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Deciding to Move

There are many factors to consider when deciding to move or not, including your family, job, and lifestyle. Do the research, and ask the right questions, to determine if moving is right for you.

  • Best Cities to Move To for Young Singles to Move To

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on January 18, 2019

    Once college is over and you've set out to begin a career, you'll notice that money goes pretty quickly. Rent, food, clothes and weekend nights at the bar with your friends can really add up. Combine that with your student loans and you'll quickly realize being young and single...

  • 10 Best Reasons to Move

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on December 12, 2018

    People relocate for a variety of reasons. Some practical and well-thought out, and others are simply a spontaneous change of scenery. Moving can be a huge step and requires thought and consideration. Are you moving for the right reasons? For your move to be successful, you want...

  • When Is the Best Time of the Year to Move?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 5, 2018

    Not everyone gets to plan when they will move. Sometimes, outside circumstances dictate our moves, like getting a new job or attending school in another state. But other times, we're lucky enough to able to plan our moves in advance. So what are the most popular months to move?...

  • The Pros and Cons of Moving For Your Job

    Michael E Fromm  Posted by Michael E Fromm on October 2, 2018

    The decision to relocate for work can be a difficult one to make. Moving away has many positive and negative aspects, but a lucrative job offer is certainly a good reason to consider relocating. If you feel stuck in a loop and are searching for professional growth, or if you want...

  • Times When Moving Is the Only Option

    Kelly Martini  Posted by Kelly Martini on October 1, 2018

    Moving is a stressful process. It takes a lot of planning and organization, so it is not for the faint of heart. Sometimes, people are up for the challenge, hoping to improve upon their situations. Other times, people cower at the thought of moving, accepting their unfortunate...

  • 7 Things to Consider When Deciding Where to Move

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on October 10, 2018

    When that time comes, choosing where you want to live is an important decision that you're going to have to make... but not before considering a number of important factors -- like living standards, cost, climate, crime and culture of an area.

  • Tips for Moving In Together

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on October 8, 2018

    Moving in together is one of the biggest steps that a couple can take in a relationship. Although it can be both exciting and scary to live with your significant other for the first time, it's one of the best tests of a relationship and a great learning experience that you both...

  • 8 Tips for Surviving a Move to the City

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on October 18, 2018

    If you've lived the majority of your life away from the clutches of a major metropolitan area, moving to a city can be overwhelming. Cities are notorious for being fast paced, so it's best to do your research on the area first so you can hit the ground running. 1. Adjust to the...

  • Top 6 Tips for Moving Out for the First Time

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on October 24, 2018

    Planning to move out on your own? Independence is tempting, but you need to be sure you are ready to move out. Being on your own requires a lot of responsibility and careful planning. The following guide will provide you with some advice and tips on how to move out successfully...

  • Reasons Why People Move From the Country to a Big City

    Ryan Hussey  Posted by Ryan Hussey on November 2, 2018

    Considering moving to the big city from a rural area? Rural regions and urban areas are polar opposites. While one is crowded and fast-paced, the other is slower with sparse open land. And it is not just the aesthetics that make the city and country different, it's the people....

  • 2014 and 2015 Moving Industry Trends

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on January 20, 2015

    Another year has come and gone for both the moving industry and citizens across America who have moved near and far. What trends made up the moving landscape in 2014, and what can you expect in 2015? Check out our infographic above for more information about the moving industry...

  • American Moving Trends

    Cassandra Rose  Posted by Cassandra Rose on January 15, 2015

    Citizens of the United States move for many reasons and to many different places, and when these statistics are studied, certain moving trends begin to emerge. Learn more about American moving trends by perusing the infographic above. Multiple factors shape a majority of trends...

  • Tips to Make Moving Back Home with Your Parents Easier

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on September 26, 2018

    No matter how much you love Mom and Dad, returning to the nest can be difficult for everyone involved. Losing all the freedom you accumulated in college might be a little hard to handle. Your parents may feel financially burdened or revert back to classic parental roles -- even...

  • 10 Questions to Ask Your Boss Before Relocating for a Job

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on December 19, 2018

    This guide will prepare you with questions you should ask if presented with job relocation, so you are not taken off guard should your supervisor offer you a position elsewhere. Remember, you are the boss off your life, and you call the shots. Be prepared when the career ball is...

  • 8 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Relocating for a Job

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on November 28, 2018

    Is moving for work the right choice for you? Consider these questions before agreeing to relocate for a job. Moving for a job is not only possible, it is done all the time. You'll need to weigh the pros and cons as well as think about what is best for your family.

  • 5 Things to Do Before Moving Out of State

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on December 21, 2018

    Moving is never an easy process, but things get even more complicated when moving to a new state. Not only do you have to pack all your belongings and transport them to a new home, but you must leave behind everything and everyone you know. Making the journey to a new state can...

  • What are the Most Popular Reasons for Moving?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 16, 2018

    There comes a time in one's life where they'll have to decide whether they want to stay where they are or pick up their lives and move to a new home. A move can be spurred by personal or professional reasons that require a change of residence, or it can be an attempt to change...

  • 5 Reasons to Move to a New City

    Patrick Hanan  Posted by Patrick Hanan on December 21, 2018

    Find out if moving to a new city is right for you by considering what it can do for you, while understanding how to get through the move. A home should be a place of comfort, but you may be skeptical about finding a sense of ease in a new location. There are certainly a number of...

  • Is It Time to Move Your Parents Into a Nursing Home?

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on November 7, 2018

    Moving your elderly parents into a nursing home or an assisted living facility is a difficult decision to make. Before you start planning the move, there are several things you should consider. Whether they move to a retirement community, a nursing home, an assisted-living...

  • How to Find the Best Schools for Your Kids Before Moving

    Paul Maplesden  Posted by Paul Maplesden on October 29, 2018

    All parents want their children to have the best chances in life, and that means providing a high-quality education. If you're moving home, you will want to check the schools where you've purchased a house, so you can choose the right place for your kids. Here are the best ways...

  • 10 Reasons to Move Back In With Your Parents

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on December 19, 2018

    Cutting back on rent and other expenses should be a good enough reason to move back in -- especially if you're having a hard time paying bills on your own. If you're working a full-time job, your parents may be more inclined to ask for some cash to cover the utilities you use or...

  • Should You Move for a Job?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on September 25, 2018

    If you're offered a new job in another city, you might be faced with one of the most daunting questions in your employment history. Should you move for a job? A lot of factors come into play, such as the cost of living, transportation expenses and long-term goals. If this is...

  • Reasons Why People Move from the City to the Country

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 5, 2018

    Change is fun and sometimes necessary. Even if you love the city life, people change and so do your likes and dislikes. Cities are always moving at a fast pace while the country is relaxed with less people. Living in a city is a high-stress environment whereas country life is...

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