Should you buy a house or rent one? The hidden costs of home ownership were eye-opening to me when I bought my first home. Read this before buying a house.
Planning a big move? Family moves can seem overwhelming at first... especially if you're also making a big geographical move! Here you'll find really clever moving tips to make your family move as smooth as possible by considering the kids and even your family pets!
Got boring white walls? Renters who can’t paint the walls and homeowners who want temporary decorating options will appreciate these white wall decor ideas.
Here are green moving tips to help you save money while being environmentally friendly. Some ideas: find green moving companies, reuse green moving and packing supplies, and don’t move every single item that’s in your house. More here…
Do you fall into one of these 3 groups? If you’re a renter, a single parent, or a recent victim of a burglary, then here are some extra precautions that you need to take to avoid being targeted by burglars.
Pretty much like anything else, there are both pros and cons to renting a self storage unit. I, know this from personal experience. Here are the pros and cons of renting a self storage unit as I see it.
Whether you are moving across town, across the state, or across the country, your moving costs can quickly add up. Here are the biggest line-items that greatly influence your overall cost to move.
If you’re moving soon — or maybe you just recently moved into a new house — then you’ll want to update everyone with your new address. Thankfully, there are LOTS of fun and creative ways to inform people that you’ve moved. Here are some of the most unique ways to let your friends and family know that you are moving. Moving announcements done right!
Here you’ll find the best day to move, the best month to move, as well as the worst times to move. To make the moving process easier AND less expensive, consider these tips when choosing your actual moving day.
There’s nothing quite as scary as trying to figure out how to pack up your computer before a move so that you don’t damage it. Here are the best ways to pack computers in preparation for moving.
Got a dog or a cat and a move in your future? Here are some tips for helping pets transition through a move. With a little preparation ahead of time, your pet can be comfortable for your upcoming move.
What do you know about your neighbors? Better yet, what do your neighbors know about you? Here are 6 legal ways to snoop on your neighbors online. They’re all free too.
Moving to a new town — or even just across town — and having to go to a new school and make new friends can be scary for kids. It’s normal for children to stress out about moving, but there are some things you can do as a parent to make the move less stressful for your children.
Great tips for finding free moving boxes, plus the best places to buy moving boxes online. This is a great place to start when preparing for a move and you need a bunch of boxes… fast!
Here is a list of all the moving and packing supplies you may want to consider in preparation for your next move. These items can help you move faster… cheaper… smoother… and more efficiently.
Moving insurance is one of those things that people usually think they can get by without. After all, your moving or relocation company will cover any damage or destruction of your property while it’s being moved and during transit. Right? Well, not exactly.
Moving blankets are the those large thick blankets and pads that you see professional movers using to cushion your furniture and boxes while they move your items into their trucks. The blankets keep your things from getting damaged. But, should you buy or rent moving blankest… here’s what you need to know.
Here are a few tips from a professional housecleaner to help you deep clean your home. Doing all of these things will give your home a thorough deep cleaning and get it in the proper condition for selling, moving in, or moving out.
If you rent an apartment, or a house, then you’re probably wondering if you should buy renters insurance or not. So, who really needs to buy renter’s insurance? Here’s what you need to know about insurance for renters.
When I was moving out of state — from Oregon to Washington — the items on this moving checklist made my move so much easier. Without this list, I would have lost my mind!
Here are 5 great tips to save time when you’re packing up your home for a move…
Most of us have had to pack up and move at least once in our lives. And, this isn’t always the most fun experience. Plus, it can be downright expensive to move. I recently moved myself, and I learned a few interesting things along the way — some of them the hard way. So, if you don’t have the extra money to pay for movers to come and pack up your stuff and move it for you, then you’ll enjoy these money-saving tips.
Retrevo.com is a site that contains reviews, ratings, details, and specs for virtually every product under the sun. Think: online shopping site… on steroids! I like it best for the reviews & ratings. Once you see Retrevo in action, you’ll never go back to standard online shopping & review sites.
If you’ve been thinking about using one of those PODS for your moving & storage needs… check here first! Get a promo code for local OR long distance moves here. And hear from others who have used PODS before…
Whenever we’re contemplating moving to a new area, we take a picture using that area’s natural surroundings to creatively spell out the name of the town we’re considering. Check it out… It’s now become one of our most unique traditions!