Plan a Move

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Moving

Between packing your things, transferring utility services, and finding moving help, there's a lot to remember when you relocate. The Web has resources to smooth the moving process, and to help you keep track of everything during this busy time.

Plan a Move

There's no doubt about it: moving takes a lot of effort. The Web makes it easier with sites to help you organize and get the work accomplished.

Dulcinea's Insight

  • Moving companies are often associated with scams, which is not always fair, but can be true. This article from Servicemagic.com explains how to avoid moving scams, and reveals a big one to watch out for.
  • If you're moving out of state, consult the official Web site of your new state to see if moving tips are provided. To find a particular state Web site, go to USA.gov, the U.S. government's official Web portal. Provincial Web sites for Canada are available at the Government of Canada's official site.
  • If you haven't already found a place to live in your new location, check the real estate section in online newspapers in the region and see our findingDulcinea Homes Web Guide.
  • Many moving Web sites are often riddled with ads because companies will be trying to convince you to use their services. If you're in the market for a mover or other services, this might not bother you. We've tried to select sites with few or no ads, but we've also flagged a few that have good content despite some pesky ads.

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