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Tips for Moving Your House

How to make your house move easier

Moving your home involves a lot of work. There are also a lot of financial considerations that people generally are not used to. Engaging a solicitor, arranging the mortgage, paying for bridging finance if it is necessary, seeking the best selling price for your home, and the best buying price for the home you are moving into. All of these are very large and important transactions that cost a lot of money and may also cause you a lot of stress.

  Moving Your House Made Easier

Best Family Neighborhoods in NJ

Best Family Neighborhoods in NJ

Let's face it - it's not an easy process to choose what would be best place for your family to live. Where you are living now could be just your parents choice. But when you have a family of your own, you want to choose what's best for you and your family.

Help Children With Moving Anxiety

Children With Moving Anxiety

Moving can be a stressful thing for both children and parents. But children can be more affected emotionally, trying to understand why they have to leave their comfort zone. Take your time to explain it to them and help your children cope with their moving anxiety.

How to Deal With Sentimental Clutter

Deal With Sentimental Clutter

When you have been living in a particular place for a while, you accumulate a lot of things that end cluttering your home space. But they end up having sentimental value, making it difficult to clear them. Here are some tips and tricks on how to do it anyway.

Guid to Moving House

Guide to Moving Your House

Even if you haven't done it before, you can deduce from others experience that moving a house can be one of the most stressful things if you are not well prepared. But if you take time to prepare, you might find moving a simple and straightforward experience.

Help Kids Adjust to Living in NYC

Help Your Kids Adjust to Living in NYC

There are small moves and then there are big moves. Relocating to New York with your family is definitely the later one. The process of moving is always a stressful one, but also an exciting one. So, your children will need some help to adjust to moving to and living in NYC.

Tips on Helping Kids Say Goodbye to Their Old House

Helping Kids Say Goodbye

It's the only constant in life, but change can be difficult for adults, let alone for kids. And there are a few regular changes that can be as disruptive as moving to a new house. Your children will need help to understand the importance of it and how to deal with it.

Make Moving Less Stressful

Make Moving Less Stressful

Changes in life cause stress, as we strive to adapt to the new situation. Making a house move can be especially stressful. But with some good planning and focusing on the positive, the whole packing and moving process can be made fun for the whole family.

Moving House Made Easy

Moving House Made Easy

Are you ready to move your house? Is it the right choice for you? Can you afford it? These are just some of the questions you need to answer, before you decide to move house. Once your decision has been made, follow our checklist that will make your moving easier.

Moving to a New Area

Moving to a New Area

When you start looking to find a new home for your family, it can be a stressful and prolonged task. It could be hard for your family, having to settle in new surrounds, explore the new area, find new friends, etc. Here is what can be done to make this move easier, with less stress.

Moving to a New Home

Moving to a New Home

After you pay for your new house, in addition to all other associated costs, there's also the cost of moving to your new home. Naturally enough, you'll be looking to cut your costs down wherever you can. Here are some tips to make your move less expensive.

Simplify Your Home Move

Simplify Your Home Move

Moving a home or moving into a new space can get complicated and involving. You have to do a lot of packing, loading it onto a truck, hauling to the new location and then unpacking it all again. Reduce the stress of the moving by using self-storage facilities.

Tips for a Happy Home Move

Tips for a Happy Home Move

Moving home can be stressful job and requires a large financial commitment. So, before you decide on moving to a new home, you want to be sure it's the right decision. Here are four useful tips and suggestions on how to make moving home a happy occasion.

The stress of moving

Add to this the stress of actually moving your house, especially if you lived there for long. There may be some emotional attachment to the home you are leaving and you may find this very difficult. Then you have all the practicalities of dealing with utility companies, having mail redirected, cancelling your services and informing friends and business of the move.

Moving can be traumatic experience

And this has not even begun to consider the hassle of packing up your belongings, arranging for a removal company, and transit insurance if you think you need it, and unpacking everything at the other end. It is really no wonder that so many people consider moving house such a major and traumatic experience.

However, if you take a step back, the situation is really not that bleak. Most people end up moving home for very positive reasons. These will include getting a new job, or moving to a bigger property. Therefore, as well as all the stress there is also a lot of joy and excitement involved. Think about positive aspects and new opportunities your move will open.

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Moving to a new house is a good opportunity to sort out many things
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Sort out your things

You can also use the move as a chance to clear out your possessions. Look through everything before you start packing and decide what things you do not want to take with you to your new address. If there are a lot of clothes you can pack them up and give them to a charity shop. You should think about getting boxes and old newspapers gathered up. Boxes will be available from local shops and you can save your newspapers for wrapping breakables.

If you have too much stuff, especially the kind that you don't know what to do with, get a storage space and place it in there packed. It'll be out of your way and make it easier to deal with the things you really need. In time you might find that most of those storage boxes never get opened. We often cling on things for emotional reasons, not because we really need them. Moving your house is a good opportunity to get rid of some things we no longer need.

If you are moving everything yourself, you can rent a van to help you out. Make sure it is a suitable size. If the van is too small you’ll find yourself doing multiple trips, and if it is too large you may not be able to park, or even drive it. You should be comfortable with driving the van so give it a try before loading it up to make sure. The alternative is always to hire a professional removal company.


Moving Guide for Single Parents

All parents face unique challenges while raising their children - however, single parents often work twice as hard to keep their households stable.

With one less set of hands, they may have to make difficult decisions, such as moving on their own. While there are financial resources available, it can be difficult to find comprehensive services.

That’s why we created a guide to help support single parents navigate moving with children as they juggle other duties. 

You can check it out below:

Our guide includes:

  • Printable Pre-Move, Packing, and Moving Day Checklists
  • Tips on Preparing Kids for the Move
  • General Advice on Packing the Boxes
  • How to Prepare for the Moving Day
  • Get Some Cost-Saving Tips
  • Financial Organizations and Resources for Parents