It's finally happening; that perfect Boston condo is becoming your new home. Now the fun really begins as you pack away your old life in preparation for the new.
But, before diving nose-first into those packing boxes, take some time to plan how you will pack -- and move -- to make the process much easier.
Pack necessities separately: Before packing anything else, pack a suitcase with anything you'll need for the week before and after your move. This will keep you from having to rummage through packed boxes or tear through the ones you're not ready to address yet.
Pack by room and color code labels: It'll be a lot easier to keep everything organized if you tackle your packing strategically. Using color-coded markers and keeping a master list of…