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Moving to Jacksonville? First, read this article to see all the great things about Jax. Then, call Cento Family Moving to help get you there.

Moving to Jacksonville

You’re the proud owner of a crisp new diploma. You want to settle down in a city with a strong job market and good blend of Northerners and Southerners. You don’t want to deal with too many tourists or snowbirds but you aren’t willing to give up Florida’s beaches and spring-like winters. You should definitely think about moving to Jacksonville. Nestled snugly on the St. John’s River, Jacksonville is also…

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Moving to South Dakota

While Vermont, Oregon, and Washington D.C. are still popular places to move, one state emerged as a new winner in 2016. According to United Van Line’s annual moving survey, South Dakota topped the list of most popular moving destination. So why are so many people moving to South Dakota? Other than Mount Rushmore, what’s so great about “The Mount Rushmore State”? As it turns out, plenty.   Jobs As the…

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These green moving tips are a surefire way to rock your move while also saving the planet.

Green Moving Tips to Save the Earth (& Rock Your Move!)

Let’s face it: moving isn’t the most “eco-friendly” job. You want to protect your stuff from breaking, ripping, or getting stained, but you hate the thought of throwing out all the boxes, styrofoam peanuts, and bubble wrap that such a safe move requires. What you need are some green moving tips that will keep your stuff safe without harming the earth. Why Should I Move “Greener”? When faced with an…

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Top Reasons to Move to Austin [Infographic]

Our friends at Austin Party Ride have an awesome infographic and some great information on why you might want to move to Austin. Check it out: Everything’s big in Texas, and Austin is no different. You’ll notice that in this city, people tend to take one good thing and push it up a notch, making it larger than life. Music festivals, like Austin City Limits and SXSW, have entertained not…

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Thinking of making a change? These downsizing tips for seniors, retirees, and empty nesters will have you settling into your golden years before you know it.

5 Downsizing Tips for Seniors, Retirees, and Empty Nesters

When you first bought your home, you likely had visions of raising your children, entertaining, and filling every room with gorgeous furniture and artwork. But now that the kids have grown up, it might seem silly to keep, pay for, and maintain such a large home and yard. For many approaching retirement, it makes more sense to spend their golden years in a more manageably sized home. Let us make…

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Perfect weather. Plenty of job growth. Laid-back lifestyle. Moving to San Diego will turn all of your "California dreaming" into reality.

Moving to San Diego, CA

If you’re looking for a city with perfect weather, bustling job market, and a laid-back lifestyle, we might have found it: San Diego! “America’s Finest City” (yes, that’s the official nickname) is also the country’s 8th largest; the way we figure, 1.3 million people can’t be wrong. Read on to find out why moving to San Diego could be the perfect way to turn your “California dreaming” into reality.  …

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Moving in winter can be tough...especially if you're used to Florida weather. Let us walk you through the steps for a successful winter move.

7 Tips for Moving in Winter

There’s lots of great things about Florida: Disney, orange groves, the beach, and mild, sunny winters. But what if you’re a long-time Florida resident suddenly facing a move up North…in the middle of winter? Don’t worry, we’ve got ya covered. We’ve compiled 7 tips for moving in winter to make sure you’re building snowmen as soon as possible.   Tip #1: Hire the Pros Let’s face it: if you’ve never…

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Moving to Knoxville? Find out everything The Marble City has to offer.

Moving to Knoxville, Tennessee

At first glance, the small town of Knoxville, Tennessee might look like any other mountain town. But there’s plenty of diversity and opportunity hidden in “The Marble City.” Rich in history, yet poised for economic growth; oozing with Southern hospitality, yet filled with diversity, Knoxville is a great city for young singles, families, and established professionals alike. Read on to see if moving to Knoxville is right for you.  …

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If you're moving in the new year, you don't have to let your New Year's resolutions fall by the wayside once you pack up your stuff. Find out how you can become your best you yet...using your move!

Moving in the New Year? Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet!

If you’re looking forward to (or dreading) an upcoming move, you may have put it off until after the holidays. But now that you’ve thrown out your 2016 calendar and put the Christmas lights back in the attic, let’s face it: it’s time to move. But moving in the new year doesn’t have to be the same humdrum chore that it is in summer. Starting a new year is a…

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Moving to Richmond? Let Cento Family Moving help get you there.

Moving to Richmond, Virginia

Richmond (or “RVA,” as the locals call it) is not only the capital of Virginia, but the oldest city in the state. So, yeah…you’ll find plenty of history here, but there’s also lively nightlife, a bustling foodie scene, and festivals galore. It’s no wonder that it was recently voted the “Most Content City in America.” With so much to offer, there are many reasons why moving to Richmond is the…

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