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Finding community

The things you gotta know if you're making a move.

tips, tricks, and advice

Some of my thoughts through every stage of my past relocations.

My Own moving reflections

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Take a look around- this is where I brain dump all of my acquired knowledge and skills when it comes to making a move. There's just gotta be something you need!

Here to be a resource to you in one of life's most stressful events... a relocation.

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If you’re going to be relocating to a new city, state, or even country, you want to plan a visit that checks on all the major factors that will affect your life after your relocation. Here’s a step by step guide to planning a town visit before you move to a new town:

How to Try Out Your Future Town Before Moving

Relocation

There’s no way around it. No matter how much organizing and preparing you do, moving week is going to be hard. Besides the fact that there’s a thousand things to do, there’s also a lot of emotions (and handling other people’s emotions) involved too. The fatigue and emotional distress can compound into a storm of negativity. No wonder moving is ranked the third most stressful life event.

A Girlfriend’s Guide to Moving Week: 7 Tips to Make Moving Less Awful

Relocation

Are you planning a long-distance move? Hiring professional long-distance movers is essential for a stress-free relocation… and you know it’s my goal to help you have a stress-free relocation! In this comprehensive guide, we’ll walk you through the essential steps to help you hire the best long-distance movers for your needs, ensuring a seamless transition […]

Moving Guide: How to Hire Long-Distance Movers

Moving Tips and Tricks

One of the biggest expenses of moving, especially out of state, is the cost of hiring a moving company. The cost of a moving company can vary greatly depending on several factors, including the distance of the move, the weight of your belongings, and the services you require. It’s essential to research moving companies and obtain several quotes to find the best value for your money.

Moving Expenses List: how much does it cost to move?

Moving Tips and Tricks

Through my various moves, I’ve learned an important lesson: if you put aside the most important items ahead of time, the rest doesn’t matter as much. You won’t have to run around the house looking for where you packed the cutlery if you’ve put aside one set for each family member in one very important […]

10 Things to Put in your Open First Box for Moving

Moving Tips and Tricks

What is a Moving Essentials Box and why do you need it? This is an important group of items to have on hand all the way through your move. Right from the moment you find out you’re moving, set aside a box that you will collect important items in. There are two types of items that go in this box:

Items that you will consistently need throughout your moving journey

Important items that you want to keep with you and not lose in transport

How to Pack a Moving Essentials Box for Moving Day

Moving Tips and Tricks

So what can you ask a real estate agent to make sure you’re finding someone who will go to work for you? Make sure you interview at least 3 different agents, and here are the 10 questions I recommend you ask a buyer’s agent before selecting who will represent you:

10 Questions Buyers Should Ask their Real Estate Agent

Buying and Selling Real Estate

If you’ve ever moved to a new place with your family as a child, you know how hard that can be. Being the new kid in school is awkward and unsettling, but you’re given dozens of opportunities every day to build meaningful connections with your peers. Between school and extra curricular activities, you’re pretty much […]

How to Make Friends in a New City

Finding Community

The Fair Housing Act was enacted in 1968 to prevent discriminatory practices like steering and redlining from happening. And while there’s still work to be done, real estate brokers and mortgage lenders can no longer practice this way without breaking the law.

Here are some (surprising) questions you probably have that real estate agents aren’t allowed to answer in order to comply with Fair Housing Laws.

Things your Real Estate Agent Can’t Tell you- and how you can find the answers you need

Buying and Selling Real Estate

if you have a relocation coming up and you know a season of loneliness is ahead, count it as a valuable asset to your self-development. One that not everybody gets to experience.

Moving is Lonely. That Can be Good for You.

My Own Relocation Reflections