Reasons why you should relocate to the Washington DC Area

Relocating to the Washington DC Area

We may be a moving company, but we often like to blog about city rankings and migration trends. After all, city rankings are a great way to measure how a region is doing and thus, where people will be moving to or from.

One metropolitan area that never ceases to amaze me is the Washington D.C. area. For the past ten years the DC area has consistently topped national rankings, from "Top Earning Towns" to "Most Literate City". It's these high rankings which people use to measure the quality of


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DC Movers: Affordable Movers in the DC Area

DC movers and moving laborThe DC metropolitan area is home to 5.58 million people with arguably the strongest economy in the nation. Maryland, DC and Northern Virginia are home to many large and thriving companies, from defense companies like Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman to hotel and travel companies like Marriott and Hilton. In addition to the areas impressive list of company headquarters, the Washington Metropolitan Area is also the location of many government agencies and non-profits. It's no wonder why the


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America's Most Affluent Neighborhoods

Washington DC Area Affluent NeighborhoodsA recent Forbes article titled, "America's Most Affluent Neighborhoods" was released earlier this week. If you take a moment to ponder the subject line you are likely making guesses in your head before reading further; perhaps Beverly Hills, Hollywood or Scottsdale, Arizona. Although those are all good guesses you would be incorrect, at least according to Forbes. Of the five neighborhoods making the cut only one seems out of place, Coldstream CDP, Ohio. According to Forbes, Coldstream CDP is in


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Moving Labor in the Washington DC Area

Washington DC Moving LaborWhether you're moving into, out of or locally within the Washington D.C. area we hope you will consider hiring our movers. Not because we're the cheapest (although we are very affordable), but because our movers are trained professionals with a proven track record in the DC area. We have been providing moving labor services in the Washington D.C., Maryland and Virginia area since 2004, much longer than any other moving labor company in the area. Our movers are clean cut, polite and experts at


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US States With the Most Millionaires

It seems like every time we post new rankings about the best places to live the Washington D.C. area comes out on top. No, we're not biased to the DC area (although we were founded in Maryland in 2004), instead our encouragement lies in the DC Metro's consistent ability to saturate the rankings. Just last week we published "Americas Best and Worst Housing Markets" in which Washington D.C., Maryland and Northern Virginia dominated with 9 of the top 25 best home markets. We should also point out


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America's Best and Worst Housing Markets in 2011

We recently stumbled upon a list of the best and worst housing markets in the United States for 2011. The rankings were compiled by online real estate marketplace Zillow for the publication Business Week. Although the housing market is still volatile and far from stabilizing, these numbers should provide hope to anyone planning to buy or sell a home in the future.

Consistent with median income rankings and population growth data, the Washington D.C. area and Boston Metro area are big winners in


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Virginia, Maryland and the Washington D.C. Area Rank Highest in Richest Counties

We recently came across the 2011 rankings for the "Highest Income Counties in the United States" and were amazed at what we found. Actually, considering we opened our doors in the Washington D.C. Area in 2004 we were not really surprised, but many of our readers may be. The rankings are published by the U.S. Census Bureau and they rank the counties by their average median household income from 2005-2009.

Out of the top 25 rankings, the State of Virginia finished in first place with an


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Moving to the Washington D.C. Area

If you're planning a move to the Washington D.C. area you are not alone, the 2010 Census recorded a 16.4% increase in the "Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV" area. While the Washington D.C. area ranked 7th in the 2010 "Ten Most Populous Metropolitan Areas", it had previously ranked 4th in the 2000 Census. Although not as large as New York City or Chicago, the Washington D.C. area is a sprawling metropolitan area that ranks very well in nationwide polls regarding household income,


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