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Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) regulations protect consumers on interstate moves and define the rights and responsibilities of consumers and household goods carriers. Your primary responsibility is to select a reputable household goods carrier and ensure that you understand the terms and conditions of the contract... Read more

Understanding Valuation and Insurance Options

There’s a lot at stake when you move. There’s the money you’ll spend. The memories you’re taking from one place to another. And, your treasured possessions – furniture, family pictures and children’s toys. When you move, your personal property(including valuables) is loaded onto a moving truck. And while most moves go smoothly, accidents do happen and some items may be lost or damaged during shipment.... Read more

10 Steps to Plan Your Upcoming Move

Packing up the old home and getting it into the new home is always very overwhelming. This holds true whether you have just bought the home of your dreams, got a job in a new area or went from renting to owning your own home. The helpful staff at States Van Lines has come up with 10 steps to make... Read more

Take the stress out of moving: Hire a reputable mover

Moving can sometimes be a chore and a pain for many people, especially if you decide to do it alone. Most people who are faced with the task of moving, especially if they are moving to a different area, choose to use the services of a moving company. States Van Lines provides consumers with the perfect moving... Read more

Moving Packing Tips

Moving can be an exciting endeavor, a fresh start or a new beginning. Moving can also be stressful, overwhelming and nerve-racking if not planned out. There are tips that you can follow when packing for a move to make it easier for you and the moving company. You will never suffer a failed move when... Read more

Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Moving Company

Moving can be stressful and chaotic, even under the best of circumstances. However, a bad moving company can take what is simply an annoying process and turn it into a nightmare. A good moving company, alternatively, can make the process as smooth and simple as possible... Read more

Things to Do After You've Moved

So you've just moved. This is no doubt a stressful time. As you look around at all the disorganized boxes, it can be quite overwhelming trying to decide exactly where to get started. Don't worry. All around the world there are thousands in your exact same position... Read more