60-Day Moving Checklist: How to Prepare for Moving Day

60-Day Moving Checklist: How to Prepare for Moving Day

Ok, you are 60 days away from moving day. Before we get to the 60-day moving checklist, let’s recap what you may have already done. At this point, you should have determined where your next home will be. You have also compiled a list of 

90-day moving checklist: How to Prepare for Moving Day

90-day moving checklist: How to Prepare for Moving Day

Whenever I find out we are moving, I freak out a bit. What do I need to do? How soon do I need to start planning for the move? Where are we going to live? How are we going to move our belongings? Do you 

Moving Contract Lingo: Learn it now, avoid problems later

Moving Contract Lingo: Learn it now, avoid problems later

One of the biggest challenges with hiring a moving company is understanding the moving contract lingo those companies use. I remember sitting on our couch, trying to read through the contract before signing it. There was a Bill of Lading, an Order for Goods, an 

What To Consider When Deciding on a Long-Distance Move

What To Consider When Deciding on a Long-Distance Move

Relocating is scary on any scale. But relocating to a completely different state or even country can be even more intimidating. Don’t be afraid to take that leap, though. You never know what new opportunities and adventures await you. But if you still need a 

8 Tips for a Successful DIY Backyard Renovation

8 Tips for a Successful DIY Backyard Renovation

When we first bought our home, we were destined to do a backyard renovation. The backyard had a funky layout–a concrete slab was coming off the back of the house. Which was too small to safely use as a seating area but too big to 

5 simple ways to prepare to move after match

5 simple ways to prepare to move after match

Congratulations! You or your partner matched for Residency! The dream of becoming a physician is becoming a reality. With all the upcoming transitions, it may feel like you have a lot on your plate. Moving to a new area, starting a new job, and finding 

Should you Hire a Moving Company This Time

Should you Hire a Moving Company This Time

Have you thought maybe this time you will hire movers? But it feels like a daunting task. How do you know who to trust with your belongings? How do you know which companies are legit? Can you fit movers into your budget? We’ve hired movers 

How to Choose The Right Neighborhood When Moving

How to Choose The Right Neighborhood When Moving

One of the most challenging parts about moving is finding the right neighborhood to rent or buy. Location can impact your quality of life when settling into a new home.  Before most of our moves, we had the luxury of being able to explore neighborhoods 

HOW TO PACK UP HOLIDAY DECOR TO MOVE NEXT YEAR

HOW TO PACK UP HOLIDAY DECOR TO MOVE NEXT YEAR

Packing up Holiday decor can turn into an entire day or weekend event. Christmas 2018, I packed everything in bins haphazardly, thinking the boxes wouldn’t move once they were put away in our storage room. Boy was I wrong. We moved in 2019 and I 

The Best Way To Stay Organized While Moving

The Best Way To Stay Organized While Moving

Moving is stressful. Staying organized while planning a move can be really difficult. With so many moving parts, it can be tough to keep everything in order. You are packing up all of your belongings and moving them to a new location. What happens if