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Packing Up Your Library: How to Pack Books for Moving

Packing Up Your Library: How to Pack Books for Moving

According to a Gallup survey, the average American reads roughly 12 books per year. That might not seem like much, but over time, that can add up to a lot of shelf space. If you’re moving and have an extensive book collection, one of the first questions you’ll want to ask before relocating is: how
4 Tips for Showing Your Home to Buyers

4 Tips for Showing Your Home to Buyers

Many of the tips for showing your home online hold one important piece of the puzzle above all else, especially in the early stages of selling a home—staging. Good staging is the best way to sell a home fast, and to the right buyer at the right price. What is home staging? It’s the art
Writing Off Moving Expenses as a Tax Write-Off

Writing Off Moving Expenses as a Tax Write-Off

Moving in any capacity is often an enormously inconvenient expense. One seemingly-intuitive solution, especially for those moving for professional reasons, is to write off these necessities in your taxes. Simple enough, or so one would think. What moving expenses are tax write-offs? Unfortunately, beginning in 2017, the requirements for what counts as legal tax write-offs
10 Exciting Detroit Activities

10 Exciting Detroit Activities

Considering a move to Detroit? Well, you’re in luck. Detroit is not only an affordable place to live, but it’s also full of exciting historical and outdoorsy activities. Detroit is an American midwestern city known for its music, cars, history, and sports. As the largest city in Michigan, Detroit provides a variety of outdoor recreation
How to Move Appliances Across the Country

How to Move Appliances Across the Country

Moving across the country is a big undertaking. You not only have to pack and transport all your belongings, but also take an inventory of everything you own, deep clean the house, and coordinate with your moving company. And in the middle of all that, you need to figure out what to do with everything
Discover the Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Wisconsin

Discover the Top 5 Tourist Attractions in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a state of endless surprises. You’re bound to discover exciting attractions, beautiful landscapes, and unique experiences no matter where you go. From Wisconsin Dells’ massive waterparks to the strange curiosities of The House on the Rock, the Badger State has something for everyone. Today, we’ll be taking a closer look at the best
9 Tips to Move Out of a Dorm Room

9 Tips to Move Out of a Dorm Room

Dorm life can be exciting. You get to meet new people and form lifelong friendships while living with hundreds of students from around the country and even the world. However, with the fun and novelty comes some not-so-enjoyable realities: Dorm life means studying, cleaning, and, when the time comes, packing everything up to move out.  
How to Meet Your Neighbors

How to Meet Your Neighbors

Moving across the country can be daunting. With everything on your to-do list, meeting your neighbors and getting acquainted with your new environment might not seem a priority. There are many elements to plan for and be aware of, including when to start packing, figuring out what to keep and what to get rid of,
Moving After a Divorce

Moving After a Divorce

Moving after divorce can be difficult, stressful, confusing, and confusing. You can follow some tips and suggestions to make the move easier. Take a look at some suggestions for a timeline of moving following a divorce that should be useful. Before Moving It’s important to consider what steps need to be taken before moving. We’ve
Top 4 Ways of Recycling Moving Boxes After Your Move

Top 4 Ways of Recycling Moving Boxes After Your Move

You’ve made the move to your dream home, apartment, or condo and now have all these empty boxes piled up in a corner in your living room. Moving boxes aren’t cheap, but they’re a necessary investment. Now you’re wondering about recycling the moving boxes, but how do you go about it? Instead of throwing them
Moving with Kids – How to Break the News without Breaking Their Heart

Moving with Kids – How to Break the News without Breaking Their Heart

Is your family making a significant move, and do you need to break the news to your children? Telling your kids that they’re moving can be challenging. Many new experiences await the entire family: a new home, new neighborhood, new school, new friends, and ultimately a new life.  As overwhelming as it may seem to
Items That Need Climate Control While Moving

Items That Need Climate Control While Moving

Have you thought about using a climate control unit while moving? If you have any wood, metal, leather, or wicker items, you should strongly consider getting a climate-controlled unit for your move. These items can crack, split, contract, and expand in various temperature conditions.  If you have a long move across the country, it’s vital
How to Move Appliances Across Country

How to Move Appliances Across Country

Preparing for a cross-country move? Packing and transporting your smaller belongings is easy, but it’s a different story when it comes to appliances–your washer, dryer, oven, fridge, and other essentials. Though vital for everyday use and a comfortable lifestyle, they are large and cumbersome.  Moving Appliances Across Country You need to ask a few questions
Moving in the Summer: 8 Things to Know

Moving in the Summer: 8 Things to Know

Summer is truly the prime time to move. There are so many benefits that come with picking the warmer time of year for your move, including nice weather, summer break for your kids, and even days off from work for holidays and family vacations.  However, just because there are many advantages to moving in the
Best Places to Move for Young Working Professionals

Best Places to Move for Young Working Professionals

If you’re about to wrap up your college experience, the next natural step in the process is to figure out where you want to live and work. And that’s a big task.  There are so many amazing cities around the United States to consider. Of course, your best bet is probably to apply for a
How to Safely Move Plants Across Country

How to Safely Move Plants Across Country

If you’re a plant owner and moving to a different state, you might want to take your plants with you. After all, you’ve put a lot of love and care into them. But do you know how to move plants across the country legally and safely? We have some suggestions to help you figure it
How to Downsize for Retirement

How to Downsize for Retirement

Home downsizing is an increasingly popular trend among retirees. Moving into a smaller home, possibly in an entirely new city or state, offers many financial and lifestyle advantages for those saying goodbye to the working world. Here are the top tips for how to downsize for your retirement home. Develop Clear Goals Downsizing is when
13 Best Ways to Meet People in Your New City

13 Best Ways to Meet People in Your New City

If you are a new kid on the block and feeling lonely, perhaps it’s time to make some friends. This isn’t always easy. Socializing in a new environment requires you to step outside of your comfort zone—and that can be scary. Check out these tips for how to meet new people in a new city:
10 Most Popular Cities to Move to in 2022

10 Most Popular Cities to Move to in 2022

If you’re looking for a permanent change of scenery, you’re not alone. With the convenience of working remotely, people are starting to realize they can live anywhere. They want to work from a place that reflects their energy, activity level, and interests. Here are popular cities to move to in 2022.  1. Boulder, Colorado A
Moving In with Your Significant Other: Tips for Taking This Step Successfully

Moving In with Your Significant Other: Tips for Taking This Step Successfully

Moving in with a significant other takes some adjustments, even for the most loving and devoted couples. And there’s nothing wrong with that. The important thing is that you’re excited to move in together. There are some definite perks to the idea as well. If you’ve been living alone, it’ll be great to have someone
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