Category: Moving Essentials

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Wondering How to Unpack After Moving Across the Country? Here’s the Answer

Posted in How-to,Moving Essentials,Moving Tips & Tricks on July 28, 2021

For an average American, unpacking can take about six months, and it is only the average number. In reality, it can take even longer. Therefore, knowing how to unpack after moving will allow you to enjoy your new home sooner. All you have to do is to get organized and plan every step along the way.

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What to Get Rid of When Moving – A Guide to Decluttering

We live in a society that loves their stuff, and boy, do we own a lot of things. Because household goods cover 73% of every move, figuring out what to get rid of when moving will be an excellent way to cut some losses. But saving money shouldn’t be the only reason for home decluttering. It is good to get rid of some stuff once in a while. And what is a better time to do so than when cross country moving?

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How to Prepare for Movers in Just a Couple of Steps

The moving industry employs more than 122,500 people, and there are 7,000 moving companies in the USA. And like in any professional interaction, there are things movers would like you to do before they arrive. Knowing how to prepare for movers will make relocation easier not only for you but for your movers as well.

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What You Should Know About Moving Expenses Deduction

Posted in Moving Essentials,Planning the Move on July 5, 2021

If you’re planning on moving across the country, it’s natural to look for ways to cut down on costs. That’s why you’re probably wondering, “are moving expenses tax-deductible?” Since the latest overhaul in 2017, most taxpayers are not eligible for moving expenses deduction, but some alternatives are still available.

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How to Move to a New City – Best Tips and Advice

Posted in How-to,Moving Essentials,Moving Tips & Tricks on June 30, 2021

Long-distance moving isn’t always a fun thing to do. However, people live in the same place for years, and suddenly they realize it’s all a routine. And then, wondering how to move to a new city sets in and isn’t a bad idea at all. Having a fresh start, getting to know people, maybe changing the work – all that can be stressful at first, but after a while, you’ll realize it’s the best thing you could do with your life.

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This Checklist Will Make Moving to a New Home a Breeze

Posted in Moving Essentials,Planning the Move on June 15, 2021

There are numerous things you need to do before moving to a new home in order to have a lucky new beginning, as Feng Shui rules say. According to these rules, you should buy your house a gift and leave your old broom behind so that bad luck doesn’t follow. But even if you are not superstitious, you still have to do a lot of things before relocating to your future residence.

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How to Overcome the Anxiety About Moving Out and Conquer the Fear of Leaving the Known

Posted in Coping With Relocation,How-to,Moving Essentials on June 14, 2021

Anxiety disorder is the most common mental illness in the USA, affecting 18% of the population each year. But does it mean that you have a disorder if you are anxious? Nearly 15 million Americans move each year, and probably a vast number of them are feeling anxiety about moving out. We can’t say they all have a disorder. In fact, feeling severe anxiety about moving out can happen to perfectly healthy people.

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For a Stress-Free Relocation Steer Clear of These Common Moving Mistakes

Posted in Moving Essentials on June 14, 2021

Relocations don’t need to be stressful nightmares if you avoid some of the most common moving mistakes. Although mishaps happen, you can stay away from the majority of them if you organize the relocation in advance and avoid booking professional movers at the last minute. Having a defined timeline and the support of experienced cross-country movers to get you through the whole process and help with the organization will be of tremendous help in attaining a stress-free relocation and getting the new home ready. For that reason, we decided to provide you with the ultimate list of the most common relocation mistakes.

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14 Things You Forget to Do When You Move That Should Be on Every Checklist

Relocating your home can often appear as a whirlwind of tasks coming at you. Having so much on your mind certainly justifies all the things you forget to do when you move. There’s even a famous Murphy’s law, reminding us that all future problems are not just possible but inevitable. In its simplest form, it states: “If anything can go wrong, it will.” Even though Captain Murphy didn’t speak of the moving industry, we can easily imagine how these timeless words of wisdom relate to it.

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Is Moving Without a Job Possible? It Is if You Know How to Live on a Budget

Many of us think moving across the country is an expensive adventure that requires a lot of savings in advance. This is partially true. You must have some amount of money, especially if you’re moving without a job. However, it’s not impossible. With the right moves and cutting some expenses, your dream can come true even if you don’t work at the moment.

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