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Alex Keight

Alex Keight is a frequent contributor to the PODS Blog who has moved 25+ times because she loves to experience new places.

12 Best Portland Neighborhoods in 2024

Oregon Portland (OR)

by Alex Keight Posted on April 17, 2024

If you’re thinking of moving to Portland, OR — or just looking to find your new home in the Rose City, you can jumpstart your search with his guide to some of the best Portland neighborhoods. Whether you want walkability, a small community feel, access to city amenities, great public schools, or you just don’t want to break the bank, read on to find the best Portland neighborhood for you.

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Here Are the Best Places To Live in Texas in 2024


by Alex Keight Posted on March 29, 2024

Curious about what living in Texas looks like? Sure, Austin and Houston get a lot of love in Texas, but there’s plenty of Lone Star State to go around. Take a closer look at these two favorites as well as a handful of other popular Texas cities to live in.

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Estate Sale Planning: 12 Simple Tips for Netting More Cash

Real Estate Advice

by Alex Keight Posted on March 27, 2024

Want to know how to have an estate sale that nets you plenty of profits? Here’s everything you need to know about the who, what, when, where, why, and how of holding an estate sale.

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Essential Move-Out Cleaning Checklist For Getting Your Deposit Back

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on March 4, 2024

Moving out soon? Cleaning your old place is probably the last thing on your mind, so make it easier for yourself with this room-by-room checklist. Short on time? Read the tips about hiring pros, including estimated costs.

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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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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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8 of the Best Minneapolis Neighborhoods To Check Out If You’re Moving to the Twin Cities

Minneapolis Minnesota

by Alex Keight Posted on February 8, 2024

With more than 83 neighborhoods, deciding where you want to settle down in Minneapolis can be tough. We get it: Whether you’re looking for classy or comfort foods, park time or playtime, trendy or traditional housing — you’ll find it here. So to help you narrow down your choices, we’ve done the hard work for you. Take a look at our favorite Minneapolis neighborhoods.

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Making the move to Columbus, OH? Check out our guide to the best Columbus neighborhoods

Columbus Ohio

by Alex Keight Posted on December 27, 2023

Spanning more than 230 miles, Columbus has plenty of top-notch neighborhoods. From Downtown to Bexley, high-rise to Craftsman, we’ve helped you narrow down your search to help you decide which of these Columbus neighborhoods might be the perfect match for you. Take a look at our top picks.

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Need To Move in a Hurry? Moving Tips for Your Last-Minute Move

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on December 5, 2023

If your last minute move has you feeling overwhelmed, take a breather and check out these moving tips from someone who's done it all before.

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Thinking of Living in Austin, Texas? Here Are 9 Things to Know Before You Pack Up and Go

Austin Texas

by Alex Keight Posted on November 30, 2023

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and Austin is no exception. From the food to the fun, there’s never a dull moment in this central Texas hot spot. But is Austin the perfect fit for you? If you’re thinking about living in Austin, Texas, here are nine things you need to consider first.

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