Moving

Is a DITY Move Right for You in 2024?

Military Moving

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on July 12, 2024

If you’ve recently received a permanent change of station (PCS), then you’re definitely gearing up to move yourself, your partner, and even your family to a new state or a new country. And while this can be incredibly exciting, it can also be stressful — especially if you need to complete a move in a short period of time. Wondering if a DITY move, or even a partial DITY move, is right for you? Here’s what you need to know to help you decide.

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Looking for a PCS Moving Checklist?

Military Moving

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on July 11, 2024

Have a pending PCS move (aka permanent change of station move)? Need a PCS moving checklist? Then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you have a few months or a few weeks to prepare, this basic checklist of items will help you confidently transition to your new installation.

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Looking for a PCS Moving Checklist?

Military Moving

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on July 11, 2024

Have a pending PCS move (aka permanent change of station move)? Need a PCS moving checklist? Then you’ve come to the right place! Whether you have a few months or a few weeks to prepare, this basic checklist of items will help you confidently transition to your new installation.

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Packing and Moving Supplies List: The Essentials To Have on Hand

Packing Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on June 28, 2024

Relocating is a lot easier when you’re prepared, and getting the right supplies is the first step. Use this handy checklist detailing the must-have packing supplies for getting packed up and moving supplies for the big day — from moving boxes and packing tape to ratchet straps and a disc lock to protect your belongings.

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How to Pack Glasses for Moving (Plus Tips for Other Breakables)

Packing Tips and Hacks

by Matt Lyons Posted on June 24, 2024

It may be one of the last things on your list — packing the kitchen typically is — but it’s inevitable: Eventually, you have to pack up your dishes. And that includes all those breakable glasses. But do you know how to pack glasses for moving? Basic steps include using the right materials and the right packing technique — not to mention sturdy moving boxes. However, with some items, you’ll need to take extra precautions. Keep reading for all the details.

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How To Pack Dishes for Moving — and Ensure Your Other Kitchen Items Are Protected, Too

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Matt Lyons Posted on June 24, 2024

So you're busy sorting through all of your possessions ahead of your upcoming move — and then it hits you: You’re not quite sure how to pack dishes for moving. How much cushioning do you need? And what kind of cushioning should you use? It’s one of the most challenging parts of a move. Regardless of the distance, if your delicate dishes aren’t packed correctly, that could be a recipe for disaster. Here’s what you need to know.

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Is Shipping a Car Easy? How To Ship a Car (Step By Step)

Relocation and Moving

by Easton Smith Posted on June 14, 2024

If you’re trying to figure out how to ship a car, you’re not alone. The industry can be a bit confusing, and if you’re not careful, you might get stuck with a damaged vehicle or an inflated bill. That’s why we made this list of tips for shipping your car. Follow this guide and you should have a smooth ride from start to finish.

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Wondering What To Pack First When Moving? This Is the Only Packing Checklist for Moving You Need

Packing Tips and Hacks

by LB Gabriel Posted on June 13, 2024

 Packing up your entire home sounds daunting — and for good reason. Think about every nook and cranny, cabinet and closet, attic and storage space. Your house holds more than you think, and putting all of those items in boxes is going to be time consuming. Want to know what to pack first when moving houses? Here’s your perfect packing plan of attack.

 

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Moving In Together? 14 Relationship-Saving Tips From the Experts

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Kristin Hanes Posted on June 11, 2024

Moving in together presents unique challenges. Read these tips from three relationship experts to help avoid common pitfalls and make a positive transition.

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Questions To Ask When Buying a House in 2024

Real Estate Advice

by Karen Dybis Posted on May 21, 2024

That old adage about “the more things change, the more they stay the same” is proving true yet again when it comes to real estate in 2024. If you’re wondering what questions to ask when buying a house, look no further — we’ve got you covered. First, gather some patience, a good real estate agent, and a mortgage specialist. And then read on for guidance on what to look for when buying a house.

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