Renter’s Advice and Resources

Renter’s Advice and Resources

Pulling Off a Safe Move During the Coronavirus Pandemic

Cassie Damewood

 · May 14, 2020

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Most people probably wouldn’t choose to move from one home to another in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic, but unfortunately enough, a lot of us renters have no choice but to do just that. You might be changing jobs, bound by family responsibilities, or even have had the move finalized before the crisis arose […]

Personal resolutions loom large in January, with most centered on (usually lost) causes like eating less food and engaging in more exercise. One big change that many apartment dwellers ponder is whether or not the new year might be a good time to seek out a new place.

Cassie Damewood

 · Jan 7, 2020

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Moving companies streamline the whole moving process considerably — when they’re actually doing their jobs, of course. In the midst of packing up and getting settled into your new place, things can go wrong quite easily.

Juliette Moore

 · Aug 13, 2019

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When you’re moving to a new apartment, there are a lot of things you need to get done. From packing up boxes to putting down deposits, you’ve probably been making all sorts of checklists to get ready for the big move. But before you start organizing and packing everything, the most important thing to check […]

Ramona Branson

 · Nov 28, 2017

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So you’ve planned your move and reserved a moving truck, but you’re not sure where to start with your packing. Maybe you’re a packrat and are dreading sorting through all your possessions, or maybe you’re inclined to throw things out with wild abandon and figure that you’ll just toss everything and have very little to pack. Whatever your situation may be, you’ll need to create a thorough inventory and do some careful packing in order to have a super-successful move.

Staff Writer

 · Aug 18, 2016

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Apartment movers are beneficial in some cases, but in others they are a waste of money. Some renters can benefit greatly from apartment movers, such as when the move is long distance or last minute. That’s not the case, though, for many other movers. You would be better off holding onto your money and moving […]

Staff Writer

 · Jul 27, 2010

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When choosing relocation companies to hire for your local or long-distance move, the most important aspect to consider is the company’s reliability. A company’s reliability encompasses everything from their background to their dispute resolution process and insurance. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration All interstate and some local moving companies are required to abide by […]

Staff Writer

 · Jun 1, 2010

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When hired, a moving company takes responsibility for the safe arrival of your goods. That responsibility, however, requires you to file a proper claim and, even then, only extends as far as the amount of available insurance. If your belongings are damaged during your move, there are several actions you should take to recover the […]

Staff Writer

 · May 18, 2010

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Discount movers offer relief to renters who cannot afford to pay the high fees of most professional moving companies. When money is tight, you may feel as though you have little option but to hire a discount mover. There is a risk of theft, or damage to your items, and you may want to think it […]

Staff Writer

 · May 3, 2010

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To some of those who are looking to move a household, it seems counterintuitive not to look for the lowest price, but sometimes, cheap movers are not the best deal. Getting a bargain is great, but different kinds of issues with local moving businesses can mean that the overall costs end up being a lot […]

Staff Writer

 · Apr 22, 2010

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