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Moving Into the New Year

 

For many, the New Year brings resolutions that prompt us into getting fit, living a healthier lifestyle, landing a new job, or committing to other life changing events. For some, that means having to move. Whether you’re moving to get physically fit or moving to relocate, it can be very stressful.

After the chaos of the holidays have passed, if a move is still in your near future, there are several things to know that may help ease some of the tension. The spring and summer seasons are the busiest for moving companies. These seasons are popular among many families because of flexible school and activity schedules.  Realtor.com states that the real estate industry is expecting a boom in 2016. Due to the millennial generation gearing up to buy their first homes and the increasing stability in their finances, that makes this year the perfect time to put your home up for sale on the market. You can find out more about the U.S. housing market trends here, including the best regions and states to look in for a new home. 

Moving companies begin to gear up for “busy season,” which runs through May-September, around March. In order to beat the rush, it is better to inquire about a moving quote as soon as you know you will be moving. The sooner you can communicate with a reliable moving company, the better. It will be easier to obtain details and moving costs for your home quickly. You can obtain an instant online moving quote, here.

Once your move has been booked and you are ready to go, there are some things that you can do to prepare ahead of time for the big moving day, such as keeping the kids distracted and learning how to pack efficiently. These tips can help you prepare for an easier relocation, no matter when you decide to move.

When you arrive at your new home, you may feel overwhelmed with all that lies ahead in the task of unpacking and reorganizing all of your belongings. Some may even be adjusting to a new job or other large life event. Considering what you need to do after you move in is a good way to stay organized and stress free for life after your move. Atlas also provides a helpful service to its customers by offering free access to movr™, an online tool that assists individuals in finding, scheduling and tracking the best resources to complete every part of their move.

Atlas Van Lines wishes you a very Happy New Year and a successful move!

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