Before You Move

Ready to begin planning for your move? Check out all of our “Before You Move” moving guidance below. We have put together a helpful collection of insights, including tips on saving money on your moving costs, decluttering, identifying moving scams and so much more! Dive in!

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What to Know Before Moving to Ohio

The state of Ohio — the “Buckeye State” — offers a lot more than meets the eye.
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Thinking About Moving to Idaho? Things to Know

Fragrant, towering pines. Soaring mountains. And, yes, potatoes. Known far and wide for its tasty, starchy Idaho tubers, more than 13 billion pounds of spuds are harvested here annually.
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4 Things to Know When Moving to Pennsylvania

Are you ready to make your move to the Keystone State?  Pennsylvania is home to many pivotal pieces of American history and has a great location between the Midwest and
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Things to Know Before Moving to Virginia

Looking to live in a beautiful state with rich roots in American history? Living in Virginia could be for you!
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How a Move Works

How does a move “happen”? Our expert gives you an overview of all the steps involved.
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How Much Does It Cost to Move Out of State?

Planning to move to a brand-new state is a big and exciting decision. It can be a challenging and potentially stressful one, too.
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How Much do Movers Cost? Plan Your Move on Budget

If you’re considering a move, odds are you’ve wondered about the cost of hiring a professional moving company — it’s something you need to know to financially prepare for the
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How to Pack Your Car for a Cross-Country Move

Often, a long-distance move involves a road trip — here’s what you need to keep comfortable and safe when traveling from point A to point B.
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Small Town to Big City: Making the Leap

Relocating to a big city? Check out 7 tips for a smooth transition before, during and after you move.
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Big City to Small Town: Making the Leap

Recent moving industry studies have revealed that more people than ever are trading the big city for the more “livable” lifestyles found in suburban and rural areas.
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Making the Move to Indiana

Dubbed “the crossroads of America” given several major highways cut through the Hoosier State, clean-cut Indiana exudes a wholesome air, from its of-another-era Amish country to its crop-swathed fields.
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Tips for Relocating on Behalf of Your Partner

Believe it or not, there’s a name for people who relocate on behalf of a significant other: “trailing partners.” Ok, that sounds a bit harsh, but it doesn’t necessarily mean
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