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Your First Apartment Checklist: A guide for furnishing and decorating your first apartment on a budget

Your First Apartment Checklist

Graduation is just around the corner, which means you’re ready to go out into the world! Whether you’re heading out to college with your fellow roommates or you just landed that new job, chances are, you’re getting ready to move into your first apartment. Nothing makes you feel like an adult more than moving out of your parents’ house for the first time. But you don’t have to do this…

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The Hidden Costs of Moving (Without a Moving Company)

Hidden Costs of Moving (Without a Moving Company)

Moving is expensive. Whether you’re upgrading to make room for your growing family or downsizing to save money, nobody moves for free. Which is why many people opt to move themselves instead of hiring a professional moving company to do the heavy lifting for them. After all, why pay all that money when you can do it yourself? You’ll only be out $100 for the moving truck, right? Think again.…

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Packing the Essentials: Declutting Your Home

Packing The Essentials: Decluttering Your Home

Moving can be a challenge. Not only do you come to realize how much stuff you own, but the thought of packing it all becomes unnerving. The common culprits of clutter tend to be old clothes, as well as unwanted toys, books, and games. One positive associated with a move is that it forces you to decide on what household items are worth keeping. While this can be a time-consuming…

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21 Tips for Preventing Damage During Your Move

21 Tips For Preventing Damage During Your Move

There’s a reason that most museums aren’t hands-on: the surest way to prevent things from being damaged is to keep them out of harm’s way. But how can you do that if you have to move your items to a new home? Preventing damage during your move might be foremost in your mind, but it doesn’t have to immobilize you. We’ve put together this comprehensive guide to keeping your home,…

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Need to move in a hurry? These last minute moving tips will have you moving like a pro.

7 Last Minute Moving Tips (Move Like a Pro!)

In a perfect world, you would always have plenty of notice before you need to move. You would have ample time to relocate for work, your landlord would never sell the place out from under you, and you’d have months to pack and prepare. But we don’t live in a perfect world. Sometimes you only get a month’s notice (or less!) to leave your current place, find a new one,…

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These green moving tips are a surefire way to rock your move while also saving the planet.

Green Moving Tips to Save the Earth (& Rock Your Move!)

Let’s face it: moving isn’t the most “eco-friendly” job. You want to protect your stuff from breaking, ripping, or getting stained, but you hate the thought of throwing out all the boxes, styrofoam peanuts, and bubble wrap that such a safe move requires. What you need are some green moving tips that will keep your stuff safe without harming the earth. Why Should I Move “Greener”? When faced with an…

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Thinking of making a change? These downsizing tips for seniors, retirees, and empty nesters will have you settling into your golden years before you know it.

5 Downsizing Tips for Seniors, Retirees, and Empty Nesters

When you first bought your home, you likely had visions of raising your children, entertaining, and filling every room with gorgeous furniture and artwork. But now that the kids have grown up, it might seem silly to keep, pay for, and maintain such a large home and yard. For many approaching retirement, it makes more sense to spend their golden years in a more manageably sized home. Let us make…

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Moving in winter can be tough...especially if you're used to Florida weather. Let us walk you through the steps for a successful winter move.

7 Tips for Moving in Winter

There’s lots of great things about Florida: Disney, orange groves, the beach, and mild, sunny winters. But what if you’re a long-time Florida resident suddenly facing a move up North…in the middle of winter? Don’t worry, we’ve got ya covered. We’ve compiled 7 tips for moving in winter to make sure you’re building snowmen as soon as possible.   Tip #1: Hire the Pros Let’s face it: if you’ve never…

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If you're moving in the new year, you don't have to let your New Year's resolutions fall by the wayside once you pack up your stuff. Find out how you can become your best you yet...using your move!

Moving in the New Year? Make 2017 Your Best Year Yet!

If you’re looking forward to (or dreading) an upcoming move, you may have put it off until after the holidays. But now that you’ve thrown out your 2016 calendar and put the Christmas lights back in the attic, let’s face it: it’s time to move. But moving in the new year doesn’t have to be the same humdrum chore that it is in summer. Starting a new year is a…

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Moving To Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley is famous around the world. It refers to the southern side of the San Francisco Bay area in California. It’s well known as the home of many tech startups and some of the greatest companies in the world. It was given the name “silicon” referring to huge number to silicon manufacturers and innovators that were there, but it’s now known as the hub to the latest and greatest…

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