Packing Guides & Tips

From their favorite spot in the sun to the blanket they always snuggle with, dogs, cats and other pets become accustomed to the way their homes look, smell and feel. Moving to a new home can be difficult on everyone in the family, but for your furry companion it can… Continue reading.

man and woman looking over taxes

Can Moving Expenses Be A Tax Deduction?

September 10, 2021 | Employee Relocation

Taxes and moving have a lot in common: they can both be stressful, costly and confusing. However, they don’t have to be any of those things! The moving experts at Bekins are here to help. If you’re working on your moving budget, you’re probably looking for ways to save as… Continue reading.

Moving truck driving on winding mountain road

Relocation Tips: What is the Best Way to Move Long Distance?

September 1, 2021 | Long Distance Moves, Moving Guides & Tips

If you’re about to move across the country, there’s probably a lot on your mind and even more on your to-do list. From creating (and sticking to) a budget to researching moving companies to organizing and packing your belongings, there is no shortage of things that need to get done. … Continue reading.

home with for sale sign

How to Prepare to Sell Your Home

August 31, 2021 | Household Moves, Moving Guides & Tips

Getting ready to sell your home? Congratulations! Making the decision to sell your house and move somewhere new is a big feat. The house selling process takes quite a bit of prep and care. But don’t fret! We’ve compiled a list of important to-dos to check off the list before… Continue reading.

miami beach

Avoid the Winter Chills: Best Places to Live in the Winter in the US

August 17, 2021 | Household Moves, Long Distance Moves

For many folks, winter means white landscapes, piles of snow and cozy evenings by the fire. However, if this doesn’t sound like your cup of tea, you may be wondering, where is the best place to live in the winter for warm weather? If you’re hoping to escape cold temperatures… Continue reading.

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5 Tips for a Successful International Move

August 10, 2021 | International Moves, Moving Guides & Tips

No matter where you’re headed, moving is a big deal. However, when you’re moving internationally, there are few additional factors that can make your move even more complex. Bekins has been performing moves for nearly 130 years, which means we have a deep understanding of what goes into each and… Continue reading.

mortgage payment: coins sitting by house

Buying Your First House? Here’s How to Calculate a Mortgage Payment

July 29, 2021 | Household Moves, Moving Guides & Tips

Buying your first house is a great feeling. Making sure you can afford your monthly mortgage payment makes it even better. Before you’re ready to move into that first dream home, understand all the costs that go into a monthly housing payment so there are no surprises after the ink… Continue reading.

Thermometer on summer day

6 Things to Expect When Moving to a Hot Climate

July 27, 2021 | Household Moves, Moving Guides & Tips

Moving from a chilly or temperate climate to a warmer or hot climate takes preparation. Your wardrobe will change from boots and sweaters to shorts and flip flops; your hobbies might change from snowshoeing to surfing. With all this change, it’s important to know how to acclimate to hot weather…. Continue reading.

A military spouse and family stand in front of their new home

Will the Military Pay to Move My Spouse?

July 23, 2021 | Goverment & Military Moving

Military spouses endure a lot. Moving every 2.5 years is one of many sacrifices they make along with new jobs, new schools and new neighbors. If you’re facing a permanent change of station (PCS), planning your inevitable move can raise many questions along with your anxiety. The good news is… Continue reading.