A Moving Company that Gives Clients Star Service

A Moving Company that Gives Clients Star Service

Most people hate moving, and for good reason. Hauling all of your worldly possessions from one location to another sounds simple enough, until you have to do it.  If you never want to suffer through another back-breaking transition of self moving, bribing your friends with pizza, or hiring shady moving services to hopefully not break, lose or steal your belongings, there is another way. Imagine instead a moving concierge that can arrange a spa day or a family outing to Disneyland while its ...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
June 17, 2015 at 10:24 AM
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Tips for Moving to a Neighborhood You’ll Love

Tips for Moving to a Neighborhood You’ll Love

Chicago-area Realtor Danielle Procopio knows just the advice to give her current clients, a retired Oregon couple wanting to relocate to be closer to their grandchildren. She asks for their wish list of amenities, which in this case happens to include walkability, parks and wooded areas. Then she goes to work sending photos of neighborhoods and instructing them to explore Google Maps Street View before their next visit to town.   Her number one suggestion once their plane lands will be get ...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
June 8, 2015 at 2:54 PM
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Save Money Working with Movers

Save Money Working with Movers

Just because you hired movers to do the heavy lifting into your new home doesn’t mean you should now sit back and put your feet up. Give yourself a quick pat on the back and then plan on doing some legwork to ensure your move goes smoothly and to save critical time and money, since movers charge by the hour. We partnered with Scott Quist of REAL RocknRoll Movers to put together some tips to help you prepare. Scott offered his expert advice based on the many challenges his team has encounte...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
April 2, 2015 at 4:37 PM
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Move with the Company that Rocks!

Move with the Company that Rocks!

They have a big, black truck that means business. Inside are men who are used to moving big, heavy objects around tight hallways, packing up a house full of stuff in a jiffy, and oh yeah, performing for screaming crowds of adoring fans. They are REAL RocknRoll Movers, a moving company in Los Angeles that really ROCKS! Founded in 2006 by drummer Scott Quist, REAL RocknRoll Movers came about when Scott returned from a tour with his band and needed some extra cash. He partnered with a friend on mov...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
March 12, 2015 at 11:50 AM
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Find Your Next Apartment with Hunting Tips from a Pro

Find Your Next Apartment with Hunting Tips from a Pro

As with any lifestyle reboot, searching for the perfect apartment can be exciting, but you’ll also need to be practical to ensure your new pad is a home sweet home for the duration of your lease, and that your move is a success. Of course there is plenty to consider.  Beyond information about the unit you’d be renting, you’ll want to know how the property is maintained, the community’s rules and the fit of the neighborhood. So before you head out, think ahead and con...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
February 14, 2015 at 7:00 AM
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Pet Relocation: Moving Spot without Getting Bit

Pet Relocation: Moving Spot without Getting Bit

Moving a pet household a long distance can mean a truckload of logistical worries. Your pets may or may not be used to traveling anywhere outside the home, let alone a long distance, and then there are the paperwork requirements for bringing an animal into your new state or country. To help busy and confused owners, companies have even sprung up offering everything from a few tips to full door-to-door transport. Cassandra Luppens is the owner of Pet Relocator, a professional relocation service f...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
February 4, 2015 at 10:20 AM
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Downsizing Tips for Moving to a Smaller Space

Downsizing Tips for Moving to a Smaller Space

How do you downsize and move a lifetime of memories and belongings from a large family home to a smaller space? It’s a daunting task, deciding what to keep, what to toss and dealing with all of the emotions along the way. Janet Hulstrand and Linda Hetzer were friends who both went through separate but similar experiences of moving their fathers out of the homes their parents had been in for decades into significantly smaller living spaces.  They wished there had been a book to guide t...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
January 12, 2015 at 10:52 AM
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Moving Tips: Make a Cross-Country Transition a Snap

Moving Tips: Make a Cross-Country Transition a Snap

You leave so much behind when you relocate to a new city: your favorite gym, the neighbor who gives you homemade shortbread at Christmas, your kids’ favorite teachers and best friends. Then there is the practical need to hurry up and get everything packed. A long distance move can be exciting, but it is never easy, especially if you need to get going during the holidays. For parents, there is also the concern about kids in school who need to adjust midyear. But we talked to some experience...
Posted by: Kastle Waserman
November 4, 2014 at 11:45 AM
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Sell Your Home for Top Dollar with Expert Tips

Sell Your Home for Top Dollar with Expert Tips

The summer real estate season is heating up with the weather. If you are ready to make a move, you’ll need to think like a pro. We talked to top Realtor Sarah Rogers for her tips on how she sells homes for up to 30% over asking price in less than a month. “The process is about getting the most for your house in the shortest time possible,” she said. So far this year, it has taken an average of 56 days for a home to sell, according to statistics from the National Association of ...
Posted by: Ann Griffith
July 17, 2014 at 1:37 PM
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Tips for Moving in Together - Suggestions for Newlyweds

Tips for Moving in Together - Suggestions for Newlyweds

We dedicate this February 14 to newlywed couples that choose Public Storage when they move in together. Many get a storage unit to deal with all that extra stuff: two couches, two toasters, two sets of dishes, but only room for one. Congrats, guys! We know this is a joyful time but that it can also be a challenging move. That’s why we turned to UCLA professor Thomas Bradbury, a clinical psychologist and co-founder of the university’s Relationship Institute for tips that can help coup...
Posted by: Ann Griffith
February 13, 2014 at 11:54 AM
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How to Organize for a Move – The Best Moving Checklist Ever

How to Organize for a Move – The Best Moving Checklist Ever

If your spouse is a bit of a sergeant major when it comes to planning for a move, consider yourself very lucky. Every good soldier knows, after all, that military personnel are tops at keeping household gear organized and safe during a move, whether it’s across town or around the globe. That’s why we reached out for advice from Staff Sgt. Douglas Pippin, who manages thousands of successful relocations a year to the far reaches, all from his desk at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton in...
Posted by: Ann Griffith
August 23, 2013 at 10:27 AM
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