September 22nd, 2016 - 2:23 PM
Comparing moving containers
Both U-Pack® and U-Haul® offer portable moving and storage containers that help make long distance moving more convenient. Each container type features ground-level loading and a lockable exterior, and each company can move you to and from all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico. While similarities are certainly present between the U-Box and ReloCube, differences in size, construction material and price can impact which service you choose.
September 21st, 2016 - 1:23 PM
Tips for being a good neighbor
Do you want to get to know your new neighbors better? Maybe you’re looking to make new friends and find ways to be more sociable. Or perhaps you’ve heard stories from friends about dealing with bad neighbors and are trying to avoid a similar situation after a big household move. Either way, there are a few things you can do to keep the peace in your neighborhood!
September 19th, 2016 - 2:20 PM
Am I registered to vote after a move?
If you’re moving to a new home in a new state, there’s probably a lot on your plate. And while updating your voter registration information might not be a top priority, it’s important. In order to vote in your new state, you’ll need to make a voter registration change to reflect your new address. Learn about voter eligibility requirements and how to switch registration information to a different location.
September 9th, 2016 - 8:26 AM
The tiny house movement
Though living in small structures is nothing new (think studio apartments, tenements or even frontier housing), the trend of living in a “tiny house” has made a resurgence in recent years. The desire to control finances, have a lower impact on the environment and spend less time cleaning and more time living, has led many people to trade in their 1,500-2,000 square foot homes for a smaller place.
September 8th, 2016 - 3:07 PM
Throwing a Miss America Party
If you’ve recently moved, a great way to show pride for your new state is by cheering on your local Miss America contestant. In fact, it’s the perfect time to throw a party! Invite over some new friends, gather some themed snacks and have a friendly competition to pick the new Miss America using a printable score sheet. Here are some ideas for your very own Miss America watch party.
September 2nd, 2016 - 1:48 PM
Thinking about getting a P.O. Box?
P.O. Boxes offer security, privacy and flexibility when receiving mail, both for businesses and individuals. Why do you want a P.O. Box? Maybe you’re moving and don’t have a permanent address yet. Or, perhaps you travel a lot for work and aren’t always home to receive your mail. Whatever the reason, getting a P.O. Box is simple. Follow the steps below for applying online or in person, and then get information about mailbox sizes and what forms of ID are required to complete the process.
September 1st, 2016 - 10:25 AM
Research to stop rip offs
If you’re in the process of moving long distance, chances are you’re aware that scammers could be lurking. While no one goes into a move expecting a bad outcome, unfortunately it can (and does) happen occasionally. As you look for the best service to move your belongings, it’s wise to stay on guard. You’ll find that time spent researching is time well spent. While a reasonable price is always important, what’s even more important is selecting a company that’s trustworthy.
August 18th, 2016 - 8:17 AM
List of nicknames for state residents
Think you know the nicknames for people who live in different states? Let’s find out!
August 15th, 2016 - 9:37 AM
Welcome to the neighborhood!
Do you have new neighbors or friends or family who recently moved into a new home? If you want to give a gift to help them settle into their new place, don’t fret! We’ve made it easy to find housewarming gifts for every situation. Whether you’re looking for something traditional, something personalized or something creative, we’ve got plenty of ideas to get you started.
August 11th, 2016 - 9:01 AM
Are you a 1st time home buyer?
Buying a home for the first time can be an exhilarating and nerve-wracking experience. For most people, it’s one of the largest purchases you’ll ever make! Since you’ve never been through the process before, you may not understand everything that needs to happen before you can move in. We’ve consulted a licensed Realtor and a loan officer to create a first time home buyer’s guide that will help you know what to do before, during and after buying a home.