When looking for moving companies, you will often find the catchphrase “licensed, insured, and bonded.” This sounds good, so the moving company is reputable – right? Yes, you definitely want a licensed and insured moving company. In fact, in most states it is required by law for movers to be licensed and insured, so any company which isn’t is going to be a scam company. Long distance movers must always be licensed and insured.
Moving to a major city means you are going to have a lot more opportunities when it comes to employment, meeting like-minded friends, and a long list of activities and things to do. But moving to a city can also mean increased risk of crime. Here are the top major cities (populations of 1 million or above) with the lowest violent crime rates in the USA.
Are you the type of person who is constantly looking for your keys or can’t remember where you put your checkbook? If so, you might want to consider hiring a professional organizer before you move to a new home. Yes, hiring a professional organizer may seem like an unnecessary extra expense (and you’ve already got a lot of expenses due to the home move), but the service can actually save you money – not to mention make your life easier.
When you visited your new home with the Realtor, if felt perfect. You could imagine yourself coming home to it every day to relax and build memories. Then you moved in and it feels a bit weird to be in the new space. It might even be a bit scary.
Don’t make the mistake of not having your lawn mower properly packed, or you will have to scramble to get it ready on moving day. Here is what you need to know about packing and moving a lawn mower!
Moving is particularly hard on teenagers, who have strong attachments to their friends and may be involved in extracurricular sports and activities. While moving is a difficult change (for everybody, not just your teen!), it can also be an exciting time full of positive experiences and new opportunities. Help your kid adjust by following these tips.
In the United States, people are used to living in large homes. The average home size hit an all-time high in 2014 with new homes averaging 2600 square feet. This is 150% larger than the average home size in 1983. And it is even larger than the home size in other countries, like the UK (818 sq ft), Canada (775) and Germany (592).
When moving to a new town or city, families usually choose their new home based on the school system. But how do you narrow down the many schools? And how do you do this from a distance? Here are some tips which will help ensure you find the right school for your kids when moving.
There aren’t any solid stats on how many people get injured while moving, but it is safe to say that many people suffer from strained backs, pulled muscles, and smashed toes (not to mention all the serious injuries which land people in the hospital!).
A stress free move is it even possible? Okay – it may not be possible to eliminate all stress with the move, but you can keep stress at a minimum if you go about it the right way.