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4 Mistakes to Avoid When Moving to a Smaller Apartment

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When moving into a smaller apartment, it’s easy to find yourself making a few common mistakes. These mistakes can prove to be a hassle, especially when you’re just settling into a new place. To prevent moving anguish, follow these tips before you move. Planning Ahead: Taking Measurements If you can visit your new home before […] read more

How to Prepare for Moving Overseas

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Moving across town can be a hassle, but moving overseas can be a stress-inducing nightmare if you don’t know how to prepare. Follow a few simple tips to make the process easier. Find an Apartment If you have relocated overseas but still need to find an apartment, wor with an information center set up for […] read more

5 Moving Tips for Last-Minute Movers

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When you’re moving at the last minute, moving tips can help your move go smoothly. Between coordinating your new life in your new apartment or home, packing all of your belongings and sorting through what you can give away and what you must keep, you hardly have enough time to catch your breath. Here are […] read more

Moving Tips for the New College Student

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If it’s your first time moving for college, follow these moving tips to help make this important transition as smooth and successful as possible! Plan Your Move Figure out your housing arrangements first. Will you be living in a dorm, other on-campus housing or a non-campus sponsored housing facility (apartments)? Each housing arrangement will dictate […] read more

6 Uncommon Sources for Boxes and Moving Supplies

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Before you move into or out of an apartment, you need moving supplies-and lots of them. You don’t want to head to a shipping or moving store and spend a lot of money on boxes, tape and packing peanuts that you’re basically going to use for one day and then throw out. Save your money […] read more

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

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If your lease is approaching its end, you may be considering whether to renew or start the search for a new place. The decision to stay or go can be a difficult one, especially when you look at the terms you’re being offered. It’s not uncommon for a lease to include a planned rent increase […] read more

Getting the Most out of Tenant Incentives

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If you’ve been living in your current apartment for a while now, odds are that your lease has you locked in on a rent that really doesn’t reflect the market in your area. You and your landlord may have signed off on an amount much higher than the monthly price he’s offering to bring in […] read more

Apartment Move-In Inspection Tips

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When you move into a new apartment, it's up to you to inspect your new home. When you do an inspection, you're looking for specifics: Is there any damage to the apartment that is there before you move in? You don't want to get penalized for something you didn't do. read more

What to Pack in Your “First Night” Bag

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Moving can be such a crazy time -- it is so easy to forget the most simple things. The old saying "If my head wasn't screwed on, I'd forget it" rings true in situations like this. Your overnight bag of essentials that you will need immediately upon move-in really should be packed ahead of time. There is nothing like arriving at your new apartment dying for a hot shower and some sleep, knowing you can only get that as soon as you find a towel and your pillow. read more

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