Moving Tips

Things like packing, ensuring you have all the proper insurance, and making sure your new space is ready for you to arrive are all the details we can help you with.

I’ve decided to Move! Now what?

Once you are decided on a new residential space for you and your family, or a new office space for you and your employees, you are ready to look towards the next steps of the moving process.

The first thing you will want to do is look into moving companies of the city. Your top priorities of selecting a moving company should be experience and insurance. Braha has both – ensuring a stress free and easy move.

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Follow these simple tips to begin the moving process with Braha.

Moving Tips

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Don't procrastinate, set a goal to pack a certain number of boxes per day. You will thank yourself on a moving day!

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Label your cardboard boxes with content, room name, or "fragile" instructions with colored markers, so it will be a piece of cake to unpack in your new home!

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Gather all your packing supplies moving boxes, packing tape, scissors, bubble wrap or paper towels, garbage bags, re-resealable bags (for furniture screws), wrapping/packing paper (newspaper can bleed ink onto your possessions), etc.

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Take photos of how your electronics (TV, PlayStation, or desk computer) were connected, so you will be able to reconnect them by yourself in no time!

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Be careful not to pack boxes that are too heavy – for you and your mover's sake. Additionally, pack the heavier items in smaller boxes, so it is easier to carry.

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Don't forget to notify institutions like banks, insurance companies, or DMV about your address change before you move.

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If you get the chance, pre-clean the kitchen and bathroom in your new home, so you can start using them immediately after you move in

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Be sure to save any donation receipts for tax season, and claim tax deductions!

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Pack an overnight bag with all essentials if you are traveling a long distance, or staying in a hotel.

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How do I choose a moving company?

It is easy to be bombarded by the abundant amount of choices available for you. Finding a new place in the city is a stressful task already.

Preparing yourself for it can be just as daunting, if not more.

When looking at your options, it is important to think about who knows the city the best, who will be the most supportive, and who has the most experience.

Setting the date for your move begins the creation of the timeline for your move. It is important to call a moving company, knowing the date for your move so they can properly prep and schedule you.

In the time leading up to the big day, there are a few things you will need to make sure you got taken care of.

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Do you have Pets

ACCOMPANYING YOU ON YOUR MOVE?

Depending on the extent of your long distance move, you will have to properly coordinate moving your furry friend.

More often than not, professional moving companies will not transport animals, so you will have to find another alternative.

If you are driving yourself to your new home, then you will have to plan for your pets to travel with you.

Flying to your new destination?

If you are planning on flying to your new destination, then you will have to figure out transporting your pet by air as well.

If you are heading down this route, it is important to look into these details sooner rather than later, as they usually need to be planned in advance, depending on the conditions of the airline you choose.

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Planning What is Best for You

When planning your move – whether it be residential, commercial, local or long distance – you must evaluate your needs.

If there is a time crunch, you may not be able to choose the season you move, however if you have the liberty to do so, it is important to determine what is most important and prioritize accordingly.

If you are a family with young children, summer may be the best choice for you. If you are single and looking for the route of lowest costs then fall or winter may be better.

Whatever the situation and time of year, Braha professionals have experienced it and will manage move in day with your needs as their priority, ensuring it runs smoothly.

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Looking to Move?

Don’t know what country is best for you?

While the United States is ranked to be among the best countries to live in, there are many countries with great advantages that could be the perfect fit for you.

If you are looking to move internationally, you must first think about what factors will pull you to a certain location:

  • Is it the type of taxpayer or healthcare system?
  • How about education?
  • Or do you simply want to live in a place that is sunny all year round?

 

People move for lots of reasons. Our guide to different countries and why they attract new residents may help you narrow your focus to find the perfect fit for you move abroad.

Healthcare

Norway and Switzerland are known as popular countries to move too, for the overall health of their people. With a public payer health care, they have high functioning systems, which they credit to be the reason for their countries to have high life expectancy rates.

With people living beyond 82 years old, many people view a move to Norway or Switzerland as a move for a longer life, as well.

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Education

For people with education higher on their list when looking on where to move, then Australia or even Germany may the perfect fit.

Germany stands out especially for having the majority of their population holding a degree from a higher education institution.

In recent years, less than 5% of the adult population were recorded to not pursue a college education.

Want Warmer Weather?

If you are looking to escape the frigid New York winters, then countries like New Zealand or Argentina may be the perfect fit for you. 

With warm temperatures and sunny days all year long, many people find themselves relocating to these countries when they are hungry for summer all year round.

On the other hand, if you love the cold weather, warm sweaters, and lots of snow, then Canada or Greenland may be the answer for you. 

In addition to other strong attributes, such as Canada’s strong education system, these countries are other popular choices for people looking to relocate.

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