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    7 Tips for a Seamless Spring Move

    Planning to move to a new home this spring? While springtime is certainly one of the best times of the year to move, we know that moving is almost always stressful no matter the timing. From packing and planning to cleaning and decluttering, the process is never as simple as you think. Thankfully, we’re here …

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    How Much Is It to Move to Another State? A Cost Breakdown

    Moving out of the state is an exciting prospect. On the other side of the transition, all sorts of new things await you. There’s a new town to explore, new people to meet, and new places to play, eat, and relax when you move out of state. Before you can enjoy it, though, you’ve got …

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    Packing a Move Day Bag for Kids and Pets

    Moving with kids? Just like packing a Move Day bag for yourself, you’ll also need the bags for your kids and pets. The kids’ bag (or pack one separately for each child) could include: Their toiletries Medications Diapers Wipes A first-aid kit Clothing (including pajamas) Favorite toys Stuffed animals Extra bags for dirty diapers and …

  • The Move Day Bag: Why You Need It and What to Pack

    Whether you’re moving far or staying nearby, we recommend packing a ‘Move Day’ bag with all your essentials. This will help you stay organized and will help relieve moving day stress! Read on to find out what a ‘Move Day’ bag is, why you need one, and what you should pack inside. What is a …

  • How to Manage Moving Stress in December

    Moving is exciting, but it can also be stressful. In fact, a survey of 2,000 people found that moving is the most stressful life event – even more so than divorce or a breakup.  And for good reason – even if you don’t identify as a homebody, having a place to relax at the end …

  • 10 Moving and Downsizing Tips for Seniors

    For most seniors, downsizing is inevitable. Whether the goal is to decrease expenses, simplify lifestyles, or be closer to grandchildren, moving is the first step. The process, however, can be stressful and confusing. When you get organized beforehand it doesn’t have to become overwhelming. Here are our top 10 downsizing tips for seniors: 1. Give …

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    Part 2: Purge Before you Pack for a Lighter Move!

    In our August blog post we discussed the minimalist move and how best to prepare by planning and sorting. Now we move on to decluttering! Follow the general rules of decluttering. One of the most difficult parts of a minimalist move (and minimalism in general) is saying goodbye to things that you’ve carried with you for …

  • Purge Before you Pack for a Lighter Move!

    Purge Before you Pack for a Lighter Move!

    It’s only common sense that less stuff makes everything go much more smoothly. Spending some time purging items that haven’t been used in the past year will lead to a much easiest move. A minimalist move will make your move a breeze! Minimalism is the notion that you can live well with less. While you …

  • How Long in Advance Should I Contact a Moving Company?

    Moving is a complex undertaking, so it’s naturally stressful. A priority to help minimize the stress of moving is to schedule movers well enough in advance. But how far in advance should you schedule a moving company? That depends on the season, how far you’re moving, and whether you’re relocating your residence or business. These …


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