Moving to a smaller apartment – Ultimate guide to downsizing

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When it comes to downsizing from a house to an apartment or moving in a smaller place, the need to purge becomes inevitable. However, in most cases, it is quite a puzzle to know where to start, what to get rid of and what to keep. This becomes even harder if you have been living in the same place for a very long time. We have put together this article to give you a few ideas on how to tackle this. Plan to let go of old Belongings Sometimes it can get emotional letting go of our old stuff even […..]

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Unexpected Moving Expenses to Avoid in 2017 (Part 2)

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In our previous article, we discussed a few of the unexpected moving expenses you should avoid in 2017. This is a continuation from where we left off: Buying new stuff After moving, you might realize that your old décor doesn’t match your new home. Also, some furniture might feel out of place.  This makes the need to buy new furniture and decor inevitable. Some people prefer selling a lot of their belongings before moving to cut down moving expenses. They consider buying new stuff at their new home to be the alternate solution. While this could be beneficial, when not […..]

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Unexpected moving expenses to avoid in 2017 (part 1)

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When moving most people are stressed about finding their new home or apartment, hiring movers or moving trucks; and many more obvious issues that can directly affect them. However, there are some unexpected expenses that arise and these could cost you thousands to cover them. In this article, we will discuss some of the unexpected moving expenses to help you avoid them if you plan on moving in 2017. Transfer fees When you move to a new place close to your old home/apartment, you may have the benefit of keeping your existing utilities like, telephone, internet, television and electricity. This […..]

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Relocation assistance – What to Discuss with Your Future Employer

You just got the job you’ve always dreamed about. One problem though, it’s in another city. The good news is that most companies now have relocation assistance in their benefits section. This article will help you know what to expect with relocation assistance and what you may have to ask for. What to expect: Most companies will let you about their relocation assistance policy during the hiring process. However, some companies may leave this out of the conversation even if they do have a policy. If you think you that you will need relocation assistance, this is a topic you […..]

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Avoid injuries during a move – Safety tips for a smooth move

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We have talked a lot about how moving can be stressful and difficult. It has been observed that a lot of people undergo some small injuries and sometimes major injuries while moving. We have compiled some moving safety tips to help you avoid hazards when moving. Moving Safety tools and Equipment Let’s start with the basics. Having the right moving safety equipment will reduce the strain on your body and make your job easier. These tools are not expensive and most of them are reusable so you can keep them for future use. A pair of gloves will protect your […..]

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