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

Cento’s Ultimate 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, you’re getting ready to move into your first apartment. (Just make sure you use our Ultimate Moving Checklist to make sure you don’t forget anything!)   Moving-Into-Your-First-Apartment Checklist Nothing makes you feel like an adult more than…

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10 Tips for Staging Your Home

If you’re looking to relocate, selling your current home or condo is probably one of the first things on your mind. What’s the state of the housing market? What condition is your home in? And, most importantly, what can you do to induce the best offers? Well, if you have the time to spare, staging your home could make a world of difference in how much you’re likely to get…

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The Best Renovations For Resale Value (and the Worst!)

Your family is starting to outgrow your current home, so you know you’ll be moving sometime in the next few years. Or maybe you’ve just moved into a fixer-upper with great potential, but the ever-present “resale value” is always in front of your mind. How do you decide which home renovations offer the most bang for their buck so you’re not let down when it’s time to sell? Obviously, every…

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How to Make Friends in a New City

You’ve unpacked all the boxes, thanked the moving company, and started your first day of work or school in your new neighborhood. Moving to a new city means navigating uncharted waters in entirely new ways. It can be difficult to get used to a new street layout, or a different job, but you’ll learn with time. One thing you may be wondering, however, is how to make friends in a…

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New Uses for Old Boxes

You’ve just moved into your new home—or your kids have opened a ton of Christmas or birthday presents—and now your house is littered with boxes of varying shapes and sizes. Sure, you could recycle them like you usually do (you do recycle cardboard instead of throwing it away, right?) but there are some new uses for old boxes that you may not have considered.

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Preparing Your Home For the Holidays

After stuffing themselves like the proverbial turkey on Thanksgiving, many central Floridians take on another daunting buffet. (Perhaps that buffet table in the living room needs to be moved to make room for the tree?) Yes, it’s that time of year again, and as the calendar pages turn over, many households will be decking the halls and trimming the tree. Sure, you can simply tear those boxes out of the…

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