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Moving To Your Dream Home

The successful search for the house of your dreams is finally over. You've found the place you've been seeking, seemingly forever, an ideal combination of beauty, utility, location and karma that will serve your needs for years to come. And though your quest for perfection might have taken up months...
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Beat the Heat! New 7am-9am Arrival Window

The summer moving season is approaching quickly and an estimated 20 million Americans will be relocating during the peak months, April-September. While scheduling your movers in advance is important, we wanted to briefly discuss an often forgotten, and just as important, topic - heat. According to The National Oceanic and...
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Deciding What Property to Take When Moving

Moving is an event that most people experience during their lives. While transitioning to a new house or apartment is an exciting time and something to cherish, it is also a complicated process. It is important to relax and enjoy the journey, but there are decisions along the way that...
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Top 10 Moving Destinations in 2012

Last December we blogged about U.S. migration trends as reported by Forbes . The blog, " A Visual Look at American Migration and Relocation in 2011 ", included an interactive map that visually showed where people were moving to. Similar to 2011, the relocation trends of Americans continue to focus...
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Reasons why you should relocate to the Washington DC Area

We may be a moving company, but we often like to blog about city rankings and migration trends. After all, city rankings are a great way to measure how a region is doing and thus, where people will be moving to or from. One metropolitan area that never ceases to...
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Friendliest Towns in America

The folks over at Forbes are always looking for ways to report fun statistics, apparently this week they decided upon the "Friendliest Towns in America" (in 2013). I've decided not to question how they were able to measure this statistic, I'll leave that part up to the brains at Forbes...
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Lighten Your Load - Tips for a Simpler Move

Moving is one of the most stressful life changes a person can undergo. In fact, moving is often listed as one of the top most stressful life events among Americans today, right alongside death of a loved one, divorce and job loss. Although moving will come with several difficult obstacles...
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Top 15 Best Housing Markets for the Next Five Years

Is your home value increasing? If you are like many Americans it probably is not, at least not by very much. According to a price report by Fiserv Case-Shiller, average home prices (in 2012) are expected to rise a measly 0.3% in the next year and only 3.3% in the...
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American Cities with the Most Millionaires

So you didn't win the 550 million dollar Powerball on Wednesday, huh? Well, if you happen to be an entrepreneur or tech savvy person there is some good news. According to the Metro Wealth Index from Capgemini, many major metropolitan areas are recording an increase in the growth percentage of...
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Top 10 Cities Where Americans are Moving

Are you ready to relocate somewhere new but are not sure where to go? Perhaps a look at the top 10 "Cities Where Americans are Moving", published by Forbes , will help you make a decision. The data is based on the most recent statistics available from July 2010 to...
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