Storage Tips

6 Ways to Save on Your Next Relocation

Nate Foster writes about home improvement, real estate, and tips for living lean on a budget. If you have a relocation in the works, or one on the horizon, saving as much cash as you can is going to be vitally important. Moves are time-consuming and expensive, and it’s extremely easy …

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8 Ways to Stay in Touch With Extended Family Members

For those who have moved far away from their hometowns, there usually comes a time when you start to feel distant from your old friends and relatives. When miles separate you from loved ones, regular activities – like getting together on Sundays – become nonexistent. Yet with today’s social media …

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7 Secrets to Moving Large Furniture By Yourself

As someone who’s lived alone, I’ve often moved heavy pieces of furniture on my own with a little ingenuity and a few tricks. However, I’ve also learned that taking on too much by myself can lead to injuries or embarrassing situations. One time, I got wedged beneath a massive desk …

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How to Move With No Money

Sometimes you just need to get out of town fast, even when it seems like you can’t afford it. Yet moving can typically cost thousands of dollars in scouting costs, deposits, moving companies, rental trucks, gas and other expenses. You may not be stuck in your current city, though. With …

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Getting to Know Your New Community After You Move

Moving is hard work, but once you’ve unpacked your boxes and arranged your furniture, you can take some time out for the fun part of relocating: getting to know your new community. There are a lot of things to do following a move. You have to find a new hairdresser, …

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What You Should Know Before Renting a Basement Apartment

Basement apartments sound great on paper: They’re private, cozy little abodes that end up costing you less money! According to Street Easy, basement apartments (in New York City) have a strict set of regulations: “To be characterized as a basement apartment, at least half of the height of the apartment must …

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Moving Advice for Seniors and People with Disabilities

Moving and relocating your home can be one of the most stressful life experiences you’ll face. Moving can bring logistical challenges, the financial burden of unexpected costs, and sentimental sadness associated with saying goodbye the place you’ve called home for years. For seniors and individuals living with a disability, the …

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