We’ve all heard relocation horror stories and, sometimes, we’re even subject to moving maladies of our own. Nevertheless, there’s nothing more satisfying than a successful move. To avoid the moving madness all together, consider a few (or all) of these free apps, and let your smart phone become your moving day command center. The next time you’re making a moving checklist, don’t forget about these helpful tools – you’ll never have to be stressed about a big move again!
Be prepared for the big day with the free Evernote app available for both Android and iPhone. Use Evernote to take inventory, jot dot quick notes, and even save articles that your find on the web for deferred reading. You can use the app to make actual checklists and because it’s passcode protected, Evernote can be used for safely storing information like an apartment access code or Wi-Fi password.
Get organized before you pack with the free My Move app available for both Android and iPhone. Whether you need a mobile planner, helpful moving tips, or a convenient way to calculate the weight of your household goods, My Move’s got you covered. The app also features reviews and detailed ratings on local moving companies so you can find reliable options with great rates if you’re looking for professionals.
Get There Safely
Get to your new apartment safely with voice-guided navigation on the free Waze app available for both Android and iPhone. Drivers with Waze can share real-time traffic updates for hyper-localized, up to the minute information about traffic jams, gas prices and more. Waze is the largest community-based traffic and navigation app in the world, so rest assured you’ll be prepared for whatever the road has is in store come moving day.
Get rid of those cardboard boxes and unpack you’re belongings the right way the first time with the free Homestyler app available for both Android and iPhone. Just snap a picture of any room in your new apartment and create a virtual layout that you can outfit with 3D models of real furniture, appliances, art, and more. You can even share your designs with friends and family so they can help in the decorating process.