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Category: Moving Advice

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Happily Ever After: Tips for Moving in with Your S.O.

You’re ready to take your relationship to the next level: it’s time to combine the silverware, call the friends for a housewarming, and move in together! By now, we all know that there is a lot to consider with such a decision, so here are some tips to make sure

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New Apartment Checklist

Moving out on your own is one of the most exciting moments of young adulthood. The moments that follow it, however, may not be as precious- for example, that moment when you try putting together a basic meal to the best of your culinary abilities and realize you don’t have

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What to Do with Used Moving Boxes

The hardest work is over: you’ve moved to a new city, unpacked in your new home, and started settling into your new routine. Thank goodness for those full-service movers who did all the heavy lifting for you. There’s just one issue: what should you do with all of those used

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Tips for Moving When Feeling Under the Weather

Even the best planners among us can’t anticipate when a cold or flu will take you out. The weeks leading up to moving can be tiring and stressful, particularly if you are moving an entire household to a new city or state, and that is bound to be taxing on

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Hiring a Moving Company vs. Renting a Moving Truck

Deciding between hiring a moving company and renting a moving truck are the two most common choices that people will have when moving. Surely renting a moving truck comes at a lower price tag but the added stress and exertion must also be considered, and while the initial cost may

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Best Packing Materials that You Already Own

If you’re preparing for a DIY move, you probably already have money on your mind. Moving house on a budget however does not stop at renting a moving truck and calling in your strong-armed friends. Packing supplies like Styrofoam peanuts and bubble wrap are not only expensive but also highly

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5 Unexpected Moving Expenses You Need to Know About

You’ve diligently calculated and anticipated every moving expense you can, right? The movers, the cleaners, the packing materials, the gas… unfortunately, most people encounter unplanned or unexpected costs during their move that catch their budgets off-guard. We’ve explained some of the most common expenses to plan for, along with how

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6 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving With Children

Nothing says supernova meltdown like telling the kids you’re moving to a new city. Kids build their sense of comfort around familiarity: same house, same room, same bed, same sidewalk, same friends. But if you’ve made the decision to relocate, you’re going to have to break it to them at

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6 Tips for Moving Senior Citizens

We all hope that by the time we reach our golden years we will have found a forever home. But if you find yourself in the position of helping your senior parents move into a new home, whether to be closer to you or to receive support with daily living,

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12 Tips for a Perfect Move

Moving is infamously stressful, and doubly stressful if you are a bit of a perfectionist. The good news is even perfectionists can sail through the moving process, if they follow this checklist for a perfect move:   Create a perfect moving budget Constructing a comprehensive and realistic moving budget is

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