If you have completed a local move in the past and are currently preparing for a long-distance move, you may think there is not much of a difference between the two types of moves. While both types of moves require similar research and preparation, there are some key differences between a long-distance move and a local move that you should be aware of. Long-Distance Moves Require More Careful Packing Long-distance moves require careful packing for a variety of reasons.
Many homeowners spend some time living in an apartment first, then move into a home. Since apartments are typically smaller than houses, it's usually a pretty simple matter to move your furniture and other household goods in without worrying about space. But when you decide to go the opposite way, by selling your house and moving into a high-rise condo or apartment, you may find yourself facing some unexpected space constraints – and the difficulty of getting your stuff up to your new apartment.