It can be hard moving to a new place where you don’t know anyone. So the sooner you establish relationships with your new neighbors, the sooner you won’t feel so alone. If you don’t know where to start, simply introduce yourself. Things can be awkward at first, so if you need to, ask to borrow a…

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There are so many things to remember when you’re moving, it’s easy to toss your empty luggage into a box along with everything else! But it’s important to actually pack items in them, to save you the hassle of opening multiple boxes as soon as you arrive to your new home. Pack essentials like: toothbrushes/toothpaste…

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If moving is stressful for you as an adult, can you imagine how stressful it is on your child? Here are some ways to make the process easier on them (and you!) as you move.   Set aside things that remind your child of home Don’t pack blankies, favorite stuffed animals, or night lights. Children…

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  Moving during bad weather can be challenging, but there are ways to stay safe and protect your belongings from the elements during your move.   First, make sure you lay towels and mats at your doorways so that movers can wipe their feet. This will prevent them from tracking water and mud accidentally into…

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Apartment complexes are typically very picky when it comes to apartments being clean before tenants move out. Not cleaning your apartment thoroughly enough could result in surprise fees, and that’s the last thing you need when you’re moving. So how do you make sure your apartment is ready for inspection? Here’s a few handy tips…

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Whether you’re moving across town or to a new state, it’s important to make sure you pack everything properly to prevent breakage. Here’s a couple tips to keep in mind as you pack your belongings. Invest in good materials First of all, make sure you have plenty of packing paper and bubble wrap. Look on…

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As you get things in order to sell your home, you may be nervous about the home inspection. It’s intimidating to have someone walk through your entire home and “grade” it. But with the right preparation, you can feel confident your home will pass with flying colors. Here are a few tips to keep in…

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If you’re thinking of moving by yourself, you should re-consider. Moving is taxing, whether you’re moving across town or several states away. Since there are so many aspects of moving that you have to do yourself, consider asking someone else to share the burden of packing and moving your belongings. Once you decide to ask…

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Whether you’re storing already-packed boxes or setting aside items for a garage sale, storage units can be incredibly helpful during a move. Here’s a few things to keep in mind as you make your storage arrangements. Store smart Don’t store firearms, paint, or food in your storage unit, as these items are not storage unit…

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Sometimes in the process of moving, you have to take a quick trip out of town to hunt for apartments or attend a meeting for your new job. So how do your protect your home and your stuff while you’re gone?   1. Make it look like someone’s home The regular appearance of someone still…

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