Spring is for new beginnings. After weathering the long winter, many people are ready to think about selling their home and buying a new one.  This makes spring and early summer one of the busiest times to be in real estate.  So if you’re considering putting your home on the market, what should a seller do? Scott Townsend, President of The Scott and...

4.13.2018 Posted in

Maybe you caught the travel bug and are itching for an permanent overseas adventure? Or maybe you got a new job and are relocating for your career? Whatever the reason, moving to another country is both exciting and overwhelming. Here are a few essential steps to remember as you prepare for your international move.

Make a budget

Moving can be pricey, especially when moving...

4.7.2018 Posted in

Full-service moving companies offer packing as a professional service. While some outsource their packing, you get the same well-qualified team for packing and moving at Bisson. However, if you’d rather pack up your belongings yourself, here are some pro tips to help you do it right.

Gather Your Packing Supplies

Make sure you have a flat work surface, large enough for your...

4.2.2018 Posted in

 Are you thinking of selling your house? Or are you getting ready to move into a new home? There’s no better time than spring for a deep cleaning! The days are longer, the sunshine is warmer, and everything looks brighter. With all the extra light, you may be noticing the dust, dirt and clutter that accumulated over the long winter months.  Grab your cleaning supplies and this...

3.23.2018 Posted in

Now that you understand your moving estimate a little better, let’s talk about how to compare estimates from multiple moving companies. In general, people don’t move all that often. But when they do move, it’s a life-changing decision, and it comes with a lot of stress and many opportunities for things to go wrong...

3.14.2018 Posted in

Before you move, ask for an in-home estimate of your belongings, evaluating your home room by room with a Certified Moving Consultant.  Ideally, get multiple estimates to compare. Here are 5 different categories of moving-related charges you can expect to see on a professional moving estimate.

Moving and...

3.10.2018 Posted in

Moving to a new home can be a complicated process. Work with professional movers, who will expertly pack your belongings and transport them to your new house with care, and know exactly what to expect on your final bill before you move. These smart choices will go a long way to reduce stress and make moving day easier.

Choose a reputable, experienced moving company and ask for an in-...

3.5.2018 Posted in

If you move as part of a corporate relocation, some of your moving expenses may be tax deductible. Here are some of the required criteria for writing off your move when tax season comes around.

The 50 Mile Rule

If you are relocating within the same town, your move will not qualify for a deduction. Your new commute to work must be at least 50 miles farther than...

2.23.2018 Posted in

Hiring a reliable moving company is a smart investment for a stress-free move.  While the professional crew packs up the moving van, you should transport some things in your personal vehicle. Specific regulations depend on your situation, like whether you are moving locally or across the country, and you can check with your moving consultant with any questions. In the meantime, here a four...

2.9.2018 Posted in

Are you moving to a new home? If you decide to hire a moving company rather than tackle the whole process on your own, here's what you need to know for choosing wisely.

1) Choose packing professionals.

Anyone can place your belongings in a box. But is that enough to make sure your items arrive at their destination safely? Everyone has possessions that carry special significance...

2.5.2018 Posted in