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The Easiest U.S. Cities to Make a Move

The U.S. housing market continues to thrive, meaning more people are moving onto greener pastures. While settling into your new digs is exciting, preparing for the big move can be an even bigger challenge. From cleaning to packing to hauling it all to your new place, some cities make the process easier than others. The…

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The Ultimate List of Moving Discounts and Freebies to Save Big

You may need to move for any number of reasons. Maybe you’re a student moving away to school, an empty-nester downsizing, or a teacher moving to a new assignment. Whatever your reason for relocating, packing up and moving can be expensive, so we’ll share some ways you can save big when the time comes for…

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How to Safely Get Rid of 50 Household Items

Every now and then, it’s a good idea to give your home a once-over and clear some space. Whether you’re preparing for a renovation or you just need a little extra room, take the time to assess your belongings. Chances are, you’ll find plenty of items that you can get rid of to free up…

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New Homeowner Checklist: 7 Steps for a Smooth Transition

Photo: Morsa Images / E+ / Getty Images Nothing quite compares to the exhilarating feeling of receiving the keys to your new home. After a flurry of paperwork and logistics, it’s understandable you don’t want to wait another minute before settling in. However, you’ll thank yourself later if you can take a step back and…

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Home Inspection Checklist (+ Printables)

Hiring a home inspector is one of the most important steps of buying a house. A professional local home inspector about $350 to hire, and might help you save thousands on home repairs and updates. The home inspection process can be hands-on for homeowners — in fact, you should always feel encouraged to get involved…

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How to Hire a Moving Service

© Andrey Popov – Hiring the right moving service involves: Reviewing qualifications Comparing costs Inquiring about insurance and licenses Reading homeowner ratings and reviews When you understand how to complete these tasks, it’s hassle-free to find a reputable moving company. Check out our moving company directory to find local professional services. This guide covers…

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40 Moving Tips for a Stress-Free Move

Whether it’s your first time moving or you’re a seasoned pro, the process of transitioning from one home to another is a complex task. Like any other major life change, you’re bound to feel excited and maybe a little bit frazzled. Everyone you talk to has their own opinions, and it’s easy to feel lost…

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Moving Out of State Checklist (+ Printables)

Moving out of state repeatedly finds itself on the list of the top 10 most stressful life events. With so many steps and moving pieces involved with an out-of-state move, it’s the ideal time to become your most organized self. When you have a realistic budget and timeline, plus a detailed list of action items,…

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Plan Carefully for Your Move

Moving from one home to another is considered one of the most stressful things people do in their lives; when your move is across the country rather than across town, the stress is increased tenfold! Long-distance moving involves careful planning and organization on your part and on the part of the company you pick if…

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