tips for your short-distance move

tips for your short-distance move

4 Things A Military Relocation Professional Can Do For You As Someone In The Military

by Otto Moilanen

No matter who you are, relocating is a hard thing to do. However, when you are in the military and have to relocate, you may have to do so on short notice and go to a place you know nothing about. Here is a look at some of the things a military relocation professional (MRP) can do for you in the process. 

An MRP can help you find the most suitable housing for your family. 

Finding suitable housing when you are being relocated by the military can be a challenge. It is very common to be stationed in places that you do not know a great deal about, and sometimes you may be stationed overseas. One of the jobs of the MRP is to help you track down suitable housing that will work for the size of your family and be most comfortable. 

An MRP can help arrange international moving services to help you. 

If you are being sent to an international location, the whole relocating process can be an even bigger challenge. Having an MRP to help you work through the process is important for sure, but one of the things that most military personnel appreciate the most is the fact that these pros can make arrangements for international moving services. Securing a reliable company that can help you get your belongings to an out-of-the-country location will take a great deal of stress out of the whole situation.

An MRP can help you get your children enrolled in the best schools. 

One of the pitfalls of being in the active military when you have a family is your children can be forced to change schools when you are sent relocation orders. You will want this process to go as seamlessly as possible, and you will no doubt want your children to get into the best schools. The MNP will help you make sure both things happen. 

An MRP can help you get access to funds for assistance if needed. 

Moving is tough. You spend a lot of money in the process and sometimes you can run so short on funds that it can hinder your ability to actually get through the move. In the event you do find yourself in a tight financial spot, go ahead and speak to your MRP about the problem. There may be financial assistance available to you specifically because you are having to relocate as someone in the military.


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tips for your short-distance move

If you are planning a short-distance move, you may be considering taking on the moving challenge on your own. Really, how hard could it be to move all of your things a few miles up the road? I can tell you through my own personal experience that it is more difficult than you might think. If you are considering having a few friends help you by driving some pick-up trucks filled with your things and making multiple trips with the hopes of saving money, you probably won't save money. This blog contains several tips that can help you make your short-distance move easier and more affordable.