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TikTok Moving Tips & Packing Hacks

It’s safe to say that TikTok has revolutionized social media over these past few years. Why do we love this platform? It’s quickly becoming a landing zone for life hacks, especially for homeowners like yourself who are in the process of packing up for a move. In this article, we’re sharing some of our favorite moving tips and packing hacks ...

Moving Tips: Ways to Part With Sentimental Clutter

Plot twist: You’re not the only person who collects tangible memories, impulse buys at holiday sales (we see you), or shops for an endorphin rush. If your belongings are starting to overwhelm you, especially as you begin to pack for a move, you’ve come to the right place. We’re diving into the psychology of clutter and providing you with some ...

How to Consolidate When Moving Into a Smaller Home

Downsizing: This daunting word is all too familiar to homeowners, particularly those who are making big plans to move into a smaller home. But does consolidating your belongings have to be a stressful process? Where there’s a will, there’s a way! And we’re prepared to help you achieve your minimalistic goals by sharing a few of our favorite tips and ...

Things to Do Before the Movers Arrive: Cleaning Tips

Plot twist: Hiring movers will require some pre-relocation cleaning and organizing. Not only will these preparations help you keep track of your belongings as you pack, but they will ensure that your movers are working in the best conditions to efficiently and respectfully navigate your home. In this article, we’re taking a closer look at some of the best cleaning ...

Tips for Moving in Texas Summer Heat

Native southerner or not, unless you’ve traveled to Texas in the dead of summer, you’ve likely never experienced this kind of heat before. And while moving is never fun, moving to Texas when the temperatures are at record-breaking heights is hell. Thankfully, there are ways that you can survive this scenario and Chesmar Homes is spilling the secrets. Here are ...

10 Things to Do the First Week in Your New Home

Don’t let the stress of a big move keep you from enjoying the excitement of relocating to your dream home! To help you stay organized, here’s a master list of things to do the first week in your new home: 1. Take Time Off Work If you’ve never moved before, let us be the first to tell you that it’s ...

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. ...