Migration in America, 2015

2015 Moving Migration Trends

Making Sense of the Van Lines’ Numbers

The 2015 National Movers Study numbers are out! Time once again to see where people in the USA have been moving to and from, based on the reports of United, Allied and Atlas Van Lines.

Of course, as Eric Clapton once said, “It’s in the way that you use it.” The van lines all have different numbers to work with, and each works them in different ways to determine just how many people are heading where. In turn, different states will use different study results, making for some conflicting conclusions across the country.

So who was the big move migration winner of 2015, Oregon or Texas? And how did others fare? Let’s hear what our industry associates have to say. Continue reading

 

10 Tips for Crosstown Moves

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Crosstown moves seem like they should be the easiest kind of moving adventure. There’s no need to get used to a brand new city, you don’t have to drive a truck hundreds of miles, and heck you can always run over to your old place if you forget something.

But like any move, crosstown moves are not easy at all. In fact, they’re often some of the toughest moves simply because people do not plan ahead. Many people figure they can cram their move into a Saturday afternoon and be done in time for dinner. Hate to break it to ya, but that’s typically not the case.

So we’re here to help. We want to give you some tips so you can survive and thrive during your crosstown move. No matter your reason for packing everything up and regrouping in a new part of town, we want to offer up a few words of advice for our fellow movers. Continue reading