The Craig Moving Blog

Moving Tips, Advice, and More

Sick of Running Your Business in Your Hometown? Consider Relocating to a More Successful Market

May 25th, 2017

If you own your own small business, you have a lot of things to consider each and every day. You have to figure out who you want to hire to help run things more smoothly, you have to think about making improvements to your product or service, and you have to figure out the easiest […]

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How to Spring Clean for Your Move

May 4th, 2017

Moving takes a lot of effort. Cleaning might not be top on your list of things to do. However, cleaning your home before you move is important for a number of reasons. If you are renting the home that you are leaving then cleaning might be necessary if you wish to receive your security deposit […]

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Thinking About Moving to a New Place? Go For It!

May 1st, 2017

Moving can be a wonderful experience but it can also be terrifying. The average person typically moves 12 times in their lifetime but whether it’s your first ever move or your ninth, it’s such a big step in your life and it needs to be handled carefully. One of the main reasons people are so […]

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Best Time to Move: NOW (With Craig’s Help)

April 19th, 2017

The market is hot and you knew you’d have to act fast! That townhouse in Fairfax you’ve coveted for years just went on the market, and it was meant to be yours. It had to be. Scheduled an appointment with a realtor to see that corner unit in the hippest, most up-and-coming neighborhood in northern […]

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Make the Most of Your Move With These 3 Tips

March 22nd, 2017

Whether you have months to plan your move or you have to do everything in only a week or two, moves happen and you have to know how to handle them. Roughly 40% of all moves are due to work but there are plenty of personal and other reasons why you might need to pack […]

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A Few Great Reasons Why You Should Always Hire a Residential Moving Service

February 28th, 2017

Did you know that 33% of renters move at least once every year? It’s hard to imagine moving so often, but those who do rarely do it on their own. There are few things more beneficial than a residential moving service, especially if you find yourself relocating frequently. We’ve all tried to do a DIY […]

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Pre-Clean Your New House & Other Tips for Moving to Northern VA

February 27th, 2017

Tips, tips everywhere! Look the Web over, and you’ll find list after list after list of “ways to make your move easier,” but on each, there are a few things (easy things!) folks often miss… Craig Van Lines gets it. Planning a northern Virginia residential move is time consuming and stressful, and that’s why we’re […]

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3 Reasons to Move to a New Place When You’re Young

February 1st, 2017

Moving to a new place when you’re young should be required for every twenty-something in the United States. A college education is a key marker of the likelihood of these young adults to move to a new community, as three-quarters of college grads have changed communities at least once. Just over half of those with […]

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White House moving day: Behind the 5-hour flip between the Obamas and Trumps

January 20th, 2017

Great article on Today.com: The sprint begins the moment President Obama leaves the White House Friday morning with his family to head to the inauguration of his successor. That’s when the clock starts at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue for 95 staff members, who have roughly five hours to flip the White House for its new residents. […]

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Merry Moving Season! Best Tips for a Successful Winter Move

December 15th, 2016

Moving in the winter wasn’t really the plan, but hey, sometimes plans change. The house you coveted in Loudoun County finally went on the market; it’s just so perfect. Or, the nice young couple from Fairfax had their realtor call your realtor, and the family home sold much faster than expected; you’re excited to downsize. […]

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