How to Move

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Tips From an Insider

Important stuff to know (do you tip movers?) from someone who's moved herself.

How to Prepare Children for a Move

Do your best to keep kids involved every step of the way. Here's how.

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  • Shortly after buying a new home, you may feel too overwhelmed with moving boxes and bubble wrap to focus on anything other than getting your stuff from point A to point B. Besides ensuring a smooth…   Read the Article

  • If you're one of the 40 million Americans who move every year, here are some solutions to make your next move more eco-friendly. Plan ahead Have you ever waited until the last minute to pack for…   Read the Article

  • Moving, in short, isn't fun. Whether you pack and move your own stuff or pay someone else to do it, it takes time, energy and lots of money. Lucky for you, some of those expenses could be…   Read the Article

  • Even if you've hired movers who are courteous, efficient, and ethical, they still have one potential pitfall: They're human. And that means you may wind up with a lost or damaged item. So what should…   Read the Article

  • Ready to start packing? Here's what you'll need to keep your possessions protected.15-20 small cardboard boxes 10-15 medium cardboard boxes 10-15 large cardboard boxes Cardboard separators (for…   Read the Article

  • Now that you've settled into your new home, emerge from your moving cocoon and share the good news with friends and family. If you have the energy, celebrate with a housewarming party! Find…   Read the Article

  • Here's how to meet a few good candidates for your social circle.If you belong to a church, club, or professional organization, find a local chapter. You'll stay in your comfort zone and meet people…   Read the Article

  • Have you heaved a huge sigh of relief yet? If not, go ahead -- you've earned it. Now that you've successfully cruised through moving day, you can start turning your new digs into a home sweet home.…   Read the Article

  • Make sure you pay special attention to these items. The Bill of Lading. Moving companies are required to show you this contract before they start loading your stuff on the truck. Even though you're…   Read the Article

  • Once your stuff is on its way to your new home, you'll want to make one last pass through your old haunt to make sure everything's shipshape. Don't forget to:Check the house for anything you may have…   Read the Article

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