Fort Dearborn Relocation Blog

How to Move to Another Country: Things You Need to Prepare

Whether it’s for a new job, love, or a change of scenery, moving to another country can be an exciting yet nerve-wracking experience. However, with the proper guidance and tools, moving to another country can be a breeze. To help you prepare, we have listed a few things you need to know about how to […]

Continue reading →

Activities to Make the Most of Your Chicago Summer

Summer in Chicago offers numerous restaurant options and breathtaking sites for a destination called “the most architecturally aware city on earth” by Financial Times. Chicago offers so much to see and do once the weather warms up that it hit a record of 55 million tourists in 2017. However, Chicago is becoming the post-grad mecca […]

Continue reading →

6 Steps to the Simple, Stress-Free Move You Needed

Moving is one of the notably one of the most stressful events in anyone’s life. From house hunting to closing on the deal, and from packing all your worldly goods to settling in at your new place it is all a lot to manage. The work certainly doesn’t end on moving day. It takes weeks […]

Continue reading →

Purge Your House: Tips for Decluttering Before the Move

If you’re relocating anytime soon, it’s never too early to begin the process of purging your house. Getting rid of junk and unnecessary items before you move means a quicker, easier moving day as you’ll have fewer things to pack and transport to your new home. Plus, moving with less stuff saves some money too. […]

Continue reading →

Get Out and About in the Chicago Area This Spring

If you are moving to Chicago or one of its many unique suburbs, you will want to get out and explore this spring. Sure, downtown Chicago has a great deal to offer, but so do the suburbs. From historic settlements to beautiful parks, and from baseball games to a historical fleet of combat vehicles, you […]

Continue reading →

The Top 5 Absolute Must-Eat Chicago Restaurants

There are more than 5,195 restaurants in Chicago. So, as you can see, food is a primary attraction in this magnificent city of diverse culture and history. With that many restaurants, there is a culinary delight for everyone. This list of 5 top Chicago restaurants includes both casual and extravagant dining options. You’ll also find […]

Continue reading →

4 Simple Hacks for Moving Cross Country on a Budget

Moving is a stressful life experience, but that stress is multiplied tenfold when you’re moving cross country. You’ll likely need to make the move in just one trip, so you need to get it right. Moving across the country can also be extremely expensive, but it doesn’t have to drain your bank account entirely. There […]

Continue reading →

How Many Boxes Do I Need to Move? Crunching the Numbers

Believe it or not, the average American moves about 11 times in their lives. Though people move frequently, that doesn’t mean it gets easier. If you’re like most people, you struggle with figuring out the logistics of moving each time. Every new home and apartment is different, and no two moves are the same. That […]

Continue reading →

8 Tips for Having Your Space Ready When Moving Into a New House

Over 10% of Americans moved in 2016, and that figure represents a record low. With more than one out of every ten people relocating in any given year, adjusting to the new house is a common problem. With that in mind, is there anything you should consider when moving into a new house? Absolutely! Here […]

Continue reading →

Moving with Kids: How to Transition to Your New Home Easier

According to the United States Census Bureau, 11% of the US population moved in 2017. That is 35 million people moving in just one year. Moving to a new home can be an exciting time for adults. But, sometimes, kids have a hard time leaving behind the familiar for something unknown. Read on to learn […]

Continue reading →