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Cross-Country Moving on a Budget

It should be no surprise today that the costs of moving are high and going up. Moving.com has estimated that the average cost of a local move is $1,250 today. When it comes to a long-distance move (which is considered a move of a thousand miles), the average cost jumps to $4,890 for a move […]

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Home Gym – How to Pack Your Weights for a Move

Moving a home gym is a giant task. Depending on how much equipment you’ve accumulated over the years – there can be a lot involved. It’s important to get professional help for these often super heavy and oversized items and to ensure the machines are not damaged in transport. After you’ve taken the time to […]

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First Day in Your New Home Checklist

Your first day in your new home is exciting. The culmination of all your hard work to fulfill this goal and begin a new chapter in life as a homeowner has arrived! Before you fire up the barbecue and start inviting people over for a housewarming, there are some things you should do – as […]

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Downsizing Your Closets Before a Move

Making time for a move can be stressful. Not just all the planning and packing but also figuring out what to keep and what to toss. This is an opportune time to get rid of things you haven’t used in a long time or even forgot about. Not only will be mean fewer boxes to […]

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Tips To Keep Pests Out During a Move

Moving into a new place can come with its own set of rewards and challenges. As you prepare for your big move, you’ve likely already seen all of the tips online for how to pack, what to do the day of a move even checked the list of items you can and can’t put on […]

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Moving with Babies and Toddlers: Minimize the Stress

Moving is a stressful, anxious time for even the most organized adult. Add children – particularly very young children – to the mix, and the stress triples. Fortunately, with a little preplanning, there are some steps you can take to ensure the moving process goes a little more smoothly, even with very young children in […]

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Tips to Easily Pack Your Whole Bedroom for a Move

Chances are if you’re getting ready to move soon, then you’ve been packing your things up into boxes for a while. It’s easier to take your time and sort and pack each room in labeled boxes so that when it’s time for moving day you can just move and place those items in their associated […]

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Skip These Items When Packing for a Move

When it’s time to start planning for a move, there are so many tips online you can follow to keep you on track and make the move an easy one. One thing we don’t talk about regularly is those things you shouldn’t take with you when you’re moving. Here’s a practical list of things to […]

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More People Are Moving to Florida Now

The sunshine state has always been a favorite location for people to enjoy visiting and even moving to. For years it was the place where retirees were choosing to spend their later years due to the great temperatures and sunny weather year-round. Today, it’s also becoming a top place to live for many others too. […]

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Tips for an Eco-Friendly Move

The comedian George Carlin said it best: our homes are “a place for our stuff.” “Stuff” accumulates over the years (or decades) and moves to our basements, attics, and other out-of-the-way places. It’s during a move that it really hits home how much “stuff” we have. It also becomes apparent that not everything needs to […]

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