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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 Not to Pack: Items to Keep Handy on Moving Day

Posted on May 29, 2018

There are a few things you will want to have handy throughout the process and when your moving day arrives. Unpacking multiple boxes to find an item you unexpectedly need can be time consuming and frustrating for everyone involved. Thankfully, you can easily avoid this situation with a little planning.

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When Something Goes Wrong: 5 Common Moving Day Problems and How to Manage Them (Buy Tampa)

Posted on May 16, 2018

No matter how meticulously you've planned your upcoming move, there's always a chance an unexpected problem could throw a wrench into your carefully crafted plans. We joined Buy Tampa to share our expert advice for what to do when something goes wrong on your moving day.

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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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Hidden Costs of Moving: 11 Unexpected Costs to Include in your Moving Budget (Buy Tampa)

Posted on Apr 06, 2018

Budgeting for your upcoming move—local or long distance—can help you plan accordingly and take steps to reduce the costs as much as possible. To help you plan for any unexpected costs, we’ve put together a list of 11 of the most commonly-missed hidden costs of moving.

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Hiring Movers vs. Moving Yourself (Rochester Real Estate Blog)

Posted on Apr 04, 2018

One of the biggest decisions you’ll have to make when you're moving is whether to hire professional movers or rent a truck and move yourself. This may seem like an easy decision, but there are many factors to consider, and your final choice will ultimately depend on what resources are available to you and what your priorities are.

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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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Top 10 Places Californians Call Home in 2018

Posted on Feb 20, 2018

If you’re trying to figure out where to make your next home, deciding where to move to from California can be difficult. Here are the 10 most popular states Californians decided to call home in 2016.

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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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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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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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