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Money and Time Saving Tips for a Do-it-Yourself Move

Do-it-yourself moving can cost more than hiring movers. Find out how you can save money when moving by yourself and what services you should spend on. 

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The Costs of Moving

Moving can be an exciting - and costly - time in your life. Even if you're moving into a less expensive home, you can expect to spend money before you can...

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How Not Updating My Address On Time Caused A Major Headache

Moving to a new city can be hectic – a new job, new apartment and a million of tasks in between. While I didn’t realize how crucial changing my address was...

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How to Pack a Moving Truck Efficiently

Packing for your move doesn't have to cause stress. Remember that you're in control of the process. Make good decisions by following the instructions we have...

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Better Living: 4 of the Most Affordable Cities to Settle Down in

While New York and Los Angeles used to be the go-to cities for job opportunities, entertainment and culture, there are a new breed of smaller cities that are...

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Clean Break: 4 Tips for Moving Out After a Breakup

Breaking up is hard. It's even harder if you and your significant other are living together. While moving on may be difficult, moving out doesn't...

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3 Advantages of Getting Cable Versus Satellite

Some choices in life can be difficult -- getting cable instead of satellite isn't one of them. Check out this post on why getting cable versus. satellite...

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How to Pack Your Lamp and Lampshades Like a Design Expert

Nervous about damaging your lamp collection during a move? Whether you're using movers or DIY, check out design expert, Libby Langdon's useful tips...

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How To Pack and Move Your Favorite Books

Libby Langdon is back again with her expert moving tips for SmartMove! In this article, Libby offers a step-by-step breakdown of how to properly pack your...

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DIY or Broker? Pros & Cons of Hiring an Apartment Broker

If you live in a major city, hiring brokers to navigate your apartment search is common. However, many apartment hunters don't understand the advantages...

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3 Things to Know When House-Hunting as a Couple

If you're a couple in the market to find a home, there are certain negotiables that should be compromised on. Check out these items that shouldn't...

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A Guide to Getting an Apartment Guarantor / Co-signer

You've finally found your dream apartment and you learn you don't qualify. If the only thing that's standing in the way of you and your dream...

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3 Tips for Finding Housing as an International Student

If you’ve just moved into a new home, your move-in tasks are endless. But there are certain tasks you may want to avoid - learn what not to do during...

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Moving Tunes: 5 Catchy Songs for a Moving Playlist

Big move coming up? The hardest part about a move is the motivation to start packing - we’ve got you covered. Check out this moving playlist of catchy...

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They Stole Everything: How I Handled Moving Company Theft

Are you protected from moving company theft? Nothing puts a damper on a big move quite like experiencing a moving company scam. Learn how I handled it and...

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How to Pack & Unpack Window Treatments and Curtains the Libby Langdon Way

To pack or not to pack? When it comes to packing window treatments, there are several important factors to consider. Join design expert, Libby Langdon, as...

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Artsy Mover: How to Pack Artwork Like a Design Pro

You can’t be too careful when packing priceless pieces of artwork in preparation for a big move. Design expert, Libby Langdon explains how to properly...

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Packing Plants the Right Way with Libby Langdon

Finding it hard to move your plants during a big move? Moving doesn’t have to mean leaving your precious greenery behind. Learn the right way to pack...

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The First Night: How to Pack a Moving Day Survival Kit for Your New Home

Packing for a move? Before you pack all those boxes for your moving company to transport, save yourself lots of time and hassle by learning what movers will...

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Moving Hacks: 3 Time-Saving Tools for Moving

Looking for moving hacks that’ll make moving day a breeze? If moving blankets and straps are foreign terms to you, not to worry! Check out this list of...

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No-Transport Zone: 3 Types of Restricted Items Your Movers Will Not Move

Packing for a move? Before you pack hundreds of boxes for your moving company to transport, save yourself lots of time and hassle by learning what movers...

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Upsize Your Decor: How to Decorate After Moving to a Larger Space

Have you recently  moved into a larger home or apartment? While upgrading your living space is a reason to celebrate, you’ll also need to upsize...

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How to Approach a Home and Household Inventory During a Move

If you’ve been putting off completing a household inventory, we don’t blame you. But a home inventory is an arduous task that you’ll need...

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3 R's to Avoid During Your First Year After a Move

If you’ve just moved into a new home, your move-in tasks are endless. However, there are certain tasks you may want to avoid - learn what not to do...

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How to Avoid Moving Fraud & Scams During a Big Move

Nobody wants added stress during a hectic process such as moving. If you’re preparing to move or in the middle of one, it’s important that you...

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3 Cost-Saving Tips for Back-to-School Shopping After a Move

The lazy days of summer are coming to a close and if you waited extra-long to do your back-to-school shopping, not to worry. Check out these tips to make...

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Practical Decor: How to Repurpose Furniture for a Smaller Space

Recently downsized to a new home? If you’re looking to repurpose old furniture after a big move, check out these furniture repurposing tips that are...

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Getting Settled: How to Find a Primary Care Doctor Near You After a Move

If you’ve moved recently, don’t leave the task of finding a new primary care doctor until the 11th hour. Check out these tips on how to find a...

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My First Housewarming Party: 4 Things I Wish I'd Done Differently

When I moved into a new apartment, I could barely wait to host my first housewarming party, but looking back, there’s many things I wish I’d done...

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The First Month: Move-in Checklist

Your to-do list during the month after a move is vital for getting settled in your new environment. Whether cross country or across town, get a week-by-week...

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How Moving into the Right Apartment Can Improve Your Life

Moving to the right apartment that aligns with your lifestyle and personality can be a catalyst to produce great things in your life. Check out our reasons...

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From Renting to Buying: 3 Valuable Lessons I Learned as a New Homeowner

Transitioning from renting to owning is an exciting new chapter so it’s best to approach it with extensive research & preparation. If you’re...

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Highway to Subway: My Transition to Public Transportation After a Big Move and The Benefits

Public transportation can be a lifesaver for commuters but if you’re a newbie to public transportation, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. Check out...

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Libby Langdon's Stylish Tips for Dining Room Decor & Storage

Looking for a stylish way to store your dining room essentials? Check out design expert, Libby Langdon’s easy tips on how to arrange a dining room...

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3 Cost-Saving Tips For Negotiating Your Moving Company Price or Estimate

Moving can be an exciting time, but it comes with a price - especially when it comes to hiring a moving company. If you’re planning a move, moving...

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How to Search for Schools After Moving to a New District

If you recently moved or have one scheduled in the next couple of months, you’re not alone. The months of June, July and August is the most popular...

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3 Essential Tips For Finding & Hiring a Good Realtor

If moving is in your near future, finding a real estate agent may also be on your moving checklist. Selling or buying a home is a complex process - hiring...

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How Buying New Furniture Was Cheaper Than Shipping

Upcoming move? If you’re contemplating whether it’s cheaper to ship your old furniture or upgrade, learn how I saved a ton of money by selling my...

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How to Find a Roommate After Moving to a Brand New City

Living with roommates is a common & cost-effective practice, but what if you’re new in town? Learn how these 4 “Roomie Rules” helped me...

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4 Tips on Negotiating a Company Relocation Package

If you’re moving for a new career, there’s usually a company relocation package involved. While there’s many factors that determine the...

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Decor Do’s & Don’ts When Decorating a New Home

Looking for new home decor ideas? If you recently moved into a new living space, interior decorating is likely on your moving checklist. Learn what to and...

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How to Register to Vote After a Move

If you recently moved to a new state, or will be in the near future, registering to vote is likely on your moving checklist - follow these tips for a hassle...

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Take or Toss: What to Pack & What to Get Rid of During a Move

Getting rid of old stuff can be tough but it must be done, especially if you’re moving. Learn what to take & what to toss when packing for a big move.

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5 Spectacular Benefits of a Summer Move

Upcoming move? Moving season kicked off in May and many people are gearing up to make the transition - learn why the warm, summer months are the best time...

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3 Important Reminders When Transferring Your Cable

Moving is exciting but it can be hectic as well. Between cleaning, packing and a growing list of other must-do's, it's easy to forget the smaller yet...

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How I Paid the Price for Hiring Bad Movers

I had just graduated from college and received a job offer from a large, Los Angeles financial firm. As I had to move in less than a month, I needed to find...

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4 Factors to Consider When Hiring a Moving Company

If you have a big move around the corner, you’re probably wondering if a moving company is the best way to go. Unfortunately, the task of finding the...

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4 Factors to Consider When Moving into a New Neighborhood

Moving is an exciting time, but there are also many crucial factors to consider and which neighborhood to move is a major one. Everything from grabbing...

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4 Online Furniture Retailers for Your Next Move

A big concern for those who are moving is the process of transporting large pieces of furniture. You could either hire a moving company or do it DIY-style...

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Millennial Movers: Top 5 Cities for Gen Y

When you think of Millennials, the cities that come to mind are usually New York, Los Angeles and San Francisco, but according to Time’s recent article...

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The Resourceful Mover: 4 Tips for DIY Moving

Even when it comes to large endeavors like moving, DIY is your mantra. Maybe you considered hiring a professional moving company at first, but then decided...

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4 Tips to Make Moving in the Winter Easier Than You Thought

Moving in the winter requires more strategy, planning and research than moving when it's warm. However, benefits such as better move-in specials and less...

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4 Tenant Rights You Should Know Before Signing a Lease

Did you know that there's laws against landlords that violate your rights as a tenant? Some may be common knowledge to you and you may be surprised by...

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Affordably Brooklyn: How to Get the Pros of Living in NY Minus the Cost

New Yorkers pay extremely high rents in return for a tiny space and it’s something most of them have simply come to accept. However, the financially...

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10 Reasons Why New Yorkers Love Their City

The best places to visit in a new city isn't always found in the guidebook. What better way to explore New York than to go where the locals go? Check out...

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Top-Secret Ways That Savvy Movers Score Cheaper Plane Tickets

Part of the moving process is scoring affordable plane tickets to your new city. But if you’ve checked airline ticket prices lately, you know that...

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How To Have A Garage Sale That Actually Makes You Money

Did you know that the purpose of having a garage sale is to actually make money and not just an easy way to get rid of your old stuff? We often fail to...

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The Best Neighborhoods In Philly To Live & Play In

Philadelphia seems to constantly be caught between being a miniature New York City and having its own unique feel unlike any other city in the country...

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The Best Shows On Cable That You Won’t Regret Getting Addicted To

It’s getting cold outside and it’s that time of year when lazy evenings in front of the TV isn’t frowned upon. Therefore, there’s no...

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How Not To Get Duped When Apartment Hunting On Craigslist

Apartment hunting on Craigslist can be a bit like online dating. You have no idea what you're going to get until you meet in person. While there’s...

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Affordably San Francisco: Beyond The Hipster

If you ask someone to describe San Francisco, they'll tell you about a city that feels more like a place in Europe. With its gorgeous architecture and...

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Four Hacks That Will Transform Your New Apartment Into A Personal Haven

Moving can be exciting, nerve-racking and stressful all at the same time. Amidst the whirlwind of a new city, new job and new home, it's natural to feel...

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Best Way To Ship Your Car and Avoid Stress

Moving to Los Angeles after college had always been a dream of mine. Among the mountain of tasks involved with moving across the country, shipping my car...

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Four Websites That Can Help You Make Friends In A New City

Anyone that's moved to a new city knows all too well how stressful the endless tasks related to moving can be. Researching neighborhoods, applying for...

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Affordably Minneapolis: The "Artsy-est" City That No One Knows About

The cities that come to mind when people mention art galleries, theaters and billion dollar corporations are places such as New York, Chicago and Atlanta...

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The Ultimate Moving Timeline From Start To Finish

Moving is no easy task. Streamline your experience with this smart timeline that guides you all the way from two months ahead to actual moving day.

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Make Your Own Floor Plan Before Moving to Your New Home

Whether you're taking the plunge and moving into a bigger home or trimming down and settling into a more compact spot, it's important to plan out...

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Do I Really Need Moving Insurance?

Moving is exhausting. When a moving company sends you the contract, they'll probably inform you that their service includes insurance that will cover you...

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How I Got My Security Deposit Back From My Landlord Without A Hassle

Like most people, my experience moving out of apartments have been mostly terrible and it had a lot to do with getting my security deposit back. This time...

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Affordably Seattle: 6 Trendy Neighborhoods That Are Easy on the Budget

Despite its high precipitation rate, Seattle remains one of the trendiest cities in the United States, attracting homeowners and renters of all ages and...

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Affordably LA: Budget Neighborhoods Amongst the Stars

Even if you don't have millions of dollars of disposable income to drop on a luxury mansion in the star-studded hills of Los Angeles, you can still find...

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Tips I Learned From My Out-of-State Moving Nightmare

I still can't believe how dumb I was. I finally earned my dream job and all I had to do was pack up my stuff and move from my family's home in Macon,...

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Help! I Finally Made the Big Move and Now I'm Broke!

Murphy's Law states that anything that can go wrong will go wrong. During my recent cross-country move, things went so badly that even Murphy would step...

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How to Pack a Moving Truck Efficiently

Moving all your belongings is incredibly stressful. You'll spend several days packing and unpacking, and you don't want the process to take longer...

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Avoid the Scammers With These 8 Moving Tips

While a professional moving company can be extremely helpful when it comes to streamlining your move, the unfortunate truth is that there are a lot of...

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Trendy and Budget-Friendly Neighborhoods in the Big Apple

New York City is notorious for being one of the most expensive and crowded places to live in the United States. With fierce competition driving prices up...

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Perk Up Any Room with Paint

Get expert painting tips on sprucing up your new home with paint. Pick the perfect paint color and use our interior painting tips to design your home.

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Guest Blog Post: Top 10 Places to Visit in the Chicagoland Area

Chicago is my hometown and full of so many great places to visit that I often play tourist in my own city.

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4 things to know when making a military move with your family

If you or your spouse is in the military, you'll need to learn the ins and outs of moving efficiently.

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Totally Legal: Dotting the I’s and Crossing the T’s of Moving

Moving can be stressful – but little things in the fine print can lead to big trouble. Get the rundown on moving laws and your rights from attorneys...

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Keep your children safe online

Control what your children do online to keep them protected.

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How to prepare your new home for a hurricane

Follow this hurricane preparation guide to keep your home and family safe in the event of an emergency.

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5 Ways to protect your home from a wildfire

Follow these tips to keep your home safe from a wildfire.

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Keep pests out of your new place

Follow these tips for a pest-free residence.

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How to protect your home from a flood

Take these precautions when moving to an area where flooding is a concern.

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Clear the air: How to remove smoke smell from your apartment

Don't let remaining cigarette smoke from a previous resident ruin how you feel about your new home.

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Stay 'green' during your move

Adopt some of these environmentally friendly strategies for green moving.

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Guest Blog Post: Top 10 Favorite Things to Do with Kids in Boston

Guest blog post by Kristin Quinn, author of Misadventures in Mommyhood and contributor to Mommy Poppins

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How to help your pet adjust after a move

Take these tips for keeping your pet safe and comfortable in your new place.

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7 ways to childproof your home

After moving into a new home with young children, you need to childproof the place as quickly as possible.

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How to keep your children safe in a new neighborhood

Follow these tips to keep your children safe in a new neighborhood.

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Dangers of lead: What to know before moving into an older home

There are certain considerations to make before moving into a home that may contain lead.

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What to do if your child is being bullied in your new town

While you should expect your child to need a period of time to open up to a new environment, it's important to note especially negative behavior, as it...

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Do's and don'ts of packing your home electronics

While packing up your home is a huge project, it's also somewhat mindless - until it comes to your valuable electronics. Follow these tips to safely pack...

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16 moving tips for efficient packing

If you're planning to move, these packing tips will help you stay stress-free while you prepare for transit. 

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What to do and not to do in your new neighborhood

Grow comfortable in your new neighborhood with these moving tips on what to do and what not to do when getting settled.

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Libby Langdon: Secrets for Creating an Outdoor Living Space on a Budget

SmartMove 2014 Home Design Resources: Libby Langdon’s Secrets for Creating an Outdoor Living Space on a Budget

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Libby Langdon Dishes the Inside Scoop on her Favorite Online Home Décor Shopping

SmartMove 2014 Home Design Resources: Libby Langdon Dishes the Inside Scoop on her Favorite Online Home Décor Shopping Resources

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Moving tips for college graduates

Moving tips for graduates as they evaluate post-grad plans

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6 ways to capture memories in your new home

There are several fun and creative ways for you to document your moving experience.

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Keeping in touch after moving

It's always hard to say goodbye, but these tips can make it easier to stay in contact with your friends and family.

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Keep your Internet up to speed

Make sure your Internet connection can handle running several devices at the same time.

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How to keep dry in a rainy state

Moving to a place with plenty of rain certainly has its charms, but being wet isn't one of them. Prepare yourself for a wet climate by dressing properly....

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Quick tips for stress free moving

Though moving can certainly be a stressful event, you can take a few steps to take the pressure off. If you're planning to move, check out these moving...

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Managing a big city budget

Moving can be a huge change, none so big as a shift in budget. If you're planning to move to the city, make sure you know how to balance the books in...

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Green cleaning tips for your new home

Try out these homemade eco-friendly cleaning mixtures in your new house.

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Make the most of your home inspection

Learn more about hiring a home inspector and how this professional can ultimately save you money.

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How to prevent mold in your home

When moving into a new home, mold is the last thing you want to deal with. Fortunately, it's generally manageable. 

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Living life in the new suburbs

We're entering an era of new suburbs, places that actually have their own nightlife and entertainment. If you're planning to move to such a place...

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Moving tips: recipes with 5 ingredients or less

Don't worry about filling the pantry and refrigerator right after moving. These recipes only require five ingredients each! 

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10 Places to Visit in Seattle

There is so much to do in Seattle and the majority of it is family friendly. I didn’t grow up in the state of Washington. I’ve lived in Seattle...

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Kitchen appliances for first time movers

Outfit the kitchen of your first home with the appliances you'll need to fully enjoy it.

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Carpet cleaning and maintenance tips for your new home

If you're planning to move into a new place with carpets and rugs, make sure you know how to properly clean and maintain them. Here are some tips for...

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Growing an herb garden for your new home

Herb gardens are a great addition to your new home. If you're planning to move soon, consider starting your own garden.

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Decorating your new home with the environment in mind

You can combine sustainability and style with these eco-friendly decorating ideas.

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Tips for Moving When Your Child Has Autism

If your child has autism and you're planning to move, make sure you prepare well in advance with these tips.

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4 ways to prepare for a long move

Moving far away can be a hassle, but there are a few ways to make the process easier.

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April is Moving Month!

With April upon us, it's time to start preparing for a healthy move and a safe home. 

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Packing tips for a smooth temporary move

A temporary move poses unique challenges, but with the right planning and packing tactics, you can ensure a smooth transition between residences.

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4 essential tips for moving to the country

Living in the country is a brave new world for city dwellers. If you're planning to move somewhere more rural, be sure you know what you're in for.

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How to prevent dust buildup in your new home

Dust can be a constant hassle. When moving into your new home, take these steps to help prevent unnecessary dust buildup. 

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How to organize a panty: Tips & Tricks

Organizing your pantry before you move can help you save money and food.

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Shelving: The answer to every space dilemma

When it comes to making the most of space in your new home, shelves are the way to go. Try out one of these options.

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6 winter activities for exploring a new town

Winter sports are a great way to become familiar with a new town. If you're planning to move somewhere with regular snowfall, be sure to check out these...

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Moving to a winter wonderland

What to expect and how to react to blizzards and winter storms at your new home.

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3 tips for becoming comfortable in your new hometown

Moving to a new city can be a bit intimidating, especially when it comes to meeting people. Here are some tips to help you get settled.

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Keeping your front yard safe in the winter

Snow and ice can turn winter wonderlands into safety hazards. Make sure you keep your home free of danger by clearing walkways of ice and taking care of...

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When does a house become a home?

Get hands-on in your new space as you redecorate and turn your house into a home - full of your own unique personality.

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Take care of medical needs before moving

Medical needs travel with you wherever you go, so put your health first and be sure to look into these important items before you move.

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Safety tips for moving with kids

Making sure your child is safe and comfortable is key during long drives. Follow these moving tips on the big day to ensure you have an incident-free trip...

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Packing safely with children

Children can get themselves into all sorts of trouble. Follow these tips to make moving a safer experience for your kids.

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Prioritizing your home projects

You'll have plenty of projects ahead of you once moving into your new home. Here is a checklist to help you prioritize your maintenance and furnishing...

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Saying farewell to your old home

When you decide to move, you're leaving an entire life behind. Make sure you say goodbye to your hometown before moving.

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How to maximize space in a small kitchen

Kitchen space often seems to be in short supply. If you're planning to move into a home with a cramped cooking area, learn how to maximize with...

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8 tips for packing in a hurry and a quicker move

Moving can be quite a time-consuming undertaking. However, by following these moving tips, you can save precious hours from the moment you buy...

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How to meet neighbors over a game night

If you're looking to bond with your neighbors, you may want to try hosting a game night. By following a few simple guidelines, you can better ensure that...

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Planning your road trip

If you're planning to move cross-country, you should give your route some serious thought. Instead of taking the quickest route, you could take some...

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Five local spots you need to find immediately

When planning to move, it's a good idea to locate essential services such as hospitals and DMVs. However, it's also just as important that you find...

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Landscaping at your new home

Moving into a new home allows you to have some fun decorating not only the inside, but the outdoor space as well. Here are some tips for your landscaping plans.

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Tips for painting your new home safely

Looking forward to customizing your new home with freshly painted walls? Follow this advice for a project that is as safe as it is fun.

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Lifting boxes safely while moving

Safety should be your number one priority when planning a move. Practice these moving tips to prevent injury while hauling heavy items. 

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Spread the word about your big move

Before you move away from your current home, be sure to get in touch with certain people and services to let them know about your change in location.

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3 moving expenses you might not expect

Avoid being surprised by these moving costs before you finalize the deal and get ready to head to your new home.

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4 pit stops worth planning ahead

When planning to move long distances, you'll no doubt need to decide on your route and sleeping accommodations along the way. Here are some tips for...

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5 car ride games for long moves

Entertaining kids in cars can be a real challenge, especially during long hauls across the country. Before moving, brush up on some of these great road trip...

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Best way to pack books when moving

Books can be a cumbersome part of the moving process. With these tips, however, you may have an easier time hauling them to your new home.

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Moving errands to remember for the 21st century

Before moving, make sure you've updated  your life for the 21st century travel. Here are some common errands people tend to forget during a...

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Determine if the IRS may cover your moving expenses

If you have moved because of a new job or a change in business location, you may be able to deduct your moving expenses from your annual taxes. Read on to...

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Planning an eco-friendly move

People who care about protecting the environment will love these eco-friendly moving tips that help them minimize their impact on the planet during their...

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Moving in: Painting your new place

Give your new home a clean and personal appearance with a fresh coat of paint.

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Creating a moving timeline: Part I

Are you planning to move, and worried about how everything will get done in time for the big day? Use this checklist to segment your preparations for a...

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Top 5 moving mistakes

Make your move as smooth as possible by avoiding these common mistakes that can throw a wrench in your preparations.

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7 New Year's resolutions for the new mover

New Year's Eve is a time for resolutions. If you're planning to move, you can already get started on a few of the most popular personal goals.

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9 tips for driving in snowy conditions

While moving, you may find yourself caught in a snow storm. If you're planning to move during potentially bad weather, make sure you follow these truck...

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How to make a small room feel bigger

Just because you're planning to move into a small home doesn't mean it has to feel small. With some simple decorating tricks, you can make cramped spaces...

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Meet new neighbors over food

Changing address means new neighbors. Food can be a great way to break the ice. Here are a few ways to make new acquaintances over meals and treats.

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Moving tips for when bad weather strikes

Are you prepared for all types of weather conditions on moving day?

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Moving tips: Learning about your new hometown

Prepare for your move by getting to know your new area - not just the tourist attractions, but the resources you'll need as a homeowner as well. 

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Double-Check: Frequently-forgotten moving essentials

Don't leave for your new home without everything you need from your former residence. Here is your go-to list of frequently-forgotten items.

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Going it alone: DIY Moving

Are you planning to move by yourself? Here are a few guidelines for getting you where you want to be.

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Organizing for a move: Tips and Tricks

When it comes to planning a move, you can't be too organized. Use these ideas to maximize efficiency and ease when you unpack.

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Forgot the cleaning supplies? Tidy up with borax

You don't need a host of cleaning supplies to tidy up your new home. A few simple ingredients can get you on your way to a sparkling space.

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Top 10 tips on how to keep your electric bill low in winter

Electric bills can be scary come winter. Now that you're done working through your moving checklist, start working on your energy-saving checklist. 

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Your guide to becoming a tourist in your own town

Whether moving or merely traveling, adjusting to a new city is a very similar experience. Before moving, get in the right mindset and think of your trip as a...

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5 tips for saving money on trucks and movers

If you're planning to move, you'll soon find that some of your biggest expenses are the rental truck and the professional movers. Here are some tips...

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5 tips for loading a truck on icy days

Ice and snow can make for a difficult moving session. Here's a moving to-do list to help you pack your truck safely and efficiently on the big day.

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How to choose the best time of year to move

When you're planning to move and renting a truck, give some thought to the season. Plan around holidays as well as the weather, and you'll have an...

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5 best apps that can help you move

Apps assist smartphone users in many aspects of their lives. The same is true for people planning to move. Here are some apps worth downloading before moving.

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Prepare your truck for an icy drive

Driving a truck in the snow can be especially dangerous. Before moving, make sure you are prepared with these moving tips.

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Creating a moving timeline: Part II

You've reached the final stretch before moving day - check each of these items off your list and you'll be ready to go:

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5 hidden expenses you can avoid

Plan to save before moving with these tips and suggestions.

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Top 10 Day Recommendations in Charlotte, North Carolina

One of the great things about living in the great state of North Carolina is that there are some pretty amazing cities here. Charlotte, North Carolina is one...

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Home Safe Home

Your home can never be too safe. Try these home safety tips and strategies to make your home safe for your family.

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The Thick and Thin of Home Entertainment

Home electronics are constantly changing. We took a look at the future of home entertainment and the different types of systems for your home.

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Top Five Items for a Smooth Move

Moving can be stressful but it doesn't have to be. Check out this list of five items to make your move easier.

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Top Solutions for Home Organizing and Storage

Product expert David Gregg gives tips on home organization and how to keep your home in order with storage and pro tips.

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Top 10 Must-Have Home Gadgets to Help You Get Settled with David Gregg

Moving is the perfect time to upgrade your home electronics. Check out our list of top 10 home gadgets to help you get settled. 

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Tips on Spicing Up Your Space with Accessories

Transform your space with these design ideas using home accessories. Add accents, pillow and more to spice up your space.

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Tips to Pump Up Your Interior with Accent Colors

Pump up your interior with these accent colors. Add accent colors throughout your home in drapes, accessories and even an accent wall! 

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Before and After: Home Design Makeovers

See before and after photos of our amazing home interior design makeovers. See how you can transform your home with these winning design ideas.

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Hot Technology + Fresh Design = Moving Bliss

Moving doesn't have to be a hassle. Check out these hot gadgets and moving tools to make your move an easy and seamless one.

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