Sturdy boxes and plenty of wrapping material will usually prevent damage to your household items during a move. However, some of your possessions may need extra care and specific treatment to survive the relocation process. Regardless of the many tasks ahead of you and all the stress related to the upcoming move, learn how to
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These carefully selected ingenious bonus tips and tricks will help you accomplish more in less time, or in other words help you play a more efficient role in your own moving adventure.
Save money on your mortgage/rental payment, utility bills and taxes The monthly mortgage payment, or respectively your rental payment, is thought to be one of the greatest expenses you may face up. It usually accounts for about 30% (or even more) of your income. Living in a smaller property means less mortgage/rental payments. The cost
Having lived with your family for many years, you must be, without a doubt, tired of your own home – all your relatives still treating you like a child who’s incapable of independent lifestyle and important decisions. Not to mention the awkwardness of introducing a new boyfriend to your parents and the uneasy feeling that
Identity theft is one of the country’s most common crimes. In fact, the Federal Trade Commission estimates about nine million Americans falling victim each year. The chance to become a victim of identity theft increases when people move as sometimes they throw away personal information and mail including credit card information. Here are some essential
1. Failing to budget the whole process Buying a home is a serious financial endeavor and you should be prepared for it in advance. First, you should have saved enough money for a down payment. Before rushing to look for a home, you should be pre-approved for a loan. There is no point into looking for
Moving to a new city, you may find yourself financially challenged. To reduce your living costs, you can consider moving in with a roommate. Of course, living with a roommate, you will enjoy less privacy and you will have to comply with some rules, so both of you live happily and peacefully. To find your perfect match,
Getting up early in the morning to get ready for work is never easy. In fact, that specific period is often classified as the toughest stretch during the entire workday. And if you were given the opportunity to have more time for yourself (either to sleep more or have additional time to prepare mentally for
The Economist Intelligence Unit’s livability survey rates cities in areas such as healthcare, education, stability, culture and environment and infrastructure. The highest score that a city can receive is 100. The Economist Intelligent Unit publishes their report each year. Here are 5 of the cities which scored best for the year 2014. Melbourne, Australia Melbourne
You are looking for affordable housing The National Association of Realtors researches the housing market in the USA and publishes their surveys on a regular basis. According to the latest data (October, 2014), housing affordability is down from a year ago as the median price for a single-family home has increased – $220,600, up 5.2
Many people underestimate the importance of having photos of their personal belongings before the relocation takes place. You shouldn’t. There are several ways these photographs can be of service later on: first of all, they can serve as a proof before the moving company if any of the items got damaged during transportation. Secondly, photos