Designing Moves Blog


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

A Visit Home

NOTE: This article has been posted before. We felt it was an appropriate time to update it to reflect changing trends and post the new, improved model. Enjoy! If you were home for the holidays to visit Mom and Dad, … Continue reading

Working Together

The Cedar River here in Cedar Rapids reached the second highest crest ever the morning of Tuesday, September 27, 2016. As a community, we went through the highest crest just eight years ago in June 2008. During the last eight … Continue reading

NASMM celebrates Certified Senior Move Managers during National Recognition Week, May 8 – 14, 2016

The National Association of Senior Move Managers (NASMM) has declared May 8-14, 2016 National Senior Move Managers Week. During this recognition week, NASMM is proud to recognize Christine Smart as a Senior Move Manager~Certified (SMM~C). The SMM~C designation is the … Continue reading

CHRISTINE SMART AWARDED SENIOR MOVE MANAGER – CERTIFIED DESIGNATION BY THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF SENIOR MOVE MANAGERS®

The National Association of Senior Move Managers® is proud to award the Senior Move Manager~Certified (SMM-C) credential to Christine Smart of Designing Moves LLC, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The Senior Move Manager~Certified (SMM~C) credential is a three–year designation conferred on individuals … Continue reading

Christine Smart earns NASMM@Home Specialist Designation

 In conjunction with the National Association of Senior Move Managers aging in place initiative, NASMM@HOME, CHRISTINE SMART earned the NASMM@HOME Specialist designation at NASMM’s recent 2016 Annual Conference in San Antonio, TX. “Extensive research indicates future generations of older adults, … Continue reading