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A Moving And Shipping Blog

Introducing Video Surveys: Take the Guesswork Out of Your Moving Quote

Posted on Feb 12, 2018

Whether you’re shipping a few pieces of furniture or an entire household worth of stuff, estimating the amount and weight of everything you have to move can be difficult. With our new video survey service, we can help take the guesswork out of your moving quote.

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Settling An Estate: What To Do If You’ve Been Named Executor

Posted on Feb 05, 2018

If you’ve been named executor and aren’t sure how to proceed with settling your loved one’s estate, we can help you sort through the process and tackle this difficult task step-by-step.

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5 Questions First-Time Home Buyers in California Should Ask Their Realtor®

Posted on Jan 22, 2018

To help you navigate the process of buying a home in the Golden State, we reached out to California realtor Jane Peters and asked what advice she had for first-time home buyers.

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Shipping Checklist & Free Downloadable PDF for Getting Your Shipment in Order

Posted on Jan 08, 2018

Moving to a new space, updating your furniture, or simply unloading some stuff? Make sure your goods are protected and prepared for transport using our shipping checklist, plus free downloadable printable.

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How To Empty Your Fridge & Pantry Before You Move

Posted on Dec 11, 2017

The fridge is one of the most commonly overlooked components of kitchen packing, but a little advanced planning can help you tackle your food stash, minimize waste, and make your move a little easier. Here’s how you can empty out your fridge and pantry before you move without tossing food in the garbage or hauling it to your new place.

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10 Signs It’s Time to Pack Up & Move Offices

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

Filing cabinets are overflowing, quarters are cramped, the decibels are rising, and finding a meeting room to fit your team is a pipe dream. Sound familiar? If visions of your overcrowded workspace are dancing in your head, it might be time to start thinking about upgrading your office.

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A Quick Guide to Holiday Shipping

Posted on Nov 13, 2017

When you’re shipping holiday gifts to another state, you need to build in a bigger buffer to allow your packages time to safely arrive at their destination. To help ensure your packages and holiday gifts make it to their destinations on time, we’ve answered some of the most common holiday shipping questions.

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How To Save Money for a Move

Posted on Oct 30, 2017

Whether you’re downsizing, moving out of your parents’ house for the first time, or upgrading to your first house, moving is a costly endeavor. Saving up before you move may seem as daunting as packing (and then unpacking) your life, but with our step-by-step guide, you can stop stalling and start saving.

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9 Steps to Planning a Successful Office Relocation

Posted on Oct 16, 2017

The key to successfully moving your office is to plan the process from start to finish, and the best way to do that is to create a detailed project plan that covers all aspects of your move. Not sure how to get started? Follow these steps.

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Top 10 Cities for Singles

Posted on Oct 02, 2017

For the first time since 1976, when the government began tracking marital status, single adults make up more than half the population of the United States. Here are the top 10 cities for singles to live in, according to Forbes.

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