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.

Things to Consider When Moving for a Job

It’s a huge decision.  You’ve been offered a terrific new position.  Is it worth all the stress that will upset your household?  Be sure to do your homework.  There are so many changes that you need to consider before you decide to accept a position and relocate. Here are some good ideas from RelocationAlly…. Continue reading.

Why Do People Move?

Moving is a big deal.  There are various reasons why people move – job change, divorce, financial changes, retirement, downsizing or outgrowing your current home.  Whatever the reason, our experts can help you in every step of the process.  Bekins offers full service moving.  Our website can be a resource for… Continue reading.

Helping to Celebrate More Birthdays

The American Cancer Society surprised Bekins corporate headquarters in Hillside, IL with a thank-you party celebrating Bekins “Jade” level fundraising efforts for the Relay for Life Countryside, IL event.  Bekins raised more than $10,000 for the organization and were recognized a during an awards ceremony at the American Cancer Society’s Leadership Summit held recently in Chicago. Relay for… Continue reading.

Bekins wins award from U.S. Commerce Association

Bekins Receives 2011 Best of Waukegan Award U.S. Commerce Association’s Award Plaque Honors the Achievement NEW YORK, NY, September 23, 2011 — Bekins has been selected for the 2011 Best of Waukegan Award in the Moving Services category by the U.S. Commerce Association (USCA). The USCA “Best of Local Business” Award… Continue reading.

Ready to Retire?

Have you considered where you want to retire?  Money Magazine has published where they believe are the best places to retire.  When retiring, what does your ideal place look like? Is it a hustling and bustling city or is it a country town? Is it on the sea-shore with a view,… Continue reading.

Making Your Move Easier on Your Children

Moving with children can be tricky.  There are so many changes on the horizon that it causes anxiety and stress for both you and your children.  Here are a few tips recently published from Relocation.com to help make the transition a little easier on them and you.  Just be sure to keep the conversation open… Continue reading.