moving tips: Relocation Tips - See, Hear & Touch the Community as Much as You Can - 03/23/19 10:48 AM
Why You Should See, Hear, and Touch the Community
When Relocating to Carlsbad
 
Most people who are relocating to an area they don’t know find it to be a tough challenge. This is true even if you know you want to be there, perhaps know people there, and have heard the sorts of things about the area that appeal to you or have been doing some research online – you ARE, aren’t you?
 
WHAT IS YOUR LIFESTYLE?
While finding the right house that meets your needs and budget is key, I find that for most buyers lifestyle is at the top of the list, … (34 comments)

moving tips: It’s Moving Day – Are You Prepared? - 06/15/16 04:07 AM
Are You Prepared for Your Moving Day?
 
Clients of mine just closed on the sale of their home, and 4 days later we closed on their new home. Yesterday was moving day.
 
Having worked with so many homeowners who have moved short and long distances, and having moved myself a bunch of times including across the country, I know what it’s like to have to pack up all your worldly, and not so worldly, possessions into boxes and get them from your old home to your new one. It’s a busy time, as well as an emotional one. And unless you are super-human, … (10 comments)

moving tips: Questions to Ask Your Movers for Your Relocation - 08/14/15 12:49 AM
Questions to Ask Your Movers for Your Relocation
 
Moving can be a tough job, whether a short distance or not.
 
If you are relocating a significant distance and will be using a moving company for your household goods there are critical questions you need to ask during the process of selecting the best moving company. It’s a big job and it’s not inexpensive so this is a key decision for you.
 
I’ve moved a bunch of times using moving companies, and have worked with many clients who have as well so I’ve learned a few things. First, before the essentials, a few tips:
 
1. … (18 comments)

moving tips: A Home Buyer’s Game Plan for 2015 – A Series (Part 2) - 12/02/14 01:01 AM


A Home Buyer’s Game Plan for 2015 – A Series (Part 2)
 
In the first of this series on buying a new Carlsbad home in 2015 we talked about the importance of getting your financials in order, specifically getting pre-approved (if you need or want to use a loan) or reviewing your cash situation.
READ:
A Home Buyer’s Game Plan for 2015 – A Series (Part 1 Getting Pre-Approved)
 
If you are planning to buy a Carlsbad home in 2015, having a game plan and a buying strategy is important. 
 
And if you are relocating, there … (4 comments)

moving tips: Buying vs. Renting When Relocating to Your New Home - 12/18/13 11:37 PM
Buying vs. Renting When Relocating to Your New Home
 
Video #5 in my Relocation Tips Video Series is about the dilemma of renting vs. buying when relocating.
 
Here are the prior articles (with videos) in this series in case you missed them:
 
Video #4 – Finding the Right REALTOR® to Help in Your Relocation
 
Video #3 – Moving with a Relocation Package
 
Video #2 – Getting Pre-Approved
 
Video #1 – Relocation Expenses
 
Introduction to Relocation Tips Video Series
 
A tough question many who relocate must face is whether to buy or rent in the new location.
 
The answer may be determined by your financial situation regardless of what you might … (6 comments)

moving tips: Getting Pre-Approved - Relocation Tips Video Series - 12/11/13 08:49 AM
Getting Pre-Approved - Relocation Tips Video Series from the Southern California Relocation Dude
 
Video #2 in my Relocation Tips Video Series is about getting pre-approved for your relocation.
 
Here are the prior articles in this series in case you missed them:
 
Video #1 – Relocation Expenses
 
Introduction to Relocation Tips Video Series
 
As you are beginning to plan your relocation, it’s ESSENTIAL to get pre-approved if you are planning to buy a home in your new location.
 
The big question is whether you can afford to buy a new home before selling your old one.
 
Many sellers need the proceeds from the sale of their home to … (10 comments)

moving tips: Relocation Expenses - Relocation Tips Video Series from the Southern California Relocation Dude - 12/02/13 12:22 PM
Relocation Expenses - Relocation Tips Video Series
from the Southern California Relocation Dude 
 
The first video in my Relocation Tips Video Series is about tracking your moving expenses.
 
Here's the Introductory Post and Video in my Relocation Tips Video Series in case you missed it!
 
As you begin planning for your relocation to Carlsbad, or wherever you are going, whether you are moving on your own or with a relocation package or company through your employer, it’s important to plan on how you are going to track your expenses.
 
And you will have a bunch of them, especially if you are moving a significant distance, … (4 comments)

 
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