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Anthony Bale

Anthony has been at different positions in the industry for the last 10 years, gaining significant knowledge on the relocation process. He himself has moved 6 times already, which helped him explore the other side of the moving process

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How to Pack an Open First Box When Moving

When getting ready to move out, it’s really important that you follow a good moving checklist so that you have a much better chance of NOT failing to complete any of the many moving tasks that go hand in hand with a house move. If you’re moving across the country and you’ve hired a professional moving company to haul all your worldly possessions to your new residence, then one thing you mustn’t forget to prepare and take with you is a box full of absolute essentials (an essentials box, also known as an Open-First box) that will help you...

10 Things to Look for in a Professional Moving Company

When you’re preparing for a move, it’s all about making the right choices. There are many important factors to take into consideration while getting ready to move out, and oftentimes, one of those considerations is which professional moving company to hire. As a rule of thumb, hiring a professional moving company will simplify the entire home moving process. Experienced professionals will take care of the toughest stages of your house move, thus eliminating any strenuous tasks of lifting and carrying heavy household items such as furniture and appliances. Also, hiring professional movers will minimize any move-related stress for you...

7 Brilliant Ways to Stay Organized When You Move

Saying that proper organization is the key to a successful house move is quite an understatement. In reality, getting organized and then staying organized when moving is the key, the lock, the door and the path that will take you straight to the new home with minimum efforts and zero problems along that way. Ultimately, the best way to get organized for a move is to use an exceptional moving checklist – a detailed to-do list that will guide you on your relocation journey from start to finish. Yes, having a printable moving checklist by your side will improve...

What to Do Before Moving to a New Home: 7 Must-Do Tasks

Planning and organizing a residential move can easily turn out to be one of the most challenging things you’ve done in years. There are so many things to do before moving into a new home that confusion about what to do next may often halt the progress of your moving preparations. One of the biggest fears when getting ready to move out is fail to finish all the pre-move tasks on time, usually due to lack of proper organization. Sure, with a seemingly endless list of things you need to do before you move, it’s only natural that you...

What Are the Average Hourly Moving Costs?

Whether you realize it or not, the move distance plays a major role when you’re moving to a new house or apartment. In relation to the distance between the two homes, you’ve got LOCAL MOVING: moving just across the street, moving within the same town or city, or moving to another place within the same state; CROSS-COUNTRY (INTERSTATE) MOVING: moving to another town or city in a different state in the country; INTERNATIONAL MOVING: moving to another country. And while the difficulty of the relocation will increase proportionally to the move distance, so will the cost of the residential...