Tag: relocation

  • Most Popular Cities to Move to in 2012

    Most Popular Cities to Move to in 2012

    The Census Bureau said 36.5 million people relocated last year. Here's where they went. Continue Reading

  • House Can Be a Drag on Job Seekers

    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... Continue Reading

  • Relocated Homeowners Weigh Renting Out Current Home

    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... Continue Reading

  • Moving Day Is May 1: How Ya Celebrating?

    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,... Continue Reading

  • Buy This Michigan Bungalow for a Buck

    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... Continue Reading

  • Incoming! Oklahoma Gets Influx Of Residents

    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... Continue Reading