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Moving Resources, Guides & Tips

Make your local, interstate, or cross-country move less stressful with our moving resources, moving guides, and moving tips.

What To Do If Your Move Has Been Postponed

Posted on Jun 15, 2020

If your upcoming move has been postponed, you may be left wondering how best to move forward. To help you navigate this difficult time, we’ve put together a list of steps you can take.

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How To Move Safely During a Pandemic

Posted on Apr 14, 2020

In this post, we’ll look at how you can progress with your move safely during an epidemic or pandemic when you don’t have any other choice.

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How To Pack Paintings for Safe Shipping

Posted on Apr 08, 2020

Shipping paintings may seem simple, but if you're new to transporting artwork or haven't prepared a painting for shipment in awhile, it's easy to overlook critical steps and safety measures that will keep your pieces safe in transit.

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7 Ways to Make Your Move to a Smaller Place More Efficient

Posted on Mar 02, 2020

This week on Outside the Box, the TSI team is welcoming Sam from Abodo. Sam is sharing 7 practical tips for downsizing your belongings and making your move to a smaller place easier and more efficient.

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How To Downsize and Stay Organized in a Smaller Space

Posted on Feb 10, 2020

There is no amount of organizing and tetris-izing your belongings that will make all of the items from your larger previous home fit into your smaller new home. Follow these steps to get ready for your downsized domicile.

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Featured on Abodo: 9 Reasons to Rent When Moving Long Distance

Posted on Feb 03, 2020

One of the toughest dilemmas you'll face when planning a long distance move is deciding whether to rent or buy in your new home town. We shared 9 compelling reasons to rent before you buy on the Abodo blog. Preview them here.

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8 Reasons to Hire the Pros for Your Next Cross-Country Move

Posted on Jan 20, 2020

You may be a DIY pro, but a long distance move is one time you'll need to hire pros. Sam from Abodo joins us to share 8 reasons why you should hire professional movers for your upcoming long distance move.

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Moving for College: Your Ultimate Weekly Timeline and Checklist (CollegeXpress)

Posted on Jan 16, 2020

Whether you're moving to college across town or across the country, one thing's for sure: there's a lot to plan, from creating a packing list and acquiring all the supplies you need to actually packing up and hitting the road. Read more on CollegeXpress.

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3 "Deal Breakers" That Shouldn't Stop You from Buying a Home

Posted on Nov 25, 2019

For those in the market to buy a home, Jessica Dubois with Home Advisor is sharing a list of some of the more easily negotiable items and solutions for you to explore.

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Where to Start when Buying a House Long Distance, According to Realtor Nancy Tallman

Posted on Nov 12, 2019

Whether you are relocating across town or across the country or buying a vacation or investment property, the home buying process varies little from place to place within the United States. REALTOR Nancy Tallmen is sharing her best tips to help you get started.

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