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Thursday, December 14, 2017

How to transfer utilities when moving

As much as you may dread it, you need to do a great many things when moving into a new home – research your options, find good movers, take care of the paperwork, pare down your possessions, pack your household, plan you trip, etc. Overwhelmed by these important moving tasks, you may pay little attention to the more trivial aspects of the relocation process – such as transferring utilities, for example. After all, it only takes a few phone calls and filling in some documents to get the electricity, water, and other services at your old home turned off and the ones in your new property – turned on by the time of your move.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

How to pack a storage unit

Renting a self-storage unit can be an excellent solution during the home-moving process because you get that extra storage space where you can temporarily store some of your stuff until the transitional period is over. If used wisely, a storage unit of the right size can prove to be a smart way to fix your sudden insufficient storage problem for a fixed amount of time.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Do rental trucks have to stop at weigh stations?

It is no secret that a house move takes a lot of planning and effort – every single stage of the relocation process requires detailed research, meticulous organization, careful preparation, and plenty of hard work in order to go smoothly and successfully.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

Moving timeline: Interactive week by week moving checklist

No matter how dire the circumstances, people find it easier to face the challenge when they have a clear plan to follow and a specific task to focus on. Having a strategy gives them reassurance and a sense of control, so that they don’t panic or get stressed. Doing things one step at a time helps them concentrate and progress faster and more effectively.

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Thursday, December 14, 2017

The 10 Best Small Cities in America

Ready to move to a small city? We can’t blame you. After all, big city life isn’t for everyone. From absurd housing prices to cramped subway systems, living in a large, urban area certainly comes with its challenges. Fortunately, for those who prefer a slower pace of life, WalletHub has released its list of 2017’s Best Small Cities in America to call home. The study’s top small cities all offer a strong sense of community, affordable neighborhoods, good schools and an overall high quality of life. To find the best small cities in America, the personal finance website compared more than 1,200 small U.S. cities across 33 key indicators of livability.

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