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Your College Grad is Moving Back Home, Now What?

Parents Beware: More and more kids are moving back home after graduating from college. While some are still job hunting, others have landed positions but just aren’t ready yet to fly the coop. Millennials blame school loan debt,  sky-high rents and slow wage growth for their decision to live with mom and dad again. …

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5 Awesome Reasons to Downsize Your Home

If you find yourself yearning for a smaller home to call yours, you’re not alone. According to a 2017 survey from real estate site Trulia, 60% of people living in homes of 2,000 square feet or more said they’d like to downsize. Michelle Hale, organizer and co-founder of Henry Higby, says people …

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How to declutter your home before moving

by Ethan Greenfieldon Oct 5, 2017. It is inevitable that stuff piles up in the home as time goes by – shelves, drawers, and cabinets, start overflowing with clothes, toys, dishes, books, decorations, hobby materials and various other odds and ends; storage spaces get filled with old household items and …

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Three Rooms to Unpack First in Your New Home

After the movers drive away from your new home and you’re perched on a pile of moving boxes, you’ll face a tough decision: What shoud I unpack first? A recent SpareFoot survey asked people which rooms they’d unpack and set up first when moving  to a new house or apartment …

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How to Stay Organized When Unpacking in a New Home

Keeping a home organized isn’t easy, but moving to a new dwelling will give you a chance to start fresh, creating a well-ordered and clutter-free environment. You’ll need to make a firm commitment to the project before you move, said Alison Kero, a professional organizer in New York City. “When …

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Green Updates to Look For In a Home in 2017

This is the year of big inventions, big style, and big changes in the way we see green living. Gone are the days of sacrificing comfort for conscience or style for scruples. Here are five eco-conscious upgrades to look for in your next home. Ra Ra Solar! Solar isn’t the …

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