Moving Tips – Planning All the Details

Here are some good moving tips to help you get ready for your move.   The more organized you are, the better your move will be.  Thanks to the MovePoint Blog for these great suggestions and reminders.  As always, plan all the details early – it will help your move a little less stressful! … Continue reading.

The BBB of Chicago and Northern Illinois Elects Bob Dalaskey to their Board of Directors

Bob Dalaskey, Sr. Vice President of Business Development for Bekins Van Lines, Hillside, IL has been elected to the Better Business Bureau of Chicago & Northern Illinois’ Board of Directors. The  Better Business Bureau is an advocate for consumer protection and Bekins’ is a BBB accredited business.  This accreditation means that Bekins has met strict… Continue reading.

Make Your House Stand Apart from Others

With so much competition out there when selling your home, what things will help your house sell before your neighbors? Realtor Magazine has put together this interesting slide show. http://realtormag.realtor.org/home-and-design/architecture-coach/slideshow/2011/08/9-unique-features-set-home-apart Good luck on selling your home and when your ready for a mover, contact Bekins.

Moving and Storage Leader and Innovator

Bekins celebrates 120 years in the moving and storage business.  We began operating with a few covered wagons in 1891 and have grown into one of the most recognized names in the van line industry. Did you know Bekins is the innovator of many of the standard moving programs being… Continue reading.

Spooky Cities Make Great Places to Live

Just in time for Halloween, Relocation.com’s Lexie Puckett has some spooky cities where you just might want to live.  When you decide to move, make sure you call Bekins so that you don’t get frightened by rogue movers.  Click here to read their recommendations on where to move.

Bekins Honors Top Drivers

Congratulations to Bekins “Drivers of the Month” for the months of January to August 2011.  These drivers are selected each month in three fleets: Household Goods (HHG), Agent Household Goods (Agent HHG) and High Value Products (HVP).  Criteria determining selection includes: superior professionalism, timeliness, communications and customer service skills.  As “Drivers of… Continue reading.

Important Moving Task

You  have closed on your new home and are ready to move in.  What’s the first thing you should do?  Change the locks!  You never know who might have keys to your home.  Give yourself peace of mind and ease your worries. Realtor® Jon Klein of Parkland, FL wrote an eye opening… Continue reading.

What Types of Moving Boxes Do You Need?

Most of us dread moving.  We all have accumulated so much stuff, especially if your family has expanded from just you, to you and your significant other to children.  You wonder to yourself “where did all of this come from?” You’ve sold your current home –  now some decisions need… Continue reading.

Finding Your New Home

With our economy currently in a “buyer’s” market, we found this article by Jorja Baumgarten of The Robinson team in Prosper, TX regarding what you should look for when house-hunting and moving to your dream home.  Realtor.com re-published it in their blog, but if you didn’t see it, here it is again.  Keep a clear… Continue reading.

Bekins Wins Quest for Quality Award

Bekins Sr. Vice President Jim Mazzuca stated, we were very pleased to have received this prestigious award from Logistics Management Magazine and we are honored to be included among the winners”. Bekins Van Lines was founded in 1891, and provides quality relocation and transportation services to both corporate and private customers… Continue reading.