Don’t Forget to Do These 6 Things before You Move

With so much to do during a move, it’s easy to forget about the little things that can make the difference between a smooth transition and a frustrating, time-consuming ordeal. You probably can’t completely eliminate the stressful parts of moving, but you can take the edge off with some careful planning. If you’re moving soon, [...]

How to Find Free Packing Supplies

From oversized cardboard boxes to bubble wrap, you can find several resources for free packing supplies right in your neighborhood. Here’s how to get some of your moving and packing supplies without paying a cent.

How to Take Charge of Your Next Move with these Moving Checklists

When it comes time to move, wouldn’t it be nice if you could simply press a button for a checklist of everything you need to do? Great news: you can do just that.

You may already have lots of experience with to-do lists, as it turns out that making lists is part of human nature. There is something reassuring about seeing all the steps of a process laid out in simple statements. We’ve got you covered with a moving checklist for every aspect of your move.

How to Find Your Perfect Neighborhood

You can fall in love with a floor plan and granite countertops, but if the neighborhood is less than ideal, you won’t be as happy as you could be in your new home.

You can fall in love with a floor plan and granite countertops, but if the neighborhood is less than ideal, you won’t be as happy as you could be in your new home. Where you buy a home is almost as important as the home itself. That’s why we’ve compiled a step-by-step guide to help you find the right neighborhood before you start looking for your dream home.

The Ultimate List of Moving Supplies for an Easy Move

A proper move involves a range of supplies all designed to make the move easier and more effective. But which supplies do you need, and which supplies can you rent instead of buying? If you feel overwhelmed by these types of questions, read below for our suggestions.

5 Little-Known Factors That Influence the Quality of Schools in Your Neighborhood

Moving is a great way to start a new chapter in the lives of you and your children. It’s important to give them the education they deserve, and finding the right school is vital.

There are many resources to help you grade and select schools, but they may not tell the whole story. There are several lesser-known factors that can influence the quality of schools. Read on to learn about simple methods you can use to find the best schools in your new neighborhood.

How to Break Your Lease and Why You Shouldn’t

What happens when you need to break your lease? Are there ways to break it without ruining your credit or facing a lawsuit?

What happens when you need to break your lease? Are there ways to break it without ruining your credit or facing a lawsuit? It is possible to break a lease without penalty under special circumstances, including if the apartment is uninhabitable and your landlord refuses to make repairs (you’ll need evidence of this), if you become seriously ill, or if you are deployed or relocated by the military. Depending on your reasons for breaking your lease, your landlord may choose not to penalize you, but breaking a rental agreement can come with serious consequences.

5 Ways to Move on a Budget

When you’re moving on a budget and moving day is a few short months or weeks away, there isn’t much time to save extra money. After taking care of closing costs and furniture purchases for the new home, you’re likely working with a tight budget. The cost of a move doesn’t have to put more strain on your finances if you take advantage of free resources and use the right approach. With a little planning, there are several ways to pare down moving costs and look forward to a smooth transition to the new place. Here are five ways you can move frugally.

10 Ways to Simplify Your Apartment Move

Are you getting ready to make an apartment move? Preparing for a move can be exciting as you think about how you’ll set up your new place and the things you’ll discover in your new neighborhood. However, as moving day approaches and your “to-do” list gets longer, you may be feeling a bit stressed. The secret to a successful apartment move is to have a plan for what to do and when. We’ve got you covered with 10 ways to simplify your apartment move.

4 Calculators You Can Use To Budget Your Moving Expenses

Moving to a new city can be full of stress, anxiety, and fear. What if you don’t like your new job? What if you miss your old friends? What if you can’t find a home you love?

But the move itself doesn’t have to be full of turmoil. Various calculators can show you how much to budget for the move, whether you’re going across county lines or across the country.