5 Apps to Make Moving to Your New Home Easier

by Craig Ranch - December 21st, 2012.
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These days people use mobile apps to help cook, garden, play games, and more. Whether you are relocating to Dallas from another state or moving across the street, use these 5 apps to make your move easier, faster, and stress-free. Share your favorite moving apps with Craig Ranch on Facebook.

1. Moveline – Use this free mobile app to make a video of your home as you walk through it. Then submit the video via the app to receive an estimate of how many boxes you will need to complete your move. Users can also submit the estimate of boxes to the network of moving companies on the app to receive free estimates of what it would cost to move your belongings to your new location. This allows you to shop around for the best deal among moving companies when relocating to Dallas.

2. iMoving – This free mobile app for Apple products allows users to take inventory of their belongings by filling out a detailed list room by room. The app also calculates the weight and cubic feet of your household items so you know the size of the truck you will need to move to your new location. You can also use your room lists and measurements to receive free quotes from moving companies participating in the app’s network of vendors.

3. Move Tools – This free app for smartphones and tablets by State Farm helps you manage each step of your moving process. Users complete a weekly checklist and use the app screen to virtually pack all of their belongings before actually beginning the packing process. The app will also help you keep track of what is inside all of your boxes and take inventory of what you have and what you need for your new home at Craig Ranch.

4. My Move – This app helps you prepare for relocating to Dallas. Prepare and utilize check lists leading up to moving day, during your move, and even after you begin unpacking boxes. This app also provides plenty of advice and tips for packing your own boxes and planning your move route. You can also use the app to receive quotes from moving companies associated with the app’s network of movers.

5. Moving Van – This $1.99 app for mobile products helps users keep track of all of their household items. With the Moving Van app, you can take a picture of the contents of each box and assign it a label. As you unpack the moving van and your boxes, you know exactly what is inside each box and where each item should go.

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