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How to plan a senior move

Planning a senior move comes with its own set of tasks and stressors. Whether you are planning a senior move for someone else, or are the senior moving, we have some tips to help this special relocation go as smoothly as possible. Downsizing for a Senior Move Downsizing from your current home—perhaps the one you raised your family—can be daunting. There are probably many items you’ve acquired over the years, and many memories that accompany these items. Give yourself time to go through your possessions; this is not something you’re going to want to rush through. Three months may sound... View Article

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What makes a good neighborhood?

What makes a good neighborhood? Answering that question is essential in determining your ideal endpoint when pondering a long-distance move. Ultimately, the answer is an individual decision. However, there are some common points that anyone contemplating a cross country move (and calculating relocation costs) should consider. Make your custom mix from these elements. Remember: Location, location and…LOCATION! Unless you’re a hermit, it’s not only your new house you’re moving to; you’re relocating to an environment. Good schools. Low crime. Easy access to medical care. Cultural events. Great outdoors. All of these and more might be considerations when deciding what makes... View Article

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Unpacking Tips Take Out the Guesswork

There’s plenty of advice out there about packing for a cross country move, but what about unpacking tips? The internet is rife with packing tips, but what about moving in? “Unpacking” is a physical activity, but it’s also a psychological exercise. You’ll find the best unpacking starts with thinking well before acting. Anti-anxiety action The thing about unpacking that probably generates the most anxiety is not knowing where to start first. That’s why organizing is so important. Preparing for moving in really starts with the moving-out stage. Think of it as a pre-step in our unpacking tips (along with estimating... View Article

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Know What to Expect on Moving Day?

You’ve planned and packed (and maybe even procrastinated a bit) for this event, and now it’s arrived: moving day! The big moving truck parks in front of your house. The driver and his crew jump out and approach your doorway. What should you expect? Moving day M.O. Remember our cross-country movers are professionals—first and foremost. They’re masters at their craft (and terrific guys to boot). So, expect smiles, superior service and expert answers to all your questions. Feel free to ask for resources, checklists, timelines or moving guides these national movers have on-hand. Also, during these unprecedented times, be assured... View Article

Our Pandemic Procedures Protect You

Moving—whether local, within the state or across the country—is a hands-on/high-contact process. It’s unavoidable: Cross country movers will have to pack boxes, lift furniture and transport belongings. In plain English, the driver and his crew will have to touch your stuff. During the pandemic, thinking about a moving crew appearing at your front door might seem contrary to social-distancing guidelines or shelter-at-home orders. However, the reality is the situations probably is exactly the opposite. Hiring professional movers lessens your contact with others and helps safeguard your family. How is that possible? Safe and sound A DIY move forces you to... View Article

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