Dallas to New York: A Guide for your 3 Day, 1500 Mile Journey

Rearview Mirror

There are many questions that come up when contemplating a move to New York, including what the cost of living is like and how much downsizing is needed. However, there are other concerns that come up involving the process of moving itself — particularly if you’re driving from North Texas to the northeast. You might be wondering which route to take, how long the trip will take, and what there is to see and do along the way. To help answer those questions, we’ve come up with a brief guide. According to Google Maps, Dallas is 1,547 miles from New […..]

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5 Things to Watch Out For When Moving to College in the Northeast

Moving

August is an extremely busy time of the year for moving. That’s not because Americans like loading boxes and furniture into a truck in stifling heat. Instead, it has a lot to do with what’s on the calendar. As the Dog Days of Summer move closer to fall, colleges and universities get ready to kick off their fall semester. That means that tens of thousands of incoming freshmen move to campuses and new cities nationwide, with most going through that process in August. Of course, a great number of colleges and universities that attract students from all over America are […..]

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Home, In 400 Square Feet or Less

Single Car Garage

Imagine living in a single car garage. As crazy as that might sound at first, more and more young American professionals are now living in apartments that are about that size. Microapartments are popping up all over cities that are filled with Millennials, or young adults under the age of 30. These small units, — which, at an average of 300 square feet, are less than half the size of a typical one-bedroom unit — are a result of a combination of the minimalism, eco-friendly and urbanization movements. They’re also so popular among young professionals that developers barely even need […..]

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6 Factors to Consider Before Packing for a Move to a Home in the Northeast

Stressed Out Moving Couple

If you’re looking to make a long-distance move, you’re probably excited and stressed out at the same time. The prospect of packing up in one area and unpacking in a totally different area can be draining. Plus, when your new home isn’t located across town, it can be difficult figuring out just how much of your stuff will fit into your new home. If you’re moving to a home in the northeast, in particular, it’s important to take a long look at your larger items and determine whether they should make the move with you. Yes, this can be a […..]

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“Protect Your Move” with the U.S. Department of Transportation

Moving Scam

If only all moving companies were this honest. In our last blog, we told you the story of some unsuspecting customers up in New Jersey getting scammed by a couple of (now defunct) moving companies. Unfortunately, this is not the case of just one bad apple mover making it worse for the rest of us. Over 3,100 complaints about movers were received in 2012, up from 2,851 in 2011. The sad thing is, a lot of these complaints could have prevented with just a little research. With this in mind, the U.S. Department of Transportation has launched a moving fraud […..]

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