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Your interstate moving checklist

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Moving home is stressful at the best of times–but a move interstate can bring with it a whole lot of other things to consider. From finding your new home to furniture removals, there are plenty of things to plan.  Here is your checklist of things to research before moving yours and your family’s life to a new state.  Visit Your (Potential) New City  This one seems incredibly obvious, but some people base their opinions of a new place through word of mouth or via internet research– where the likelihood of getting an accurate perspective of a new city is pretty slim. Visit the city and the surrounding areas and stay locally for a bit to get a feel for the place. Go to local tourist attractions and pick up flyers with recommended venues. Visit local hot-spots by researching on review websites such as TripAdvisor to see what locals are proud of!  Research Schools If you have school-age children, you’ll want to research what kind of education they’ll be getting in their potential new city. A quick Google will show you exactly what schools are in the area in different neighbourhoods, and use websites like the good schools guide to help with your research. You can compare schools and look into the best provision for your offspring’s education.  Budget and Save  Moving is e-x-p-e-n-s-i-v-e! Without a shadow of a doubt, moving out of state costs even more than traditional moving within the state–that goes without saying. It costs on average $4000 to move out of state… Read More

How to say goodbye to your old home

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Saying goodbye to your old home can be a troubling task, one that you may never have thought you would struggle with. There may have been a number if things that have annoyed you about the house. Things that maybe you have not been able to be fixed properly or problems that would have cost more to fix than they were worth. Even with those problems generally a home would have given a lot of support to your life. A secure roof over your family’s heads, as well as a safe place where you created some lovely memories. Those are the things you naturally think about when you are packing your moving boxes that can make saying goodbye to your home an emotional task. Make the experience positive An emotional task doesn’t need to be negative. It can be positive if you go about it with care and consideration. Naturally it will be hard to leave a home that you have had children in and brought them up in since they were little. But those experiences and special memories won’t disappear when you leave your old home. Particularly because it is likely that you will possess photos of those special memories or events and can print and frame them. And, if not of the actual event, the aftermath of it, like the excitement or surprise on your partners face after seeing your daughter laugh for the first time. Capture photographs There will be rooms that you will remember them starting to crawl in or walls… Read More