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Best Moving Tips: Important Logistics for Large Home Moves

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2016 12:58:10 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Packing Tips, Residential Moving, Avoid Home Damage, Moving Time

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Large home moves are difficult for a number of crucial reasons, but if you’re adequately prepared and mentally ready for the job, they don’t have to be overly stressful. With a few crucial moving tips, even moving to or from a mansion can go smoothly.

 

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Why Do Northern Virginia Moving Company Prices Vary?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2016 2:17:37 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Costs, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving in Fairfax Virginia

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If you’ve started your research into pricing for Northern Virginia moving companies, you might find yourself a little bit surprised. You’re probably asking yourself: Why is there such a wide variance in pricing from company to company? What does this mean in terms of quality of service? And how can I determine which company represents the best value? To help with this decision, keep the following pointers in mind.

 

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How Much Does It Cost to Move in Fairfax, Virginia?

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 30, 2016 8:03:26 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving in Fairfax Virginia

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If you’re looking to use local movers in the Fairfax, Virginia, region, you’re very likely wondering about how much it’s going to cost to move. It’s a common and important question, but it’s important to realize from the beginning that there is no coverall answer. Even among various Northern Virginia moving companies, the price will always depend on a number of factors.

 

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Best Moving Tips: 9 Items That Are Surprisingly Difficult to Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 27, 2016 3:29:43 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving Difficult Items

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There are a lot of moving tips floating around the Internet, and that’s great for advice about aspects of moving you know are going to be difficult. But what about those move-related things you don’t even anticipate will be hard? With those challenges in mind, the following are some common household items that might surprise you when it comes to moving day.

 

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Top 8 Moving Mistakes to Avoid When Self-Moving

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2016 7:43:25 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving Mistakes

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If you’re contemplating a self-move, there is definitely a laundry list of moving mistakes you want to avoid to ensure the move goes as smoothly as possible. The following are eight of these mistakes that could be costly—in terms of hassle, time, and money.

 

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Best Moving Tips for Moving a Fish Tank: A Step-by-Step Guide

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 6, 2016 7:57:42 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving Difficult Items

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Whether you’re attempting to move a fish tank on your own or having a professional moving company help, you should know going in that this process has a lot of detailed steps. Naturally, many of these details are going to shift according to your fish and aquarium type, but what follows are the general guidelines for securely moving a fish tank.

 

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Staging Your Home: Great Low-Cost Tips

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 29, 2016 11:04:06 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Local Moving, Realtor Moving Tips, Residential Moving, Staging Your Home

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Selling your home is both stressful and exciting, and one of the biggest factors contributing to those two emotions is selling your home. As any Realtor will tell you, though, staging your home is a great way to generate interest and increase your chance of selling. While this can be an incredibly expensive endeavor, the following are some simple and cost-effective ways to stage your home, make it look its best, and hopefully help it sell.

 

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Move Date Changed? How to Schedule a Move Again

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 26, 2016 2:45:58 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Local Moving, Scheduling a Moving Estimate, Residential Moving

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There’s nothing worse than running into a problem with your move date and realizing at the last minute you’ll have to schedule a move all over again. These kinds of unexpected events are exactly why moving is so unpredictable and stressful. That being said, even if your relocation date is changed on you, the following are some moving tips to get you back on track as quickly and as easily as possible.

 

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5 Biggest Moving Mistakes to Avoid

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2016 7:15:40 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Estimate, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving Mistakes

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Avoiding every single moving mistake is almost never possible, but it is likely you can avoid the biggest moving mistakes and, therefore, avoid the biggest consequences. If you know what substantial mistakes to watch for, you can likely save yourself in terms of financial fallout, time lost, stress, and hassle before, during, and after the move itself. With that in mind, here are five of the biggest moving mistakes you should keep in mind when it next comes time to relocate.

 

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Moving Company Complaints, Disputes, and Claims

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 22, 2016 7:34:14 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Insurance, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Avoid Home Damage, Moving Claims

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Moving company complaints and how to file them are not exactly something you want to think about. You want to assume that your move day will go absolutely to plan, and nothing unexpected (or unpleasant) will happen. Unfortunately, no company—not a single one—can promise this, so it’s really important to pick your moving company with this consideration in mind. What company is going to be most honest, upstanding, and forthright about claims issues? And how can you tell?

 

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