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Turn Your Old Home Into a Modern Smart Home

There’s nothing quite like the charm and sense of history that comes with owning an old home. However, those gorgeous original hardwoods and stained glass windows often come with outdated internal systems. When you’re facing down an ancient radiator, it can seem impossible to imagine turning your quaint, historic house into a modern smart home. […]

By iMOVE
Apr 13

Quick Steps to Start Living Off the Grid

Going off the grid can sound a lot scarier than it actually is. With many people seeking ways to shrink their carbon footprint and reduce their energy usage, off-grid living is becoming more popular. If you’re interested in getting off the grid — either partially or entirely — follow these steps to get started. Identify […]

By iMOVE
Apr 5

Get the Most Out of Your Corporate Relocation Money

Moving for a new job is exciting, and it’s even better when your company offers to pay for a portion of your relocation expenses. After all, moving isn’t cheap. In fact, in 2014, companies in the U.S. spent close to $13 billion on corporate relocations, with the average cost of shipping goods coming in at […]

By iMOVE
Mar 28

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. Outside of the emotional and mental challenges of moving between countries, you also have to juggle complicated paperwork with a seemingly endless list of tasks. If you’re planning an international relocation in the near future, use […]

By iMOVE
Mar 21

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

Today’s post is brought to you by Amalia Otet, Creative Writer for RENTCafé, an apartment search tool designed to make your life easier. Browse apartments, apply online, and manage your entire rental experience through the app after you’re moved in! The City of Angels offers beaches, mountains, and of course, great weather. It’s no wonder […]

By iMOVE
Mar 17

Determining the Real Cost of a Move

According to American Moving and Storage Association research, the average cost of a household move within the same state is $1,170, and an interstate move runs an average of $5,630. To help save money, you may have considered moving yourself instead of hiring a professional moving company. But does a DIY move actually cost less […]

By iMOVE
Mar 15

Moving Guns and Ammo Across State Lines

Given the current sensitive political climate and the variation of gun laws between states, moving your guns across state lines can seem like a daunting task. Most states have fairly strict regulations when it comes to firearms, and federal law suggests “travelers must be aware of these laws and comply with legal requirements in each […]

By iMOVE
Mar 8

8 Tips to Plan Your College Move-In Day

Freshman year is exciting, and everything about it is brand new. You probably had a whirlwind tour of the campus back when you narrowed down your choices to the top three universities you wanted to attend, but that day and all of its details are probably a blur in your mind. Photo by Nazareth College/Flickr […]

By iMOVE
Mar 2

The Inside Scoop: Renting an Apartment Sight Unseen

Today’s post is brought to you by Amalia Otet, Creative Writer for RENTCafé, an apartment search tool designed to make your life easier. Browse apartments, apply online, and manage your entire rental experience through the app after you’re moved in! In today’s modern world, renting an apartment in a new city is easier than ever. […]

By iMOVE
Feb 29

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