Moving can be an exciting and stressful time. The anticipation of closing one chapter in your life and exploring another can have you filled with curiosity with what the future holds. But before you can get to your next adventure in life, you need to pack. Probably the least exciting thing about moving, you will be left wondering how you will get all of this stuff organized, packed, labeled and on the truck.
Rejoice techies! Here are some of the most useful apps to help you get the job done. So take a break from your social media and start putting that tablet and smart phone to good use.
Planning Your Move
The most difficult of tasks when packing for a move is creating a plan of action. Whether you are relocating from an apartment or a four bedroom home, having a plan will have your home packed in no time. Certain apps will help you create a plan or checklist allowing you to pack each room with ease.
Move Planner– This app will allow you to create a checklist for your entire move. Keep track of what has been packed, which room has the most items and sort through your inventory in a snap.
Sortly– Never forget where any of your possessions are with this app. We all have items in the attic, storage and closet that we need but have completely forgotten about. This app provides an easy solution to enter and track all of your possessions when you are planning your move.
The day has finally arrived. It is time to have everything packed and load it on the truck. But what is in each box? How will you know where to put your belongings when you get to your new home? You need a way to keep track of what is in each box and these apps provide the solution.
Moving Day– This app will help you keep your items and boxes organized on moving day. Create your own inventory. Now you can make sure that everything is packed, loaded and delivered without skipping a beat.
Moving Van– Now you can easily identify what is in each box. You can forget about tearing into a box to see what items are in it. Create a label and identify the contents of each box. It will make unpacking as simple as it can be.
For The Drive
If you are moving cross country you will need some help during your travels. Stopping to fill up, finding a place to eat or just needing to stretch your legs, it is important to find the best places along the way. These apps will provide the necessary assistance to help you on the road to your new home.
Road Ninja– Why read each exit sign with anticipation that there will be affordable gas and some good food? Road Ninja will just show you where they are. Now you can find the best gas prices, your favorite food and whatever you may need on your journey.
FuelMyRoute– Moving is already a financial burden, so why pay even more in gas during your drive? This app will help you find the best prices on gas throughout your drive to help you keep more cash in your pocket.
So don’t go through moving alone. After updating your status, go ahead and download one of these apps the make your life a little easier. There are even apps that will help you with moving pets, moving overseas and so much more. Use that smart phone for what it was made for.
Guest Post by Caleb McElveen, a media relations specialist and writer for HigherVisibility. Caleb contributes tips and advice on real estate, finance and relocation.