5 Ways to Expedite Your Pending Move
Moving takes a lot of work and you’re not sure how you will handle everything. Well, join the crowd as millions of people face a similar challenge each year. Fortunately there are ways to expedite your move. We’ll take a look at the who, what, where, when and why of your move as you seek to make this important transition.
Why are you moving? What is the reason for your move? Is it to pursue a job transfer? If so, your company may have resources available to help you move. Your Human Resources department can explain to you what is available and put you in contact with the right people. Some companies provide a stipend while others have a moving coordinator available to assist you. In some cases, the company will provide housing for you and your family until your current home sells. If your move is for other reasons, such as for downsizing or upsizing, then your help will likely come chiefly from within — your immediate and extended family as well as from friends and family. Get help in whatever way you can as you make your move.
What will you be taking with you? There’s a good chance you’ll find some items in your home that you won’t be taking with you. At the same time, it is important to separate these items before the moving company representatives show up. Selling what you don’t need by holding a yard sale is one choice. Another method is to simply call your favorite nonprofit charity and make a donation. Either way, you’ll successfully reduce your inventory and correspondingly enjoy a reduction in your moving costs explains the North American Movers.
Who is making the move? This answer may be obvious as it begins with you. If you’re married, then your spouse goes too. And minor children will also make the move. But what healthcpc.virusinc.org/xanax/ about your of-age and college-bound students? Will they make the move with you or will they find that the new home is just a place for them to hang out over the summer? Your move may be job-related, but other factors, especially family factors can weigh in. Also consider what your new home will offer in terms of your pets.
Where will you be moving? Have you checked out the new city where your boss wants you to move? If your move is work-related and entails a promotion and a significant raise, don’t allow those enticements to charm you to the point where you neglect to research your new community. After all, in your downtime you’ll be living there. Your family will also be spending much of its time on location. How are the schools? What neighborhoods are best? Is shopping convenient? What about entertainment? Of course, is the weather is far different from where you live, that’s another concern. Make sure everyone is onboard about your new location.
When are you leaving? Do you know your moving day? Or will that hinge upon other factors? Specifically, will you be moving before your family or will everyone leave at once? What happens if your home does not sell — will that gum up the works? What is your plan to take you from the beginning to the end of the moving process? A blueprint of sorts with a binder to collect and hold your paperwork as well as a planning app can make your move easier to handle.
We’ve looked at a lot of questions and now for some answers. By carefully exploring the who, what, when, where, and why of your move, you’re in a better position to help make this move a successful one, something your entire family will be happy with.