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Top Reasons People Move to New States

Jan 3, 2017
Find out the top reasons people decide to relocate to different states from Allied Van Lines.

Top Places to Visit after Moving to Springfield, MO

Dec 19, 2016

Ask Allied: How Do You Track Your Moving Trucks?

Dec 16, 2016
Now you can track the path of your Allied moving van and plan more accurately for its arrival. Allied Van Lines will provide information on the progress of your moving van 24/7 through an online portal.

Ask Allied: How to Recycle Packing Materials

Jul 29, 2016
You've just moved: What do you do with all the stuff you used to pack? Get advice on how to recycle bubble wrap, packing peanuts and crates.

Ask Allied: Can You Pick Up from Multiple Locations?

Jun 10, 2016
Ask Allied: Can You Pick Up from Multiple Locations? Moving a single-family household from one location to the next is a fairly straightforward task. We arrive, we load up the van, we head to your new home, and we unload. Things move in a straight line and rarely become complicated.

4 Reasons to Relocate to Boulder Colorado

Feb 8, 2016
Deciding to relocate to a new home is not a decision that should be taken lightly. You will need to take a number of things into consideration before making a final decision.

Ask Allied: How Do I Properly PackMy Plastic Bins?

Jan 22, 2016
Ask Allied: How Do I Properly Pack and Seal My Plastic Bins for Transport? When you’re doing your own packing for an upcoming move, you may wish to put your belongings in a more secure container than just a cardboard box. Plastic bins and storage containers, popular among home organization enthusiasts and those of us who simply have too much stuff lying around the house, provide a neat and handy solution. Not only are they more durable and waterproof than cardboard boxes, but they often come with handles and lids for easier transport.

3 Reasons to Move to McKinney Texas

Jan 21, 2016
These are a couple of questions that you will need to ask yourself while contemplating a relocation. McKinney continues to prosper as a city and is a very promising area for future residents. So, what are a few aspects of McKinney that would make you want to call the city home? Before you hire a relocation company and head out, take a look at these three reasons to move to McKinney, Texas.

Allied Magnet State: Florida

Jan 19, 2016
Allied Magnet State: Florida. As the second biggest magnet state in the country, Florida is growing in a big way. Many of the people moving in are retirement age, but a large percentage are also young professionals, growing families, and international residents who want to put down roots in one of the most welcoming and vibrant areas the United States has to offer.

The Top 5 Reasons to Move to Baltimore

Jan 15, 2016
Moving to a new city can be a scary task to tackle, even with the help of a professional moving company. However, when you know more about the area, then this decision can be made easier. Is Baltimore on your list of potential places to move? If so, then this list of top 5 Reasons to Move to Baltimore may sway your decision to relocate to Baltimore in a positive manner.

Ask Allied: Can I Request A Guaranteed Pickup and Delivery Date?

Dec 4, 2015
Ask Allied: Can I Request A Guaranteed Pickup and Delivery Date? When you move your belongings across the city, state, or even country, you’re putting a lot of trust in your moving company. You’re asking us to take on the job of protecting your belongings and mementos over a journey of up to thousands of miles—and it’s a job we take seriously.

Ask Allied: How to Submit a Claim

Nov 6, 2015
Ask Allied: How to Submit a Claim. As your preferred moving company, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit a claim if you discover any of your belongings to have been lost, damaged, or misplaced along the way. Because there is a time limit on being able to make this claim, we encourage you to start the process as soon as possible—ideally the day of the move.

Ask Allied: Must My Mover Write Up an Inventory of the Shipment?

May 15, 2015
Ask Allied: Must My Mover Write Up an Inventory of the Shipment? It isn’t a legal requirement for movers to write up an inventory of your shipment. Because most moving companies price your moving costs based on weight, the only real requirement is that they take an accurate weight of the belongings once they are loaded into the van. If you are in any way uncomfortable with the idea of an inventory being made, you can let your movers know and skip this step in the moving process.

Is My Home Market Ready?

May 7, 2015
Is My Home Market Ready? There are few tasks more intimidating than getting a home ready to go for sale. All those little quirks and defects that you’ve grown used to over the years suddenly take on a new light—they’re not just a part of the home you love, they’re potential red flags to homebuyers. While you might know you have to jiggle the toilet handle just so to get it to stop running, or that it’s always a good idea to close the curtains upstairs in the summer to avoid excessive heat, these small details can tell buyers that the home isn’t in good repair or is not worth the investment.

Where to Find the Right Community

May 7, 2015
You are being relocated across the state or country, where do you even begin to find the right community for your family? I’ve been in this situation five times in the past seven years and it really doesn't get any easier. You’ll likely know where you or your spouse will be working, and that’s a good place to start. I always consider my husband’s commute and work out from the city he will be working in. I have found plenty of resources to help along the way!

Can You Finance A Move?

Feb 16, 2015
So if you are not offered relocation assistance or if you are simply moving for personal reasons non related to a job, then it may be pretty difficult to afford the move. Because of this, many people wonder if they can finance a move.Well, this is a pretty complex question that does not have a simple yes or no question. So if you need to finance a move, what options do you have?

Fixer Upper: 4 Signs a Home is Too Far Gone

Feb 15, 2015

Prepping Furniture for a Move

Jan 8, 2015

Ask Allied: Can a Moving Company Move Two Homes into One?

Dec 17, 2014
Can a Moving Company Move Two Homes into One? Depending on your situation, it is possible. Read how you would approach this task.

A Breakdown of Moving Costs

Oct 3, 2014
A breakdown of moving costs and how to budget or plan for the entire moving process.

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