Category: Moving Tips

Making the Big Move Easier on Your Pets

The big move is finally on the horizon. The boxes are packed, the house has been sold and your new home awaits your arrival as the last few loose ends are tied up. All of the family is excited for the big move except one valued member of the family: your pet. Animals need time… Read more »

Prepare Your Home for a Spring Sale

Flowers aren’t the only things blooming this spring, so are housing sales. Springtime, in fact, is the best time to sell a home. According to a 2016 Zillow analysis, the best window to sell is Mid-March through mid-April, selling 2 percent more than the average listing as well as 15 percent faster. So, there’s no… Read more »

Prepare Your Child for a Move

Moving can be bittersweet, bringing both excitement and nervousness. That range of emotion is multiplied when a child is involved. Children are creatures of habit and do best with routines, so shaking things up by uprooting them can be traumatic, but there are some easy ways you can make this change easier on them and… Read more »

How to Pack and Sell Your Home

Moving to a new home can be overwhelming and stressful—especially if you’re trying to sell your old home at the same time! Everyone always talks about how staging can sell a home: buyers have to be able to picture your house with their stuff in it in order to want to make an offer. But… Read more »

Seattle Housing Market Success Continues

If you are considering moving to Seattle in the near future, you’re not alone. Many people are beginning to settle down in Seattle. The Seattle housing market is continuing to see a tremendous amount of interested buyers month after month. With 2017 approaching, Seattle is currently ranking fourth in the top potential housing markets, according… Read more »

Packing Your Kitchen for a Move

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If you are moving in the near future, the thought of packing up your home is likely exhausting. Knowing that you have to pack every item in every room of your home is overwhelming, especially when you glance at your kitchen. From large appliances to salt and pepper shakers, our kitchens are packed with items…. Read more »

Moving Tips for Winter Months

Whether you are moving across the town, state, or country, moving is something you must plan for. If you are planning to move, you should be following the weather forecast as your moving date gets closer. The summer can be an easy time to move with warmer temperatures and relatively dry conditions. The winter can… Read more »

How to Beat the Heat When Moving in the Summertime

Are you moving this summer? What can you do to beat the heat? Though this may sound odd, here’s a really good tip: move early in the morning. Think about it: usually the temperature gets hottest around the middle of the afternoon, so if you’re able to haul your stuff to the new place and… Read more »

Who Should You Notify When Moving to a New Address?

Moving involves many things, including notifying people about your change of address. You can go to your local post office and fill out a form to properly change your address so they know where to forward mail for a certain time period as people get used to the new address. Meanwhile, it’s up to you… Read more »