Pros and Cons of Moving During the Seasons

Deciding what time of the year to move might be out of your control. And even if you are in control of your move date, dozens of factors could impact your decision. Weighing the pros and cons of moving during different times of the year, might make your choice easier to make. Moving in a Winter Wonderland The weather and the holidays typically dissuade people from moving during the winter. Snow, ice, and cold temperatures keep

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Hong Kong

5 Most Expensive Cities for American Expats

Every day people move around the world for one reason or another. A different cultural experience, to be closer to family, and career opportunities all drive people to new cities. But if your company asks you to relocate, or you decide to move on your own, how much will the new city cost you? Living in cities like New York, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C. can be expensive. However, moving outside of the United States might also cause a financial strain. According to expatistan.com, seven of the ten most expensive cities to live in in the world are outside of […]

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Meet the People of JK: Amy Polen, National Accounts Coordinator

When you think about a moving company, you probably think about the folks who actually conduct your move, like the packers, drivers, and warehouse staff. But there are so many other employees “behind the scenes.” I recently sat down with Amy Polen, JK Moving Services’ National Accounts Coordinator, to better get to know her and her role at JK. Here is what she shared: To learn more about the people at JK, check out our YouTube playlist where we highlight some of our employees.

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Does Your Moving Truck Need a Parking Permit?

Moving can be an overwhelming life event. So picture how much more daunting moving becomes, if on the big day, your moving truck can’t park on your street. Some cities, some towns – and even some suburban residential areas – require parking permits or signage for moving trucks. Local governments will not issue permits directly to a business. Therefore, the responsibility of applying for the permit falls on the resident. These permits let moving companies legally park their truck in front of your new home while they load or deliver your goods. However, permits are not only for professional moving […]

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