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Moving Made Easy: Here Are 6 States That Pay You To Move There

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Katlynn Mullins Posted on February 22, 2024

With the ongoing increase in remote work opportunities, it’s become easier for people to consider relocating. Some states are taking note of that, too, and they’re starting to incentivize the entire experience. But how do you find the best opportunities? What would they even look like? These answers are different for everyone, of course, but we can help you get started. Take a look.

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Pros and Cons of Living in Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix Arizona

by Matt Lyons Posted on February 21, 2024

Moving somewhere new can feel intimidating — especially if you’re moving to a big city like Phoenix, Arizona. So to help you feel as prepared as possible, here are some pros and cons of living in Phoenix that we think you should consider.

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15 Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC, for 2024

Charlotte North Carolina

by Alex Keight Posted on February 20, 2024

Contemplating a move to Charlotte, NC? We get it. The area is hip, vibrant, huge, and delicious (the food in the area is delicious, that is). But with nearly 200 neighborhoods to choose from, deciding where to live in Charlotte can be daunting. Find out which of these Charlotte neighborhoods is the best fit for you.

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Negotiating a House Price: How To Get That Winning Bid to Contract

Real Estate Advice

by Karen Dybis Posted on February 20, 2024

Sure, you want to get multiple offers when you sell. But when the bids actually start rolling in, it can quickly become overwhelming. Take a look at some negotiation tricks to navigate house offers like a pro — and get that winning bid to contract sooner rather than later.

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The Only Apartment Moving Checklist You’ll Ever Need

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on February 20, 2024

Ever wish you had a handy apartment moving checklist that just spelled everything out? You know, all the who, what, where, and when of what to do when moving apartments. Well, we sure did. That’s why we created this week-by-week checklist full of tips and timelines to make sure you stay on track. Do yourself a favor and get it now.

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How Much Is a Storage Unit? Storage Unit Costs Explained

Moving and Storage Container Guides

by Easton Smith Posted on February 20, 2024

Storage unit costs depend on the size, features, location, and season. Looking for the best storage deal? This guide will help you focus on what matters most to you.

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Which of These Safest Neighborhoods in Phoenix Stand Out to You?

Phoenix Arizona

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on February 19, 2024

When you’re trying to narrow down where to live in Phoenix, whether you have a family, are a young professional, or are a retiree, you’re going to want to settle down somewhere safe — understandably so. And the good news? There are lots of safe places to live in Phoenix! But what are the safest neighborhoods in Phoenix? Here are seven areas we think you should definitely consider.

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L.A. Moving Guide: How To Find an Apartment in Los Angeles

Los Angeles California

by Karen Dybis Posted on February 16, 2024

Planning a move to Los Angeles? Before you dive into the sprawling L.A. real estate market, it’s best to get your bearings first. Our easy guide will help you figure out where to look, how to find the apartment that’s right for you, and how to seal the deal

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Renting a Storage Container: 11 Things You Need to Know

Moving and Storage Container Guides

by Easton Smith Posted on February 16, 2024

Check out our guide to the key factors to consider when you’re renting portable storage containers for storing stuff, moving, or both. Find out how they work and whether they’re a good solution for your needs.

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Renting a Container for Moving, Storage, or Both? Top Tips From People Who’ve Done It

Moving and Storage Container Guides

by Liz Taylor Posted on February 13, 2024

If you’ve got a move or remodeling project coming up, you may be thinking about renting a container as part of your plan. To help you decide if a container is the best choice for you, read this roundup of tips and advice from people who’ve used them to move across the country, relocate for retirement, master a last-minute move, store furniture while remodeling, and more.

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