Yearly Archives: 2013

Important Advice When Moving: Record Keeping

It is extremely important to keep all your records in check, especially when you are moving. Most people are not very good at keeping records, and have their important documents stashed away in a drawer or locker, and when the time comes to relocate it can be very hard to organize all your records and keep them in a secure location.

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All You Need to Know When You Are Moving with Pets

Moving can be a stressful thing for most people, however, it is even more so for your pets, since they like to be in familiar surroundings and being introduced to a new environment is equally daunting for them as it is for you. The thought of leaving your beloved family pet behind when you are moving is unthinkable, and careful planning will help you avoid any hassles when you are relocating with a pet. It will also ensure that your pet adjusts seamlessly into their new environment, which is why you should look at the following steps when moving with pets to make the transition as smooth as possible for you and for your pet.

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Learn the Essentials of Taking a Moving Tax Deduction

Relocation from one place to another is bound to put a sizeable dent in your pocket, however, if you have a job which requires you to move from time to time, then you can cut down on your expenses when relocating from tax deductions from your move. There are certain conditions which have to be met but a tax deduction when moving will help you relocate without having to splash the cash.

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Moving Advice on Relocating a Wine Collection

A wine collection is a significant investment on your part and one which needs to be moved with the utmost care when you are relocating. You must ensure that no damage can occur to your wine collection, since it is something which is invaluable and needs to be moved with every precaution. Here is some moving advice on relocating with a wine collection.

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Post Move – Plan a House Warming Party

A great way to make a connection with your neighbours is by planning a house warming party after you move into your new home! Most people will not have the strength to even think about a party after they finish unpacking and getting their new home in order, but a house warming party will do wonders for you and your family as it will give everyone the opportunity to make new friends. There are a couple of ways you can plan your house warming party so that it does not feel like a strain on you. Here are some ways to go about planning your house warming party:

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Should We Move In Together? Tips for Couples Planning to Live Together!

The ultimate dilemma that couples face is a simple question, which is going to define their entire life. Living together as a couple does take its toll on you, since there are a lot of factors to consider, and despite some benefits, if you are a fairly young couple it is going to be one of the hardest decisions you will ever make in your life. Ultimately, if you are planning to move in together there are some things that you should know about the possible pitfalls that you are going to face as a couple. Fortunately, here are some helpful tips for couples that are planning to live together.

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The Basics of Unpacking After Relocating to Your New Residence

Most people assume that the hard part is over after they have moved into their new residence, but they have not accounted for the time it takes to unpack all their things as well as all the hard work that goes along with it. It is commonly suggested to unpack your things according to the rooms in your new residence but that usually takes a lot of time and effort, and the preferred way to unpack is to go about unpacking all the essential items first which you require in your everyday life.

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The DIY Guide for Packing Electronics When Relocating

Moving is a stressful period of time for everyone and definitely one of the most frustrating things while relocating is packing everything correctly and ensuring that there are no rash accidents or silly mistakes during the move. The packing of all your electronic items properly when moving is quite important, since it will allow you to easily manage setting up all the electronic equipment into your new home without any serious problems. This DIY guide for packing electronics when you are relocating is designed to ensure that you have no problems in packing and unpacking the electronics.

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The Ultimate Guide for DIY Packing: Learn How to Pack Pictures and Frames

When the time come’s for packing your goods for the impending move, it can be a very stressful period of time as you will be dealing with a lot of pressure, some emotional and some brought on by all the intense preparations of the move. One of the most difficult items to pack are pictures and frames, since they can be damaged quite easily and need to be handled with extreme care when you are relocating.

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10 Questions to Ask When You Look for a Mover – Part 2 – Stress Free Moving!

Apart from escaping fraud when you are moving, it is also important to hire a mover that is providing you with stress free moving services, so that you do not feel overwhelmed during the move. Always choose certified and reputable moving companies that have a solid background, and favorable reviews from previous customers, since this will give you a pretty decent idea about the type of services you can expect from the company.

Here are some questions to ask your mover, when you are researching for a stress free move:

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10 Questions to Ask When You Research for a Mover – Part 1 – Escaping Fraud!

You should always look up your mover, in order to escape fraud when you are moving or relocating. In recent times a lot of complaints have been filed by people, who have been scammed by rogue movers, who give low ball park estimates to entice people into acquiring their services and then conning them out of their money and possessions. This is why it is imperative that you gauge your potential mover properly, in order to make a stress free move.

Here are some of the questions you should be asking your mover or moving company in order to escape fraud:

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Beware of Scammers When Moving

Moving or relocating from your home is a stressful exercise, since not only are you moving your valuable possessions but also your cherished memories in that household; both good and bad. People move for a variety of reasons, and it is estimated in a survey that people are likely to move at least once in their lifetime, for personal, financial or career related reasons.

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