How to choose your new neighborhood?

Here are the top 5 things you need to scout before you decide on a neighborhood. Prices First, check property prices in the neighborhoods you are considering. Real estate experts advise that your monthly rental bill shouldn’t exceed 30 % of your income. Real estate prices can be a great indicator of the prices of

How to find the perfect roommate?

Moving to a new city, you may find yourself financially challenged. To reduce your living costs, you can consider moving in with a roommate. Of course, living with a roommate, you will enjoy less privacy and you will have to comply with some rules, so both of you live happily and peacefully. To find your perfect match,

Should I move closer to work?

Getting up early in the morning to get ready for work is never easy. In fact, that specific period is often classified as the toughest stretch during the entire workday. And if you were given the opportunity to have more time for yourself (either to sleep more or have additional time to prepare mentally for

What to do 2-3 days after Moving day?

Continue unpacking Now that your local move or state to state relocation is over, you’re probably in the middle of unpacking your stuff and arranging your new home entirely to your taste. Undoubtedly, the boxes that you opened first must have been the “open first” boxes filled with absolute essentials for surviving the very first

Top 5 cities to move to in the U.S.

You are looking for affordable housing The National Association of Realtors researches the housing market in the USA and publishes their surveys on a regular basis. According to the latest data (October, 2014), housing affordability is down from a year ago as the median price for a single-family home has increased – $220,600, up 5.2

What to do on Moving day?

Wake up early Moving day is here! This is the culmination point of so many days of feverish activities and increasing levels of stress and worries. And the best way to handle the big day is to wake up early and deal with any last-minute finishing jobs before the moving truck parks in front of

What to do 2 weeks before Moving Day?

Reconfirm the professional moving service If you’ve hired the professional services of a reliable moving company, 2 weeks before moving day is about the perfect time to call your movers to check if things are going according to plan. Chances are that they are, but you never know until you make that reassuring phone call

What to do 4 weeks before Moving Day?

Begin packing This is the right time to start packing for moving out of your current home. If you’re packing on your own, make sure you have enough packing supplies, such as moving boxes in good condition, packing paper, bubble wrap, packing tape, filling materials, etc. Running out of packing materials in the middle of

Why should you request the mover’s tariff?

The mover’s tariff contains rates, rules and regulations. Movers are by law required to furnish a tariff, which must contain an accurate description of company’s services, the specific applicable charges and service terms for the services that the mover offer. You should acquaint yourself with those rules in advance to avoid unpleasant surprises on moving

How to Make a Moving Checklist

You can use your mobile phone, or use a printed checklist, make it as you like the most. Just ensure that you won’t miss arranging any moving related job, such as notifying utilities, government offices, personal service providers, or any magazines that you are currently subscribed for. Include any task that you need to finish