• A Dad's Moving Guide: 6 Tips for A Smooth Relocation with Kids
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    A Dad’s Moving Guide: 6 Tips for A Smooth Relocation with Kids

    Founding and buying your dream house, one that is perfect for you, your partner, and children, is just one step when it comes to starting a new chapter in your family’s life. As a dad, you’ve probably been amazed by the house’s huge yard, welcoming neighbors that love to grill, lovely parks to take walks in, and also great schools for your children. But the state of awe quickly fades when you realize you have to move as soon as possible. Moving alone is a tricky business, but when you have to do it with your family, especially children, it adds new layers to the entire process. Even before you…

  • Moving Made Easy: Just Follow These Rules
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    Moving Made Easy: Just Follow These Rules

    Whether you’re moving for a new job or to be closer to your favorite sports team, there is no denying that moving can be a large undertaking that can be both physically and mentally exhausting. Luckily, with a little planning, it can be much less of a headache. If you want your move to be easy, just follow these rules: Rule #1: Plan It Out A moving checklist will help ensure that nothing is slipping your mind, as well as help you craft a plan that lays out everything that needs to be done 2 months before moving all the way to delivery day. An absolute must if you want…

  • Parent's Guide to Downsizing with Kids
    Family,  Kids

    Parent’s Guide to Downsizing with Kids

    Downsizing with children can seem like a dream to accomplish, but a nightmare to go through. How do you manage to get rid of excess stuff, find a new, smaller home, and keep the kids happy and secure through all these changes—all at the same time? Well, thankfully, it doesn’t have to be as hard as it sounds. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when you’re downsizing with kids. 1. Have a plan. Having a solid plan in place is absolutely necessary when you’re moving with children, let alone moving to a smaller place. How much space are you looking for? How will playing and sleeping arrangements…

  • 7 Ways to Make the Furniture Moving Process as Easy and Safe as Possible
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    7 Ways to Make the Furniture Moving Process as Easy and Safe as Possible

    Quite a few aspects of the home-moving process are more difficult and trying than is widely believed, but safely delivering possessions—precious furniture especially—is perhaps the most demanding component of moving. To be sure, if you fail to take several preemptive steps and precautions before transporting your precious furniture to a new home, there’s a good chance that the associated work will become more frustrating and costlier than it would have otherwise been. The good news, however, is that the home-moving process, when it’s carefully planned and mapped out, is rather straightforward. What’s more is that this point holds true for small items and precious furniture alike. If you’re currently moving,…

  • Couple with Boxes on Head
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    4 Vital Tips for a Stress Free Move

    Moving is hard. You find yourself surrounded by boxes, bin bags and people; you are also unsure of where all of your stuff is located. Moving house is one of the most stressful events out there, and if you don’t have a well thought out plan- it could become overwhelming. So how can you put together a plan that will help you have a stress free move? Well luckily you don’t have to, because companies such as openpropertygroup.com have done one for you. The plan below is an excellent guideline that will prepare you for your big move, and if you follow it correctly, then you can be sure to…

  • Prtoecting Your Belongings when you're moving
    Family,  Money Matters

    Tips for Keeping Yourself and Your Belongings Protected During a Move

    After a long search you’ve found a new home, and you’re ready to begin the moving process. Very quickly, the euphoria of finding the perfect place gives way to the realization that now you have to uproot everything. Even small moves across the same city require tons of preparation. It’s amazing to think that you’re literally packing up your life. All of the memories, family heirlooms, and worldly possessions that have been gathered over the years. Taking steps to protect these items is an important part of the moving process. Getting Homeowners or Renters Insurance First thing’s first – protecting your worldly possessions. Even before you move into your new…