meet your new neighbors

Meet Your New Neighbors After Your Move

Break the ice and meet your new neighbors when you finish moving. This will help make it less awkward when you need to borrow that cup of sugar to finish baking fudge brownies or a tool to help complete a home project. Who knows? You may even start up a long-lasting friendship. Meet Your New…

packing electronics

Tips for Packing Electronics During Your Move

Once you move into your new home, you want to unpack your electronics, like your flat screen TV, hook them up and, presto!, have them work again. Be careful when packing electronics, so they easily survive the move by following some of the following packing tips. After all, replacing these valuables could become costly. Prepare…

Happy couple with professionally packed boxes

Should You Hire a Professional to Pack?

Packing for a move requires time and energy, both of which are in short supply when you’re relocating. Underestimating the scope of packing is easy. But, don’t forget that packing is more than just tossing stuff in a box. When you relocate a household, it’s imperative that you organize, take inventory and make accurate labels for each…

Two moving professionals networking in Portland answering frequently asked questions

Tips for Networking in Portland

Portland is a city full of opportunity. Networking is a great way to establish yourself in the city’s business community. It’s also an ideal way to make friends. Are you looking for a new career? Do you want to create new connections in an industry you’re familiar with? Regular networking is key to making connections…

How to Downsize Before a Move

How to Downsize Before a Move

You’ve decided to move, so now comes the time-consuming process of going through your belongings and deciding which things to keep and which things to discard.   If you are moving into a smaller space, you’ll need to downsize. That can be a little bit tricky. You may have furniture and other items that you…

Out of state move, a map of Oregon is seen.

Tips for An Out-of-State Move

Moving is demanding. It requires a lot of planning and attention to detail. Relocating to a new place can cause anxiety, especially if it’s an out-of-state move. You can make moving easier if you approach the move in an organized way. Here are some tips for an out-of-state move: Have a Master Plan Sit down…

Tips for living between homes.

Tips for Living Between Homes

Moving is stressful. Aside from organizing all of your personal possessions, finding a reliable moving company, there’s the challenge of figuring out where you should stay while you are in between homes. Homes in Portland often sell quickly. Many times, your new place won’t be available for a few weeks, maybe even months, after you…