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Moving Made Easy

We’ve collected our most basic moving posts in one place so you don’t have to hunt for them. All the advice you need–for a local or long-distance move–is right here.

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What You Should Know When Moving Overseas

Moving internationally can be daunting...it's hard to understand and adjust to a whole new culture and society…

By Jess Hutton

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Moving to L.A.? Have We Got the Apartments for You

The City of Angels offers beaches, mountains, and of course, great weather. It's no wonder why so many…

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Determining the Real Cost of a Move

According to American Moving and Storage Association research, the average cost of a household move within…

By Jonathan Deesing

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Moving Guns and Ammo Across State Lines

Given the current sensitive political climate and the variation of gun laws between states, moving your guns…

By Michelle Moore

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The Inside Scoop: Renting an Apartment Sight Unseen

In today's modern world, renting an apartment in a new city is easier than ever. For some renters, the …

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How to Switch Nest Thermostat Accounts When You Move

Moving used to only involve relocating your physical belongings. Couches, tables, and lamps all got packed…

By Jonathan Deesing

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Move a Bed and Mattress Across the Country

There's nothing better than finding your perfect mattress and bed, and there's nothing worse than the…

By Michelle Moore

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Pre-Move Inspection List for Your Car or Truck

It's a good idea to give your vehicle a once-over for safety before any big trip. It's an especially good…

By Will Smith

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How to Afford Downtown Living - 5 Creative Tips

Moving downtown? You're not alone. Over the last several years, the trend in people moving into…

By Guest Writer

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Selling vs. Donating: Get the Most Out of Stuff You Don't Need

It doesn't matter if you're schlepping boxes across the country or down the street - your…

By Jonathan Deesing

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How to Find a Reputable Moving Company

Not all moving companies are created equal. Some skimp on necessary insurance coverage, some…

By Michelle Moore

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8 Modern Ways to Make Friends in a New City

Whether you're moving to launch your career, start a family, or live out your golden years…

By Jess Hutton

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Pack Your Breakables, China, and Art Like a Pro

Fine art, glassware, china, and other antiques can easily be damaged during the moving process…

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8 Easy Steps to Downsizing Your Home

When you're moving to a smaller place - whether it's because all the kids have left the nest…

By Michelle Moore

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Save Money by Leaving These 7 Things Behind

Because many professional movers charge by the pound, you can reduce the cost of your move…

By Dawn Alcott

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imove's Quick Guide to Moving Estimates

Just because you have the luxury of hiring a moving company instead of doing all the work…

By Dawn Alcott

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How to Send Your Kid to College Without Bawling Like a Baby

Sending your kid off to college is exciting, stressful, and a little bit heartbreaking…

By Jonathan Deesing

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How to Help Your Teenager Adjust to Life in a New City

Getting your teenager on-board with a big move can be a challenge. It's hard for them to see…

By Jess Hutton

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How to Survive Your Kids' First Week in a New School

Starting a new school is exciting, but it can also be stressful. Not only does your child have to…

By Jonathan Deesing

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Moving with Pets: Taking Your Furred and Feathered Friends Along

When politician Mitt Romney traveled long-distance with his dog, Seamus, in a roof-top pet carrier…

By Jess Hutton

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Moving to a Big City for the First Time - What to Expect

Leaving the wide open spaces of a small town and heading to the concrete jungle of a big city…

By Jess Hutton

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Pick the Best Time of Year to Move

Whether you're moving locally or across the country, choosing the right time of year to…

By Jonathan Deesing

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How to Move a Clawfoot Tub

Your clawfoot tub is beautiful, unique, and has cradled you during many relaxing baths…

By Jess Hutton

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How to Move Guns, Ammo, and Hunting Gear Safely

If you're a hunter or firearm enthusiast, you value your guns, ammo, and other hunting equipment…

By Jonathan Deesing

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Moving a Family: Help Kids Feel at Home After a Move

While most grown-ups breathe a sigh of relief after surviving moving day, settling into their…

By Dawn Allcot

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9 Must-Haves for a Cross-Country Move

Moving across the country is different from moving across town. Yes, the basics are the…

By Jess Hutton

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Do These 7 Things Before You Move

You’ll likely remember to have your electricity turned on and your TV and high-speed Internet…

By Dawn Allcot

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Moving Essentials

Securing a new place to call home is exciting; you can probably already envision your…

By Jess Hutton

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How Much Does a Move Really Cost?

Moving to a new home might cost less that you think, but if you fail…

By Dawn Allcot

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The First Night in Your New Home

After you’ve boxed everything up and moved to your new house, you don’t want to…

By Will Smith

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What NOT to Pack

When you’ve hired or rented a big moving truck it can be tempting to simply…

By Jonathan Deesing

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DIY vs. Professional Movers – How to Choose for Your Move

Moving is one of the least fun experiences to think about, much less actually do…

By Jess Hutton

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Safety Tips for Driving a Moving Truck

Most of us drive a vehicle no larger than meets our needs. We have four…

By Jess Hutton

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How to Move Your Utilities, Insurance, and Home Services

Wrapping up a house or apartment before you move to a new one can be…

By Jess Hutton

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3 Ways to Pack Your Clothes

Unlike arguements about which internet browser is best (Chrome, clearly), there is not just one…

By Jonathan Deesing

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5 Dos and Don’ts of Moving

Ready or not, you’re about to embark on one of life’s most stressful tasks: moving…

By Jess Hutton

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Hacks for Packing Breakables

We combed Pinterest to bring you some clever tricks on packing fragile or breakable items…

By Jess Hutton

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What Your Mover Says vs. What Your Mover Means

Every profession has its own jargon. Movers are no exception. It’s your responsibility as a…

By Jonathan Deesing

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