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Full-Service or DIY Move? A Guide to Costs & Considerations

Moving to a new home is an exciting yet challenging experience that requires careful planning and decision-making. One of the most crucial choices you’ll face is whether to opt for self-service or full-service movers, and your decision will depend on various factors such as your budget, the size of your move, and the amount of […]

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Will Movers Move Unboxed Items? Policies and Alternatives 

Moving can be an exciting yet stressful experience, with countless decisions to make and tasks to complete. One common question that arises during the packing process is whether movers will transport items that aren’t neatly packed in boxes. The answer isn’t always straightforward, as it depends on various factors such as the moving company’s policies, […]

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USPS Mail Forwarding & Alternatives: Costs & Options Explored 

Picture this: you’re gearing up for a thrilling journey, but one nagging question keeps popping up – how will you handle your mail while you’re gone? It doesn’t matter if you’re a globetrotter, a location-independent professional, or just relocating to a new home – a dependable mail forwarding service can be a game-changer. These services […]

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Address Change Guide: Where & How to Update Your Address When Moving

Moving to a new home is an exciting adventure, but it also comes with a long to-do list. One crucial task that often gets overlooked is updating your address with various organizations and service providers. Failing to change your address can lead to missed bills, lost mail, and even legal or financial consequences. From government […]

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How Much Does a Cross-Country Move Cost?

Moving across the country is a major life decision that comes with a mix of excitement and apprehension. One of the most pressing concerns for many individuals and families is the cost associated with such a significant relocation. From the distance traveled and the size of your home to the moving method you choose and […]

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Average Cost of Movers: Local vs. Long-Distance Moving Expenses

Moving to a new home is an exciting adventure, but it can also be a daunting task, especially when it comes to budgeting for the expenses. One of the most significant costs associated with moving is hiring a professional moving company. The average cost of a moving company can vary greatly depending on several factors, […]

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Moving Out on $5,000: Can You Afford It? 

Moving out on your own is an exciting milestone, but it also comes with significant financial responsibilities. One of the most common questions people ask when considering this big step is, “Is $5,000 enough to move out?” The answer depends on various factors, such as your location, lifestyle, and personal circumstances. While $5,000 can be […]

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Planning Your Move? Your Ultimate Guide to Stress-Free Relocation

Moving to a new home can be an exciting adventure, but it can also be a daunting task without proper preparation. The key to a successful and stress-free move lies in thorough planning, efficient decluttering, and strategic packing. By breaking down the moving process into manageable steps and staying organized, you can minimize the chaos […]

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Interstate Moving for Seniors: Everything You Need to Know

Packing your belongings is like stuffing a lifetime of memories into a shoebox. Interstate moving without assistance can be tough for anyone, and it can be especially challenging for seniors. There are many factors to consider, such as Preparation Costs Best moving season Health and safety considerations Expectations Adjustments when settling into your new home. […]

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Moving Interstate With Pets: All the Essentials You Need to Know

Congratulations on getting that new job that’s in a new state. But moving to a new state is very challenging, especially if you are interstate moving with seniors or pets. Luckily, we got you covered. Moving with pets poses unique challenges, but with proper planning, you can ensure a smooth journey for your furry friends. […]

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What to Keep Track of When Planning an Interstate Move: A Guide

An interstate relocation requires careful planning. This is to prepare you for unexpected circumstances and help you AVOID UNNECESSARY DELAYS as you move from one state to another. To save you from trouble, we’ll share essential tips every first-time mover should know. We’ll help you select the best moving company, budget your finances, sort and pack […]

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Handy Interstate Moving Tips for First-Time Movers in 2023

So, you're planning an interstate move? You're not the only one. Every year, 7.1 million Americans move to another state in the U.S. People always talk about how stressful interstate moving is, but it doesn't have to be this way. Here are two checklists that will take the stress out of the big day.

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Intrastate vs Interstate Moving: What Are the Key Differences?

Moving isn’t always easy because of the logistics. There are regulations and guidelines to note, especially if you plan to cross state lines and travel the interstate highway system. In general, there are three types of moving: local, interstate, and intrastate move. But today, we’ll discuss the difference between interstate and intrastate moving. This will […]

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Everything You Need In Your Interstate Moving Checklist To Ensure For A Smooth Move

Moving out of state is a long process that requires weeks of preparation. You’ll need to look into different moving companies to ensure all your things, from clothing to precious cargo, are transported safely. (Italics) Proper organization is the key to a successful and seamless move. It makes everything easier and ensures you don’t leave […]

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Helpful Tips to Find Moving Boxes. Where to Get Them Cheap or Free.

Where to Find (Free) Boxes For Moving When you are preparing to move, one of the most important things you will need are moving boxes. This is a very basic moving supply that makes it easier to get your belongings from one place to another. Whether you’re moving near or far, one thing is certain: cardboard […]

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Packing for a Move: Essential Guide, Tips & Timeline

Moving to a new home can be an exciting adventure, but the thought of packing up your entire life into boxes often feels overwhelming and stressful. The key to a successful move lies in proper planning, organization, and a few handy packing tips to make the process more manageable. Picture the satisfaction of settling into […]

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2024 Winter Moving Tips for a Safe & Stress-Free Move

Helpful Tips for Moving in the Winter 2024 Imagine that it’s finally arrived: moving day. You’re all packed, and you’ve got your moving into a new house checklist ready. Do you picture movers pulling up to your home in the middle of a snowstorm? And you, frantically shoveling your driveway to clear a path for […]

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How to Forward Mail When Moving Out of State

Use the USPS to Get Your Mail Delivered to the Right Mailbox Everything is packed. Your furniture is disassembled. You’ve even scheduled a grocery delivery to your new address. The moving truck is set to come in the morning. You’re all ready to move in to your new home. Or are you? If you’re moving […]

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The Essential Guide to Your California Move

Helpful Things to Know When You Move to California Sunshine. Surfing. Silicon Valley. These are just some of the images that come to mind when thinking of California. However, the “Golden State” is so much more. Home to big cities and small towns, California also boasts many national parks, including Yosemite, Death Valley, and the […]

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2022 In Review: Thank You to Our Customers!

Grateful for Your Business As we reflect on 2022, we’d like to thank you for your business this year. We know that any move is tough. Whether you’re moving your corporation to a new address or your family to a new home, making that transition can be challenging. We also know that when you hire […]

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Moving Self-Care Tips: How to Keep Your Move Low Stress

How to Move Right: Manage Your Move and Yourself When most people think about moving homes, they often focus on the positives. New opportunities, a larger residence, or a better commute can all make people anticipate moving. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement. But, moving can be stressful. There’s so much to […]

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Searching for Local Movers Near Me?

Finding Local Movers You Can Trust Local Moving Services That Are Here to Serve You You’re ready to move to a new place nearby. Before you book a mover, know that not all movers are created equal. You don’t just want to go online and search “local moving companies near me.” Most likely, you won’t […]

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Nelson Westerberg Wins 2022 Own It! Award for Outstanding Service

Named a Top Partner This October, Nelson Westerberg was honored with the 2022 Own It! Award at the Global Partner Alliance Summit in Omaha, Nebraska. With this award, NEI Global Relocation recognized Nelson Westerberg as one of its top service providers of the year. NEI Global Relocation: Partners in Talent Agility With offices in the […]

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Moving and Storage Companies Near Me

Finding the Right Moving and Storage Company Peanut butter and jelly. Macaroni and cheese. Some things just go together. Add moving and storage to the list. When you’re looking for help moving, you should look for moving companies that also offer storage services. The reason why is simple. When you’re moving—the odds are that you’re […]

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Smart Moving Options: Different Ways to Move

Types of Moves: Local vs. Long Distance Thinking about where to move in 2022? Don’t start planning your residential move yet. First, understand what type of move you’ll need to organize and what your moving options are. Local or long-distance household moving: each type of move requires a different mindset and budget. If you’re wondering […]

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How to Declutter and Downsize for Retirement

Make Your Retirement Life Smaller and Better By Moving With Less By Downsizing The decision’s been made: you’re retiring. And, you have big goals for this next stage in life. You’ve decided to downsize. In a smaller, cleaner space, you can focus on enjoying your golden years. But before you move, you need to get […]

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How to Find the Best Moving Company for Your Needs

What is the Best Moving Company for You? The “best moving company” is a title that many companies would love to own. Indeed, many moving companies claim they offer the best moving services in the country. Or, they boast that their prices are most affordable. But, the title itself is misleading. The best moving company […]

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Where to Move in 2022

  Choosing Your Relocation Destination (and How to Budget for It) Pandemic Push: Moving for a New Lifestyle No doubt, the COVID-19 pandemic transformed the way people think about where they work and where they live. Since March, 2020, job flexibility has increased dramatically. With more employees able to work remotely, many people are making […]

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Interstate Moving Costs: Is $5000 Enough? How Can You Lower The Price?

Moving can be an exciting yet daunting endeavor, especially involving an interstate move across the country. Apart from the logistical challenges, one of the primary concerns for anyone planning a long-distance relocation is the expense involved. If you’re in the early stages of planning your interstate move, you’re likely wondering, “How much does it cost […]

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What the Best Interstate Moving Companies Offer

How to Hire the Right Interstate Moving Company for Your Move An interstate move, a move from one state into another, requires trained professionals. Even if that interstate move is just one mile, if you’re crossing a state border, you’ll need an interstate mover. To cross state lines right, your moving company needs to follow […]

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Top Tips for a Calm Moving Day

Plan Ahead To make your move as smooth as possible, you have to have a game plan. You know this. That’s why you booked quality movers months in advance. You’ve scheduled the services you need-whether that’s packing, expedited shipping, or warehousing. In addition, you have your most important boxes-the big three boxes– packed. Finally–you’re ready […]

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Moving to Houston

Moving to Houston, Texas If you’re thinking of relocating to Houston, Texas, you might be interested in learning about: -The job market -The best neighborhoods for singles -The best neighborhoods for families -The big city amenities and suburban attractions -The commute   Trust Your Houston Moving Partner At Nelson Westerberg, we’ve moved people in and […]

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Your Guide to Moving Cross Country With Pets

Tips for Moving Your Pets Across The Country Your pets are your family. So, when you’re moving cross country with your pets, you need a solid plan to make sure moving day is easy and stress-free for everyone. Whether you choose movers cross country to help or plan to move yourself, here’s what you need […]

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How to Move Pets Internationally

Moving Overseas with Cats and Dogs Planning an international move requires a ton of research and planning. And, moving a pet overseas is not as simple as moving people abroad. However, with some dedicated planning, it can easily be done. To prepare your pet for travel, establish your timeline, visit your vet, and communicate with […]

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Moving to Dallas

Your Dallas Moving Partner If you’re considering moving to Dallas, Texas, look no further. At Nelson Westerberg, we’ve moved people to cities all around the United States. We know big cities, and we know big city moves. As an experienced nationwide mover, we understand why people relocate to Dallas, and we can help you get […]

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Cheapest Way to Move Cross Country

How to Move Cross Country Cheap You’re planning a long-distance move, and you don’t want to break the bank. We know that a big move can be expensive. But, with some planning, you can get what you need and save some money, too. Whether you hire a cross country mover or manage a DIY move, […]

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International Car Shipping

Have a Plan For Your International Car Shipment You’ve made the decision: you’re moving abroad. An international move requires a lot of planning. But, you’re organized. You have a plan. Job and passport: check. Housing: got that covered. Medical insurance: yep, got that, too. Car…wait, what about your car? International car transport takes some work, […]

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Moving Overseas and Abroad

Overseas Moving People move to other counties for different reasons. Maybe you’re temporarily relocating for work or school. Or, you’ve decided to make a long held dream come true and immerse yourself in a new culture. No matter the reason, an international move is a major life change. Remember, you’re not just traveling a far […]

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What is corporate relocation? What does corporate relocation mean?

Corporate relocation happens when an employer transfers an employee from one location to another location and pays for all or some of the moving expenses.

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How to Reduce Moving Day Stress

Get Ready to Hit the Ground Running Preparing for a move is a huge undertaking, one that takes months of planning. Even if you follow a timeline, moving day may be stressful. There are a million things to remember to do. You have final goodbyes and new hellos. It’s a whirlwind. To avoid getting overwhelmed, […]

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