You know that knowledge is power, especially for consumers. Signing a moving contract takes a little advanced knowledge about the various moving industry definitions that show up frequently in moving documents. Here is our last installment of our four part series on moving industry terminology definitions: Full service mover. This is the professional to hire […]
This is part 3 in our series about understanding moving contracts and the terminology that is specific to the moving industry. We continue with definitions here: Bill of lading. The Bill of Lading is your receipt that shows the moving company is now in possession of your household goods. It will also contain the contract […]
If you are relocating and using professional movers, you have some understanding of the documents the moving company will have and what each document addresses. If you’re not an attorney, contracts can be intimidating.
Spring is here with its new beginnings and longer days. Generally speaking, summer is the peak moving season, as families work around the school year. But, moving in spring has its charm and some good reasons to consider a move during these months. The weather is mild and fewer people are relocating, which makes it easier to book a professional moving company at a lower cost. Depending upon your specific circumstances, moving in spring rather than waiting for summer may be very beneficial.
Over 74 million baby boomers are between the ages of 53 and 71, and relocating to a retirement-friendly state has become a priority. No surprise then that the top five magnet states for 2017 also represent extremely popular retirement destinations. These are Florida, Arizona, Texas, North Carolina, and South Carolina. Here’s what makes them so attractive to retirees.
We all know two things about moving: it can be expensive and a lot of work. But you can do one thing prior to that move that will help with both. Declutter early and you will have less to move. You will also pick up space in cabinets and closets, and prevent any moments during unpacking when you discover you can’t fit it all in.
Moving overseas may be exciting, but it also presents some big decisions and transitions in your life. You have many factors to contemplate. If the entire overseas relocation process has not been meticulously planned, your exciting dreams of living abroad may face a few obstacles.
Moving to a big city from a small town by yourself can be a big stressor. If you have traveled a lot, you may already have plenty of experience navigating streets and neighborhoods. If not, you may feel excited and a little intimidated by the new adventure. If your relocation takes you far away from long time family and friends, you may have butterflies about being alone and on your own.