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Now that you've decided to move and know where you'll be moving to, find out where to start to get your move organized.

How to Decide the Date of Your Move Out and Move In
Deciding when to move is always the first step in planning a move, but it can also be the hardest. Find out how to decide when to move with these questions and guide.

What is the Best Way to Move?
One of the first decisions you need to make when planning a move is deciding how best to move your things. Knowing your options is the first step. Find out the many ways you can move to see which one will work for you and your family.

Find out what you need to do before you move, including research, finding the right neighborhood and choosing a good school.

Do You Move Yourself or Hire Movers - Ways to Move - Reader Answers
When you're planning a move, do you move yourself or hire movers? Tell us what you think!

How to Deal with the Emotional Stress of Moving
Moving is one of the most difficult things you'll ever do, with most feeling the stress build from the moment the decision is made. Find out how to cope with the move, with tips and suggestions for the whole family.

How to Find Companies that Get Rid of Your Stuff
Tips and tricks on how to get rid of stuff and organizations that handle your garage sale. Features information on companies that do it all for you.

Moving in Winter? How to Prepare for the Trip
If you're moving in winter and need to drive to your new home, find out how to prepare for the moving trip.

Reduce Moving Stress
Moving is stressful, but there are things you can do to reduce its effects both before and during the move.

What to Do Before You Move
Find out what you need to do before you move, including research, finding the right neighborhood and choosing a good school.

Moving - Where to Start?
Everything you need to know about moving, but were afraid to ask! Find out how to pack, how to choose a moving company or how to get rid of those extra things you don't want to take with you. Everything is right here.

Clear Out the Clutter Before You Move
The upside of moving is that it forces you to make a clean sweep of the house, getting rid of items that you no longer use or need. I think it's the reason why our family tends to have only the bare minimum around our house; with so many moves, it's cheaper and easier if there's less to pack and less to load onto a moving truck.

Sort Through Your Things Before You Move
Before you move, you'll need to sort and organize your things, deciding what to move, what to give away. Find out how to finish this task quickly and painlessly.

Host a Garage Sale
Tips and tricks on hosting a successful garage sale. Features information on advertising, collecting a crowd, what to sell and how to price your items.

Get Rid of Unwanted Items
Most of us know where to donate unwanted clothes and books, but what about larger items such as computers or printers, or specialized items, such as baby strollers, cat beds or artificial Christmas trees? Find out where to donate your unwanted items before you start packing, for a lighter and cheaper move.

Save Money When You Move
Tips on how how to save money when you move, with frugal moving suggestions.

Top 10 Things You Might Forget to Do When Moving
Moving is stressful and requires a lot of planning and preparation. To help you keep track of some of those tasks you might forget to do, we've created this list so you can have a less stressful move.

Avoid Moving Mistakes
Find out how what you need to do to avoid some of the mistakes people often make when they move.

Home Inventory How To
How to make a home inventory list before you move.

How to Recycle: All About Recyclable Materials
When you're getting ready to pack or are unpacking, there will be some items that you won't be moving and that aren't worth selling or donating. Knowing what can be recycled is important when disposing of items.

How to Have a Greener Move
Moving requires a lot of supplies, such as boxes, packing paper and tape. Find out how to make a greener move that will lessen your footprint on the earth.

Moving Company - To Hire or Not to Hire?
Assists in determining if you should hire a moving company or if you should do it yourself. Includes tips on costing out your move and time issues.

Storage: Where to Begin?
Outlines when you might want to use storage and includes tips on choosing storage and how to store your goods safely.

Storage - Questions You Need to Ask
Find out what to ask the storage facility before you leave your stuff in their hands.

2 Days Before You Move
Outlines last minute tasks to do 1 to 2 days before your big move. Includes dissembling furniture, closing bank accounts, checking for parking and defrosting your refrigerator.

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