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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.

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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7 Common Mattress Types and How to Move Them

Posted on Jul 24, 2017

When it comes to mattresses, we can all empathize with Goldilocks's struggle. This one is too firm, that one is too soft, then suddenly, you find one that’s just right and everything falls into place. The last thing you want to do is abandon your perfect mattress when you move!

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Tiny House Living: Expert Advice for Downsizing & Moving into a Tiny House

Posted on May 14, 2018

We reached out to enthusiasts and tiny house builders across the country for their insights into why tiny houses are so popular, tiny house organization ideas, and how to downsize for your move. Here’s what they had to say.

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6 Important Moving Terms You Should Know

Posted on Apr 17, 2017

Every industry has its own lingo and having the vocabulary to talk to people in the moving and shipping industries can help speed up the process and make it easier for you to clearly articulate what you want, as well as make it easier for you to understand what exactly you're getting or agreeing to.

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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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26 Tips for Hosting a Successful Garage Sale

Posted on Jul 10, 2017

Hosting a garage sale is one of the most popular ways to declutter your home before a move. Turn a cumbersome move into an efficient operation with our advice for planning, pricing, promoting, and hosting a successful garage sale.

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How To Move To New York City

Posted on Oct 09, 2018

Whether you’re moving for a new job or you’re looking for advice on how to move to New York with no money, our short guide on how to move to New York can help you navigate the process, from landing your perfect apartment to moving in.

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12 Ways to Make your Winter PCS as Painless as Possible (Mamas and Coffee)

Posted on Oct 01, 2018

Between winter weather, transferring schools, and finding time to celebrate the holidays, a winter PCS poses unique challenges that can make the process seem even more daunting than usual. But there are some advantages to PCS-ing in the winter, and there are a number of things you can do to simplify the process.

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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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Safety Tips for Moving

Posted on Feb 06, 2015

Moving day is stressful, we all know that, but it can be dangerous as well unless you take the necessary precautions. Below are great tips on how to prevent yourself or people who are helping you move from getting hurt.

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