Category Archives: Planning Your Move

Moving Yourself vs. Hiring Movers—Which is better?

“Hire movers or move yourself” is a dilemma as old as time, as one of the many headaches that comes with moving is deciding how you will actually move to your new place. You might prefer to pack and move yourself. Rent a truck and hire movers. Hire a moving …

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Moving Out of New York: Mapping a Route for A Long Distance Move

Cartoon street map of Long Distance New York City Moving

So you are finally doing it—leaving New York City. You are probably feeling a bittersweet mixture of excitement and sadness that is making it difficult to plan anything properly. But, plan you must, or this big move will be a lot harder than it needs to be. Any long distance …

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A Moving Checklist: Everything You Need to Know and Do Before The Big Move

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Moving to a new house or apartment can be fun and exciting, but there is also a lot to remember throughout the process. Here is a moving checklist to keep you on track. As Soon As Possible Book the Movers Early As soon as you know that you are moving, …

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Leaving New York City: How Do You Know it’s Time to Move?

Cartoon New York City skyline with a dolly holding moving boxes.

Listen, we all love New York. It is truly one of the greatest cities in the world, and everyone who can—and wants to—should have the opportunity to live here. But sometimes the grind of city life can start to get to you, and you can’t help but think “is it …

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10 Useful Tips for Packing and Moving

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For some people, moving can cause a certain amount of unnecessary stress; but it doesn’t have to. One surefire way to ease the stress is to hire professionals to help you out, but that still leaves a lot of packing and sorting of affairs. This is a lot easier if …

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