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Top Tips For Moving

Moving is statistically one of the most stressful life events there is. Here are some tips to make things go more smoothly when you make the move.Set a moving dateMost people move on the day that contracts are completed and this is very often a Friday. If you have a choice on completion date, pick ...

Decluttering Tips to Move to a Smaller Home

It is unbelievable the number of items and stuff one can acquire in a lifetime. If you are a senior who is about to move out to a small senior living community center, this might present a tough challenge trying to move all that stuff. As a result, you might need to sort the stuff out your belongin ...

The Top Merits of Modular Homes

There is nothing more pleasurable than owning your own home. Many people spend a good amount of money to make this dream a reality. The good news is that there are dynamic and cheaper ways to own a home today. One such example is getting a modular home. Contrary to popular belief, these are not mob ...

5 Ways to Get the Most for Your Money in a Seller's Market

Furry pink carpet, sea-foam green bath fixtures and endless layers of linoleum flooring were not featured on my "First Home Must Haves" list. In fact, after walking in the front door at our showing appointment, I was immediately ready to walk out the door without giving an offer on what b ... ...

10 Simple Steps to Maximize the Selling Value of Your Home

My husband and I purchased a "fixer-upper" a couple of years ago as our first home. Our hope was to make a profit from renovating the house when me moved on to our "forever home". The sales market in our area has skyrocketed, making it a great time for us to list our house for m ... ...

How to Climb The Property Ladder Like a Pro

Very few of us can afford to buy the home of our dreams right off the bat. Instead, our first home tends to be a less desirable property; perhaps one that is smaller than we’d like, or older or in a less desirable location. However with a little luck, over time the value of our property will ... ...

To Extend, or to Move, That is the Question

For many households, there comes a time when your home becomes a bit too small. Perhaps growing children started inviting their friends over and the noise they are producing is somehow making certain rooms appear not as large as they once did. Or perhaps you are planning on starting a home business ...

Practical Guide: How to Move an Entire Household in One Day

Is it really possible to move an entire house in one day? The answer is: yes. The key is in organization and thorough preparation. If you do everything right before the very moving day, the moving itself is bound to go smoothly.Moving serviceDecide whether to hire a moving service or have your frie ...

5 Things You Must Check Before Closing on a Home

Homes are an expensive yet worthwhile investment. Once you’ve found the perfect place, make sure you do a thorough inspection to keep it from turning into a money sink. While there are many places you need to check in the home, be absolutely sure to at least keep your eyes out for these five ... ...

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How To Move Your House Plants Safely

Moving doesn’t mean that you have to leave your house plants behind.  Here are some tips on how to make sure your house plants make it safely to your new home.PreparationMost professional moving services are experienced in moving house plants and are happy to do so, although it is worth ... ...

10 Simple Steps to Maximize the Selling Value of Your Home

My husband and I purchased a "fixer-upper" a couple of years ago as our first home. Our hope was to make a profit from renovating the house when me moved on to our "forever home". The sales market in our area has skyrocketed, making it a great time for us to list our house for m ... ...

Boxes, Tape and Help: All You Need to Make Your Move Smooth

Moving to a new home is a step towards improving your life, but the preparation for making such a big move can be dizzying. You have to get supplies, arrange for movers or friends to help you, arrange for services to be shut off at your old place and turned on at your new one -- it's no wonder ... ...

Inexpensive Moving Tips

There often comes a point in life when families have to face the need for a bigger, or sometimes just better, space to live in. This may be a result of the addition of a new member or maybe your current house just doesn’t meet your standards anymore.When such a time comes, families are faced ... ...

Asking Friends to Help You Move - 5 Things to Know

Congratulations on your new home! You can hardly wait to move in. Unfortunately, there is the daunting task of the move ahead. Strong, helpful friends are a great way to get the move done cost-effectively but you very literally ruin friendships if you go about this move the wrong way. Here are 5 th ...

4 Questions You Need to Ask Before Renting a New Place

Looking for a new place to rent can be an exciting experience. Sometimes, when you enter a potential place for the first time, it instantly feels like home. However, before you sign on the dotted line, you need to ask your future landlord the following 4 important questions. Is Subleasing Allowed?F ...

Top 6 Things to Do Before Moving

Moving into a new home can be exciting because it could mean you will have your own room to decorate, a new neighborhood to explore, new friends to meet, and lots more. Before your imagination gets carried away with your excitement and your things start getting put into boxes, you'll need to co ... ...

Need to Rush a Big Move? 5 Things To Remember

Occasionally, a homeowner finds the need to move quickly due to a job transfer or other extenuating circumstances. This can be a hassle as moving is certainly not an easy process to begin with and a rushed move is even harder, especially when there is a large amount of stuff along with moving a lon ...

5 Ways to Make the Moving Process as Smooth as Possible

Moving can be very stressful, but it doesn't have to be. With a little organization and planning you can get settled into your new place with ease. The key to this is prioritizing your tasks.  Declutter First - A couple months before your move start going through each room in your house an ... ...