You finally found the perfect home and are getting ready to make the big move. Despite the lists you’ve made, and the packing items you’ve bought, there are still some things you may have overlooked. Here is where technology comes to the rescue. Listed below are some useful apps, from RISMedia’s Housecall, that will help to make your move less painful (Your Move Simplified: The 9 Best Apps for Moving).
Unpakt – This app allows you to book, manage and pay for your move all in one place. No need to call different movers for quotes. Simply enter your move details and get prices in several cities across most states.
TaskRabbit – Get your current home or condo ready for the move by hiring a Tasker to deep clean your home, do minor repairs, even disassemble your bedframes.
MagicPlan – Before you move, take pictures of your new place and use this app to create floor plans. This app allows you to view your new space in 3D and decide where to place your sectional sofa and plan other projects.
Wunderlist – This app allows you to create to-do lists, set deadlines, schedule reminders. You can also share your list with family and friends so that they may help with your tasks.
Sortly – This digital organizer can take inventory of what you’ve packed so you’ll know where to find the items. You can also create code labels for your boxes, access your account online and export your lists via Dropbox.
Postmates – Order late-night meals, cleaning supplies, basic household items and toiletries from virtually any store or restaurant in your city. Postmates will deliver right to your doorstep, thus saving you a trip while you’re busy unpacking. Postmates is available in over 200 cities.
Nextdoor – This app allows you to start socializing with your new next-door neighbors. This private social network has more than 145,000 neighborhoods where people can stay connected. It also helps you find a babysitter, learn about your children’s new schools and events in the community.
Thumbtack – Find and hire professionals in all fifty states, including house cleaners, interior designers, carpet cleaners, painters, home security firms and more.
Internet Speed Need Tool – With this app you can determine your ideal internet speed for the area in which you live, especially if you are moving to an entirely new city or state. Your speed will depend on how you use the internet. For example, if your kids are into video games, you have upgraded to a smartTV or you have an online business you run from your home office, you will need faster speed.
Whether you are moving around the corner or across the country, these apps are sure to make your move easier and save you money, as well. The apps are available on IOS and Android.