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Mover Stories

Real stories from real movers like you. Every move is unique, but sometimes hearing a story about a move like your own can make your move go a little bit smoother. Get a first-hand account of the wins and moving fails of movers on their moving day.

Mover Stories: Everything We Learned From Our Long-Distance Move

The excitement of a new job can also bring on the task of a stressful relocation, especially if it’s several states away. To shed some light on what really goes down during a long-distance move, we asked one mover to share her story. Our next mover story is Danielle, who moved down the east coast […]

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Five Things I Wish I Knew About Moving Before I Moved

No matter how many times I’ve moved, I never feel quite prepared for the next one. Whether it’s just down the street or across the country, each move presents its own unique challenges.  My most recent move was about as easy as it gets — only a one-bedroom apartment’s worth of stuff, just a mile […]

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Movers Stories: Everything I Learned From My Many College Moves

Moving once is hard enough, but can you imagine making that same move two times a year? For many college students, it’s all about being prepared to pack up everything and leave at a moment’s notice. Our next mover story is Susan’s. She has moved back and forth from Maryland to South Carolina six times […]

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Mover Stories: Everything We Learned From Buying Our First House

Moving is stressful enough on its own — now think about adding the most expensive purchase of your life on top of it. But even though two in three Americans live in a home they own, buying that first one still feels like venturing into uncharted territory.  To help clear up some of that mystery, […]

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How I Survived My DIY Move

It may not feel like it while we’re in the middle of it, but most moves follow a common template: the work move, the first house move, the moving in with a partner move. And then there are the moves that seem to happen almost by chance — the right place just comes along at […]

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