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Moving With a Baby? Read This First

by Katlynn Mullins Posted on January 31, 2024

Moving with a baby sounds as stressful and unpredictable as early parenthood typically tends to be. But add these quick tips to your moving to-do list, and you’ll find you can manage with confidence.

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7 of the Safest Neighborhoods in San Antonio

San Antonio

by Matt Lyons Posted on January 31, 2024

When it comes to moving to a city in the Lone Star State, you can’t go wrong with the home of the Alamo. San Antonio is one of those all-in-one places: It has a small-town feel but with the amenities of a big city and a great economy — not to mention a unique history. The downside? San Antonio has one of the highest crime rates in America. So what do you do if you want to make the move to Mission City? You look into the safest neighborhoods in San Antonio. Here are 7 that we think you check out.

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Best Family-Friendly Neighborhoods in San Antonio

San Antonio

by Matt Lyons Posted on January 31, 2024

Thinking about making the move to San Antonio and wondering which areas are the best for you and your brood? Here’s our list of the best family-friendly neighborhoods in San Antonio (with a few bonus suburbs thrown in there, too).

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Take a Bite Out of the Big Apple: What It’s Like Living in New York City

New York City

by Matt Lyons Posted on January 31, 2024

Taking a trip to the Big Apple is always a blast. After all, it’s a melting pot of culture, business, and entertainment. Commonly referred to as the “Capital of the World,” the sights, sounds, food, and fun never get old! But what’s it like living in New York City? Here are 18 things we think you should know before you choose to pack up and go.

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9 Small Apartment Furniture Tips To Make the Most of Your Space

Remodeling and Renovation Tips

by Katlynn Mullins Posted on January 31, 2024

These must-have furniture hacks for living in a small apartment prove once and for all that tiny places can be cute and functional. You just need the right kind of furniture, colors, and mindset. Here are our favorite tips, room by room.

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What Are the Safest Neighborhoods in D.C.?

Washington DC

by Matt Lyons Posted on January 31, 2024

 It’s not hard to fall in love with Washington, D.C. But one thing’s for certain: Living in D.C. means living in a city with a high crime rate. So what do you do if your heart’s set on moving to the nation’s capital? You look into the safest neighborhoods in the D.C. area. Here are the ones that top our list. 

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Affordable Home Staging Tips to Transform Your Listing on a Budget

Remodeling and Renovation Tips

by Sofia Rivera Posted on January 31, 2024

Home staging is important, it’s strategic, and it can be a lot cheaper than you think. Plus, if you don’t stage your home, you’ll miss out on the 6-20% average bump in final sale price. At the end of the day, you don’t need any more expenses than necessary when you’re moving. Here’s how to stage a home on a budget.

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In a Funk Over That Junk? How to Organize a Junk Drawer in 3 Simple Steps

Declutter

by LB Gabriel Posted on January 31, 2024

You find a few pens and an errant hair tie on the kitchen counter. Where do they go? Chances are, they’re swept straight into the junk drawer. If you want to turn that disheveled mess into an organized oasis, read on for our favorite junk drawer organization tips.

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10 Cities Near Washington, D.C., You Won’t Want to Ignore in 2024

Washington DC

by Matt Lyons Posted on January 30, 2024

Although the advantages of daily living in Washington, D.C., are what draw in so many new residents each year, when it comes to the cost of living in D.C., the high price tag could mean the difference between packing your bags and staying put. A smart compromise? Looking into cities near Washington, D.C., instead. Check out our list of the top 10 cities to consider.

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What’s Chattown Life Like? Living in Chattanooga, TN

Chattanooga

by Heather Magness Posted on January 30, 2024

 Ready to show your love for the Chattanooga Choo-Choo? See Rock City on the regular? Gaze out from Lookout Mountain whenever you want? We get it. Renowned for its stunning natural landscapes, vibrant cultural scene, and healthy economy, Chattanooga, Tennessee, offers a unique blend of Southern charm and modern living. It’s no wonder you’re daydreaming about it. But what is it really like living in Chattanooga? Here’s what we think you should know.

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