Tips for establishing domicile in Florida

Florida is known for being a hot destination, and not only because of the weather. Over the past few years, Florida has experienced significant population growth. People throughout the country are flocking to cities like Orlando, Jacksonville Tampa, and of course Sarasota. Sarasota was recently ranked 14 among the top places to live by U.S. […]

How to make moving easier for your kids

Moving with kids can be tough, for both parents and children alike. In addition to the inevitable levels of stress from packing and planning, relocating can also be an emotional process. Huffington Post contributor Jennifer S. White penned a touching piece that perfectly encapsulates the feelings some families have when leaving a home that hold […]

How to ace your summer move

Summer is officially here and nearly half of all moves this year will take place in the upcoming months. The season draws families looking to relocate and settle in before school starts in the fall, college graduates vacating their old apartments and those who simply want to take advantage of the warm weather. Whatever your […]

Go green: How to make your next move more eco-friendly

Did you know the average American produce around 4.4 pounds of trash per day? According to the EPA, that amounts to a staggering 254 million tons of garbage thrown away every year in the U.S. Even more surprising is that more than 33 percent of our country’s waste stems from packing supplies. While a significant […]

How to pack valuable books for a move

Packing books can be a relatively simple part of the moving process. Unlike electronics and precious china, the piles of paperbacks you’ve accumulated over the years usually don’t require special packing attention — it’s easy to stack them in a box or suitcase and call it a day. However, for those bibliophiles with carefully curated, […]

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Clothes Call: Packing Your Clothing for a Move

If you are like most Americans today, you have a lot of clothes. If you are like some Americans today, you have too many clothes. Years of not discarding outgrown, out-of-fashion, sentimental and/or aspirational garments can create piles (and piles) of frustration when it comes time to move them. Obviously, you’ll want to take a […]

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Making a Clean Sweep

Living in a house while it is on the market can be a surreal experience, as you are – for all intents and purposes – residing in a model home. But how do you keep it looking like a model for open houses and drop-by prospects? While the Realtor can advise you on what you […]

Cost of Moving

Making Sense of the Dollars It Takes to Move

Okay, you’ve made the decision to move, found your new digs, carefully researched and chosen your mover and have a pretty good idea of the cost of moving. Or do you? To make sure, look at every step of your journey, accounting for all the incidental expenses that can add up to collective sticker shock. […]