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Home Security Guide: How to Feel Safe in Your New Home

Before you get too comfortable, we at MYMOVE have to ask you — have you thought about ways to keep your family, your home, and your belongings safe from theft? Have you taken the time to think through home security?

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3 DIY Outdoor Projects to Make Your New House Your Own

Congratulations, homeowner! You got it all done: The house-hunting, the closing, and the moving. Now, you’re in this new house that’s all yours. But does it really feel like you? Have you had the time to add those personal touches that really make your house your home?

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Tools to Keep Your Closet Tidy

Have you ever cleared out your closet, only to find the mess is back a week later? Keeping clothes, shoes, and accessories tidy in a confined space can be cumbersome. Luckily, we have plenty of storage solutions to help you get things in order! Here’s the best way to organize everything in your closet. Shoes […]

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How to Declutter Before Your Move: What to Keep, Toss, and Donate

This post has been provided by Bed Bath & Beyond. MYMOVE may collect a share of sales from links featured on this page. Moving? Whether you have days, weeks, or months to go, the time to declutter is now. Once you’ve done that, you’ll have an easier time packing, moving, and unpacking in your new […]

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5 Things You Need to Know Before Installing Solar Panels in Your New Home

This post has been provided by Solar Power Rocks. MYMOVE may collect a share of sales from links featured on this page. Moving can be a hassle—no shocker there. But here’s a hot take you may find a little more surprising: moving can actually be pretty awesome. There are plenty of positive aspects you can […]

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Why You Absolutely Must Microchip Your Pet After Your Move

Would it really be moving day if your pet hadn’t tried to make a run for it while you were loading boxes into the truck? Close call. Luckily, you had yours microchipped when you first brought it home a few years ago. But ‘home’ is in a different location now that you’ve moved. Does this […]

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How To Avoid Overpaying When Changing your Address Online

There’s so much that goes into planning and completing a move, and the number of “to-do’s” seem to pile up faster than you can check them…

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5 Fast and Easy Ways to Make your First Home Feel Like One

Welcome home — or not quite? If you’ve just moved into the first residence that’s officially yours, you might not yet feel welcome or at home yet. Is there an app for that? Strapped for time, money and energy, you use what little of it you have to check the main boxes: ensure that your mail […]

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You Bought Your First Home. Now What? Do These 10 Things Before Moving

There’s a first time for everything. The magic of that first love, the emotional feeling hearing a first baby’s heartbeat and the exhilaration of buying and owning your very first home. What do all three of these have in common? You don’t exactly know what to do next. Your first home is an exciting time, […]

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Buy This, Not That: Which Home Amenities Beloved by Millennials are Worth It?

Millennial Homebuyers Love these Amenities, But do they Add Home Value? When it comes to what homebuyers are willing to pay top dollar for, you’ll find different priorities between generational groups. Millennials, the newest set of homebuyers, are willing to do more research and have a thorough understanding of what they want. But are the […]

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Why You Should Move to a Walkable City

Can You Actually Walk the Walk in Your Next City? If you enjoy exploring cities by foot, you could be among the growing group of homebuyers — millennials especially — that are moving away from car-dependent locations and toward those with high walkability. Walkable, or walk-friendly, cities boast an abundance of sidewalks, pedestrian right of […]

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5 Easy Steps For Packing Your Garage

Whether pulling up stakes to move across town or across the country, packing can be strenuous and time-consuming. And figuring out how to pack a garage is probably the last thing on your packing to-do list, and who can blame you? It’s full of things that can be pretty heavy and are hard to stuff into boxes.

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5 Design Sites to Glean Inspiration from For your First Home

Whether you’re an enthusiast of all things interior design-related or the concept alone has your palms sweating, if you’ve got a move on the horizon, your wheels are probably turning. How can you make your very first home actually feel like one? Addendum: a chic, unique one. You dive into the depths of the internet […]

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The Best Small Towns You’d Actually Want to Live In

Did traffic finally break you? Or was it the price of a latte? Either way, here you are, Googling the best small towns to live in. There are plenty of reasons to live in a big city, from the endless parade of new restaurants to the acres of manicured parks. Still, some people hit a […]

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How to Pack Jewelry for a Move

It’s easy to get so bogged down in the big parts of moving that you forget to sort out the smaller details. Who among us hasn’t wound up with seven “catch-all” boxes containing a charming array of orphan socks and mystery cords? Packing your jewelry drawer is probably not at the top of your to-do […]

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