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new smyrna beach vs. daytona beach

New Smyrna Beach vs. Daytona Beach: Which city is right for you?

If you’re like most Floridians, chances are, there’s something about coastal living that appeals to you. Maybe it’s the relaxing that comes from a day in the sun or perhaps it’s memories of Spring Break. Either way, you’re ready to move to Volusia County and start your beachside life. But choosing which town to call home may be more difficult than deciding to move. New Smyrna Beach vs. Daytona Beach?…

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What to Pack First When Moving

What to Pack First When Moving

How do you fit the contents of an entire house on a moving truck? Learn what to pack first when moving for a faster, more efficient move.   Packing for a move can be a daunting task. After all, you’re faced with the task of putting the entire contents of your home into boxes…while also staying on top of your other responsibilities. But did you know that the earlier you…

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A Guide to Moving Plants

A Guide to Moving Plants

You may be ready to put down roots in a new home, but are your plants? Here are some tips for moving plants.   What do you think of before you move? Generally most people think about boxes, newspapers, a moving company, rental trucks, and bribing friends to help pack. Have you stopped to think about what you’re going to do with your plants? Unlike humans, plants were meant to…

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Pros and cons of moving to the beach

The Top 10 Pros and Cons of Moving to the Beach

Sun, sand, surf…could anything be better? Let’s find out, shall we? Here are 10 pros and cons of moving to the beach.   Here in Central Florida, going to the beach is pretty much a year-round delight. And if you’re anything like us, the last time you were at the beach you probably thought to yourself, “Gosh, wouldn’t it be nice to walk straight from the beach to a house?…

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House Hunting Tips (for First-Timers)

House Hunting Tips (For First-Timers)

Buying your first home is a big deal. Don’t let yourself get carried away. With these first-time house hunting tips, you can find a home that fits your needs and your budget.   Buying a home is a huge investment. Whether you’re staying for the long-haul or planning to upgrade to something else down the line, you need to make sure you’re secured with the knowledge to buy a home that…

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Moving to Fayetteville, Arkansas

Moving to Fayetteville, Arkansas

Consider moving to Fayetteville, Arkansas! Considering a big move but don’t know where you want to go? Look no further than Fayetteville, Arkansas! Whether you’re moving for business or pleasure, Fayetteville has everything you’re looking for, all in one city. Sports fan? No problem. Catch a game at the University of Arkansas. Love the outdoors? The Ozark mountains are right next door! Interested in family-friendly events? Got ya covered with…

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Moving to Colorado Springs

Moving to Colorado Springs

Dreading the thought of suffering through another Florida summer? Consider moving to Colorado Springs!  Central Florida is most people’s idea of paradise: theme parks, mild winters, easy access to sandy beaches…. But some of you may be feeling less-than-inspired by the flat landscape and hot, humid climate (not to mention all the tourists and snowbirds!) Perhaps you’re ready for a change. What place would be the complete opposite of Florida?…

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Top 5 Reasons to Hire Professional Packing Services

Top 5 Reasons to Hire Professional Packing Services

Thinking of moving? Hiring professional movers and packers can make your relocation a lot easier. Here are the top five reasons to hire professional packing services for your next move. Think of all of the areas you use professionals in your daily life: dentists, doctors, repairmen, plumbers…. Why do you call them instead of doing the work yourself? It’s simple, isn’t it? Because they’re experts in their chosen trade. They’ve…

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How Much to Tip Movers (& Why)

Tipping Movers 101 (How Much To Tip Movers & Why)

When it comes to tipping waiters, most people add 20% to the bill without batting an eye, but when it comes to tipping movers, they’re a little more hesitant. But think about it: your moving crew works much harder than your average barista or hairstylist. (Isn’t that why you decided to hire someone in the first place?) Between the careful packing and unpacking of your items, professional movers have to…

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How to Find Your First Apartment

How to Find Your First Apartment

You just graduated from high school or college, and you’re ready to strike out on your own. Congratulations! While moving into your first apartment is an exciting time for anyone, it can also be intimidating. How do I learn to cook? What style of couch should I get? Do I need a roommate?  And most importantly: How do I find my first apartment?   How to Find Your First Apartment Looking for…

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