Moving

Here are some things to consider doing. Some items may not be applicable to you.


Well before moving:

If you have children:

  • Consider moving before the end of the school year so your children can attend the end of the school year at their new school

    Studies have consistently reported that moving is one of the most stressful life events because the amount of tiny details involved in moving to a new home makes a lot of people feel hella bajiggity. What's more, if you're moving because of a break up, the stress can become overwhelming. So, when you add the extra emotional stress of a major life change, such as a divorce, death or economic crisis, a move can be a breaking point. The hard part is that many people in this situation have to move—as opposed to wanting to—because of the reasons above.

    If you're short on time or just want to cut down on the stress, hiring a moving company to do everything for you could be worth the money. Most full-service movers include damage coverage, in case your belongings were to break during packing or transport. Even within that company, they may offer different relocation packages to different employees, depending on the employee's status at the company. Many companies offer to pay a flat dollar amount to help with moving expenses. For example, a company may be willing to pay $5,000 to each employee to help with moving costs. To hire the best moving company for a fare price, just visit On The Go Moving & Storage Seattle.

Before moving:

  • Have your children get the mail and E-mail addresses, and, phone numbers of their friends
  • Give your new address and phone number(s) to:

    • Your relatives
    • Your friends
    • Your associates
    • Your neighbors
    • Your child's school


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