Moving Tips & Articles

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Home entertainment has evolved significantly over the past decade. Advances in internet technology have changed when, where and how we consume television. On-demand trends that emerged with wired services like Tivo have developed into expansive networks of streaming video feeds, offering personalized entertainment at a fraction of the cost of traditional services.

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.
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.
If you are a first-time home buyer, you are probably excited, thrilled and nervous about this big step. Mayflower is here to help with some tips and advice on how to avoid some common mistakes in moving into your first home.
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.
Often times couples who relocate face the financial and emotional stresses of moving in stages. When one person must move quickly to accommodate a new job and the other is left behind with the kids to sell the house, it is important to plan ahead and stay organized in order for both moves to go smoothly.
More than 12 percent of the American population is over the age of 65 and an estimated 1.5 million of these Americans will move into new residences this year. Whether you are moving to a retirement community or assisted living facility, or down-sizing to a space that is more appropriate for your new lifestyle, moving can be stressful and emotionally draining. Find out more in this article.
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.
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.
Since approximately 20 percent of Americans who move are under the age of five, lots of little ones relocate with their families every year. Change can be unnerving, especially for small children, so plan ahead with the following tips from Mayflower to make the process as smooth and tantrum-free as possible.