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What Do You Need to Throw Away for Your Move?

Moving to a new home can be stressful. Make it easier by knowing what to dispose when moving and what you should bring to your new home. You can save hundreds to thousands of dollars worth by being strategic in your move. Don’t waste away your money or time. Research beforehand so that when the time comes to move, the process will be streamlined, efficient, and most importantly stress-free.

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Moving to Austin? Here are some interesting facts to know!

There’s no question that Austin is growing very quickly — in fact, on average 140 people are moving to Austin every single day! This rapid rate of growth is great for the local Austin economy, and also for home owners in Austin who have seen their property value skyrocket over the past 5 years. Read more

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How Moving Has Changed Since 1947

The regulations, market place and technology has dramatically changed how we interact with both our customers and team members since this truck was dispatched from our original Lubbock, Texas location. When Gene Anderson started Dependable Relo in 1947 and signed an agency agreement with United Van Lines, he had no way of knowing the dramatic changes that would impact the relocation industry almost 70 years later. He began the company with a simple vision of providing the customers with the service they needed. Whether it was moving across town or storage and fulfillment of product, he knew the customer needed people who cared enough to do the job right the first time. Read more

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How to Do an Office Move (The Right Way)

#1 – Create a growth plan.

You need to know the trajectory of your company to get the best results for your commercial move. This means knowing how your new building will fit with the goals of the company. If your business is growing, you may need to over-prepare by getting a much larger space that you need at the time. Read more

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Budget Mover? These 7 Things Can Help You Save.

1. Pre-Move Budget Checklist Before you spend for your move, take care of the paperwork. If you move and you haven’t taken care of paperwork, you will have to spend a lot of money (and time) to get the right records back to you.

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The “Common Sense” Residential Move In Checklist

Congratulations! You’re moving for the first time! We know that’s a lot of exclamation marks, but we’re excited to help you on your very first move. It’s an amazing, anxious, and awesome experience that can fill you with butterflies. There are a lot of things to do before you even set out for your new home. Read more


International Moving Tips

An international move in itself is a big adjustment. You’re learning a new city, a new country, maybe even a new culture. For some people, the actual process of moving can feel just as stressful as the relocation itself. However, there are ways to pre-plan so you worry less about getting there and simply enjoy the adventure. Here are some tips for international moving. Read more

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Dependable Relo Wins 7th Annual 10K a Day to Benefit the United Way!

UniGroup recently participated in the 7th Annual 10K a Day event to raise funds for United Way, an organization that helps people and communities across the U.S. We’re pleased to report that there was a great deal of enthusiastic participation from employees, including our staff at Dependable Relo’ headquarters in Round Rock, Texas. Teams from 19 UniGroup agency locations logged more than 158 million steps and raised more than $10,000 for United Way organizations across the country. Read more

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6 Easy Winter Moving Tips

Moving during the winter can present some extra challenges, but it certainly isn’t impossible! In fact, sometimes moving during this time of year can help you save on rent and moving costs since it isn’t peak season. To help your cold-weather move go as smoothly as possible, check out Dependable Relo’s winter moving tips. Read more

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Tips for Moving With Kids

Many families end up relocating to a new city or home at some point. Although moving can be taxing for adults, it is often much more daunting for kids who may feel like it’s the end of their world. They may feel saddened at the prospect of leaving everything behind or resentful because they weren’t involved in the decision. No matter what emotions they experience, there are a few steps you can take as a parent to make the transition easier for your children. Read more