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Check out ways to dispose of your “junk” and lighten your moving load. Thinking of a fresh start? De-cluttering, donating and selling items you no longer need can help you save time and money too.
Each year, one in four Americans will pack up and move their belongings and more consumers are using the Internet to research many aspects of this life-changing event. Check out these tips when using the web to find a moving company.
Kids do not even like to change their socks so imagine how difficult it is for them to change addresses, schools and friends. Many families may experience concerns about leaving their familiar surroundings. This article features some tips on how to help those little ones.
If you are pulling up your roots and moving to a new home in the coming months, then you are not alone – approximately 43 million Americans move each year. But when you are the “new kid on the block,” it often feels rather lonely. Here are some tips to help you meet your new neighbors.
Making a choice between moving companies can be extremely stressful, especially if this is your first move. But do not worry – we have put our years of experience into these important tips you should keep in mind when choosing among moving companies and how to avoid moving scams.
An estimated 43 million Americans move annually and approximately 40 percent of those moves are job-related. Mayflower Moving offers these helpful tips when it comes to negotiating your moving expenses.
Not surprisingly, more and more people are being lured back into metropolitan areas. After all, it is easy to see the benefits of “downtown” living with its prime offerings of restaurants, museums and the arts, not to mention its proximity to major urban employers. But, if you are about to become a city dweller, you should be aware of the challenges of locating or relocating in an urban area.
Moving ranks as the third most stressful life event, behind the death of a loved one and divorce. And if you are a pet owner, you should not forget that a move can also be stressful for your furry pal. Careful pre-planning can reduce or avoid relocation problems for your pet. Consider the following tips if you are moving with pets.
With any move, there are safety concerns for persons and personal belongings. But women on the move may be particularly vulnerable to burglaries—either during the move itself or once they are settled into their new homes. These precautions may offer some insight.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 20- to 29-year olds have the highest moving rate of any age range because of life course events such as marriage, childbirth or a new job. Marriage brings more than just two people together—it is also a merger of belongings. Advance planning, proper packing and organization can make the move go more smoothly. These simple tips could help too.