Moving Out of Your Apartment? Consider These 2 Tips

residentialOf all the people who are currently renting an apartment, about 33% of them will move out as soon as the lease is over the next year. Moving out of an apartment is clearly a major step in a person’s life, especially if the location they are moving to is a residential neighborhood in hopes of potentially starting a family and beginning another chapter of their life.

Here are a few things you should keep in mind when moving from an apartment to a neighborhood.

Work with a professional residential moving service

Rather than attempting to move all your furniture, heavy items, and dozens of boxes by yourself, work with some local movers who can get the job done in a professional manner. Having to worry about moving all those items yourself can be a nightmare. Even after loading three or four boxes into your car, you’ll soon realize you’re in over your head. Professional movers are extremely helpful and will make your transition infinitely easier.

Take advantage of a storage unit for a week or so

Even though professional movers can help make your move much less stressful, you’re still going to have to worry about a lot of items and where they should go. One of the best tips for movers who are leaving an apartment and relocating to a neighborhood is to store as many items as possible inside a storage unit throughout the moving process. Obviously you’ll need to bring all the essential items and boxes. However, some of the stuff that was important enough to keep, but might not be immediately useful, should be placed in storage for the time being. As you organize your new home, it’s much better to have less clutter and boxes around than feel overwhelmed with a ton of stuff.

Moving out of your apartment and into a home is a major step in your life and should be handled with care. If you’re ready to make this next leap to a residential neighborhood, it’s time for you to talk to the best movers in Northern Virginia and get ready for your big move! Contact Craig Van Lines today to learn more.

...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...