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Most Popular Cities to Move to in 2012

The U.S. Census Bureau said that 36.5 million people 1 year old and older relocated in 2012, but where? Penske Truck Rental, a global transportation services company, gives us a hint with its list of the most popular cities to move to in 2012. Penske says that its list is based on truck-rental reservations for one-way... Continue Reading »

House Can Be a Drag on Job Seekers

Back in the pre-bust days, big companies paid to move their new hires to wherever the job was located. In some cases, the company would even buy the new employee's house outright, knowing that it could plant a "for sale" sign on the lawn and have the house resold in weeks, if not days. And then came the recession.... Continue Reading »

Relocated Homeowners Weigh Renting Out Current Home

A tough real estate market coupled with a tough job market means more people need to sell their homes at a price they may not want to take for a job that they need to take. This new reality complicates the sell-a-house/buy-a-new-house paradigm that has been the norm for relocated employees. Sellers are weighing their... Continue Reading »

Moving Day Is May 1: How Ya Celebrating?

When you see May 1st on your calendar, does "May Day" or "Moving Day" come to mind first? It may depend on where you live... May 1st is traditionally one of the busiest moving days in the nation. School semesters are ending and so are a slew of lease agreements. And as luck would have it for would-be movers, the weather... Continue Reading »

Buy This Michigan Bungalow for a Buck

A single dollar can buy you this two-story, four bedroom 1926 Arts and Crafts-styled bungalow in Michigan. There's just one catch: it must be moved from its Detroit suburb to make room for a local park. Moving this one-buck, fixer-upper is estimated to cost about $20,000. Add in renovations on the 2,110 square foot home,... Continue Reading »

Incoming! Oklahoma Gets Influx Of Residents

Americans are a migratory bunch, and in the past when they've moved they've typically headed westward. But in 2009, relocators showed surprising patterns, according to research Atlas Van Lines. Among the surprises in Atlas's research: Oklahoma, for the first time in five years, is now seeing more arrivals than departures.... Continue Reading »

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