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Ways to Determine Neighborhood Crime Rates Before You Move
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
4/17/2014
1:06 PM

Determine Crime Rates by City: What You Need to Know Before You Move

When looking for a new home, it’s important to look for clues to see what the neighborhood is like. Is it noisy? Are there bars on the windows of nearby businesses? Are there neighborhood watch signs? All of these things factor into one big concern: safety. So how do you know the neighborhoods you’re considering are safe or not? Here are several ways to determine neighborhood crime rates before you move.

What is the crime rate the neighborhood you're considering?

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Should I Tip Movers?
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
4/10/2014
2:45 PM

To tip, or not to tip; that is the question.

Tipping is something you do when you go out to eat, get a haircut, have pizza delivered, or catch a cab ride, but what about when you hire movers? That can be tricky. You’re already paying them for moving your stuff, so should you tip them, too?

Do I need to tip the movers?

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Moving Trucks - Frequently Asked Questions
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Posted By:
Becky Google+
3/26/2014
3:15 PM

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Moving Trucks

Well, at least almost everything. After 16+ years of moving household goods, we’ve answered a lot of questions about moving trucks—some unique, and some very common. For your reading pleasure, we've compiled a list of those asked most frequently.

Questions frequently asked about moving trucks

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Self Moving Advice: 10 Things To Remember When Moving
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
2/3/2014
11:18 AM

Advice For Your Move

The US Census Bureau reports that on average, people move 11 times in their lifetime. There are so many variables at play in each move, that even after moving multiple times, it can still feel overwhelming. We’re here to help you make your move stress-free and help you remember all the little details. With most people using self-moving services these days, we have compiled our 10 best pieces of self-moving advice to help you through the process.

Advice for your self move

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What moving expenses are tax deductible?
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
1/30/2014
8:24 AM

Hello, tax season!

Now that the 5th season of the year is here, we know that there are many of you with questions about what can and cannot be deducted on your return in relation to your recent move. We’ve researched and found the answers to many of your questions. Let’s talk about the ins and outs of moving and tax deductions with some basic information, then dive into some more detailed questions you may have about what is and isn’t tax deductible.

What moving expenses are tax deductible?

 

Does Your Move Qualify for Deductions?

Before we begin, I want to do a double check with you to make sure you meet all the requirements to deduct your moving expenses. Wouldn’t want any surprises when you file, right?

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10 Important Places to Locate Right When You Move to Your New Town
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
1/17/2014
5:59 PM

Where’s that?

When moving to a new town, one of the quickest ways to settle in is to find out where certain places are located in proximity to your new home. We know you’ll be worn out from the move itself, but knowing where things are around town will make the transition much easier. As you begin unpacking and setting up house, take a look at our list of 10 key places to locate right when you move, and why it’s so important that you know where these places are.

Locate these important places when you move to your new town.

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Help Kids Deal with Moving to a New School
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
1/15/2014
10:04 AM

25 Things You Can Do To Help Your Kids Adjust to a New School

When you consider that children who attend public or private school spend the majority of their day there, it’s easy to understand why some would say it's their “world.” School is where their friends are, it’s where their interests lie, and it’s where they have a routine they’re accustomed to. The thought of leaving the comfort of this familiar place to start something brand new can be extremely scary. But, there are some things you can do to help your child manage the transition when it comes to moving to a new school.

Help for kids moving to a new school.

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How To Choose Flooring For Your New Home
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
1/9/2014
11:05 AM

Choosing Flooring for Your Home

So you found your dream house, but the floors need a little TLC to make it perfect. There are so many flooring choices out there, how do you know where to start when shopping for flooring? There are definite pros and cons for each type of flooring based on your lifestyle and desires. It’s important to incorporate both your family’s needs and your personal style into your decision-making. Let’s cover some of the basics to consider when choosing flooring, and then compare options to find the best flooring for your new home. Experts will tell you that you don’t have to use the same type of flooring throughout your entire home. Mix it up!

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Driving in Snow and Ice
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Posted By:
Brittney Google+
1/6/2014
1:31 PM

Snow and Slush and Ice, Oh My! How to Drive in Winter Weather

If your move sends your road tripping across the country during the winter months, you may encounter areas with drastically different weather than you’re accustomed to. If you’re driving towards the North, you’ll no doubt run into snowy weather along the way—sometimes to the tune of snowdrifts and impassable highways. And if you’re driving through the Midwest, it’s very likely that you could come across treacherous ice covered roadways—which require a completely different style of driving than snow.

Without knowledge of how to maneuver it correctly, driving in winter weather can be incredibly dangerous. 

How to drive in snow and ice

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Little Known Ways to Get Moving Truck Deals
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Posted By:
Christina Google+
12/27/2013
9:03 AM

Where are all the rental truck deals?

We hear ya! Everyone’s looking for a good deal on a rental truck, but actually finding one? Well, that’s the hard part. Nothing’s sweeter than paying less than full-price for something, but in order to score a great deal, you have to find it first. That’s where we come in. We’ll help you learn some of the little known ways you can get moving truck deals for your long-distance move. And we’ll introduce you to U-Pack®, the best kept secret truck rental hopes you never find out.
Find moving truck deals.

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