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Hooray, you’re moving! (Aaaack, you’re moving!) Don’t fret. Organize a stress-free move by breaking it down into manageable tasks. Here’s your handy, step-by-step guide to moving day. 3 Months Before ❏     Budget moving expenses. ❏     Research moving company options. ❏     Create a moving file to keep track of everything:...

Posted on Apr 30 2014 - 7:46pm by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Ask These Questions BEFORE Hiring a Moving Company

  Choosing a mover can be intimidating work. After all, you’re putting your belongings entirely in someone else’s hands. While it’s nice to have faith in your fellow humans, the truth is that there are lots of moving scams in the U.S. Before you trust a company with your goods, do your homework by asking the questions below, and always try to select a company...

Posted on Apr 16 2014 - 9:03pm by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on How to Fit Everything You Own in a 5’ x 10’ Storage Unit

Life changes happen: marriage, new home, newborn baby…etc. Then there are more unusual changes like the one I’ll undertake next month when I quit my job to travel the world for a year with my husband. Since we’re moving away and living only out of backpacks for a year, we had to figure out what to do with all the items we would leave behind. With the amount...

Posted on Apr 14 2014 - 5:42am by Garret Stembridge
Comments Off on Move Your Address Too

Moving time is filled with excitement and tons of things to do! It’s very easy to put off moving your address along with your belongings. Yet, it’s best to get started on  address changes well before the moving date. Like most people, I’ve been there. That is, I’ve sat down and worried over whether I remembered to notify everyone of my move. It’s...

Posted on Feb 26 2014 - 11:49pm by Liz Froment
Comments Off on Three Apartment Hunting Tips to Help Find Your New Home

While there are plenty of homeowners out there who are looking to move from time to time, there are probably many more apartment hunters who need help as well. There are any one of a number of reasons why someone would need a new apartment, including a new addition to the family, a new job, looking for a new neighborhood, wanting to downsize and more. http://www.rivernorthhomes.com Just...

Posted on Nov 18 2013 - 7:00am by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on Moving? Don’t Lose Sight Of Your Valuables!

  Cara Giaimo is a blogger for SimpliSafe. She is currently moving and is taking special care of her guitar, her laptop, and her hat collection.  SimpliSafe Wireless Home Security is making its way to the top of its industry. Take a minute to visualize your most treasured possession. Is it your wedding ring, your father’s wrist watch, or another irreplaceable...

Posted on Oct 23 2013 - 7:00am by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on How To Move Your Car Cross-country

There’s no way around the logistical challenges of moving cross-country. Not only do you have to get all your stuff to your new place some 3,000 miles away, but you also need to get your car there. And unless you feel the call of the open road beckoning, you’ll surely want to find a way to ship it across without exhausting yourself behind the wheel. Luckily,...

Posted on Sep 4 2013 - 10:48pm by Dayna Hathaway
Comments Off on Moving: Get the Kids Involved

Moving with kids underfoot can add extra stress and difficulty to an already grueling process. How can you engage the little ones in the work? If you play your cards right, you’ll keep the kids occupied and get some quality help with your packing as well. Here are categories of things you can have kids pack, as well as specific tasks they can help with. Have kids...

Posted on Aug 21 2013 - 9:52pm by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on 4 Great Ways to Save Money on Your Move

During your move, you will undoubtedly be looking for ways to decrease costs. Besides “perks” like the points you earn for gift cards and discounts when you plan your move with Moveboxer, there are other ways to save money on your move. Below are a few tips for doing just that through the various stages of you move. ...

Posted on Aug 14 2013 - 2:24pm by Guest Contributor
Comments Off on Why It’s Important to Get 3 Moving Estimates

  You’ve heard of the rule of three, right? It holds true in math, writing, photography, and certainly doesn’t exclude the process of moving. To throw in another analogy, when you’re shopping for a dress, or a refrigerator, you do not settle on the first one you see. When interviewing babysitters, people feel more confident in their decision if they interview...