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10 Tips for Handling Stress During a Move

Moving is stressful. No matter how many times you do it, it’s still a huge undertaking to get your life boxed up and loaded onto a truck. One survey even found that moving was more stressful than a breakup or switching careers. To help make the transition a little easier, try out some of these […]

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How to Find a House or Apartment for Rent: The Best Rental Websites of 2023

If you’re looking to rent your next home, you may be wondering how to find the best places to find local rentals. Wether it’s an apartment, house, or townhome, there are plenty of websites available to help you find the perfect rental home.  It seems that there’s an endless number of rental listing sites, but […]

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10 Common Things That Fail a Home Inspection

A home inspection is a top-to-bottom evaluation of a home, completed by a licensed inspector, and is usually paid for by the buyer when purchasing a home. So what does a home inspector look for?  A home inspector mainly looks for electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and structural issues. For sellers, preparing for a home inspection can […]

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The Top Moving Trailer Rental Companies

A moving trailer rental can help you safely transport your stuff with fewer out-of-pocket expenses than a traditional professional moving truck or service. It can also have the added benefit of providing extra storage for your move.  But when deciding whether or not to go with a moving trailer rental, consider the details of your […]

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What Size Moving Truck Do I Need?

When you find a new place, packing your belongings and getting appliances ready for transport are necessary tasks. The more moving preparation tasks you complete ahead of time, the fewer things you have to worry about when Moving Day arrives. Those tasks include answering the question, what size moving truck do I need? Understanding the […]

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Watch Out For These Rental Scams

We reached out to the experts to bring to light three of the most common rental scams out there, and explain how you can spot them from the get-go.

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Find Your First Apartment in 8 Simple Steps

Although the idea of renting your first apartment is super exciting, finding the perfect place can be stressful and overwhelming if you’re unfamiliar with the process. We want your first rental experience to be as painless as possible, so read on and follow MYMOVE’s simple steps.

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The Pros and Cons of Renting a Home

Whether you are right out of college or you are into your lived-in years, most likely you will rent a home at some point of your life. There are plenty of pros of renting as opposed to owning a home. For some, renting is the perfect option, and for others, owning a piece of real […]

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A Landlord’s Guide to Renting Out a Home

The time has come. You bought an investment property. You upgraded the cabinets, patched up the walls, and put in fresh new carpets. Finally, you are ready to start renting out your house — or are you? As a first time landlord, you might be wondering how to rent a house and feeling a little […]

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Moving Back Home: What Will You Do With Your Stuff?

Where do you put your stuff when you move back home with your family? Moving home already comes with challenges. Here are tips to help you face them.

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How to Decide If You Need to Hire Furniture Movers

Should you hire furniture movers, move furniture by yourself, or just sell everything and start over? Here are some questions to ask yourself as you decide.

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Best Self-Storage Companies of 2021

Moving is busy. By the time you’ve packed, lugged, and moved, you might be pretty worn out (and the last thing you want to do is spend a ton of time looking for self-storage). And with getting moving quotes and everything else there is to coordinate, finding the right company for self-storage may not be […]

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Are PODS’ Moving Containers Right for Your Move?

If your packing timeline requires more flexibility than a moving truck provides, moving containers are perfect for you. For this method of moving, a spacious storage container is dropped off right outside your home, allowing you to pack in your furniture and other belongings. Then you have the storage container picked up and taken to […]

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What Size Storage Unit Do I Need?

When you’re looking at storage unit sizes, one of the most common questions you are going to ask is, “how big of a storage unit do I need?” Answering that question helps prevent you from getting one that’s too big and wastes money, or one that’s too small and forces you to squeeze your valuable […]

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Comps 101: How Comparables Can Help You Sell Your Home

So you want to sell your house. You know there are some key things you need to do like stage the interior and work on your curb appeal. You might think, especially if you’re hiring a real estate agent, that everything else is handled. But that leaves out one of the trickiest parts of home […]

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4 Ways to Make Your Home Smell Great for Your Open House

We hope you like the products we recommend. Just so you are aware, Freshome may collect a share of sales from the links on this page.  There’s a lot to do before an open house. You need to clean top to bottom, spruce up your home decor, remove any hyper-personal touches and emotionally prepare yourself […]

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10 Things I Wish I’d Known Before Building a House

What started as a lazy Saturday afternoon looking at model homes soon turned into a full-scale commitment to building a house. That’s how my husband and I went from a pair of looky-loos to building a home over the course of a year. Now, it’s a funny anecdote we bring up when talking with friends […]

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How Much Does it Cost to Build a House?

Finding an existing home that checks all the boxes and fits your budget can be a huge challenge. If your house hunt has been unsuccessful so far, you may be wondering, how much does it cost to build a home?

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The Best Moving Containers of 2023

Planning a move and need extra storage? Moving container rental might be your best option. Moving containers are portable storage units used to transport or store your household items. Here are a few of the best moving container options of 2023. Top moving container companies Container company Best for Sizes available Weight limit range U-Pack […]

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What to Do if You Have Trouble Sleeping in Your New Home

The average person spends about 37% of their day sleeping, but about 70 million Americans still suffer from chronic sleep problems. And in the chaos of moving, good sleep is often one of the first things to go. In this guide, we’ll walk you through some of the most common sleep issues affecting movers, along […]

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How Much Does A Mobile Home Cost?

Let’s get right to the important question – How much is a mobile home? According to the United States Census Bureau, the average cost of a trailer home or mobile home is around $127,250. However, different manufacturers have diverse price points depending on the size and structure.  It’s important to note that the cost of […]

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The Best Mattress Stores to Buy From in 2021

Purchasing a new mattress is an investment in your health and home. As you prepare to replace your outdated mattress, deciding on which mattress stores to visit can be daunting. From large retail stores to smaller, local businesses, finding the best place to buy a mattress requires research, planning, and savvy shopping skills. The reward? A peaceful night’s sleep.

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What You Should Expect from a Home Inspection

If you’re buying a new home, then sooner or later you’ll need to have a home inspection done. While not usually required, obtaining a home inspection is common practice in real estate and is almost entirely done for the benefit of the purchaser, even if they’re paying for it out of their own pocket. A […]

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Forward Your Mail With The USPS® When You Move

There are a lot of things to consider during a move, not the least of which is how to forward mail to a new address. When changing over services like telephone, internet, and TV, remember to register your change-of-address with the USPS for mail forwarding, too. Read on to find out how to forward mail […]

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