Moving most of your belongings, while time-consuming, is simple: you pack books in boxes, wrap glass in paper, and take furniture apart. Better yet, you hire a moving company to pack for you. However, some items can be challenging to move. Fish tanks, for example, take more forethought and research… Continue reading.
If you’re moving to the country from an urban or suburban area, you may be a bit nervous about meeting the new neighbors. Will they like you in your new town, or will you be mocked for your city ways? The best way to get neighbors on your side is… Continue reading.
When you live in a series of rented rooms, you begin to get used to a sort of institutional ambiance. But now you’re getting settled in a city apartment and making a new start. You want to turn your bleak, new home into a warm, comfortable getaway. You love the… Continue reading.
If you’re like most people, you need every dollar when you move, including your rental deposit money. Ensure your deposit is returned to you after moving out of your old place by meeting the requirements of your lease. Here’s how to have the best chance of receiving your security deposit… Continue reading.
During a move, you have too many things on your mind. Your to-do list seems never-ending, and you’d prefer the list to shrink, not grow. But when you have to plan meals on top of organizing and executing a move, cooking dinner is probably the last thing on your mind…. Continue reading.
Are you the person on your block with the most stunning outdoor holiday displays? Do you have an extensive seasonal collection that includes fragile ornaments, multiple strings of lights and artificial trees? With careful planning, all of these items can be relocated securely. Here are some tips for packing and… Continue reading.
Have a festive and joyous experience over the holidays even when you’re in the middle of a relocation. With a bit of planning and a flexible, positive attitude, your special season can be one of the happiest times ever for you and your loved ones. Here are four ways to… Continue reading.
Giving up one home for another is often a complex process. Perhaps the most complex of these situations arises when you must handle multiple objectives at once, such as selling your home and preparing to move out of it simultaneously. Putting your home on the market and preparing to transition… Continue reading.
When you’re a parent, moving presents more than its share of challenges. Packing, loading boxes into the truck, and making plans with moving companies is harder when you have little ones underfoot. Plus, your little ones have thoughts and feelings related to the move— feelings you need to address throughout… Continue reading.
Many people consider their pets an important part of the family and don’t question at all whether to bring the animal along when it’s time to move. If you have a dog, you’ve probably given him or her car rides many times, so another trip-even a long one-won’t be a… Continue reading.