Things to Do Before You Move

In the days leading up to your move, there are bound to be several to-do lists of things you need to get accomplished. Even though packing up your moving truck can be stressful, there are several things do to in your current location before you move. Before you take off on your new adventure, read […]

Storage in Seattle

Surrounded by both mountains and water, Seattle, Washington is known for its thriving cultural and technological advancements. Like other heavily populated cities, rent can be higher than many people may like. In that case, a storage unit might be a good way to hold onto those belongings you don’t want to toss but can’t afford to […]

Five Reasons Not to Move Back to Your Hometown

Have you ever heard the saying, “You can never go home again”? While you may have loved growing up in your hometown, renting a moving truck and heading back there as an adult is not always ideal. So can you really go home again? Yes, but it may not always be how you remembered it. […]

Organizing your Junk Drawer

We all have that one drawer somewhere. Whether it’s in the kitchen with various cooking utensils shoved somewhere or it’s in your office, filled with paper clips and pens, the junk drawer becomes a continuously growing mess.  With Spring in the air, it’s time to get started on one of the smaller spring cleaning tasks […]

How Moving Affects Your Taxes

With everything on your mind during a move it can be easy to forget that moving expenses are, in some cases, tax deductible. The first thing I want to make clear is that I am not a tax professional. These are only helpful pointers to make you aware of deductions you may otherwise have missed. […]

Moving to Tucson

Before moving to Tucson, be sure to pack plenty of sunscreen, T-shirts and shorts, and some comfortable hiking shoes. If you have skis, you can even bring them, too! Weather Everyone knows Tucson is hot. On average, there are 150 days with highs of 90 degrees Fahrenheit or higher, and only 49 rainy days. Summer […]

Emotional Preparation For Your Move

Moving is a critical time in our lives that usually brings on a wave of emotions. No matter how many times you’ve moved, you are guaranteed to get emotional some way or other, especially if you are moving to a different state. If you have children, you may even be dealing their emotions, not just […]

Making a Move without Using a Moving Truck

As if moving isn’t stressful enough, I frequently hear from my friends, family and acquaintances that the thought of driving a moving truck (of any size) is quite possibly the most stressful part about it. Well, if you’re planning a move in the future and this thought has crossed your mind or even scared you […]

Newlyweds First Home

You exchanged your vows, had the perfect fairytale wedding and now you are officially newlyweds! Now that you have finished wedding planning, what do you do with all that free time on your hands? One of the first steps for many couples after they tie the knot is to buy their first home! Now that […]

How Daylight Saving Time Affects Your Move

Daylight Savings Time History Daylight Savings Time was created as a way to make the best use out of the daylight during the summer months. Every year, at 2 a.m. on the second Sunday in March, most of the U.S. and Canada advance their clocks by one hour. Does Daylight Savings Time affect your normal […]

The 5 Tools You Need For Moving Day

Let’s face it; moving can be a lot of work. Boxes need to be packed, furniture needs to be moved, and then you do it all over again once the items reach your new home. With everything one has to keep in mind during a move, it can be easy to forget to grab a […]

Tips for Driving in the Fog

You’re gearing up for your upcoming move but it just so happens to be in the middle of winter AND your depart time is before the sun comes up. Which means, colder air in the early morning can be dangerous as fog may arise. If you’ve never driven in the fog, it can be a little […]