• How to Move to New York City: The Ultimate Guide

  • You Inspire Us To Keep Moving Forward

  • 15 Creative Ways to Find Boxes for Your Next Move

Win A Casper Mattress from FlatRate Moving

Updated: 01/28/15 Thanks to everyone for submitting some of their favorite relaxing songs to our #playlizZzt and helping us to build 12 hours of awesome music. We will be selecting the lucky winner of a Casper mattress later on this week! Check back to the blog for an update on the winner! In the meantime, […]

Warm Moving Day Sweepstakes

During the cold winter months, it’s hard to find the motivation to leave the house for work, let alone pack up all your belongings and move into a new place. Moving at any point in the year can be stressful, but doing it with arctic temperatures outside can make it an even more daunting task. […]

How to Move to New York City: The Ultimate Guide

Learning how to move to New York City is essential before you actually make the leap. The ins and outs of apartment hunting, broker’s fees, restrictive moving rules, huge deposits and the relative affordability and desirability of various New York neighborhoods reaches a level of complexity that makes even seasoned New Yorkers dizzy. So it’s […]

You Inspire Us To Keep Moving Forward

As one of the largest moving companies in NYC with offices and operations all over the United States and overseas, we encounter hundreds of thousands of moves each year. But what we’ve realized is they’re not just moves. They are individual journeys, leaps of faith, and moves in positive directions. Moving is a personal journey […]

15 Creative Ways to Find Boxes for Your Next Move

The first question on the minds of most folks about to embark on an apartment or house-to-house move is where can I buy moving boxes? But what if that is the wrong question? Where can I find moving boxes is a better question.  The packing process can be a long and arduous one. It is […]

How to Stay ‘Merry’ When Moving Around the Holidays

Moving during holidays is the last thing anyone wants to do. Most people are wasting away time at work looking for the best deals and stuffing their faces with all kinds of yummy treats. But sometimes a holiday move is unavoidable. Don’t let an end-of-year move turn you into a Grinch! The holiday moving advice […]

Selling Used Furniture in NYC

Thinking of selling your furniture? Maybe you landed your dream job clear across the country; or you finally decided that the sofa you purchased is completely not your taste. Whatever your predicament, you have a room or NYC apartment full of furniture you need to sell and do not know where to begin. It can […]

Changing the World by Delivering Books to Children

FlatRate Moving partners with Kids Change the World to deliver books to children’s hospitals.  On December 17, 2014 FlatRate Moving assisted Kids Change the World, a global youth-led nonprofit organization dedicated to leveraging the power of youth to change the lives of children around the world, with delivering children’s books to local children’s hospitals throughout […]

Use Your Phone to Organize Your Next Move

Moving can be quite a hair-raising activity that can turn your world upside down if you don’t plan it out well. Where moving is concerned, organization is everything. And did you know that you can use your trusty old (figuratively speaking) phone to help you even out all the kinks in organizing your next move? […]

Pairing Red, Silver, and White for the Holidays

Red and green. They’re obviously the traditional colors for Christmas and the holiday season. But when it comes to your home, do you really want it to look like Santa and a Christmas tree procreated all over the place? We didn’t think so. We’ve seen different winter color palettes but what stands out most is […]

Handy Tips After Moving In

So you’ve finally moved in! What next? Here at FlatRate we know all about how to make a move as stress-free as possible, but what about getting your home-life organized once all the boxes are finally unpacked?! Our friends over at Handy shared with us 5 things to do once you’ve moved into your new home… […]