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Moving An Olympic Hockey Legend

Occasionally, Arpin has the opportunity to move high-profile people including CEOs, politicians, and non-profit leaders. However, this season we moved someone who played an important part in one of the most remembered and celebrated Olympic moments in U.S. history.

Golden Services Partners With Operation Homefront

Our agent, Golden Services, with locations in Lakewood, Lacey, and Anacortes, WA, has happily partnered with Operation Homefront, an organization that provides emergency, financial, and other assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors.

The Latest Rising Housing Markets

MarketWatch and Realtor.com recently profiled  the hottest housing markets in the U.S. by compiling a Top 10 list with statistics. According to the article, home prices rose by more than 5% between the second quarter of 2012 and the second quarter of 2013.

President Obama Sets Sights On Housing Market

This past Tuesday, President Obama visited Arizona to deliver a speech that focused primarily on the housing market, calling it the second cornerstone to strengthen the middle class. Jobs are seen as the first cornerstone and were highlighted by the President last week in Tennessee.

Recent Grads: Take Note!

A recent story from FoxBusiness.com covered the tough decisions college graduates have to think about when accepting a job offer, especially if it results in moving away from home. Location, living expenses, and relocation packages are just a few of the factors mentioned that all grads should think about.

Move For The Right Reasons

Back in March, an article was posted in the New York Times about the implications of moving and the financial burdens that could come with it. While a new job offer can be exciting, it has to make sense for the individual in many aspects of life, especially if relocating to a different area of the country is in the equation.

Shout Out To Our Agents!

The busiest time of the year for the moving industry is in full swing and our agents are hard at work in making sure everyone gets their household goods on time. Of course, there are the inevitable delays and unforeseen circumstances that come with this season, but we’re making the best of it!

ABC News Segment Tackles The Issue of Rogue Movers

On the June 26 edition of ABC News’ On The Lookout , a family moving from Maine to Arizona had their whole experience documented because their household goods were held hostage. Upon further review, it turns out rogue movers were responsible for the issues and were caught in the act.

Happy 4th of July!

The time has arrived to celebrate America’s independence with parades, BBQs, and fireworks (where allowed, of course)! Everywhere you turn, you’re bound to see red, white, and blue in full glory. In honor of this wonderful holiday, here are some facts that you may have already heard or might surprise you!

Home Sales Continue To Rise For 23rd Consecutive Month

According to the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA), exisiting-home sales rose for the 23rd consecutive month and are at the highest level since November 2009.  The fastest growth occurred in the Midwest, with a 16.3 percent increase in sales compared to last year. Overall, home sales reached 5.18 million in May.

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