ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Peter Crews

Cody is one of the esteemed authors at TheMovingBlog. He has a career in moving as a relocation consultant for a globally recognized van line. Now, Cody is dedicated to provide help and tips to all the people that are planning their relocation.

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Good Neighbor Guide

Do you remember how you felt moving into your house? Did you catch eyes peeking through the blinds in the window across the street? Did you feel as though your neighbors were judging the outdated pattern on your old sofa as the movers brought it through the front door? If yes, then you know how those new neighbors are going to feel that just bought the house next door. Wouldn’t it be nice to make them feel welcomed, rather than on edge? Alternately, if you did have a neighbor who made a kind gesture right away, then you know...

Make a List to Help Organize Your Self Storage Unit

The moving and storage process can be a long, strenuous ordeal if you are not prepared. The packing, unpacking, loading, driving and other stresses can weigh you down. Whether you are beginning your move to a new city or simply need a self storage unit to free up space in your current home be sure to prepare ahead of time. One great, easy way to better prepare is to make an inventory list. Keeping a running inventory list of all of your items is extremely helpful. Not only will you be able to keep better track of your belongings...

How Many Boxes Will You Need for Your Move?

Most people tend to plan ahead when they know they are moving. The best way to do this is to make a checklist of items you need to pack and then begin packing the small things into boxes and then store them some place safe. Once moving day approaches, begin packing the larger items and the hassle of moving should be reduced. How do you estimate the number of boxes you will need? You have an entire house to pack and there are countless little items which need to be boxed. No worries, we set out to answer this...

How to Move Into Off-Campus Housing

When you are a college student moving from your dorm room or your parents’ house to off-campus housing for the first time, the process can be daunting, to say the least. There are many different logistical aspects to consider, and in the past you probably have had someone make arrangements on your behalf. So here are some important steps in the process that you should focus on to make you move run smoothly: Use a moving checklist. Making a checklist will help you to organize your time better. When you are running on a tight schedule it is very...

Most Common Superstitions When Moving To A New Home

The Pure Excitement of Moving. Moving to a new home is a very exciting moment of everybody’s life. It symbolizes the new beginning and always brings positive feelings and excitement. As a symbol of the new start in your life it is quite normal that you want everything to run as smoothly as possible. For that very reason many people put every their efforts to make sure the process will go effortlessly. That is why it is not surprising how many people turn to superstitions to make sure they will have luck, wealth and happiness in their new home. More...