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Renting vs. Owning a Home Advantages and Disadvantages

The choice of whether you should buy or rent your home is a big decision. While there really is no wrong answer, there is probably a choice that is more ideal for your situation. Are you trying to determine which option is better for you? Read below for a breakdown of the pros and cons […]

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Moving Out Checklist for Apartment and House Renters

Are you moving out of your apartment or rental? Moving is not only a lot of work, it can also be very stressful. But, the best way to mitigate stress leading up to a move is to be prepared. Are you interested in learning more? Check out our moving out checklist below! Moving Out Checklist […]

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What to Do When You Move to a New City

Moving to a new city is the start of a new chapter in your life. If you are either unfamiliar with it or don’t know many people there, moving to a new city can also be very intimidating. Are you looking for tips for making the best of your transition to your new city? Read […]

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Renting vs Buying a Home: The Undeniable Advantages of Both Options

If you know you want your next residence to be a house, the next logical decision is whether you want to either buy it or rent it. Although this may seem like a big decision, there really is no wrong answer. There are many advantages to either renting or owning a home, so the decision […]

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5 Tips for Moving During the Winter

Are you moving during the winter? Depending on the weather, winter moves are usually more difficult, but they are nowhere near impossible. Between the unpredictable weather and the concerns with the safety of the roads, it is important to be thoroughly prepared. Don’t worry; we are here to help! We’ve compiled a list of some […]

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The Best Home Improvement Projects to Add Value to Your Home

If you’re thinking about selling your home anytime within the next few years, now is the time to start planning some renovations to increase its value before you list it. Thankfully, small renovations can actually go a long way. In this post, we compiled a list of the best home improvement projects to add value […]

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Moving with Children: Tips for Breaking the News and Helping them Adjust

Moving into a new home with new possibilities is an exciting time, but if you have children, they might not see it this way. Even if your kids are old enough to understand the move, it doesn’t necessarily mean they’ll be happy about it. It’s important to keep in mind that your children may be […]

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Move Out Cleaning Checklist to Help You Get Your Deposit Back

A deposit on an apartment can easily cost hundreds of dollars. When it’s only a matter of putting in a little elbow grease and spending a few hours cleaning, why wouldn’t you put your all into trying to get that deposit back? With the help of a moving out checklist, your hopes of getting your […]

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Organizing for a Move: 6 Tips for Decluttering Your Home

Let’s face it, moving is a lot of work. Between getting your house ready for the open house, finding a dream house in a new location and figuring out the logistics of the move, you’re left exhausted before the real fun part starts – packing. Well, we’re here for you. To make your job easier, […]

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How to Move and Store a Pool Table

When you’re a billiards enthusiast, there’s little that’s more satisfying than having a pool table right in your own home. The ability to practice whenever you like or enjoy a rousing game of 8-ball with friends is a perk that pool sharks everywhere can’t deny. Most pool table owners admit that their table is even […]

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