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New York apartment rented by Will Smith now listed for sale

Fans of actor Will Smith may be tempted to purchase the apartment he stayed in while filming the newest Men in Black movie.

Friday, April 27 2012 16:54


Hank Azaria needs a moving company in Soho

Funny man Hank Azaria, who provides many of the character voices for long-running animated comedy "The Simpsons" needs a moving company in New York City.

Monday, August 01 2011 16:47


Tom Brady sells New York City condo

After it sat on the market for four years, superstar quarterback Tom Brady was finally able to shed his New York City condominium and get on with moving to his new home in Los Angeles.

Thursday, March 24 2011 08:31


Some celebrities renting instead of buying

With all the difficulties many homesellers are having selling their properties and getting their moving plans going, is it any surprise some of the world's rich and famous are choosing to rent their next home instead of buying it?

Friday, March 18 2011 09:40


Finding next year's off-campus apartment

With the second semester at many universities in full swing, a number of undergraduate students may already be considering their future relocation out of a dormitory and into their own off-campus apartment.

Monday, March 07 2011 10:13


Auto Insurance News

Auto insurance coverage explained

Buying auto insurance can be a confusing process for car owners with many insurance companies on the market that have a variety of policies to choose from.

Friday, November 05 2010 21:32


Auto Transport News

Auto Shipping Tips

Many of those looking to start the relocation process may also have to consider moving their vehicles.

Thursday, November 11 2010 21:13


Green rental cars may be expensive, difficult to find

Individuals who were planning on getting a hybrid rental car to help them during their relocation process may want to reconsider their transportation options.

Wednesday, February 03 2010 21:06


Broadband News

Homebuyers putting priority on high-speed internet

A survey out of the United Kingdom shows more consumers say a property's quality of internet access if an important factor they'll consider when shopping for the next home they'll be moving to.

Thursday, March 10 2011 10:18


Comcast brings cable TV right to your computer

For those who have embraced watching television on their laptop, a plethora of new shows will soon be available online through Comcast.

Thursday, December 16 2010 20:47


Missouri on the road to greater online service

Missourians are soon to become more wired.

Thursday, December 02 2010 13:04


New high speed internet service launched in Central California

Good news for those living in Central California area: Comcast will now be offering its latest internet service in the region.

Tuesday, November 02 2010 20:38


Survey: Satisfaction with home high-speed internet service increases amongst consumers

As more and more of our daily activities require the use of the internet, having efficient internet service at home may be an essential for many people.

Saturday, October 30 2010 19:33


Cable TV News

New fiber-optic TV service hits Pennsylvania town

For those of you who wish to upgrade your cable TV service, Verizon FiOS is now available in Allentown, Pennsylvania.

Saturday, November 06 2010 21:11


Moving to CNY will bring access to Verizon FiOS

People who are in the process of moving to the central New York area will be getting another option in terms of a cable provider.

Thursday, October 07 2010 17:12


Google, Intel and Sony to present new television service

Homeowners and renters may soon have a new alternative to cable and satellite TV, as Google may be releasing its own television service soon.

Thursday, March 18 2010 19:56


Microsoft to use Xbox to rival cable television

Individuals who are planning to relocate may soon have another option to consider when choosing their new cable television provider.

Monday, January 18 2010 22:40


Time Warner Cable to raise rates

Time Warner Cable has announced it will raise its rates beginning in February, the Buffalo News reports.

Thursday, January 07 2010 18:55


Check Your Credit News

Cash buyers represent record number of California purchases

Investors and relocating families took advantage of affordable conditions in California and purchased a record number of properties with cash in January.

Monday, March 07 2011 10:09


Mortgage rates remain relatively stable

Buyers looking to accelerate their moving plans and lock in low interest rates enjoyed a stable week for mortgage rates.

Tuesday, February 08 2011 10:33


Borrowers increasingly paying down mortgage debt

Low mortgage rates have not only encouraged many consumers to pack their moving boxes, but have also pushed others into refinancing their home loans.

Wednesday, February 02 2011 10:55


Mortgage lending to decline in 2011 amid slow refinancing

Homeowners will refinance their homes at a slower pace this year, as mortgage rates continue to push the boundaries of affordability. Buyers, on the others, will still demand purchase mortgages to finance their relocation into a new home.

Tuesday, February 01 2011 10:07


Many borrowers unaware of mortgage help programs

Mortgage borrowers in Nevada are walking away from their home loans, even though programs exist that could help them mediate their mortgage problems and aid in their relocation to a new, more affordable home.

Monday, January 31 2011 09:48


Finding a Roommate News

Finding next year's off-campus apartment

With the second semester at many universities in full swing, a number of undergraduate students may already be considering their future relocation out of a dormitory and into their own off-campus apartment.

Monday, March 07 2011 10:13


Park City roommate roundups may help newcomers find a place to live

For those relocating to a new area, finding a rental property and living with new roommates can be a stressful experience.

Friday, December 10 2010 21:07


Few renters relying on social media for apartment search

A new survey shows that despite the wide use of social media sites worldwide, few tenants are using these sources to find their next apartment when moving.

Thursday, December 09 2010 10:33


Website to host Roommate of the Year contest

In order to recognize the value of good roommates, Apartments.com has opened the application process for its second annual Roommate of the Year contest.

Monday, April 26 2010 16:53


Renters could help mortgage owners keep their homes

Homeowners who are struggling to make their mortgage payments may want to consider taking on renters, who could help them pay their bills on time.

Tuesday, February 09 2010 20:54


For Sale by Owner News

Singer Sheryl Crow moving out of Hollywood Hills home

The Grammy-winning singer Sheryl Crow has been buying and selling homes throughout the country, as she currently owns a waterfront home in Florida and recently purchased a large ranch-style home in Nashville, Tennessee, just last year.

Wednesday, October 03 2012 13:22


Some celebrities are still struggling to sell their homes

Sources report that some well-known celebrities started the new year with homes still on the market.

Wednesday, January 11 2012 17:25


Anthony Weiner�s Queens co-op is off the market

Representative Anthony Weiner and his wife Huma Abedin have taken their Queens co-op off the real estate market in New York City in response to backlash from Weinergate, according to Curbed.

Friday, June 10 2011 14:49


Norman Mailer's Brooklyn Heights apartment on the market

The late Norman Mailer's apartment was put up for sale by his nine children for $2.5 million recently, according to The New York Times.

Tuesday, May 03 2011 16:39


Price declines pass Depression-era levels

Thursday, January 13 2011 10:48


Foreclosures News

Prince's Minnesota estate now off the market

Updating a recent story, Prince's estate in Chanhassen, Minnesota, is no longer on the market. It had originally been listed as available at an upcoming auction due to mortgage payment failures.

Wednesday, April 27 2011 11:15


Soon to be the property formely known as Prince's?

According to the Star Tribune, Prince's property in Chanhassen, Minnesota, has entered into foreclosure, as the musician still owes roughly $368,000 on his mortgage.

Friday, April 22 2011 12:21


Some celebs' homes in danger to foreclose

Even some of the world's rich and famous aren't immune from the effects of foreclosure, and several have found themselves moving out of home after falling into mortgage issues.

Friday, March 25 2011 11:33


Builders highlighting risks of foreclosed properties

Homebuyers have been seeking out low-priced foreclosures and short sales when moving to a new home, a problem many homebuilders are now tackling through new promotional strategies.

Thursday, March 10 2011 10:19


Foreclosure sales prevalent in Western U.S.

A new report on foreclosure data from around the country showed a high number of consumers in western states were moving to distressed properties in 2010.

Tuesday, March 01 2011 10:56


Home Equity Loans News

Mortgage apps drop amid rising rates

Buyers relocating to a new home were given pause as climbing mortgage rates made home loans more expensive.

Monday, February 14 2011 10:08


Holidays take mortgage applications on roller coaster ride

Fluctuating mortgage rates caused overall mortgage activity to vacillate over the holiday season, even as applications from buyers moving into new homes remained steady.

Monday, January 10 2011 14:48


New regulations could benefit loan holders

Individuals who wish to adjust their mortgages may benefit from new regulations that will be placed on loan modifiers.

Tuesday, December 28 2010 13:22


MID reform takes a step forward

A commission designed to work out the nation's debt crisis has approved a proposal that would change parameters for the mortgage interest deduction, often considered a major buyer's incentive for those moving into new homes.

Monday, December 06 2010 10:16


Report: Mortgage delinquencies rise in third quarter

Recent data indicates that mortgage delinquency continues to plague some homeowners across the country.

Wednesday, November 17 2010 22:25


Home Inspections News

Home inspections helped Americans avoid problems

A majority of Americans agreed securing a home inspection before moving day saved them the headaches of potential problems down the road.

Monday, February 28 2011 09:32


Realtors back new FHFA proposal on transfer fees

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has proposed a new rule that would restrict a controversial real estate fee, a move that real estate agents said would only help those hiring moving companies and contemplating a home purchase.

Wednesday, February 09 2011 10:02


Buyers flocking to fixed-up foreclosures

While the national foreclosure situation has depressed home prices and frustrated homeowners, many buyers are taking advantage of the climate by moving into distressed homes.

Tuesday, January 25 2011 09:47


Inspection a key aspect to homebuying

A home inspection is generally a required part to the homebuying process, but experts say that the inspection can provide more value than expected to those moving into a new home.

Tuesday, January 04 2011 09:58


Study: Hurricane can actually raise home prices

It's not uncommon for those living in hurricane-prone areas of the country to consider packing their moving boxes out of concern of the storm's destructive force. However, a new report may shed light on what's known about hurricanes' economic impact.

Wednesday, December 22 2010 09:28


Home Purchase News

Comedian Kevin James drops millions on Florida mansion

Funny actor Kevin James may be calling for moving services soon, as multiple real estate sources say he is the new owner of a mansion in Delray Beach, Florida.

Tuesday, October 02 2012 15:59


Glee star Kevin McHale may need movers for new home in Hollywood Hills

Celebrity real estate sites are buzzing as reports emerge that television actor Kevin McHale has purchased a home in the Hollywood Hills.

Friday, April 20 2012 15:30


Secret celeb real estate

While most homebuyers are accustomed to signing their names on a myriad of real estate documents as closing day draws near, many celebrities will never put their own John Hancock on closing papers.

Friday, June 10 2011 14:44


Rates hold firm amid positive job reports

The economy fared well during the past week, a fact which kept mortgage rates at affordable levels, benefiting families moving into new homes.

Monday, March 14 2011 08:53


Mortgage applications on the rise

A new report showed mortgage demand from relocating families increased to its highest level of the year during the week ending March 4.

Friday, March 11 2011 10:43


Home Security News

Home security getting smarter

A report says families moving into a new home for the first time may want to consider home security measures that have become more sophisticated as technology improves.

Thursday, March 24 2011 08:29


Security important when moving to new home

When shopping for a new home, families often take the time to check the condition of the property as well as certain amenities. A report says it's also important for homebuyers to consider the safety features of the home they're moving to.

Tuesday, March 08 2011 11:09


Air conditioners an important consideration in home security

Rising costs of copper have led increasing numbers of thieves to seek out the metal, despite laws and regulations intended to curb such robberies, the Gainesville Sun reports.

Wednesday, December 29 2010 19:09


Home security may need additional attention over the holidays

While many individuals will spend the holiday season dreading next month's credit card bills or praying the weather will not affect their travel plans, homeowners and renters alike may want to pay extra attention to home security.

Thursday, December 23 2010 18:38


"Cash for Caulkers" may be a way to green your home

For those who have been thinking about making their homes more energy efficient, you could soon receive a little federal assistance to do so.

Thursday, December 16 2010 23:20


Homeowners Insurance News

Good price for homeowners insurance in Ohio

In these difficult economic times, people may try not to spend more money than they have to.

Tuesday, December 07 2010 23:15


Insurance a smart idea for tenants

Those moving into apartment would be well advised to protect themselves with renters insurance.

Tuesday, November 23 2010 12:53


Job loss insurance for homeowners

In this tough economic climate, people may not want to be forced into the moving process.

Saturday, October 23 2010 01:49


Considering homeowners insurance in flood-prone area

With the recent flooding that occurred in Georgia, some residents may be considering supplementing their homeowners insurance with flood insurance, especially if they are moving to an area known for the natural disaster.

Wednesday, October 06 2010 17:50


Homeowners insurance a key concern for movers

<a href="http://www.relocation.com/moving/">Moving</a> entails many important steps, but securing a good insurance policy might be chief among them.

Friday, September 10 2010 16:33


Homes for Sale News

Former pro baseball player Reggie Sanders selling SC beach house

Reggie Sanders list of properties is almost as extensive as his list of teams, however, he appears to be unloading homes across the country.

Thursday, October 04 2012 13:25


Former CA home of comedian Phyllis Diller up for sale

Celebrity news sites report the longtime estate of the late Phyllis Diller is ready for buyers, as it has appeared on the market with a $12.9 million asking price.

Friday, September 28 2012 17:54


Actress Reese Witherspoon selling California home

Celebrity real estate sites report that Reese Witherspoon may be moving boxes out of the ranch actor Rob Pattinson recently retreated to as it has appeared on the market for sale.

Tuesday, September 18 2012 16:43


MLB player Ryan Madson moving out of California home

After recently finding out that MLB pitcher Ryan Madson is out for the season due to an injury, fans may be surprised to hear he has also listed his home in Ladera Ranch, California, for sale.

Thursday, May 03 2012 15:27


Former Jaguars owner moving out of Jacksonville mansion

The National Association of Realtors reports that after selling his NFL team, former Jacksonville Jaguars owner Wayne Weaver has listed his home in Jacksonville, Florida, for sale.

Monday, April 30 2012 17:04


Insurance News

Insurance a smart idea for tenants

Those moving into apartment would be well advised to protect themselves with renters insurance.

Tuesday, November 23 2010 12:53


Disaster proofing a home

When moving to a new home, it's important to look into what natural disasters are likely to occur in that area. That way, a person can take all the necessary precautions in order to protect their property.

Monday, June 21 2010 23:16


Proper insurance coverage needed when moving to Atlantic coastal region

Insurance is just one of the many costs that need to be considered when moving to a new area. However, when a person relocates to a home in the Atlantic coastal region, they also need to make sure they have adequate coverage against hurricanes and windstorms.

Friday, June 18 2010 22:38


New flood insurance policies won't be sold by State Farm

If a person is moving to a new home and carries State Farm insurance, they should know that the company will no longer be writing new flood insurance policies.

Thursday, June 17 2010 23:14


Some Texas home insurance rates rising

It's common for homeowners to stick with the same insurance company when moving to a new place. However, some State Farm customers may soon change their mind.

Monday, June 14 2010 23:00


Insurance Policies News

Homeowners insurance a key concern for movers

<a href="http://www.relocation.com/moving/">Moving</a> entails many important steps, but securing a good insurance policy might be chief among them.

Friday, September 10 2010 16:33


Homeowners may want to consider earthquake insurance

In response to the devastating events that took place in Haiti last week, many companies and organizations are urging real estate owners to reexamine their insurance policies.

Tuesday, January 19 2010 23:33


Insurance Tips

Insurance a smart idea for tenants

Those moving into apartment would be well advised to protect themselves with renters insurance.

Tuesday, November 23 2010 12:53


Extra security can save money on homeowner's insurance

The relocation of a family can be a costly endeavor, from the hiring of movers to the added insurance needed in the new place.

Wednesday, October 13 2010 19:04


Real estate owners can lower their insurance rates

Homeowners and renters alike may be paying more than necessary for insurance, experts suggest.

Thursday, January 07 2010 18:55


International Shipping News

U.S., Canada most affordable housing markets

Americans who are considering hiring international moving companies and relocating abroad may want to reconsider their plans, according to a new survey.

Tuesday, February 01 2011 09:59


U.S. market attracting foreign buyers

A report says that low prices in the U.S. are attracting a number of foreign buyers to consult international moving companies.

Tuesday, December 21 2010 09:50


International moving tips

International moving nearly always requires good organization and appropriate planning to minimize mishaps during the relocation process.

Thursday, November 04 2010 00:42


Distressed Vegas homes popular among foreign buyers

Encouraged by the favorable rate of exchange for their currency and low home prices, foreign buyers are moving to distressed Las Vegas homes at a climbing rate.

Thursday, September 30 2010 09:21


Study: International moving expected to increase this year

Despite the fact that many companies made fewer overseas job offers last year, new research suggests that these types of assignments are expected to increase in 2010.

Thursday, April 08 2010 16:34


Mortgage Tips

Applications drop amid lower rates

Though families planning their relocation last week encountered lower mortgage rates, many still appeared to hold off on securing a mortgage.

Monday, March 07 2011 10:12


Mortgage volume weakens as refinancing drops

The latest measure of mortgage applications showed slow relocation activity combined with a steady drop in the number of consumers refinancing their loans.

Monday, February 21 2011 10:01


New budget proposes cut to MID

President Barack Obama's newly proposed budget again recommends scaling back the mortgage interest deduction, a move real estate experts have warned would could encourage fewer buyers into moving into new homes.

Thursday, February 17 2011 09:41


Housing reform to scale back government influence

The Obama administration's vision for the housing market's future includes less government involvement and fewer relocating families relying on federal loans for their home purchase.

Tuesday, February 15 2011 09:30


Mortgage applications on the upswing

More people were hiring moving services and relocating to a new home during the week ending January 28, according to a new report from the Mortgage Bankers Association.

Monday, February 07 2011 09:59


Mortgages News

Former CT home of Ed Sullivan appears on the market for sale

Famous entertainer Ed Sullivan may have passed away decades ago, but he continues to have an influence on the Hollywood community and now, the real estate market.

Monday, October 01 2012 16:51


NBA star Gerald Wallace finally unloading North Carolina home

Brooklyn Net Gerald Wallace hasn't played for Charlotte since late 2011, but Realtor.com notes he may be finally moving boxes out of his home there, as it has appeared on the market with a for sale sign.

Thursday, September 27 2012 17:39


P. Diddy selling New York City apartment

While the musician is more famous for changing his name than his address, celebrity real estate sites say he may be calling for movers, as he has listed his New York City apartment for sale.

Tuesday, September 25 2012 16:34


Rihanna's former home renovated and listed for sale

The Los Angeles Times reports the former home of singer Rihanna she sold due to extensive damages, was purchased and renovated and has appeared on the market for sale.

Thursday, September 20 2012 17:35


Hollywood stars Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick selling NYC townhouse

Celebrity news sites report that actor Matthew Broderick and his famous wife Sarah Jessica Parker may be moving out of their home in New York.

Friday, September 14 2012 16:20


Moving Boxes News

Recycling moving supplies for good purposes

After the moving company has left and the boxes are being unpacked, many consumers may be unsure of what they should do with all of their moving supplies, such as boxes and packaging materials. However, there are a number of creative uses people may find.

Tuesday, June 19 2012 14:07


Knowing when to hire movers

While a short move to a neighboring town can make for a do-it-yourself move, bigger moves may be easier to complete with the help of a moving company.

Tuesday, April 24 2012 14:03


"90210" star Tori Spelling on the move again

Mere months after buying their property in Malibu, television actress Tori Spelling and husband Dean McDermott are hiring moving services and selling their home.

Tuesday, April 17 2012 16:58


NFL punter Adam Podlesh moving into Libertyville

The Chicago Tribune reports that Chicago Bears player Adam Podlesh may soon have a moving company pulling up to his new home in Libertyville, Illinois.

Friday, January 20 2012 16:52


Musician Shannon Leto moving into new home in California

Shannon Leto of rock band 30 Seconds to Mars, purchased a home near California’s Sunset Strip. The home was bank-owned but sold for a nice $900,000.

Friday, November 04 2011 09:03


Moving Companies News

Tips for rescheduling moving services

While planning ahead and setting a moving date is important in a smooth relocating process, there are many things that can come in the way of moving on time.

Thursday, August 09 2012 16:31


Actor Morris Chestnut moving out of Hidden Hills home

Boyz N the Hood star Actor Morris Chestnut has reportedly sold his home in Hidden Hills.

Friday, May 04 2012 16:15


Finding the right moving company

For those moving in the next few months, there are many different moving companies to work through. However, the Better Business Bureau has issued a few tips for people trying to find the best one for their situation.

Wednesday, May 02 2012 14:29


Tips for hiring movers

After buying a new home or signing a lease for an apartment, it is important for tenants and homeowners to start planning their move.

Thursday, April 19 2012 13:00


Jennifer Connelly's Tribeca apartment off the market

The New York City pad of actress Jennifer Connelly and husband Paul Bettany has been taken off the real estate listings, which could mean the pair is hiring moving services and officially heading elsewhere - or at the very least, offloading one of their several homes.

Wednesday, April 18 2012 16:37


Moving News

Hollywood couple John Krasinski and Emily Blunt buy in LA

Celebrity news sites report actor John Krasinski and actress Emily Blunt may be comparing prices of moving companies around Los Angeles, as they have purchased a home in the affluent city of Ojai.

Wednesday, October 03 2012 13:25


Oscar winner Hilary Swank selling Pacific Palisades property

West Coast fans of actress Hilary Swank may be sad to hear she may be calling for movers, as she her fancy home in the affluent neighborhood of Pacific Palisades has been listed for sale.

Wednesday, September 26 2012 17:49


Actress Linda Hamilton terminates mortgage for Malibu home

Hollywood actress Linda Hamilton will no longer enjoy the ocean view of her former Malibu home, as the Los Angeles Times reports she has sold it for $4 million after initially listing it for sale for $5.495 million earlier this year.

Tuesday, September 25 2012 16:39


Kardashians moving into Miami mansion

As news reports recently revealed Kim and Kourtney Kardashian will star in a new spin-off show set in Miami, celebrity real estate sites have released details of the mansion they will be calling home.

Tuesday, September 18 2012 16:41


Tips for moving from a house into an apartment

Downsizing can be difficult for those who have always had the space of a house, especially when relocating to an apartment.

Thursday, September 13 2012 16:29


Moving Tips

Tips for prepping to move cross-country

When relocating across the country, those moving may need to take some extra steps for a more successful relocation.

Wednesday, October 03 2012 13:24


Tips for moving appliances

When relocating, many homeowners may opt to transport their new appliances to their new home, however, this can be dangerous for the unprepared.

Monday, September 24 2012 17:25


Common mistakes made when moving

For most families, moving into a new house is exciting, and making it a home can be fun.

Friday, August 03 2012 15:51


Tips for moving into a smaller home

Regardless of the reason for downsizing, moving into a smaller home can be stressful, especially if you have a large family.

Wednesday, August 01 2012 15:37


How to survive having to move at the last-minute

Ideally, those relocating to a new home will have planned out their move and allowed extra time to get last-minute tasks done.

Tuesday, July 24 2012 15:49


Neighborhood Research News

Aspen immune from housing's pitfalls

A report says one Colorado community has bucked national trends and insulated itself from the price drops and market difficulties that have reduced home sales, encouraging more residents into relocating to the area.

Thursday, March 10 2011 10:21


Supply climbs in New York City and San Francisco

A new report shows families moving to New York City and San Francisco, have a higher supply of homes to choose from.

Wednesday, March 09 2011 12:03


Property values continued to drop in fourth quarter

With prices dropping at a steady rate through the fourth quarter of 2010, moving to a new home has rarely been as affordable as it is today, said a report.

Thursday, March 03 2011 10:13


Las Vegas home sales improve year-over-year

Home sales in Sin City improved from their year-ago levels for the first time in seven months, possibly a sign that families are again considering moving to Las Vegas.

Wednesday, March 02 2011 09:50


Prices in D.C. more stable than most cities

Those moving to Washington, D.C., in recent months have been enjoying the benefits of one of the country's strongest real estate markets. That fact became more apparent with the release of the latest Standard & Poor's report.

Thursday, February 24 2011 10:26


Phone News

New cell plans for calls to Canada

Making international calls from a cell phone can be quite costly, but a new cell phone plan may make it easier to make calls to our northern neighbors.

Wednesday, November 10 2010 20:22


Real Estate Agents News

Realtors proving valuable in home sales

Homesellers around the country have expressed frustration in the current housing market, but a new report could show hiring a Realtor could be the best way for sellers to reach moving day sooner.

Wednesday, March 02 2011 10:52


Realtors back new FHFA proposal on transfer fees

The Federal Housing Finance Agency has proposed a new rule that would restrict a controversial real estate fee, a move that real estate agents said would only help those hiring moving companies and contemplating a home purchase.

Wednesday, February 09 2011 10:02


Google Maps pulling back real estate search feature

Many Americans may have consulted Google Maps when arranging moving plans since its real estate feature was launched in 2009, but the company said it's discontinuing the option February 10.

Friday, February 04 2011 11:36


Report: Prices stabilizing despite falling home sales

Though national home sales continue to decline, analysts say those moving into new homes are encountering surprisingly stable home values.

Tuesday, December 21 2010 09:48


Tight restrictions extending to home appraisals

Some buyers have found they even after they've met the tight credit and income restrictions required to secure a mortgage, appraisal challenges are threatening to derail their moving plans.

Friday, December 17 2010 10:02


Real Estate News

Actor Hayden Christensen selling Studio City pad

Star Wars fans may be surprised to hear Anakin Skywalker, also known as actor Hayden Christensen, may be calling for a moving company and selling his house in Studio City.

Friday, October 05 2012 15:15


Actor Christopher Meloni buys home in Connecticut

Celebrity news site Curbed reports former Law and Order star Christopher Meloni may be calling for movers as he will be relocating to Canaan, Connecticut.

Monday, October 01 2012 17:01


Actor Mel Gibson unloads Malibu home

The Los Angeles Times reports Hollywood actor Mel Gibson has sold the Malibu compound he previously shared with his ex-wife Robyn.

Tuesday, September 25 2012 16:44


Writer Candace Bushnell moving out of NYC home

Celebrity news sources report that Sex and the City creator Candace Bushnell may be calling for movers, as her Greenwich Village apartment has appeared on the market for sale.

Wednesday, September 19 2012 17:20


Warren Sapp's former Florida mansion to be auctioned in November

While many current and retired professional athletes have been making major moves on the real estate scene, Realtor.com reports ex-NFL star and current analyst Warren Sapp will be moving boxes out of his Florida home, as it has appeared on the market for $3.774 million.

Tuesday, September 11 2012 13:32


Real Estate Tips

Google Maps pulling back real estate search feature

Many Americans may have consulted Google Maps when arranging moving plans since its real estate feature was launched in 2009, but the company said it's discontinuing the option February 10.

Friday, February 04 2011 11:36


Home sellers can try to negotiate real estate commissions

In these tight economic times, that old cliché, "you never know unless you ask" may hold very true for those thinking of relocating and selling their home.

Tuesday, December 07 2010 23:36


Start preparing now to buy a house in 2010

With the year coming to an end, many people may be thinking of New Year's Resolutions.

Thursday, December 02 2010 19:47


Rise in newly constructed homes

More homebuyers purchased newly built homes in October.

Thursday, November 25 2010 15:38


Pictures could help sellers get moving

Though they may be reluctant to pay the extra money, many homesellers could help their own cause by getting hold of a high-quality camera.

Wednesday, October 13 2010 09:05


Refinance News

Rates hold firm amid positive job reports

The economy fared well during the past week, a fact which kept mortgage rates at affordable levels, benefiting families moving into new homes.

Monday, March 14 2011 08:53


Mortgage applications on the rise

A new report showed mortgage demand from relocating families increased to its highest level of the year during the week ending March 4.

Friday, March 11 2011 10:43


Applications drop amid lower rates

Though families planning their relocation last week encountered lower mortgage rates, many still appeared to hold off on securing a mortgage.

Monday, March 07 2011 10:12


Mortgage apps drop amid rising rates

Buyers relocating to a new home were given pause as climbing mortgage rates made home loans more expensive.

Monday, February 14 2011 10:08


Borrowers increasingly paying down mortgage debt

Low mortgage rates have not only encouraged many consumers to pack their moving boxes, but have also pushed others into refinancing their home loans.

Wednesday, February 02 2011 10:55


Rental Homes News

Heather Mills is selling in Sussex

As Paul McCartney sets off for his honeymoon with third wife Nancy Shevell, his former flame Heather Mills is getting ready to invite the moving company to her East Sussex estate, according to Curbed.

Thursday, October 20 2011 17:37


"Borat" may become a landlord

Sacha Baron Cohen, the English actor most famous for portraying Kazakh reporter Borat, is making his former home available to both buyers and renters, according to Curbed.

Thursday, October 06 2011 16:45


Jennifer Aniston shacks up in Los Angeles

While Jennifer Aniston may have just purchased a pair of enviable condos in New York City, it seems the starlet is sending the cross country movers back toward Los Angeles.

Monday, August 29 2011 16:56


Clintons cozy up to a Hamptons rental property

The Clintons may need a light moving company in the Hamptons.

Monday, August 15 2011 16:55


Rent Helen Mirren's Hollywood home

British import Helen Mirren may have played queens and coquettes, but that has not spared her from real estate trouble.

Wednesday, August 10 2011 16:44


Rentals News

Actress Diane Keaton buys and lists Los Angeles home for lease

The Los Angeles Times reports that actress Diane Keaton recently listed her historic home in Los Angeles for lease.

Thursday, April 05 2012 15:21


Basketball star Jeremy Lin moving into New York's W Hotel

The New York Post reports that NBA star Jeremy Lin may not need a moving company for his new pad at the W Hotel in New York since it is fully furnished and ready for the Knicks player.

Wednesday, February 22 2012 18:12


Singer Nick Jonas moving into New York penthouse

Real estate sites are buzzing after sources report singer turned Broadway performer, Nick Jonas, is renting the penthouse of NHL star Scott Gomez.

Friday, February 17 2012 17:16


Heather Mills is selling in Sussex

As Paul McCartney sets off for his honeymoon with third wife Nancy Shevell, his former flame Heather Mills is getting ready to invite the moving company to her East Sussex estate, according to Curbed.

Thursday, October 20 2011 17:37


"Borat" may become a landlord

Sacha Baron Cohen, the English actor most famous for portraying Kazakh reporter Borat, is making his former home available to both buyers and renters, according to Curbed.

Thursday, October 06 2011 16:45


Rentals Tips

Rentals in high demand despite low supply

Those moving to new apartments across the country are likely encountering higher prices, as the number of available apartments remains far off-pace from increasing demand.

Monday, January 24 2011 10:00


Apartment tips to keep burglars at bay while you're away

While it may be fun to have your first apartment, there are necessary precautions that need to be taken to ensure the safety of you and your roommates.

Thursday, December 16 2010 22:21


Utah officials aim to help renters fight non-smoking policy violations

In an attempt to fight the health hazards of smoking in apartment and condominium complexes, state officials in Ogden, Utah have aired a series of advertisements explaining the effects of secondhand smoke, StandardNET reports.

Thursday, March 11 2010 21:15


Young renters may benefit from educational programs

College students and young adults who are searching for their first apartment may benefit from training programs that can teach them what to expect during the rental process.

Thursday, January 21 2010 19:14


Renters Insurance News

Renters insurance protection

Many renters, whether in apartments or homes, may not realize the value of renters insurance. If something terrible were to happen, such as a break-in or water damage, it could keep a person from possibly losing everything.

Wednesday, November 03 2010 02:13


Report: Most renters aren't insured

A new report showed that many people who are moving into a new apartment aren't protecting their belongings with insurance.

Wednesday, July 28 2010 21:51


Renters insurance provides invaluable coverage

When moving into a new apartment, many tenants tend to overlook a valuable resource available to them - renters insurance.

Wednesday, July 07 2010 21:09


Homeowners and renters insurance tips for newlyweds

Individuals who are planning to get married and start a family have many things to consider when choosing a starter home - including their homeowners or renters insurance.

Wednesday, February 24 2010 22:33


Satellite TV News

Google, Intel and Sony to present new television service

Homeowners and renters may soon have a new alternative to cable and satellite TV, as Google may be releasing its own television service soon.

Thursday, March 18 2010 19:56


Satellite TV companies will bring Tetris to the small screen

Homeowners who subscribe to satellite TV may soon have a new use for their remote - Tetris.

Tuesday, February 16 2010 19:43


Satellite TV providers team up to sue states for tax programs

Direct TV and Dish Network, the country's largest satellite television companies, have announced they will collaborate in a lawsuit against the state of Massachusetts, ABC News reports.

Friday, January 29 2010 17:53


Self Service Moving News

Tips for DIY moves

Many people moving, particularly apartment or condo dwellers, may not have a lot to move and don't want to pay the cost of having movers.

Wednesday, October 20 2010 01:21


Increased numbers of Americans were moving in 2009

Despite, or perhaps because of, an ongoing recession, Americans moved from one residence to another in greater numbers last year than in 2008.

Wednesday, May 12 2010 21:59


Self Storage News

More using self-storage in relocation process

A California self-storage company is finding more people and businesses are using its services when they are moving to a new location.

Friday, October 08 2010 14:37


Adjustable storage units may benefit growing families

Homeowners and renters who are planning on starting families or moving in the near future may benefit from flexible storage options, which can adjust according to their needs.

Wednesday, April 28 2010 20:27


Spring organization tips for homeowners and renters

As the weather begins to grow warmer, individuals who are planning on moving may want to consider reducing the clutter around their homes or launching a seasonal design and decorating project.

Monday, March 01 2010 20:49


Tips to keep valuables safe in self-storage units

Self-storage units can help homeowners keep clutter out of their homes. However, many public storage units may be susceptible to break-ins.

Thursday, February 11 2010 18:06


U-Haul opens storage facilities for unwanted, reusable goods

Individuals who are planning to relocate and have items that they do not wish to take to their new homes will now have another option to dispose of their unwanted goods.

Thursday, January 07 2010 18:24


Small Move News

Relocation incentives revitalizing Midtown Detroit

One of Detroit's hardest-hit regions is receiving a beneficial boost from three large local employers, who are offering workers financial incentives to consider relocating to the neighborhood.

Wednesday, January 26 2011 09:48


Plastics producer will bring new jobs to Kentucky

State officials praised the relocation of an industry-leading plastics company to Kentucky.

Thursday, July 15 2010 19:22


Storage News

Tips for moving into a furnished home or apartment

For many tenants, finding a home that comes furnished is like uncovering buried treasure, but this may be problematic for those who have a significant amount of their own furniture.

Wednesday, August 22 2012 13:36


Free U-Haul storage for Arkansas residents

People considering relocation to Arkansas should know that a new law bans residents from parking their boat, car, or RV on their lawns.

Wednesday, June 02 2010 22:54


Storage Tips

Mobile storage units vs. self-storage units, deciding which is best for you

People moving, downsizing, doing home maintenance and repairs or traveling may find themselves in need of storage facilities.

Friday, October 29 2010 20:49


Truck Rentals News

Americans still intent on homebuying

Though many consumers have expressed an increased willingness to rent, a new report says they are still eager to pull up their moving trucks in front of a brand new home.

Friday, December 10 2010 10:34


Utilities News

Home security getting smarter

A report says families moving into a new home for the first time may want to consider home security measures that have become more sophisticated as technology improves.

Thursday, March 24 2011 08:29


When moving, take steps to assess utility costs

Energy costs seem to rise each year, making it more important to do one's research before moving to a new home.

Thursday, March 17 2011 09:15


Homebuyers putting priority on high-speed internet

A survey out of the United Kingdom shows more consumers say a property's quality of internet access if an important factor they'll consider when shopping for the next home they'll be moving to.

Thursday, March 10 2011 10:18


Security important when moving to new home

When shopping for a new home, families often take the time to check the condition of the property as well as certain amenities. A report says it's also important for homebuyers to consider the safety features of the home they're moving to.

Tuesday, March 08 2011 11:09


Economic troubles lead to more home security systems

Once they've finished unpacking their moving boxes, a number of homeowners are getting home security systems installed in their new homes.

Monday, October 04 2010 10:01


Utilities Tips

When moving, take steps to assess utility costs

Energy costs seem to rise each year, making it more important to do one's research before moving to a new home.

Thursday, March 17 2011 09:15


Homeowners may be responsible for snow and ice removal

Inclement winter weather may lead some homeowners to review their neighborhoods' snow and ice removal policies, as failure to comply by these regulations could result in fines or other consequences.

Thursday, December 30 2010 00:06


Space heater tips

Since winter is quickly approaching, many renters and homeowners might be dusting off their space heaters for those chilly days.

Friday, November 05 2010 21:24


California city goes solar

Homebuyers who are eco-conscious might want to consider relocating to Lancaster, California.

Friday, July 23 2010 20:18


Reducing hot water usage can lead to lower utility bills

During the winter months, some homeowners and renters could be plagued by high heating and electricity costs. However, these bills may be lowered by making simple changes around the home that can reduce hot water usage.

Monday, March 01 2010 20:40






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