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 […]

What to Do When Only One of You Wants to Move

Relocation is a real thing for many couples and families, but it’s not always a favored decision and could cause rifts in relationships if you don’t handle the situation in a delicate manner.  Although compromise should be the answer to resolving conflicts, it’s easier said than done.  So what do you do when the promise […]

How to Pack Your Bedroom

Bedrooms aren’t impossible to pack, but the thought of having to pack up your bedroom may overwhelm you just the same.  Many of you keep your bedrooms comfortable and cluttered because you’re probably not parading every guest you entertain there – it’s your private space where you sleep and keep however you choose.  In order […]

 How to Hire a Painter

Whether you want to freshen up your current home or the one you’re moving into, painting is the easiest way to dress up a shabby-looking room for potential buyers or to suit your new home’s needs.  The question is do you want to complete the painting or hire a professional painter or painting company to […]

What to Expect When Moving to a Ski Resort Town

Not everyone loves winter weather but some choose to reside in places where plentiful snow arrives early.  If you tend toward ski bum when the first snowfall comes, you may consider moving to a ski resort town.  Living in a resort town is unlike your typical suburban spread or city dwelling – there’s a different […]

How to Move to the Right Neighborhood

Finding the ideal neighborhood is as thrilling and overwhelming as searching for the perfect mate.  Hoping for a permanent home base, you must identify what’s important to you, if it’s feasible and what’s available.  Listening to friends and family helps but could lead you astray because not everyone needs or wants the same things.  Discover […]

What to Expect When Moving to a Small Town

Jumping off the hamster wheel to move to a small town means a whole new lease on life. You may think the slower pace and plentiful space indicates that life will be easier and less stressful.  Wherever you move, though, you must acclimate to different lifestyles and discover how you fit in your community.  Although […]

What to Expect When Moving to a Beach Resort Town

Having beach-hopped all summer from friends’ rentals to family homesteads and every shoreline in between, you relish the sand and surf like oxygen.  An idea as bright as the summer sun burns in your brain.  Could you move to and live in a beach resort town year-round? Of course you could, but before you start […]

Games People Play While Long Distance Moving

When you decided to drive and create a cross-country road trip around your long distance move, you didn’t realize you may get bored.  Listening to the radio, watching the same DVDs on an endless loop and observing your family ignoring each other by focusing on their phones and other electronic devices gets old and doesn’t […]

How to Move Your Elderly Parent

Maybe you saw it coming or it hit you like a ton of bricks – your parent is growing old and role reversal is beginning.  The time has come when your parent needs to move out of their “forever” home and start their next life chapter by either moving in with you or into a […]