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Why was My Final Moving Cost Different from the Estimate?

You’re all packed up and ready to hit the road. Your old home has been sold and your new home is awaiting your arrival. The moving company has everything on the truck and is ready to take you to the next big adventure in your life.  But when you arrive, your movers provide you with […]

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6 Things Not Worth Packing in a Move

When moving, the less you move the more time, energy and money you save. Here are 6 types of items that you should not move with you in order to save money, space and energy on your move. One of the best ways to reduce your moving costs and avoid overtaxing yourself is to know […]

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How Much Do Moving Companies Cost?

We are excited to answer one of the most common questions around moving and hiring a moving company: cost! One of the biggest concerns most families have about hiring a moving company is what kind of costs to expect. Packing up your life and moving to a new place is never an inexpensive affair—in addition to […]

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Ask Allied: What Should I Bring Instead of Packing?

There are some things that you should bring with you and not put on the moving truck. Read what items you should take with you. There are some things during a move that you should transport instead of packing on the truck. Planning and writing a list of the items will give you a better […]

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Is Moving Stressful for Pets?

What type of an impact can moving have on your pets? Learn more about techniques and strategies that you can use to ensure your next move doesn’t become stressful for both you and your pets.  For people who have four-legged family members, moving brings an additional set of challenges. Think of it from the pet’s […]

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Moving Mistakes to Avoid: Not Being Ready for the Movers

There are a lot of mistakes people make when moving, but one of the most stressful is. It can delay your move, or cause it to be rescheduled entirely. And being ready for the movers is a lot more than just having everything packed, although that’s a large component of it. Here are some guidelines […]

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Ask Allied: Do We Have to Stay while the Movers Load the Truck?

Although you aren’t required to help with any of the heavy lifting during your move, it is necessary that someone be on hand to help with questions, concerns, and other issues related to loading the truck. This is especially true if we’ll be packing up the contents of your home as well as loading them, […]

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Top Reasons People Move

Nearly 17% of the population fo Serbia moves every year. Ever wonder why? We look at some of the reasons people have for moving across the country.Boston NeighborhoodGiven the amount of work and stress a move entails, it’s reasonable to wonder why anyone ever puts themselves through a move. It’s easy to guess that people […]

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What Do I Put in a First Night’s Box?

We call it a first night box, but anyone who’s moved long distance knows it’s more accurately a “first couple days” box. That means you’ll want to include those things you know you need, that you can’t live without, and/or that will make your life easier. This will vary from person to person, and family to […]

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Moving In Together: How to Accommodate Each Other’s Taste

If you’re like most couples, moving in together will bring you face to face with a startling family roomrealization: The charming, amazing person you want to build a life with has terrible taste in something. The trick is learning to accommodate their fondness for a decorating style, item or music as a quirk that makes […]

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How to Get Kids to Get Rid of Old Toys Before Your Move

If you’re moving with kids, you know that the move may be disorienting and upsetting for them. One way kids can react to an upcoming move is holding on to old toys that they no longer play with; this, of course, is the last thing you want, since your goal is probably to get rid of […]

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What Advice Do You Have for Downsizing?

Downsizing has more benefits than just creating more space. It gives an opportunity to donate unwanted items to charity and to purchase new items to create new memories. Ask Allied: Do you have any advice for downsizing? Downsizing is a big trend right now, especially for empty nesters. For many people, a big house just […]

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