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17 Attic Renovation Ideas That Will Make You Want To Do an Attic Remodel Right Now

Remodeling and Renovation Tips

by Kiran Bahl Posted on May 15, 2024

When you think of an attic, do you envision a small, dingy room used only to store extra holiday decorations or boxes filled with old, rarely visited memories? It’s time to change that thinking! A usable attic area can actually be a treasure trove of space to add to your home. And with the right attic renovations, that can result in added value to your home. Find out how now!

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How To Pack Clothes for Moving: 15 Hacks You Have To Try

Packing Tips and Hacks

by LB Gabriel Posted on May 14, 2024

Don’t fall into the trap of throwing your clothes haphazardly in bags at the last minute. It can waste a lot of space and time (later) — not to mention leave you with a wrinkled and damaged wardrobe. Instead, make the entire moving process easier on yourself in the long run by learning how to pack clothes for a move the best way with these 15 hacks.

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Pros and Cons of Living in Washington, D.C. — Is the Nation’s Capital the Right Place for You?

Washington DC

by Matt Lyons Posted on May 14, 2024

Washington, D.C., may be most popular for its government influence and historical significance, but there’s so much more to the nation’s capital that makes it one of the best cities to reside in the nation. Filled with young professionals, families, and retirees alike, there are plenty of reasons why you may be considering a move there. But just like any city, there are pros and cons of living in Washington, D.C. Here, we’ll take a look at some of these pros and cons to help you decide if a move to D.C. is the right move for you.

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Living in Columbia, SC: 10 Things You Should Know About Life in Soda City

Columbia South Carolina

by Shannon Jacobs Posted on May 13, 2024

Whether you’re drawn to it by the bubbly promise of its nickname or you want to drink in all the history and arts the city has to offer, read on for all you need to know about the best neighborhoods in Columbia, SC, what it’s like to live there, and how to make the move.

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Here Are the Best Neighborhoods in Nashville for Your Move to Music City

Nashville Tennessee

by Shannon Jacobs Posted on May 13, 2024

Nashville is more than just the Music City. In fact, music, dining, sports, and the outdoors only scratch the surface of what Nashville has to offer. But which neighborhood offers what you’re looking for, specifically? Here are some details about our top picks.

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The Best Small Towns in Kentucky To Satisfy Your Search for Southern Charm

Kentucky Small Towns

by Matt Lyons Posted on May 8, 2024

Evident in its architecture, music, art, and food, the state of Kentucky has a rich history that dates all the way back to the frontier days. And a great part about the best small towns in Kentucky? They have all the historical charm but with easy access to great amenities. In fact, many residents can still escape the hustle and bustle of the city without missing out on the fun. If you find that the Bluegrass State is pulling at your heartstrings, too, consider putting down your roots in one of the 12 best small towns in Kentucky.

 

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Top Tips for Moving Out of State (Plus the Moving-Out-of-State Checklist You Definitely Need)

Moving Tips and Hacks

by LB Gabriel Posted on May 7, 2024

Moving is overwhelming under the best of circumstances. Add some distance to the move and you’re adding even more stress. Want to know how to move out of state and manage to keep your cool and keep things moving at the same time? Take advantage of this moving-out-of-state checklist.

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Hunting for Amazing Cities Near San Jose? We Have the Top 10 Places

San Jose California

by Bridget Houlihan Posted on May 6, 2024

There are lots of reasons to live in one of San Jose’s suburbs or nearby cities, including more affordability, larger space, and easier access to exploring the outdoors. Not to mention, if you’re working in San Jose, many nearby cities and suburbs have decent commutes and still offer all the amenities you could ask for. Here are our top choices we think you should check out.

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How To Pack Books for Moving Without Damaging Your Collection (or Breaking Your Back)

Packing Tips and Hacks

by Kiran Bahl Posted on May 6, 2024

There are some key factors that make packing up your favorite books less simple than you may have hoped. But don’t worry! We have several tips for how to pack books for moving so you can transport your bundles of reading joy efficiently and safely. Follow these tried and true tips for an organized, streamlined process to happily get your books from point A to point B.

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14 Things To Know About Living in Baltimore — Beyond Harbor Views and Old-Bay-Steamed Crabs

Baltimore Maryland

by Katherine Alex Beaven Posted on May 3, 2024

Also known as “Charm City,” Baltimore’s assets run a lot deeper than just Inner Harbor views and Old-Bay-steamed blue crabs. Find out why this coastal Maryland city is a popular home base for D.C. commuters, young professionals, and folks looking for big-city amenities with more affordable housing prices.

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