The Craig Moving Blog

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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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Will the Election of Donald Trump Affect Washington DC Real Estate Market?

December 6th, 2016

It’s been four weeks, almost a month since the election of Donald J. Trump, and in 44 days he will be sworn in as President of the United States. Some say this is unprecedented, but this presidential transition of power is one Washington knows well. One family moves out; another family moves in. And with […]

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Moving to Arlington, VA? Here is a new resident checklist

October 13th, 2016

Arlington, Virginia has become one of the top places to live in the country. There is a vibrant cultural scene with some of the best restaurants, bars, shops, and businesses to work for in the country. Easy commutes to Washington, D.C. have made this a great area to call home. Use this checklist to get […]

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4 Tips to Consider When Moving to a New State

August 4th, 2016

Relocating to a new state offers the opportunity to start fresh and experience a life you may not have otherwise planned. But, like anything new, moving can present its own unique challenges, from organizing what to bring and discard, to deciding where to enroll the kids in school, to ensuring everyone remains happy and positive. […]

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Moving? Going on Vacation? How to Protect Your Vacant Home…

May 10th, 2016

Whether you just sold your home in Gainesville, VA or are just going on vacation, protecting your home when you are not there is a top priority. A vacant house has an increased risk of burglary and all kinds of terrible things can happen when you leave your house empty and uninhabited.  Damage to your […]

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Trust Us: These Are Things You’ve Got to Know About Moving in Northern VA

February 26th, 2016

Change is a constant and you can either embrace it or resist it. One of the most potentially stressful examples of change is a big move — the kind of move with floor to ceiling box stacks and multiple rooms filled with a lifetime of stuff.  If you’re an owner of a larger home or […]

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The Holidays Are Stressful. Moving During the Holidays? A Little Less So With a Little Help from Craig Van Lines

December 30th, 2015

If you thought the holiday season was stressful… Can you imagine moving during the holidays? That’s exactly what one northern Virginia family did this month, with a little help from the residential moving experts at Craig Van Lines. When their house sold faster — about three months faster! — than they expected, this Bristow-based clan […]

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Packing Yourself May Save You A Little Money, But Hiring a Professional Northern Virginia Mover Will Save You More than a Little Stress

November 10th, 2015

Many families planning a move in northern Virginia often wonder: Should we pack our belongings ourselves and save money, or should we hire a professional for the task? Packing yourself may save you money… But it may also put your possessions at greater risk of damage during your move, while professional movers have the expertise […]

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Important Tips for Moving Success from Northern VA’s Residential Moving Experts

October 30th, 2015

To make your move has pleasant as possible, northern Virginia’s experts in residential moving are help to help — we’ll help you move, and we’ll help us help you move. Consider the following tips; heed our advice and do these things to prepare for big move. Save your northern Virginia movers time, and save yourself […]

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Take It From Our Happy Customers, Craig Van Lines is Northern Virginia’s Go-To Moving Company

September 3rd, 2015

Hey there, northern Virginia. Craig Van Lines here. While preparing to write this blog post extolling the virtues of our fine company, I had a much better idea. We’ve talked, and we’ve talked, and we’ve talked about Craig Van Lines’ storied history; our experience helping northern Virginians move down the street, and across the state; […]

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...I have moved a great deal and this was one of the very best moves. A heartfelt thank you to the Craig team for a job well done...