Planning for a career move or educational offer overseas is exciting and exhausting. You’re arranging transportation, scheduling the movement of your stuff from one place to another, and collecting all of the documentation and records you need to make your move official. If you’ll be earning money overseas, or if… 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.
As you prepare for an upcoming move, a lot of your logistical work is done online. You may request a moving estimate, update your utilities, and apartment hunt all on your home computer. While online moving resources can make your transition easier, going digital also puts you in danger of… Continue reading.
Perhaps you’re an individual who’s downsizing or a business manager transferring an entire office. If you’re on your own trying to handle the move, you may not have the time or ability to manage all of the duties involved in relocating. Relocation or move coordinators take on the numerous tasks… Continue reading.
Boxing up items like books, kitchen utensils, and clothing is relatively easy because you know the contents are likely to stay safe inside a sealed box. Irregularly shaped or delicate items are trickier, and these are more likely to suffer damage during the moving process. Everyone has property that is… Continue reading.
Many homeowners assume that the summer is the best season for moving. Unfortunately, this perception means that an unusually high number of homeowners undertake moves during the summer without considering other options or accounting for seasonal challenges. Many moving experts actually recommend scheduling your household moves for spring. Here’s why…. Continue reading.
A job offer landed in your inbox last week, the kind of once-in-a-lifetime, bank-account-boosting offer you’ve always wanted. There’s only one hiccup. Accepting the job of your dreams would require you to complete a challenging, long-distance relocation in a very short period of time. The clock is ticking. You have… Continue reading.
You might think that Americans today move more frequently than they did in the past. However, according to the US Census Bureau, only 11.2% of Americans moved in 2016. This percentage is considered an all-time low. Why did 11.2% of the population choose to move in 2016? Where did they… Continue reading.
Wintertime moves come with a host of unique challenges. Along with all the tasks and stresses of relocating your family, you must also deal with unpredictable and potentially hazardous weather. Our previous blog Moving in Bad Weather: How to Stay Safe in the Rain and Snow provided guidelines to help you… Continue reading.
Most people assume local moves are much easier than long-distance moves. After all, you arrive at your new home much faster, making the moving experience less of a hassle. If you forget something, you could even return to your old home to collect it. However, local moves do pose a… Continue reading.