Articles - Moving Tips

How to Evaluate What You Really Want in a Home

Does love at first sight exist for newbie homeowners? Sometimes the lucky homebuyer will immediately stumble upon their dream home, but it’s usually a process that takes YEARS—especially for those who are exclusively looking at older, pre-owned homes. For most, sacrifices will have to be made in order to settle down; otherwise, you’ll end up wandering the world of real ...

How to Move on a Budget

Picking up your life and relocating it can be extremely stressful, especially if you are on a budget. Each move symbolizes a new start, a new adventure, but getting to that be-all and end-all finish line requires a certain behind the scenes knowledge of what moving requires. And the process of making your next move budget friendly doesn’t have to ...

Tips for Moving to a New City

You’ve been dreaming about moving to your favorite city for a while. Finally, the perfect opportunity has arrived and you have your chance to make the big move! As the realization sinks in, however, a series of anxiety-driven thoughts race through your mind: Are you really ready for this? What do you need to do to streamline the move? Don’t ...

What Questions Should I Ask a Home Builder?

Buying a new-construction home is a learning experience, especially for first-time homebuyers with little to no knowledge of the real-estate world. First, you should understand that hunting for a new-construction home is different than purchasing a typical lived-in home. And the best way to navigate this process is with a reliable home builder that is fully experienced. When it comes ...

Is It Worth It to Hire a Moving Company?

Whether your new home is in the same state or in another part of the country, moving can be a daunting task. A million decisions need to be made, including whether or not to hire a moving company to assist you with your move. Moving companies offer a lot of options and services to ensure your move goes as smoothly ...

How to Pack for a Move the Right Way

When it comes to moving to a new home, one of the most stressful and time-consuming tasks is packing up your belongings. It may seem overwhelming, if not downright impossible at first. The good news is that it doesn’t have to be. There are many simple ways to make packing for a move a pleasant experience. Have the Right Supplies ...

A House Move Doesn’t Have to be an Ordeal

The big day is getting close. It’s circled on your calendar and every night you put a big X through the just-finished day as part of the countdown. You’ve been watching your new Chesmar home take shape week by week, and it’s almost finished. Now the hard part. Moving. Ugh. But wait! It doesn’t have to be a tedious ordeal. ...