Moving to Duke University

It’s time to move to one of the highest ranked universities in the nation!  With nearly 15,000 students, Duke University is located in Durham, North Carolina and occupies nearly 8,600 acres on three campuses.  Duke is a private research university that was founded in 1838, its motto being “Eruditio et Religio” or “Knowledge and Faith.”  Before […]

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 […]

Moving to The Catholic University of America

“Deus Lux Mea Est” or “God is my light” is the official motto of The Catholic University of America (CUA). Lying in the Nation’s Capital, CUA is the only national Catholic university and is home to over 6,000 undergraduate and graduate students. In fact, it was founded by Catholic Bishops and given a charter by […]

How to Announce Your Move

Moving–especially long distance–is an exciting time in your life; one that can affect those closest to you. After all of the major details of your move have been decided and set in stone, it’s time to tell your friends, family, and co-workers. Here are some tips on how to announce your move! Do’s and Dont’s […]

Moving Into Your First House

Moving into your first house is a major milestone in your adult life; a momentous occasion that marks the end of one chapter and the beginning of the next. For many, owning a Forever Home is the ultimate goal in life. Whether you’re simply renting, buying temporarily or planning on building a lifetime worth of […]

Total Weight You Can Haul in a Moving Truck

Depending on what stage you’re at in life, you may have a lot of things to haul in your upcoming move. The question for some may be, “Should I rent a moving truck for all my stuff, or will my friend’s van work?” While for others the answer to that is obvious, and the real mystery is […]

Moving to St. Louis, MO

St. Louis–the Gateway to the West–lies on the western bank of the Mississippi River, bordering Illinois. The city, along with neighboring suburbs, was Missouri’s largest metropolitan area in 2014 with approximately 2.9 million residents. St. Louis is also one of the most populous cities in the United States. Here’s what you need to know about […]

Moving to Chilliwack, BC

Chilliwack, British Columbia is approximately 102 kilometers (63 miles) southeast of Vancouver. It is primarily known as an agricultural community. However, as the population has grown to just over 80,000 residents, it is steadily becoming more urban. Surrounded by mountains, Chilliwack is nicknamed “The Great Outside” and offers plenty of recreational activities for residents and […]

Moving to Halifax, Nova Scotia

Sometimes referred to, simply, as “The Fax” or “Hali”, Halifax, Nova Scotia lies on the southeastern coast of Canada and is the province’s capital. Legally called the Halifax Regional Municipality, this city is composed of four former individual municipalities that merged together in 1996-Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and the Municipality of Halifax County. Halifax is considered […]

Moving to Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs is 60 miles south of Denver and lies in the shadow of Pikes Peak, on the southeastern edge of The Rocky Mountains. The city is more than a mile above sea level and home to the United States Air Force Academy, the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association, Pro Rodeo Hall of Fame and the United […]

Tips For Driving A Moving Truck

If you’re anything like me, the transition from driving a Honda Civic to a 26′ moving truck was intimidating. I had never driven anything that big in my life, and the reassurance of damage coverage still had me shaking in my boots. Here are some tips for driving a moving truck that will have you […]

How Many Moving Help Providers Do I Need?

Moving–especially all on your own–can be stressful. Many people call on friends or family members to help them move; usually with the promise of free pizza in return. But what if you’re truly on your own for your move? U-Haul has partnered with Moving Help Marketplace, a service that allows you to locate professional movers locally. […]