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Urban Families are Leaving the City and Moving to the Suburbs

Urban residents are making a splash in the real estate market, by showing interest and purchasing more homes outside of metro areas than ever before. The COVID-19 pandemic mixed with other factors laid out by Fox 32 Chicago anchors (violent crime, civil unrest, closed schools, and high urban taxes) have made city-dwelling less appealing for […]

What to Look for When You Are House Hunting

The time has come. You’re looking for a new home–so exciting! If you’re not sure how to get started or what you need to look for, you’re in the right place. Our house hunting tips can help you relax, have fun and focus on finding a house you truly love. BEFORE YOU START HUNTING There […]

Benefits of Moving Off-Season

September is just a few days away which means that the height of moving season is coming to a close. While people often opt to move during the warmer months, there are some real benefits of moving off-season. From more flexible scheduling to lower rates: today we will look at the pros of moving during […]

Settling In After a Long-Distance Move

A long-distance move is a very exciting venture. You get to settle into your new home, your new town or city, new community and perhaps even a new job. For some, moving far away can feel a little bit overwhelming. Here are some ways that you can get acquainted with your new home and location. […]

Cross Country Moving Tips & Preparation

A cross country or long distance move requires a lot of planning and preparation if you want it to go smoothly. How to pack, what to make special arrangements for, and the timing of it all come into play. At Arpin we specialize in long distance cross country moving so you can trust that the […]

Moving Internationally During the Pandemic

  Moving during the pandemic requires a lot of extra research and consideration then moving during regular times. This is especially true for moving internationally. If you are planning on moving internationally during the pandemic, there are lots of questions that you should be asking concerning health and safety regulations, national and international policies, and […]

Packing 101: 5 Easy Decluttering Tips

  Packing to move can be a stressful and time-consuming project. The organizing, wrapping, lifting, and labeling can take days, even weeks depending on how much stuff you have. Moving is a great opportunity to sort your belongings and get rid of any unwanted clutter and junk. We’ve compiled some of our favorite and easiest […]

Should I Buy a Home During Coronavirus?

  Coronavirus has impacted nearly every business sector across the country. The U.S. economy has taken a major hit: from layoffs to business closures, and rising grocery store prices. While there may generally be more stress on the economy, not every sector has screeched to a halt. The real estate market has been doing surprisingly […]

5 Steps to Safely Move During the Pandemic

  At Arpin Van Lines our number one priority is the health and safety of our customers and moving teams. COVID-19 has required all of our agents to adjust the ways that they usually conduct business. Our agents across the country are adhering to CDC safety guidelines and protocols, ensuring a safer moving environment for […]

Introducing: Arpin Van Lines Alternative Surveys

  Arpin Van Lines is proud to introduce an alternative to traditional in-home moving estimates: alternative surveys. Our alternative surveys utilize telephone, video, and artificial intelligence, or a combination of them, to bring you an accurate moving estimate without needing to have a professional representative in your home. With the current pandemic crisis taking a […]

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