Surviving your move: What to know about moving into your first apartment

Written by Katie Peterson At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® we know moving can have its fair share of challenges. There’s the packing, the cleaning, and let’s not even mention move day itself. Moving into your first place is stressful, and apartment moving has its own set of headaches. Neighbors are more like roommates, there … Continue reading Surviving your move: What to know about moving into your first apartment

Don’t get burned: Your guide to moving during the summer

While summer moves may be easier, with the longer days and the kids out of school, the heat can also bring its own set of problems. And if you’re planning to pick up soon and put down roots elsewhere this June, July, or August, it’d be a smart move to plan ahead so you don’t … Continue reading Don’t get burned: Your guide to moving during the summer

Moving with kids: avoid the moving day blues

Written by Katie Peterson In movies, it always seems like moving is just about the worst news a kid can hear. Boxes are packed, the sad music plays, and it starts raining just as the car pulls out of the driveway, right past the “sold” sign in the front yard. But moving with kids does … Continue reading Moving with kids: avoid the moving day blues

7 tips for making a move without derailing your 2016 budget

Moving can be very stressful. Aside from hauling heavy furniture, balancing cardboard boxes full of fragile items, and struggling to stay organized amidst all the chaos, moving between homes can also be financially demanding. An unexpected major expense can really derail your yearly budget. There are ways to keep spending under control, however. If you … Continue reading 7 tips for making a move without derailing your 2016 budget

Throw a housewarming party so good your friends will want to move in

Written by Jessy Howe Congratulations, you’re a homeowner! The next best thing to transforming your new space and making if feel like a home, is filling it with all the people you love. Say “cheers” to your new house, it’s time to celebrate with a housewarming party! Prep your home Don’t wait too long to … Continue reading Throw a housewarming party so good your friends will want to move in

5 tips for settling into a new town

May is National Moving Month and at mortgages.com, we talk a lot about what goes into moving including finding the right realtor, house hunting, and negotiating. But what happens when you’ve done this and you realize your new town is quite different from where you used to live? Like, really different. Don’t let homesickness set … Continue reading 5 tips for settling into a new town