If you haven't moved in the last 10 years, be prepared for sticker shock when you start pricing moving companies, because of fuel costs, insurance and trucking expenses moving costs have gone up more than you may have anticipated.
We have helped hundreds of people relocate throughout the United States and Canada.
We all know how stressful moving is, trying to get everything organized and packed, rescheduling children's activities, enrolling in school, finding a new route to work, changing your billing address for 20 different bills, turning on/off water or cable or phone service, informing friends and family of new addresses and phone numbers. The list goes on.
Psychologist rate moving as one of the most stressful events in a person's life, right along with divorce and death of a spouse.
The navigation on the right is a list of all the areas that we have helped people move to and from.
Also, beware of those companies that advertise "Two Guys" and a whatever, they usually don't have the insurance coverage necessary to protect your valuables.
If you need any help or have questions please call us at 763-458-7995.
The checklist for a smooth and easy transition
- Before Leaving Stop Services on:
- Cable TV, Internet, Telephone
- Water, Gas, Electricity, Fuel Oil, Water Softener/treatment
- Laundry, Newspaper,Lawn Service, Garbage Collection
- Review check book for other services to be discontinued.
- Cancel/transfer homeowner's insurance
- Ensure personal possessions are insured during and after move
- Library Books
- Borrowed items
- Keys to Common areas
- Refunds on any deposits made
- Transcripts of children's grades
- Medical records and prescription information for family
- Dry cleaning, laundry, etc.
- To Do
- Defrost refrigerator freezer, arrange for appliances to be moved
- Transfer bank accounts, empty safety deposit boxes
- Use traveller's checks for expenses
- Notify post office of forwarding address
- Write letter of introduction to new place of worship
- Change addresses for
- Magazines, book clubs, catalogs
- Life,Auto, Homeowners, Health Insurance
- Friends, relatives
- Credit cards, Charge accounts, etc.
- Moving day
- Leave keys to house with realtor
- Make arrangements for child care and pet services
- Assemble a moving kit(hammer,nails, pliers, masking tape,flashlight,fuses, cloths, scissors etc)
- Arrange for meals
- Gather old phone numbers and addresses, sticky notes, refrigerator post its etc.
I began doing Web based real estate 7 years ago and have had the opportunity to work closely with a lot of really great agents from around the country in that time. I have personally referred friends to Austin Real Estate and Jim has been a great help to those people needing relocation assistance in Austin, TX. My cousin was relocated by his company to Saskatoon, Canada and he used Saskatoon Real Estate to help him buy a house. He really enjoys living up there and has maintained close contact with the folks at Team Fisher and referred other people from his company to them for real estate help.
Searching for real estate on the internet has made buying a house easy and I having personally been pleased with the service provided by Atlanta Real Estate to their clients. Tim Maitski is a very professional agent who provides excellent service and knowledge, call him at 404-845-0265 for all you Atlanta Real Estate needs.Miami Real Estate has really benefitted from Peter Fragos and his team. He is a Certified International Property Specialist and helps people find their dream homes in Miami and Aventura Florida. Peter is one of my favorite people in Real Estate and has sent some of his good friends to me for help with their Realty Edina needs and I have even gotten a few of his friends some beautiful Minnesota Lake Properties for hunting and fishing.
I have worked for years with the Tonnesen Team of Las Vegas Real Estate and have had great feedback. They are experts in Las Vegas Homes, Condos and Lofts and have helped hundreds of people relocate successfully to Nevada.
Maine and New Hampshire Real Estate is a great resource for anyone who needs to know about the market in that area. Joy Tarbell and her team are really community minded and extend their commitment beyond the sale, they provide locals with services like: Notary Service, Use of Fax Machine, Referral Directory for Preferred Service Providers, Scheduled use of Conference Room, and Invitations to Special Events hosted by PJTR.
Real estate in Los Angeles has been hot ever since the Gold Rush and hasn't shown any signs of cooling down. Fran and Rowena have been helping people in Los Angeles and La Canada find the homes of their dreams. Let them help you and see why they are such a great resource and get so many referrals from satisfied buyers and sellers. Collier County, FL has been one of the hottest markets in the country for a couple of years and Naples Real Estate has been providing buyers and sellers with top notch professional services. Give Ray a call at (239) 825-0846 for help with all of your Naples, Bonita Springs, or Estero questions. Tell them Jeff Lunquist sent you!
Steven and Kaye Rizzuto of Utah Real Estate are some of my favorite people to work with. I have personally sent them friends and family members and Kaye or Steven has always taken great care of them. The Rizzutos are super people and highly knowledgeable about Utah County, including Alpine, American Fork, Lehi, Pleasant Grove, Cedar Hills, Lindon Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Payson, Provo, and Orem.
Tucson Arizona Real Estate help from the Brenda O'Brien team is what you need if you are thinking of buying in Arizona. Call Brenda at (520) 918-5968 and let her give you the professional assistance she is famous for and has made her team so successful. She can help you get ready for the weather in Tucson and help you take advantage of the great recreation and business opportunities in the area.
For Scottsdale Arizona Real Estate use Steve Coker and you will get #1 professional help. Steve has been helping people move to Scottsdale for years and is an expert in the area, having information about information on local schools, real employment opportunities, surrounding neighborhood info, real estate news, compare similar real estate and local attractions.
That is just a short list of some of the really great people that I have had the pleasure of working with in my Internet Real Estate adventure over the last 7 years. Together we help people find homes that fit their lifestyles and we rely on each other's state and city specific real estate expertise. While I know quite a bit about the Minneapolis/St. Paul market, when people ask me for help with California Real Estate I send them to Fran and Rowena. When someone is moving to Tucson I give them Brenda O'Brien and let her use her years of experience.