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Your 2-month Moving Checklist

April 12, 2019

It’s time to move—but where do you start? Use our handy moving checklist below to prepare for your move. 2 months before the move: Get estimates from moving companies and/or storage units. Print your floor plan and review furniture placement. Make a list of people who will need your new address. Donate, sell or throw away anything unnecessary. Inventory your valuables for insurance purposes. 6 weeks before the move: If you’re packing yourself, collect boxes and other necessary supplies. Start packing items you don’t use…

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Senior Moving Tips

March 15, 2019
Seniors moving

Seniors remain an influential part of the real estate market, purchasing everything from standard single-family homes to larger multi-generational options that can accommodate additional family members. As a senior, your considerations for how to handle a move will likely differ somewhat from younger buyers. Check out these tips to help make your move as smooth as possible—or pass this article along if you’re a relative of a senior homebuyer! Transportation options If you rely on transportation services, such as the bus or paratransit, you may…

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Find the Best Restaurants, Schools & More in Your New Community

January 10, 2019

Moving to a new area can leave you feeling a little lost, but it’s actually an exciting opportunity to discover all the things that make your new community uniquely appealing. Read on for three easy ways to find top-rated spots near you and build lasting ties to your new community. Get to know the neighbors Making friends with your neighbors is a great way to instantly feel more at home in your new area—and they’re bound to have plenty of can’t-miss recommendations for everything from…

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How to Stay Organized While Packing for a Move

October 15, 2018
couple packing

If you’ve got ample time to prepare for your upcoming move, an organized packing strategy is well worth the effort. You’ll arrive at your new home with the comfort of knowing just where all your most important items are and how they’re sorted, allowing you to enjoy the process of setting up your new abode with everything neatly categorized and labeled. Check out some inspiration below for how to stay organized—and stress-free!—while packing for your next move. Declutter & minimize Getting rid of items you…

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Packing Tips for a Quick Move

May 14, 2018
Packing up a kitchen

Moving Day is fast approaching and you haven’t packed a single thing. Not to worry! Whether you just contracted on a quick move-in home or you’ve simply put off boxing your belongings until the very last minute, we’ve got you covered. Following are some tried-and-true packing pointers to help ensure your upcoming move is speedy, seamless and, above all else, stress-free: Sort your belongings beforehand. Take some time ahead of time to divide your possessions into three categories: keep, donate and toss. Though it may…

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