Moving Tips

Moving is a lot of work. It can get frustrating and overwhelming pretty quickly. I am committed to guiding you through the entire home buying, selling, and moving process. That's why I've put together this page with links to a ton of helpful moving resources. Whether you're moving from one side of the country to the other, or you're just moving down the block, I am sure you'll find these resources helpful and informative.  As always, if you have any other questions or would like to speak with me directly, don't hesitate to call or send me an email.  I am always happy to provide personal advice and one on one support to get you through the moving process as quickly and painlessly as possible.

  • Change of Address Form (USPS) - This is a quick and easy way to make sure your mail will start getting forwarded the first day you move directly with the USPS (United States Post Office).
  • Full Service Movers - Here you'll find information and search features to help you locate reputable full service moving companies in your area.
  • International Movers - Here you'll find an extensive list of reputable self-storage facilities in your area, and special search features will help you get the best deal possible.
  • Moving Trucks - If it's just a truck you need, this page will help you find great deals on moving trucks in your area.
  • Moving Containers Quotes - Looking for a way to save money when moving?  Try using a portable moving solution.  Moving containers can be both affordable and convenient. 
  • Packing Supplies & Boxes - Packing up to move is much easier when you have the right packing supplies on hand. Here you'll find resources for good quality, functional packing supplies and boxes at reasonable prices.
  • Moving Calendar - This is a great tool to help you keep track of all of your moving-related tasks and your progress along the way.
  • Utilities - Here you'll find a comprehensive listing of all of the utility companies that serve the Bay Area, the regions they cover, and the pertinent contact information.
  • Calculators - This page has quite a few calculation tools to help you plan your move and determine the real final cost to you.
  • Communities - Here you'll find quite a collection of information about the various neighborhoods and communities in the Bay Area to help you narrow your focus in your search for a new home.
  • Schools - There are many ways in which the proximity to and quality of the schools in the area will impact your decision of which house to buy. This page contains links to a great deal of information concerning the schools and school districts in the Bay Area.
  • Maps - Here you'll find an extensive collection of maps of the Bay Area, its individual neighborhoods, and the surrounding areas.
  • First Time Home Buyer's Guide - It's easy to feel completely overwhelmed and lost if you're a first time home buyer. This page provides some helpful tips and information that can make the process much easier and less stressful for you.
  • Rental Guide - If it's a rental you're looking for, you can find a lot of great tips and information by following this link.  A great source to search for the vast majority of all rentals here in the Bay Area, Silicon Valley, is the rental section at www.Craigslist.com