In 2014, home ownership dropped to its lowest percent in nearly 20 years-just under 65%. The drop in home ownership happened because of changes in the perceptions and realities of property rental. In the last 20 years, renting has become more attractive and more practical than owning a home. Whether… Continue reading.
When your family moves for the first time, each person has to get used to a new bedroom, a different neighborhood, and a new set of friends. For children and teenagers who have always lived in the same house, the prospect of making new acquaintances can seem daunting. What’s more,… Continue reading.
Are you a manager or facilities coordinator preparing for a big move? The promise of an office relocation often energizes a company, but it also seems overwhelming when the details of the move need attention. Fortunately, you can take several steps to relieve much of the stress involved in a… Continue reading.
Although electronics seem much more durable than artwork or furniture, they have their own vulnerabilities. Despite hard plastic casings, electronics need special care and preparation just like any other item. Use the five steps below to prepare and pack large electronics before your next move. 1. Back Up Important Data… Continue reading.
You need a lot of advanced planning to move your family across the country for a job or school. You’ve found housing, you’ve booked a moving company, and you’ve packed all your belongings. Now you need tips to help you survive the days you’ll spend moving your family and belongings…. Continue reading.
As a child, you may have watched Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. In every episode he sang an adorable song about being good neighbors with the people he meets: I’ve always wanted to have a neighbor just like you. I’ve always wanted to live in a neighborhood with you. But as an… Continue reading.
As you prepare for your upcoming move, you take great care to ensure your items arrive safe and sound. But what have you done to protect your personal information? Statistics estimate that nearly 15 million US residents experience identity theft each year. And though fraudulent activity can happen at any… Continue reading.
You and your spouse just tied the knot and bought a new home together. You want to create a space where you both feel creative and comfortable. However, you may disagree about how you’ll decorate your home, and those disagreements can throw a wrinkle in your happily ever after. By… Continue reading.
Moving is expensive, but it doesn’t need to empty your wallet. The price of an interstate move is based on the weight of the shipment and the distance of a move. Local moves are calculated by handling time and added services, like packing. The bottom line is simple: the more… Continue reading.
After months of searching for a new home, you’ve finally found one with enough room to accommodate everyone. You wanted the house to look picture-perfect, so you applied a fresh coat of paint to each room and even installed new carpet and hardwood flooring. But now that moving day has… Continue reading.