Here at Housing Helpers each year we assist many people that are relocating to Colorado for a new job. Moving to a new city or state for a job relocation can be both exciting and stressful. In many cases, the relocation has to take place rather quickly, which doesn’t often leave time to make well thought out preparations.
No need to stress. Here are three simple ways to make your move a little easier and a lot less stressful.
1. Organize and De-clutter Before You Move
Before you move, take time to carefully organize all of your work and personal belongings so that getting your new home ready will not take so much effort. Also, this is a great opportunity to de-clutter your life so to speak and get rid of anything you don’t need or use on a regular basis. You will thank yourself later when you don’t have to unpack all your t-shirts from high school that you will never wear again.
2. Call a Relocation Service
A great relocation service will be a tremendous help in finding a place to live, securing a moving service, and even locating options to help you settle in to the community. They can answer any questions you might have about schools, transportation, neighborhood trends, and they will be essential in helping you become familiar with your new surroundings.
One of the best benefits of using a relocation company like Housing Helpers is many of their services are offered at no cost to you.
3. Work Through the Emotional Stress
Moving usually means leaving loved ones, friends, and a support community behind. This emotional turmoil adds a big layer of stress to your move and can be tough to manage. While nothing can take away the sadness you will inevitably feel during your move, the important thing to do is to keep your focus on the positive aspects of why you are moving. Concentrate on the great new job you are going to and the new opportunities ahead. It is also a good idea to make sure your parents know how to use Skype just in case!
Relocating to Colorado has great benefits. The weather is fantastic, the natural beauty of the State is unparalleled, the opportunity for outdoor recreation is world class, and – at the moment – the economy here is very strong.
That said, home prices are rising fast, rental rates are a mile high, so it can be challenging to find comparable housing to what you have left behind. Our real estate agents and relocation specialists are here to help with that. We have our fingers on the pulse of the real estate market and can help you navigate the housing market to take advantage of opportunities when they arise. Give us a call at 303.545.6000 or stop by our office, we love to welcome people to Colorado!