Are You Moving to Texas – California – Georgia?

Are you considering moving to Texas, California, or Georgia? Here are some interesting facts to help you make your decision. Moving to Texas: Keep your money in your pockets with no taxes on income, pensions, or retirement benefits. Enjoy sunny weather with 200-300 days of sunshine per year. Eat delicious oysters, crab, and shrimp caught […]

26 Unlicensed Moving Companies Fined in New Jersey

26 unlicensed moving companies have been fined in the state of N.J. following an investigation performed by the state Consumer Affairs Division. Each company has been fined $2,500, with 2 of those companies facing a federal fine of $25,000 because they performed Interstate moves (crossing state borders). These unlicensed movers advertised in various ways – […]

Guide to Living With a Roommate

Living with a roommate? Here is a basic guide to get you through the essentials: Put it in writing: Put down on paper the roles and responsibilities of each roommate. Lay out the rules: Discuss basic guidelines for everyday living such as music volume, cleanliness standards, and guest policies. Communicate: Like with any relationship, communication […]

How to Pack a Moving Truck

Learn how to pack a moving truck with these 4 simple tips: Supplies: Make sure you have the proper equipment (i.e. a dolly and padding materials). Preparation: Know what is going in the truck and what isn’t. Disassembling Furniture: Disassemble furniture to make them lighter and easier to move. Packing the Truck: Put the heaviest […]

How to Pack Moving Boxes

Learn how to pack moving boxes with these 4 quick tips: Proper Grouping: Don’t pack different rooms in the same box in order to make unpacking easier. Put the heavier items at the bottom so they don’t crush lighter items during transit. Proper Protection: Use high quality packing materials to help protect your belongings. Use […]

How To Move With Children

Learn how to move with children in the family with these 3 quick tips: Have an open and honest conversation. Get them involved in the move. Help them socially after the move and make it easy for them to stay in touch with the friends they left behind. Read more in depth about the 3 […]

How to Move the Elderly

Learn how to move an elderly family member or friend with these 4 quick tips: Have the tough conversation: Gently bring up the conversation of moving and make it clear that you are there to offer your support and help. Advanced scouting of the new residence: Make sure the new residence is within a reasonable […]

Moving to Outer Space

Ever think about moving to outer space? Well, now it’s possible with the Mars One Project (by the Dutch Space Travel company) who are accepting video applications to win a spot in a colony bound for Mars. It’s good to know that we’re thinking about these things before the Aliens/Famine/Asteroid/War/etc… force us to leave this […]