Week-by-Week Tips to Simplify Your Move

Posted by on Jun 18, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Week-by-Week Tips to Simplify Your Move

Whether this is your first serious move or you’re an old-pro at it, there are ways to reduce the stress and hassle of moving from one home to another.  Most people know they are going to relocate well in advance, so don’t leave everything to the last minute.  Decide the moment you know you are moving to plan, pack and even downsize the stuff you no longer want.  Check out our top week-by-week tips to simplify your move. Six Weeks Before Your Move If you plan on hiring a moving company, now is a good time to look for one that...

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6 Best Tips on Getting Your Security Deposit Back

Posted by on Jun 11, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on 6 Best Tips on Getting Your Security Deposit Back

If you are a renter on the move or looking for a space, then one of your biggest concerns may be the security deposits.  This money put down in advance can add up, so follow our top tips to ensure you get back what is coming to you. Pre-Move In Before you move into a unit, ask the landlord to do a walk-through with you.  Use a digital or video camera to record the condition of everything in the apartment.  This includes the rooms as a whole, plus, the walls, floors, bathroom fixtures, cupboard etc.  The more detailed your documentation is...

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Tips on Moving the Family Pet

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Tips on Moving the Family Pet

Moving is a stressful time for everyone and that includes the family pets.  For some animals this can spell disaster, escaping while on the move, a new neighborhood or new home is enough to throw them into turmoil.  However, there are ways to make the transition go smoothly and safely.  Check out our top tips for moving your family pet. Moving the Family Cat and Dog Cats and dogs may be the easiest pets to relocate.  Most cats can be easily transferred in animal carriers, as well as small dogs.  However, if you have a long distance to...

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Top 4 Tips for Running a Successful Garage Sale

Posted by on May 30, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Top 4 Tips for Running a Successful Garage Sale

Spring and summer are the perfect seasons to sell your home, so why not take advantage of the warm weather and hold a garage sale to get rid of all that extra stuff, you don’t want to move with you?  Plus, the extra cash always come in handy. If you are downsizing, then holding a grage sale is not only practical, it may be necessary, but before you jump into throwing all your stuff outside onto the driveway and hope for the best, there are some tips that will help ensure your garage sale is a success.  Check out our top tips on running...

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Top 5 Tips on Safely Moving Your PC When Moving

Posted by on May 29, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Top 5 Tips on Safely Moving Your PC When Moving

Whether you are moving across town or across the country, you will need to pack up your PC carefully to ensure you still have a working computer in your new home.  This may sound as simple as making sure the computer is in a stable location while on the move; however, there are many other components that need to be taken into consideration.  Check out our top 5 tips on safely moving your PC.  The extra time you spend now, may save you a lot of hassle down the road. Tip # 1 ~ Backup Before you do anything with your PC, be sure to backup all...

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Top 6 Reasons Why People Move

Posted by on May 15, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Top 6 Reasons Why People Move

If you have ever done a large move, even once, you know what a hassle it can be and you may wonder why anyone would ever want to do it again.  But according to statistics, people do relocate from one home to another on average of every five to seven years.  This may seem like a lot over the course of a lifetime and it does add up; however, there are many reasons why folks move.  Let’s explore these top reasons and see if you have fallen “victim” to any of these circumstances. Family is Growing The first and perhaps the...

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Be Eco-Friendly and Reduce Waste When You’re Moving

Posted by on May 8, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Be Eco-Friendly and Reduce Waste When You’re Moving

The number of people on the Earth is growing each day and along with more people comes more waste.  In fact, around 1,600 pounds of waste is produced by each person in just one year – that’s a lot of garbage and it all has to go somewhere. It is estimated that around 600 pounds of all our waste is in the form of paper and cardboard, another 149 pounds is from plastic, 58 pounds in textiles and 82 pounds is in wood.  Although, recycling has reduced waste from going into landfills upwards of 30 percent, we still need to be mindful...

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4 Tips on Moving Kids in the Middle of a School Year

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on 4 Tips on Moving Kids in the Middle of a School Year

Moving is not only stressful on adults, but it can be devastating to kids and teens, especially when it happens in the middle of a school year.  The thoughts of leaving all their friends and everything familiar, to suddenly be thrust into a new neighborhood and school system can make your kids miserable.  However, the move may be inevitable, but the fear and bad attitudes don’t have to be.  Check out our tips on helping your kids move in the middle of a school year. Easing the Stress of Moving into a New Home  One of the most...

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Moving in a Hurry? 7 Tips on Selling the House Left Behind

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Moving in a Hurry? 7 Tips on Selling the House Left Behind

With the way the world is, not all people will be able to stay in the same job until retirement.  This type of life-changing circumstances may require you to relocate in a hurry in order to embark on your new career.  Unfortunately, if this is an unexpected change you may not always have time to sell your current home. If you have a spouse, leaving them behind to wrap up the loose ends may be an option, but this isn’t always a viable idea.  So what can you do to ensure the best chance at selling your old home when you aren’t...

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Moving Into a New Home? Make Safety Your Top Priority

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Articles | Comments Off on Moving Into a New Home? Make Safety Your Top Priority

With the stress and business of putting your old home on the market, finding a new home to buy, then the packing up and moving, you may not pay much attention to safety.  I’m not just referring to being safe while loading and unloading boxes or finding the appropriate people to take care of your small children or pets during the process (although, that is important) I’m talking about the safety of your new home.  In this article we are going to list some helpful tips to help you insure your new home is safe and ready to provide...

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