moving tips

Top Moving Tips for Moving During the Winter

Here Are a Few Simple Moving Tips That Will Make Your Move Easier and Safer Any Time of Year! Moving homes can be a challenge at any time of year but when winter comes around, things can get that much more difficult. Not only do you have to take into account the same logistical issues […]

Why You Should Hire Professional Movers

You’d be surprised, but sometimes moving alone can actually cost you more. Here are the main reasons why you should hire professional movers to do the heavy lifting for you. Too often, we make the mistake of trying to save money by doing things ourselves. While there are instances where this can be a smart […]

How Much do Movers Cost?

From packing your possessions and deciding what to leave behind to the actual moving day, everyone who’s ever moved apartments knows just how stressful the whole process can be. That’s exactly why you need a reliable and professional moving company to get the job done. Before choosing your moving company, there are a few things […]

Doing the Most Good – FlatRate Moving Blog

Written by Brianne Manz at Stroller in the City Festive lights, Christmas trees, crowds of shoppers and piles and piles of gifts are all thrilling parts of the holidays. My kids love to pour over the toy catalogues and make endless lists of items they want. With three kids and countless relatives the gifts tend […]

How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

Moving out of an old apartment is exciting…but it can be a stressful time, too. On top of all the other things you have going on, one thought will definitely be on your mind: I sure hope I get my security deposit back. Let’s set one thing straight: Getting your security deposit back isn’t about […]

Tips for Moving Your Fine Art and Priceless Sculptures

All art deserves to be treasured — real deal or faux. And if you are lucky enough to own a genuine Van Gogh, Michelangelo, or a simple imitation, transporting any form of art during a move takes preparation. After all, you don’t want to have any surprises once your beautiful bronze sculpture or priceless gilded […]

Smooth Moves

By: Stroller in the City It is no secret that New York City is a little space starved. Multiple kids are sharing bedrooms and parents are considering switching to murphy beds, this is our reality here. But the issue of space (and lack of) really comes into focus when you have a growing family in […]

Why You Don’t Have to Move When You’re an Empty Nester

Just because you’re retired doesn’t mean you must move to Florida or even out of your current home.  Don’t feel pressured to vacate your comfortable house with the upgraded everything, fashioned the way you like to appease everyone else.  If you’re still satisfied and consider it a welcome haven, no one is pushing you out […]

Why You Should Move When You’re an Empty Nester

People often talk fondly about their retirement and kid-free years when they’ll travel the world, move to a bustling city and maybe buy a boat or motorcycle.  Unfortunately, time slips away, and you start missing the days of knee-deep diapers and travel soccer tournaments, forgetting plans to paint the town red during retirement.  Don’t allow […]

8 Ways to Save Money as an Empty Nester

Financial circumstances change when you become an empty nester.  With your children out of the house and presumably out of your pocketbook, money matters change drastically, so streamlining your finances will make the most of your money.  Dreams of lavish vacations, buying a vacation home or purchasing a boat, motorcycle or sports car could be […]