Tips for Moving Out of Your Parent’s Home

For many, moving out of your parent’s home is a rite of passage, and that’s not surprising. There aren’t many other moments in one’s life that make you feel more like an “adult” than turning the key and stepping into your very own apartment or house. But like most things, moving out of your parents […]

Moving to Stanford University

Are you ready to be among the great minds at one of the most prestigious schools in the world? Notable alumni include actress Reese Witherspoon, Seahawks safety Richard Sherman, and former President of the United States John F. Kennedy. Located in between San Francisco and San Jose, Stanford University is a private research and teaching […]

Moving Tips for a Local Move

Not every move is a cross-country, multi-state journey. Sometimes, you just need to move across the city or even to the other side of the neighborhood. Here are some moving tips for a local move. Determine What Size Truck You’ll Need One of the most important decisions you’ll probably have to make is just how […]

Using U-Box® Containers for an Emergency Move

Life happens sometimes. Some things happen quickly and you aren’t always in control. Maybe a relative has called and explained that someone in your family is elderly, sick or injured and you need to get things moved ASAP. Maybe you or someone you know has had the unfortunate luck of living in an area that has been […]

Buying your First House: Part 3

You have officially gone through the difficult part of buying your first house.  You have your finances in order, been pre-qualified and have probably even started working with a realtor or started looking online for the perfect house within your budget.  But before you put your offer in on a home there are some hidden […]

Top 10 Reasons to Move Out of Your Apartment

Let’s face it, sometimes you just need out. Like immediately. Your living situation is just not liveable anymore. We’ve all been there… or at least I sure have. So here are my top 10 reasons to move out, in no real particular order. Dirty Roommates They might be the nicest people in the world, but […]

College Senior To-Do List

If you’re entering your senior year of college, there’s a certain number of things to think about ahead of graduation and moving out. Preparing for the working world, living on your own and having no built-in vacation time are not easy transitions to make, so it’s best to face the senior year with an attitude […]

9 Tricks to Make Your Move Stress Free

There are a few events in your life that are highly stressful; moving might be on the top of that list. The average person moves 11 times in their lifetime according to the U.S. Census Bureau – this is a lot of stress in one’s lifetime. I am here to say that no matter how prepared […]

What To Know About Moving Season

It comes as a surprise to many people that there is technically a “moving season”, but almost half of all moves occur during the short few months between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Knowing this, what should you expect if you’re planning to move during moving season? Here’s a few tips that should prove useful. End of […]

Living in Mesa, AZ

As the third-largest city in Arizona (second to Phoenix and Tucson), Mesa welcomes many tourists and permanent residents alike. Living in Mesa offers enriching activities, cultural experiences, sporting events and dining option. Check out these tips and suggestions for living in Mesa. Things to Do Living in Mesa offers a multitude of things to see and […]

What Star Wars Taught Me About Moving

I don’t know about you, but Star Wars is so much more than a series of movies for me. My childhood was full of lightsabers, Jedi, and unforgettable characters such as Darth Vader. I’d watch the movies over and over again and play every single Star Wars video game I could get my hands on. It […]

Buying your First House: Part 2

You completed the first step of buying your first house by getting your finances in order.  Now it is time to pick the people you want to work with and get pre-qualified.  This step will give you the lay of the land and let you know what is possible.  When you complete this step you […]