Happy National Moving Month – May 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year ❄️
With the kids changing dwellings 🚚
And everyone telling you be of good cheer 😃
It’s the most wonderful time of the year! ❄️

That’s right, friends. It’s National Moving Month!

May 1 kicks off the start of the summer real estate season and we couldn’t be more excited. For that reason, we’re here to help you step up your moving game, ante up on moving knowledge, and double down on delivering a great experience around the move.

Enjoy this resource-full list of of our favorite tools that you can use this month (and throughout the entire summer!) to celebrate moving. If you have additional ideas, please feel free to reach out directly!

Share these tips and tricks with your clients – aka look great!

How to Turn Your Cross-Country Move into a Cross-Country Road Trip: All you need to turn a long-distance move into an epic road trip: a little planning and an appetite for adventure!

Updater’s “Best Of” Packing Tips to Survive Moving Day: Updater’s “Best Of” packing tips and tricks to help you survive the mayhem that is packing your home for a move.

How to Avoid Damage During Your Move: Read on for our best tips for avoiding damage to your furniture and your new home during your move.

Moving Box Estimator Guides for Clients: Downloadable guides to help determine how many moving boxes clients will need to move, customized for the specific size of their home

50 Easy Ways to Save Money on Moving: Tips and tricks to help clients save money on packing and shipping supplies, storage space, truck rentals, and more

Top 20 Places to Find No-Cost Moving Boxes: A list of the best places to find no-cost moving boxes such as liquor stores, recycling centers, and fast food restaurants

The Go-To Moving Day Playlist: A completely customized Spotify playlist, featuring Updater’s favorite moving-themed songs

Top Movies to Watch on Moving Day: A list of Updater’s top moving-themed movies to watch on moving day, including options for kids

How Much to Tip Everyone Involved in a Move: A comprehensive guide to help clients determine how much to tip all the service professionals involved in their move, including movers, cable installers, painters, plumbers, and much more

National Moving Month Moving Tips & Tricks: Infographic tips on moving safety, packing hacks, and moving day reminders, created by American Moving and Storage Association members Updater, ReloTrans, Kentucky Trailer, and 1-800-PACK-RAT

For property managers & leasing teams

Step-By-Step Guide to Amazing Resident Move-ins

Launch Updater: One of the Easiest Tools to Launch & Use

For real estate brokers & agents

Everything Agents Should Know About Moving Scams

Create an ‘Above & Beyond’ Client Experience

For moving companies

How to Manage & Improve Your Online Reputation

The Ultimate Mover’s Guide to Mastering Customer Service