Moving Survey, further Case studies for December 2020

Moving Survey, further Case studies for December 2020

A NJ mover reached out to me for a survey he needed help with. To provide the moving survey, I had to meet with a neighbor, and she would show me the moving clients house. The client is an elderly woman who’s very frail and in need of assistance. I learned her husband had left for grocery shopping one morning and had a stroke and died.

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Moving Surveys,  Case Studies December 2020

Moving Surveys, Case Studies December 2020

An NJ mover recently asked me to survey a 7000 square foot home where the owners were having the floors refinished. The owners had planned on using an on site POD while the work was being done to hold their furniture. The refinishing work will span a month and will be done in stages.  I determined they had over 15000 lbs of furniture

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What does an Independent Moving Consultant do?

What does an Independent Moving Consultant do?

A fairly typical week shapes up to look like this. Some days are dedicated to just one moving company, handling surveys for clients, while other days are mostly remote or virtual work from my office. About 60% of my work is directly with movers and 40% with homeowners or offices.  Client information is never shared with other movers, nondisclosure agreements are in effect to protect their businesses. When I do in-house surveys, COVID-19 precautions are taken, masks worn, social distancing is in effect, no physical contact. 

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Preparing For Your Office Move

Preparing For Your Office Move

Please note, often a significantly sized move is planned well in advance of the move date, months or even a year. Here are some tips on how to prepare for an upcoming office move.
Create A Timeline

Creating a timeline and planning are the most important steps during your office move. A timeline will help you map out when different tasks need to be accomplished. Start with your move date and work backwards. Things to consider would be
Delivery of boxes or totes
The time required to pack
The time needed to purge and clean out.
Time needed to handle computers and phones
Scheduling elevators and meeting building move out requirements
Scheduling time frames for utilities, vendors and deliveries.

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Thinking of Moving into a Modular Home?

Thinking of Moving into a Modular Home?

Modular houses are prefabricated buildings that consists of modules for each section of the house. They are manufactured in the factory before being shipped to their final location, where they are assembled by a builder. They can be built on a permanent chassis or a temporary one, a very simple foundation is enough for this kind of house. 

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The 6 things to know when moving to Japan

The 6 things to know when moving to Japan

apan is an island with mesmerizing natural beauty in the northwest of the Pacific Ocean. Japan is the part of the Pacific ring fire and covering 377,975 square kilometers. Mainly there are five islands named; Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu, and Okinawa. Tokyo is the largest city and capital of the japan, along with this Osaka and Nagoya

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Your international move from the US

Your international move from the US

Moving is stressful (mandatory industry statement)  but moving to another country from the U.S. brings the stress scale to a solid 11. Specific information is better provided by the state department or your transition team if you’re relocating for a job.  Here are the broad ideas and considerations.

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“Starter Home” vs “A Forever Home” for home buyers

“Starter Home” vs “A Forever Home” for home buyers

“Starter Home” vs “A Forever Home”  Tips to help you buy your first home 
There are so many emotions that come with purchasing a new home. From excitement, to fear, to feeling anxious and finally once it is all said and done, the feeling of relief! Overall, buying a new home can be a stressful and daunting process even for those buyers who have purchased homes in the past. At times, it may feel like a roller coaster, but it gets even deeper for first-time home buyers. From learning the home buying process, to establishing financing and finally deciding what type of home suits their budget and family needs, can be quite an overwhelming experience. Hiring the right agent, that specializes in working with first-time home buyers is essential. The top priority of an exceptional real estate professional is to put you at ease and take the time needed to guide you through the home- buying process. 

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Moving to and Living in Mumbai India

Moving to and Living in Mumbai India

Mumbai is the capital of the state of Maharashtra and is India’s wealthiest and the world’s most densely populated city. The city inherited a rich British colonial past history however it is a modern city just like any other city in the world.  Mumbai is a peninsula with water on three sides. Marathi, Hindi and English are the main languages spoken and understood in the city.

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