5 Ways to Lower the Cost of Your Move

Lower the cost of your move

No one wants to pay any more than they have to for anything. Why would they? Unfortunately, when it comes to moving, moving companies realize that low prices are a great way to get your business. And the nature of the moving business, especially the fact that you don’t hire movers very often, makes it […]

How to Label Your Moving Boxes for an Easier Move

Fragile labelling

Of the bajillion things you need to do to move your belongings, how you label your moving boxes is probably pretty low on the list. Yes, of course you’ll label every box to show what’s in it, or at least what room it should go to, but who cares ‘how’ it’s labelled? But better labeling […]

Why Your Move Isn’t Over When the Movers Leave

Minimize post move stress

It’s been your focus ever since you decided to move – just get to the new home and it will all be over. Only then can you relax and not worry about what you need to do next, and did you remember to change addresses, and what about the dog? But many people who have […]

How to Avoid Being the Victim of Scam Movers

For lots of obvious reasons, summer is the most popular season for moving to a new home or office in Canada. The high demand means that, if you’re planning a move, you need to find and hire a moving company sooner than later in the process. But, unfortunately, it also means that you need to […]

Things You Don’t Need to Pack for Your Move

Things you don't need to pack

If there is one thing that most people are surprised by when they start packing for a move to a new home, it is just how much stuff they have. Especially when downsizing, what to do with all the stuff you’ve accumulated over the years becomes a major chore by itself. While renting a self-storage […]

How to Help Your Movers Help You Move

Labelling your boxes helps movers

Hold on just a second. Help your movers? Isn’t that why you hired a moving company in the first place? So they can help you move? Why should you help them? First, the real reason anyone hires professional movers isn’t so much to reduce their workload, but to do everything they can to make sure […]

Has the Red-Hot Real Estate Stopped You from Moving?

Real estate prices preventing moving

As a homeowner, you’re no doubt been hearing about the ongoing record increases in home prices across Toronto and the GTA. What many homeowners don’t realize is just how enduring this bullish real estate market really is. Except for a brief correction in late 2008 and early 2009, housing prices have increased steadily at a […]

The 2 Most Important Tips to Stage Your Home Inside and Out

Staging your house

Is this it? Has the housing market in the Greater Toronto Area reached its peak? Should you sell now in case prices start to go down? Unfortunately, no one can give you reliable answers to those questions. But whether you’re trying to time the sale of your home to market conditions (good luck!) or you […]

5 Ways to Make it a ‘Safety-First’ Move

Disassembling furniture

If you’ve done your share of moving house, you’ll either have suffered an injury, a broken piece of furniture, or something even worse, at some point in time. But that doesn’t mean we should take it for granted that, during a move, something will get damaged or someone will get hurt It’s not that difficult […]

Get in Shape to Have a Better Moving Day

Heavy moving

Of the millions of things you need to look after before your move, extra exercise is probably not on your list. But, if you don’t regularly workout or you’re not overly active day-to-day, the sudden stresses you place o yourself on moving day can, at best, leave you with a bunch of sore, aching muscles. […]