Helpful Relocation Information

Find various helpful tips and move/relocation information at the following links.

Houston Association of Realtors http://www.har.com/
This is a great place to start when considering what kind of home you’d like to purchase.  Har.com provides a database with detailed specs and history of the homes available in the area.  Of course, your realtor can answer questions and make suggestions for you.  But, it’s always great to do a little research before you meet with them.  It will not only give you a better idea of what you are looking for, but it will help your realtor find just the right fit for you.

National Association of Realtors http://www.rebac.net/home-buying/getting-started
You’ve decided to take the plunge and relocate! Here, find helpful information from the getting started point to the actual moving process.  This site explains much of the terminology used in the home buying and selling process. It also has great financial tips and what you should expect when buying a home.

Protect Your Move https://www.protectyourmove.gov/
Created by the Federal Motor Career Safety Administration (part of the US Dept. of Transportation), this site is here to help plan your move and select a moving company. You can review several articles including topics like planning a move, your rights, and understanding valuation and insurance options, or search the history of various moving companies as well as any complaints that may have been lodged against them.

How to Move Your Pets http://www.atlasvanlines.com/how-to-move/moving-pets/
This is just one of several good guides to moving some of your more precious and/or delicate items as well as other How-To guides related to your move.

Complete Moving Guide http://www.movers.com/moving-guides/index.html
A collection of over 150 documents covering a variety of topics all of which address ways to make your move easier. Movers.com is a source of information on relocation and a place where you can request free quotes from moving companies.

Move.com  http://www.move.com/
Tips on purchasing a home, figuring your mortgage payments, and other good guides, much of this information is offered in conjunction with Realtor.com.

Change of Address, US Postal Service https://moversguide.usps.com/icoa/home/icoa-main-flow.do?execution=e1s1&_flowId=icoa-main-flow&referral=USPS
File a change-of-address form right online, direct links to motor vehicle and voter registration info for all 50 states, IRS change-of-address forms, moving tips for you / the kids / the pets, how to get settled after the move, a post office locator, and some money-saving offers.

DirectYourMove.com  http://www.directyourmove.com/
The best part about this site is the various moving and informational guides at the bottom of the page. There is no shortage of good info here!