Designing Moves Blog


Vacation Time!

We’ve all been working very hard this year and now we’re taking time for a well-earned vacation! Thus, Designing Moves LLC will be CLOSED starting on: Closed starting: Saturday, October 13, 2018 Reopening on: Monday, November 5, 2018 Please feel … Continue reading

Downsizing Dilemmas

We see it all when we help folks who are downsizing their home! Over the years of assisting people, we’ve come to some conclusions about how to make the downsizing process less painful: Common Pitfalls when Downsizing your Home • … Continue reading

Thoughtful Comments

Our clients include folks who are moving from their family home of many years, people who want to downsize and / or update their home to make it easier to age in, and representatives of estates that need to be … Continue reading

Happy Holidays!

Designing Moves LLC will be closed from Friday, December 22, 2017, through Tuesday, January 2, 2018, so the team can spend the holidays with friends and family. If you need to contact us for any reason please leave a message … Continue reading

Everybody’s Fine

I recently watched “Everybody’s Fine” with Robert De Niro and Drew Barrymore. It was a movie about the “kids” not coming home for the annual family reunion and a dad that sets out to visit each of his four adult … Continue reading

We use feedback from our clients to continuously improve our processes

Designing Moves LLC sends a client satisfaction survey to each client after their project has been completed. They are given the option to submit it to us without the client’s name as we hope to get feedback that is absolutely … Continue reading

We are moving our office!

Effective September 5, 2017, our new location will be: Designing Moves LLC 642 10th St #200 Marion, IA 52302 Phone: 319-377-6891 (the same as before the move) While we are sad to be leaving downtown Cedar Rapids, we are looking … Continue reading

We love our clients!

Our clients are so good to us and we love working with them! Here is a testimony we recently received from a client: We hired Christine Smart with Designing Moves, LLC to help us downsize from our large family home … Continue reading

A Note from Designing Moves LLC President Christine Smart

The Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary defines transition as “the process of changing, or a change from one form or condition to another” or “a transition is also a link between ideas or sections in a work of literature or music.” … Continue reading

Happy Holidays!

The Designing Moves LLC team wishes you a very happy holiday season! Our offices will be closed beginning Friday, December 23, 2016 and reopening Monday, January 2, 2017 so our team members can spend time with family and friends. Please … Continue reading