Category Archives: moving checklist

Job Relocation Package Options: Make Sure You’re Moving Forward

Your job promotion sounds great, but there’s a hitch: The offer requires you moving cross country. You’ll want to make sure from the start that this transfer is the right decision. Never relocated a significant distance for a job? Don’t move forward before knowing what an employer relocation package should include. Even if you’ve previously accepted an out-of-state job, it doesn’t hurt to review. Maybe an employer currently has packages in place for out-of-state promotions. Or, the company might be staking out new territory due to a recent out-of-state expansion. Either way, don’t be surprised to find yourself negotiating over what’s included.
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We Move Just About Everything … Except Dangerous Items

“Unmovable” usually means inflexible. At Jackson’s Relocation Services, we’ve converted that word to cover things we just can’t transport—not because we don't want to, but because it would be dangerous. Legally speaking, our interstate moving company’s hands are tied when it comes to putting certain belongings inside our trucks. When you think about the following items, you’ll likely see these restrictions make lots of sense—even if they're sometimes inconvenient. The No. 1 rationale behind government-dictated regulations is safety—plain and simple. For prohibitions based on Jacksons Moving’s own safe-moving policies, our primary reasoning is protecting your possessions. Either way, we can’t budge when.
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Use Our Guide to Properly Protect Your Vacant Property Investment

Moving across country before your current home sells? You can’t rely on a cross-your-fingers approach to protecting your twin real-estate investments. As you forge a new life hundreds of miles away, you’ve got to make sure that vacant house is protected. The elements, neglect, mischief and criminal activity all can conspire to devalue your property during your absence, potentially costing you bigtime when a buyer bypasses your former abode for a better-maintained dwelling. You’ll need to prepare prior to your interstate move and remain attentive until a purchaser signs on the dotted line. While your vacant home needn’t be a 24-7 hub.
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Thinking About Moving Yourself? Think Again

“DIY” culture is so widespread, you no doubt memorized long ago what those three letters represent. But just because your favorite TV home-décor-show host adores the abbreviation doesn’t mean it should be applied universally to every activity. Take tires, for instance. Adding air? That’s a DIY-er. Rotating and balancing? Go pro. Painting a playroom? You got this. Spreading a roller across a vaulted ceiling? Call the handyman. Which brings us to moving cross country. It’s one thing to move a studio apartment and its miniaturized inventory of items across town. It’s something else to pack up three stories’ and 10-plus years’ worth.
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