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How to Prepare Your Kids to Move

How to Prepare Your Kids for a Move

By Tara Mastroeni / August 5, 2020
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Moving can be hard for anyone, even fully-grown adults, which is why it’s no surprise that moving can be especially tough for children. As a parent, you likely want to do all that you can to make the transition easier…

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8 Tips for Managing a Long-Distance Move

8 Tips for Managing a Long-Distance Move

By Tara Mastroeni / June 15, 2020
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Managing a long-distance move is no small feat. However, with a little planning and forethought, it can be done without it feeling overwhelming. To that end, below are eight of our best tips for effectively handling a long-distance move. Read…

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Move-Out Cleaning: A Comprehensive Checklist

Move-Out Cleaning: A Comprehensive Checklist

By Tara Mastroeni / May 28, 2020
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When you’re moving out, giving your old place a good scrub down is essential. Whether your main motivation is to leave your former home looking nice for the new owners or simply to get your security deposit back, a top-to-bottom…

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The American Moving & Migration Trends You Need to Know

By Aly Yale / March 26, 2020
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A new study from LendingTree reveals that almost a full half of current homeowners are planning to move in the next decade. And a big chunk of them are moving to a new city or entirely new state. But where…

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Move Out Checklist for Renters: Get Your Security Deposit Back and Get into Your New Home

By Tim Coutis / July 15, 2019
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Done with renting? Ready to make a move to your very first home? Use this checklist to ensure your move goes as smoothly as possible. Prior to packing Complete a change of address form and submit to the USPS no…

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How to Save Cash on Your Upcoming Move

By Aly Yale / March 25, 2019
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Many homebuyers only consider the costs of the house they’re purchasing — the down payment, the closing costs, the monthly mortgage payment, etc. But actually moving to that new house? Well, that’s costly, too. Moving requires everything from boxes and…

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The 8 Most Common Unexpected Costs of Homeownership (and How to Prepare!)

By Aly Yale / January 29, 2019
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If you’re on the hunt for a home, you’re likely well aware of listing prices, down payments, and maybe even closing costs. But as expensive as those all are, they’re not the end of your homeownership costs. In fact, they’re…

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The Ultimate Moving Checklist: Before, During, and After the Move

By Aly Yale / December 6, 2018
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Moving can be stressful. Not only is there the unavoidable packing, boxing, loading, and unloading to deal with, but there’s also the tedious setting up of utilities (and cable, internet, etc.) and the endless trips to Home Depot and Walmart…

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how much does it cost to move

How Much Does It Cost to Move?

By Tim Coutis / October 25, 2018
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When it comes to determining moving costs, there are many factors to take into consideration. In addition to distance and just how much “stuff” you have to move, there is the cost of labor, packing, packing materials, and insurance —…

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6 Packing Hacks to Make Your Move Easier

By Aly Yale / September 19, 2018
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Color coding your boxes, packing room by room, and using your blankets, towels, and sheets as packing materials — these are all moving tips you’ve heard before. Want something a little more creative? Maybe some packing hacks you’d never thought…

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