Storage options, Comparing containerized storage, self storage, and portable storage 

Storage options, Comparing containerized storage, self storage, and portable storage 

When you are moving and need to store your items, you have basically 3 chooses: Containerized storage, self storage, portable storage Containerized storage is usually only available when you hire a professional licensed mover. Your items are placed in huge containers, usually made of plywood, stackable and measure 7′ by 7′ by 5′, The furniture is blanket wrapped and remains blanket wrapped until it is delivered from storage. It is usually not climate controlled and is more accurately called climate conditioned.

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How to vote in NJ and other states, please vote!

How to vote in NJ and other states, please vote!

Main issues covering voting, plus the links and tools you need
Automatic registration: In New Jersey, you are automatically registered to vote if you have applied for a drivers license. A2014 was enacted in 2018.  Many other states do as well- check your state

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Guest post : Moving Mom and/or Dad

Guest post : Moving Mom and/or Dad

Making a move to age-supportive housing is the very definition of “downsizing”.  The spaces are not as big which means, not every possession can move with mom and dad.  Imagine having to give away or dispose of half of your “things.”  While there have been many books and TV shows dedicated to the art of decluttering, the one thing that often gets overlooked is the human factor of not wanting to let go of a memory.  Throwing out a shirt or suit that no longer fits is one thing but giving away a dining room table can be another.  The dining room table can represent beloved memories of family holidays, celebrations and milestones.  While you tend to replace your wardrobe on a yearly basis, you tend to hold onto furniture.  Some pieces of furniture, artwork, bric-a-brac, and accent pieces hold sentimental memories which are hard to let it go.  

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How to do a home inventory

How to do a home inventory

A home inventory is a list of all the items that you own in your home or apartment. It lists all your valuable items like  electronics, furniture, and jewelry, It would also list clothing and linens. You want to have a breakdown of what you have so you can quickly document what you have in the event of an insurance claim.
Often and without realizing it, the longer you stay in one place the more you accumulate.  A home inventory may take a few hours or a few days, depending on how detailed you want to get. The time you spend will be well worth it if a theft, fire, or disaster hits and you need to file a claim.

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How to plan a house warming party post covid19

How to plan a house warming party post covid19

During this pandemic, moving, home sales, and parties are all somewhat stalled, but it won’t last forever. This blog post was collaboratively written in the knowledge that better times are coming. My sincerest wish for them to come to you soon. 
My collaborators: SG lives just outside of DC, KB lives in Brooklyn, EB lives in MD.

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NJ Realtors and Virtual Home selling

NJ Realtors and Virtual Home selling

Most sales people have added at least some virtual sales processes so they can connect with their clients easier.  We offer virtual moving surveys when in person and in-house moving surveys are not practical

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Employer Lump Sum Moves, Pros and Cons

Employer Lump Sum Moves, Pros and Cons

What is a lump sum move?

Lump sums cover the costs, or a portion of, a corporate relocation. They might cover items such as the cost of renting or purchasing a new home, moving expenses (hiring a moving company, for example) and some legal expenses. This is separate from salary and might be a sign on bonus or paid to an employee asked to transfer to another location.

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