AMS Relocation Blog: moving

Moving Abroad? Do These Four Things First!

Moving Abroad? Do These Four Things First!

So you’re making a big move over international borders, or maybe even across the ocean. As exciting as a worldwide relocation may be, residential moving of this scope is never easy. In fact, it can be downright stressful—but it doesn’t have to be. At AMS Bekins, we’ve been helping families move ar...

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What to Do With Moving Boxes After a Move

What to Do With Moving Boxes After a Move

The stress of moving comes in many forms, from packing up your entire household to choosing the right team of Belmont movers to handle the details of your relocation. While the chaos of prepping for moving day can be exhausting, there is nothing better than breathing a sigh of relief when you finall...

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3 Reasons to Move in the Spring

3 Reasons to Move in the Spring

You know you’re moving. The decision has been made and you are trying to schedule the big day.  Even if you have the luxury of time, this is not a simple process. From timing with schools, mortgage/rent payments, or when your new home will be ready, it can be difficult to know ju...

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Moving Across Town and Logistics of the Move...

So you are moving across town, it should be an easy move, right?  Well, just because the distance may not be great, doesn’t mean the move will be a breeze.  Here are some great tips from homeadvisor.com to make things a little easier. •  Moving Company or Rental Truck… Do you need o...

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How to Unpack...

Wouldn’t it be great to unpack everything in one day? Not going to happen. Keep in mind that everything that was packed likely was wrapped in either paper or bubble wrap. This creates a ton of trash/recyclables when unpacking. This means it takes more time to unpack each box. Good question to ask ne...

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Unpacking the Moving Truck...

What happens when the big truck arrives at your new location? Feelings of excitement of seeing your stuff again usually hit first and then overwhelming feelings begin to take over your mind. Every item you sent on the moving truck has a number and the movers have an inventory of what was sent. As th...

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Moving with Pets

It’s not only people who become stressed during times of relocating. Our four legged friends can become quite anxious during this time as well. According to the Animal Humane Society there are certain ways to make moving easier on the family pet. Tips include: - Be sure your pet is micro-chipped and...

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Relocating Mistakes to Avoid

If you have ever relocated, you know the stress that comes along with it, whether it was a local move or even a global one. Move For Hunger has some great mistakes to avoid when moving.  1) Last Minute Packing is a big NO! Packing, itself, can seem like a full time job on top of every...

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