Pirate Movers Hold Household Goods Hostage: Don’t let it Happen to You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proceeding to suspend the right of a moving service company from doing business after determining that the moving company held a customer’s household goods hostage and refused to release them unless the customer paid additional money to the moving company (Agency Group, n.d-a). […]

How to Choose the Right Size Moving Truck Rental

Choosing the right size moving truck rental is one of the most critical aspects to having a safe and pleasant DIY move. If you rent a moving truck that is too small, you may be in the midst of a moving nightmare. You’ll either have to unpack the truck entirely to exchange it for the […]

Resolutions Made Easier: Home Improvement

Home improvement projects can seem daunting and stressful, but as a homeowner, you must address them eventually. If your resolution for 2013 is to take on a home renovation project, don’t worry; you’re not alone. At moving insider, we know that it helps to have input from people who have been there and done that before, and […]

How To Deal With Noisy Neighbors

Do you know how to deal with noisy neighbors? No one likes to be woken up in the middle of the night by noisy neighbors or to have to hear loud music. Your home is where you should be able to escape from the outside world.  At some point in your life, though, you will […]

Repair or Replace: What to do When Your Home Windows Fail

Whether or not you realize it, home windows are an important part of your everyday life. They offer not only aesthetic appeal, but also insulation and protection from the elements. If your home is brand new, then you’ve got nothing to worry about for a long time. But, if your home is older and starting to display […]

Repair or Replace: Sofa Tips

Are you sick of your old, over-worn, or out-of style sofa? Then you’re probably tempted to head down to the furniture store to replace it!  But, have you thought about taking a second look to see if it’s possible to restore your existing sofa for only a fraction of the price? Check out these other […]

DIY: How to Paint a Room

Painting is a simple and inexpensive way to add some personal flair to your home and show off your style! It can have a huge impact on the feeling of your room, and for much less than the cost of all new furniture or wall art. Doing the paint job yourself can save you thousands […]

Repair or Replace: Appliances

When you have an appliance that’s malfunctioning, you must decide whether you should repair it, or replace it entirely. While the answer to that question depends largely on your individual situation, you can get a better idea of what to do by asking yourself a few questions. Is my appliance still under warranty? Most appliances […]

How to Find a House for Rent

When you first begin trying to find a home for rent, you may ask yourself, “where should I start?” You should begin by compiling a list of must-haves for your rental home. For example: number of bedrooms, size of yard, upgrades, etc.  If you have chosen to rent a house over an apartment, then you […]

Small Space Living: Doing More with Less

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. – Socrates Do you suppose Socrates was predicting the trend of tiny living spaces taking urban cities by storm? From extremely small spaces to what could simply be considered modest, people all over seem to […]

First Time Homebuyer – Shopping For a Home Loan

Purchasing your first home can be a complex process, but keeping yourself organized is your key to success. Before shopping for homes and figuring out which neighborhoods you like best, you’ll need to figure out what you can afford. You will also need to prepare all your financial documents to apply for a loan. Can […]

Living in a Haunted House

Last year for Halloween we gave you some fun tips for moving into a haunted house. If that sounds like something that is right up your alley, then you are in luck.  The home used for the classic scary movie “The Amityville Horror” is now for sale. If you are looking in the Toms River, […]