How to Choose the Right School After You Move

Choosing the Righ

  How to Choose the Right School after You Move There are so many factors to consider when moving to a new location (economy, neighborhood, distance from family and friends, etc.), but none more important than ensuring that you choose the right school for your child/children. This article will … [Read more...]

Communication Takes the Stress Out of Moving While Apart

Moving Without Your Spouse to A new home is never easy.

  Communication is vital to any successful relationship, and it’s essential if you’re moving to a new home and one of the partners won’t be there when the move happens. Plan to start early and start earlier than you planned. The person who will direct the move alone will be under a lot of … [Read more...]

Help Plan to Make Moving Easier for People with Disabilities

Accessible parking is critical in a new home for a disabled person.

  People with disabilities cherish their independence, but moving into a new home can be intimidating for them. Moving is a job in which everyone generally requires help, whether they have physical challenges or not. There are ways to help make things easier. Some involve preparing the new … [Read more...]

HELPING SENIORS DOWNSIZE BEFORE MOVING

Helping Seniors Downsize

  It's never easy to downsize and let go of items you have had in your possession for a long time  (along with having to move out of  your home after many years of residing).  Today we are going to help you whether you have a parent, grandparent, or someone who is elderly that needs to relocate … [Read more...]

CLEANING BEFORE YOU MOVE INTO YOUR NEW HOME CHECKLIST

Get your home nice and clean before you move in!

  Whenever you move into a new home, it's always good to have things fresh before moving your items in.  You may not be able to clean before you move in, but everyone wants to start with things in good condition.  Even though most homes will be clean before you move in, you may want to perform a … [Read more...]

CLEANING YOUR APARTMENT BEFORE YOU MOVE OUT

Check to see what your responsibilities are to get your security deposit back.

 Information Provided By:  Connie, Home Pride Services, Downers Grove, IL  Moving out of your apartment can be a very stressful time, but when you rent or lease an apartment you want to make sure you leave it in the condition it was prior to your move in.  Its always a good idea to hire a … [Read more...]

ONSITE LOCAL MOVING QUOTES-WHAT YOU CAN OR SHOULD EXPECT

Get an onsite moving quote before you move.

  First of all, different states have different laws regarding local or intrastate (within state) moves.  You need to understand local moving regulations so read state moving regulations.   Find out how local moves are handled in your state, how they are priced, and your rights and … [Read more...]

LOCAL MOVING QUOTES OVER THE PHONE: What you can (or should) expect.

moving quotes

  In most states a “local move” or “intrastate move” is based on time so if you get your quote over the phone there is certain information that your local moving estimator should gather.  A visual “onsite” estimate is usually more accurate but for small moves like studio or one bedroom apartments … [Read more...]

HELPING YOUR CHILD ADJUST TO A NEW SCHOOL AFTER YOU MOVE

Helping your child adjust to a new school can be challenging.

  Whether you have recently moved into a new home, or are relocating in the near future, your child should be comfortable with the concept of starting a new school.  This can be very stressful, so you want to make the transition as easy as possible on your kids or teens.  We’ve covered some areas … [Read more...]

MOVE DELAYED-NOW WHAT?

move delayed now what?

  A delay in your move can add to the stress of the relocation process, but delays are very common and do occur.  With today’s economy, there are certain circumstances that can occur that are out of your control.  If you are better prepared for them, you can make matters a little easier to cope … [Read more...]