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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Are you moving in the summer? Well, you’re not alone! With favorable weather and great driving conditions, summer is a splendid time to relocate! In fact, these factors are what make summer the most popular time of year to move. Despite the pros of moving during the summer, there are… Continue reading.
If you’ve made a big move to a new city, there’s a good chance that your friends now live miles and miles away. Without a high school or college campus to force you to socialize, meeting new friends can feel overwhelming. The easiest way to make new friends as an… Continue reading.
Setting prices for your yard sale can be tricky. Price your belongings too high and you won’t sell everything; sell for too little and you won’t make as much as you could have even if you do sell everything! The trick to pricing your yard sale items properly is research,… Continue reading.
Moving is a big job for everyone. But when you’re an older adult, it might feel like an even bigger job. Lifting heavy furniture and sorting through all your belongings is a lot of work. It can feel especially difficult if you’re moving out of the home you’ve raised your… Continue reading.