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Planning

Planning for a move isn’t easy. If you need help getting started with your move or have some specific needs, our collection of moving planning tips can help you get a better handle on your move.

How to Handle Moving Day Rain

You’ve packed. You’ve planned. You’ve hired the movers, or bribed recruited your friends. And as you’re standing outside, morning of the…

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Christmas In a Crunch? Nine Ways to Simplify the Holiday While Moving

Is Christmas-in its all-things-glittery glory-the most conducive holiday to celebrate during a move? No. Is it possible to still experience…

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8 Must-Know Tips for Moving During The Holidays

Should I Move During the Holidays?Along with the joy of the holiday season comes a certain amount of stress. Blanking on gift ideas…

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5 Fast and Easy Ways to Make your First Home Feel Like One

Welcome home — or not quite? If you’ve just moved into the first residence that’s officially yours, you might not yet feel welcome or at home yet. Is there an app for that? Strapped for time, money and energy, you use what little of it you have to check the main boxes: ensure that your mail […]

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You Bought Your First Home. Now What? Do These 10 Things Before Moving

There’s a first time for everything. The magic of that first love, the emotional feeling hearing a first baby’s heartbeat and the exhilaration of buying and owning your very first home. What do all three of these have in common? You don’t exactly know what to do next. Your first home is an exciting time, […]

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3 DIY Hacks for Moving without Scratching the Floors

It doesn’t matter if you’re a renter or homeowner, some moving challenges are universal. Exhibit A: Scratching the wood floors while you’re…

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MYMOVE’s Moving Guide for Single Parents

Moving is often a complicated process for anyone, but when you’re raising children on your own, it can really get tough.IntroductionMoving…

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20 Moving Hacks for People in Their 20s

Ahhh…life in your 20s. You’re young, and you’ve got your whole life ahead of you: there’s no better time to see new sights, do new things…

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How Voice Assistants Make Moving Easier

“Alexa, Plan My Move!” Between remembering what time your movers are showing up and tracking your online order of bubble wrap, organizing the many parts of your move can be chaotic. Let’s be honest, you could use a personal assistant. While you may not be able to afford that, all hope is not lost: You […]

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4 Reasons Autumn is the Most Flexible Time to Move

Spring cleaning might plant the idea of moving in your mind; something about reorganizing your closets for the tenth time makes it clear…

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What to Look for When Moving to a New Neighborhood

When searching for a new home, it’s easy to get swept away with all the interior details. The open floor plan for all that hosting. The granite countertops. It satisfies every HGTV buzzword, so it must be the one. While the indoors are surely something to evaluate, the neighborhood the home is anchored in can […]

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How to Move to a New State and Settle In

Moving to a new state offers some exciting possibilities: new job, new friends, new home, new surroundings, and just all around new…

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Moving Sight Unseen? Here’s 5 Things You Need to Know

You’ve landed a job across the country-how exciting! And terrifying. If you don’t have loved ones to stay with while looking for a new…

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Moving a Smart-Enabled Home: What Technology Should Stay Behind?

Smart homes are convenient, environmentally friendly, and secure. It’s no wonder home automation is a great investment for homeowners …

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Navigating a Move With a Disability

Moving with a disability isn’t impossible. But like any successful move, it takes a combination of planning, assistance, and care. Instead of letting your move overwhelm you, break it down into an organized list of steps and small tasks.

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Do These 6 Things When Transitioning Towns

Packing up your life and moving it a few miles down the road is physically and emotionally draining enough. Moving to another…

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Bump That! Eight Tips for Moving While Pregnant

Moving While Pregnant: How to Make it EasierAs if the extra weight, hormones and insane food cravings that pregnancy has saddled you with…

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6 Things Your New Neighbor Wants You to Know but Isn’t Going to Tell You

If only being a good neighbor was as easy as Mister Rogers made it seem. If only we could choose who to surround ourselves with for what…

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The Ultimate Home Emergency Preparedness Guide

As you move into a new home, whether it’s appropriately stocked for an emergency or disaster might not be at the top of your list as you…

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Four New Home NYE Resolutions You Can Make to Live your Best Life

You’ve got a lot to look forward to once the clock strikes midnight on NYE. With a new home comes new projects, adventures, memories, inevitable challenges and… resolutions. Is it even a new year without an unrealistic pledge you’re not going to keep? Asking for a friend. If you’ve ever had a lofty NYE promise […]

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Why Did We Leave the House Again? 13 Ways to Celebrate NYE in Your New Home

New Years Eve Party Ideas for Hosting in Your New Home Leaving the house can be so overrated—especially when it comes to the very night dedicated to stepping out of it. Oh, New Year’s Eve—you get us every single time. After completely decking yourself out for an event you’ve already paid lavishly for, you immerse […]

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Should Your Next Move Be to a Smart Home?

As smart home technology becomes not only smarter, but more affordable and pervasive, a question arises: How much of a factor will it be in…

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The Complete Guide to OCONUS (Overseas) Military Moves

Moving can be stressful, but even more so when you are moving outside of the United States (OCONUS) into military or base housing. There are hundreds of things to take care of, like packing boxes, notifying your landlord, registering with the Defense Personal Property System and completing your counseling, telling your kids and extended family, and so much more. 

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6 Apps To Help Organize Your Next Move

Moving in two words: confusing and complicated. But modern technology can make your next move, whether it be personal or for work, a lot…

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