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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.

Packing Peanuts vs. Bubble Wrap When Moving

Posted on Sep 04, 2015

When it comes to packing up your belongings for a move you’ll need to make sure you choose the right packing materials for the job. In most cases you will be choosing between the two more popular types of packing materials: bubble wrap and packing peanuts.

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How To Reduce Waste & Get Rid of Trash After You Move

Posted on Aug 26, 2019

When you are moving, there are lots of things to deal with—changing your address, organizing and packing your belongings, cleaning, and scheduling movers, just to name a few.

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How to Sell Your Home Fast When Moving Long Distance: 5 Tips From Real Estate Professionals

Posted on Sep 23, 2019

Dave from Follow Up Boss joins us to share 5 golden tips from real estate professionals that will help you sell your home fast in an overcrowded market place.

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15 Hot Tips for a Hot Weather Move

Posted on Jun 10, 2019

If you’re gearing up for a summer move, especially if you’re moving to or from a warm climate, you’ll need a plan for how you will handle the hot weather. Get ready for your summer move with 15 hot weather moving tips.

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Moving Etiquette: Do's and Don’ts for Moving Day

Posted on Aug 21, 2017

After weeks of packing, decluttering, and dodging piles of boxes, the big day has finally arrived! We’ve compiled a quick guide to moving day etiquette to help your day go off without a hitch (and make sure you mind your moving manners). Take a look at our list of dos and don’ts for your moving day.

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Deciding Whether to Buy or Rent Your Next Home

Posted on Jul 22, 2019

For some people, having a house they can call their own is a dream come true. For others, owning a home may not be within their reach just yet. This is why it is always a good idea to ask yourself the question “should I buy or rent my next home?”.

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Why Having Your Friends and Family Help You Move May Not be Worth it

Posted on Jul 28, 2019

Having friends or family help you move can either be the greatest blessing or biggest curse. Planning an entire household move, whether locally or across the country, is stressful enough on its own.

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How to Conduct a Long Distance House Hunt, According to the Experts

Posted on Mar 19, 2018

House hunting is hard at the best of times, especially when you're searching long distance. To help you in your long distance house hunt, we reached out to Realtors® across the country for their expert advice.

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13 Reasons to Move to Dallas

Posted on May 04, 2015

From Cowboys to Cabanas, Careers to Cuisine, Dallas is the home of your dreams. From professional sports teams to your endless fill of restaurants, Dallas is the city "y'all" should be "Fixin" to know. If you still aren't convinced, here are 13 reasons to move to Dallas “ya’ll”!  “Y'all” ready for your next home? When you move to Dallas Y'all become part of the family! With professional sports teams, incredible foods and world class schools and entertainment, here are 13 things to help get y'all ready to move to Dallas. So, what are the 13 reasons to move to Dallas as seen in the picture? See...

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10 Things to Pack in Your Personal Vehicle When You Move

Posted on Apr 08, 2019

When you’re packing up your home ahead of a move, there are some items you will want to set aside to be loaded into your personal car, both for convenience as well as for safety reasons. Find out what you should pack in your personal vehicle in our post.

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