Moving to Dallas Can Be a Fresh Start 08/07/2018By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group If you move to a new city, it is a shot to get a fresh start. You might not know anybody. While this may be scary at the start, it's also an opportunity to concentrate who you are. You should explore all the awesome things to do in Dallas, make new friends, and concentrate on becoming a better version of yourself. Get Organized Once you pack up all of your stuff to move to Dallas, you literally get to start from the ground level in your new house. This is a chance to get everything put in order once and for all as you commence to unpack all the cartons. If you have always pondered a new arrangement in your family room or bedroom, there is no better time. You can switch up the colors, the arrangement, and even get rid of certain belongings that you no longer need prior to putting them away. As a side note, it is definitely best to get rid of them prior to moving them – but this is a shot to get organized. Create "Me" Space As you unpack and maneuver furniture about in your new home in Dallas, be sure that you arrange an area especially for you. This can be your safe haven when you have had an insane day. Whether it is a "man cave" or a book nook in your bedroom, make a space that you will enjoy spending time in. Do Something New Most of us have things that we have always wanted to accomplish. Maybe you have always wanted to participate in community theater or take an art class. Once you are in your new city, go for it. Research a venue or group that will provide you with the training. It is a chance to do something new and meet some new friends in the process. Curb Bad Habits You could have a bad habit or two that you aren't keen about. It may be that you don't dust your furniture often enough or that you smoked in your old house. Whatever it is that you want to modify, now is the best time to begin. You are in a new residence, allowing you to begin from scratch. If you don't want to stay in the rut with the same habits, make the decision to change. You might also want to leave yourself notes every now and then so that you don’t forget why you are ditching those habits. Meet the Neighbors You might or might not know all the neighbors in your current neighborhood. Once you move, make sure that you put in the effort to meet the people who live closeby. Even though some neighbors may make the first move to welcome you to the neighborhood, it’s ok for you to take the initiative. Meeting the people who live closeby can be a great safety feature. You do not have to be besties but it can be beneficial to have an acquaintance who will watch out for your home when you aren't there and vice versa. Don’t forget that moving to Dallas is only as worrisome as you make it out to be. If you know that you are moving to a new town with the desire for a new beginning, it can be a positive boost. You may be excited to begin a new chapter in your life in Dallas. Make a to-do list for your house and for yourself so that you remember all of the things that you want to get done. After you have officially settled in, you should then commence on that list. If you are ready to get your fresh start in a new area, contact us at A-1 Freeman Moving Group to get started on your quote.