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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  • If you're moving into a new home, your pockets probably feel pretty empty right now. You've just paid a down payment, closing costs and broker fees, so the last thing you want is an expensive move. …   Read the Article

  • You know that treadmill you've been using as a drying rack? It'll be cheaper to get rid of it now than it is to ditch it when you arrive at your new place. Movers base their prices on the amount of…   Read the Article

  • 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

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