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Moving in with Roommates

Moving in with Roommates

Rent and mortgages are becoming more expensive. Depending on where you live, living alone will become less feasible. You may also decide to live in a specific area due to the proximity to your job. In a situation like this, moving in with roommates will help save cost. You can reduce some of your expenses
Staging Your Home to Get it Sold

Staging Your Home to Get it Sold

Home may be where the heart is, but when you’re selling your home, buyers are a lot more interested in the home than the heart. In other words, if your home’s on the market, you want to depersonalize as much as possible. Staging your home could cost you nothing – taking your family’s pictures off
Long Distance Moving to South Carolina

Long Distance Moving to South Carolina

Are you considering moving to South Carolina? Whether it is because of a job or school opportunity, or a change of lifestyle, moving to South Carolina has several benefits. Read more about a long distance move to South Carolina so you can picture exactly what your new life can look like. LIVING Generally speaking, South
Long Distance Moving to Pennsylvania

Long Distance Moving to Pennsylvania

If you are making a long distance move to Pennsylvania you have come to the right place. Pennsylvania has many attractive reasons to make the state your new home. Read all about the fabulous world of Pennsylvania here. LIVING The State of Independence could double as The State of Beauty. Considering the state’s history within
Moving out on Your own, Now is the Time

Moving out on Your own, Now is the Time

No matter how good you think you have it living at home, you can’t really be the king of your castle until you’re the only king of the castle. It’s true; you count on can sleeping late, not having to worry about paying the rent, and finding some leftover Chinese food in the fridge only
Advice from Mommies who Move with Babies

Advice from Mommies who Move with Babies

It’s true what they say, babies don’t come with handbooks. and they certainly come with handbooks about what you’re supposed to do with them when you’re planning and packing for a long-distance move. Never fear, if you can survive motherhood, you can survive long distance moving with a baby as well- with a little help
Moving to Arizona

Moving to Arizona

Contrary to popular belief, Arizona does not just have deserts. On a geographic note, it should be noted that Arizona sports a surprisingly diverse landscape. The state’s northern section features big forests while mountain ranges can be found in Humphrey’s Peak. and if you enjoy skiing, resorts can be found in Alpine and Tucson. That’s
Moving to Ohio

Moving to Ohio

LIVING Moving to the Midwest and expecting to visit the beach seems a little like moving to Florida and planning on going snowskiing. But when moving to Ohio, the new resident gets to experience the pleasant reality that they’re going someplace that has an active beach lifestyle. Confused? That’s understandable. With Lake Erie as the
Staying Cool during a Summer Move

Staying Cool during a Summer Move

Staying Cool during a Summer Move: 8 Essential Tips to Help You Stay Cool When Moving in Summer The summer season remains the most popular moving period across the nation. During summer, there is limited rain, and the real estate industry is at its peak. Also, kids are out of school, and you can take
How to Move Your Electronics and Smart Home Devices

How to Move Your Electronics and Smart Home Devices

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans planning to move this year, whether down the street or across the country, you’ll likely have a great deal of planning and packing to do. Well you’re making that plan there may be a few important items that you’re forgetting about: your electronics and smart home devices.
Moving to New Jersey

Moving to New Jersey

Congratulations on your long distance move to New Jersey. It won’t be long before you are settling into your new life with tons of exciting places to live, dine, play and explore. While you may have questions about executing a long distance move, at least this article will help you get to know Jersey. LIVING
Moving to North Carolina

Moving to North Carolina

We hope you are as fired up as we are that you’ve been given the opportunity to move to North Carolina. North Carolina’s centralized location on the eastern coast of America means it is a perfect combination to enjoy all four seasons, with mountains, rivers and beaches within driving distance. That is just the beginning
Moving Day Tools: Keep These Handy on Moving Day

Moving Day Tools: Keep These Handy on Moving Day

After weeks of preparing and packing, the moving day is finally here. Once you start loading things onto the moving truck, it can be quite frustrating to realize that some key moving day tools are missing. To make your move easier, we have put together a list of important tools to keep handy on the
Handling Your Empty Nest After the Kids Move Away

Handling Your Empty Nest After the Kids Move Away

It usually hits you right after you’ve finished removing the parental controls your home Wi-Fi network.  Empty nest syndrome. It’s the phenomenon in which parents feel sadness and loss when their kids move away.  Even if it means that you no longer have to filter your child’s social media access, it can still be painful.
Long Distance Moving to Massachusetts

Long Distance Moving to Massachusetts

Living in Massachusetts Massachusetts has the distinction of being one of the oldest and greatest states in America. Everything about the state seems historic, from its museums to its sports teams, and residents take great pride in being part of that ongoing history. But while cold weather, team sports, coffee choices, and the state’s general
How to Move a Pool Table Long Distance

How to Move a Pool Table Long Distance

You’ve got your form down, your follow up is straight and relaxed, and you’ve got more moves than fast Eddie Felson the color of money. Playing pool: slick, moving a pool table: not so slick. Even if your eight ball makes it to the corner pocket with ease, it’s going to take a lot more
Strategies for Moving and Packing Art Work

Strategies for Moving and Packing Art Work

Moving fragile items require extra care and caution. Artwork, paintings, and family photos are examples of such fragile or delicate items. When packing art work for a move, you are faced with several problems and challenges. Nonetheless, the last thing you want is your precious or expensive piece of art to become damaged during your
Long Distance Moving to Georgia

Long Distance Moving to Georgia

Living in Georgia Georgia. The Peach State. Home to big traffic, Coca Cola, and the place where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached. American history abounds in Georgia. Sherman came through here during the Civil War, the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 occurred here, and Martin Luther King Jr. was born here. In more recent
Long Distance Moving to California

Long Distance Moving to California

Moving to California: Embrace the Coastal Living Living in California means accepting certain events as regular occurrences, including festivals and earthquakes. Yes, earthquakes. Moving to California will eventually lead one to experience an earthquake. The upside? The earthquake in question probably won’t be anything like what’s depicted in movies and television. California earthquakes tend to
Long Distance Moving to Florida: Hello Sunshine!

Long Distance Moving to Florida: Hello Sunshine!

Moving to Florida: FLORIDA LIVING Florida’s population has been steadily growing at high rates for years, mostly because the weather rocks and the booze tends to be inexpensive, but also because of Florida’s many side benefits like multiple beaches, oranges and citrus available almost on demand, and no state tax. As a result, the more
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