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Tips for Moving in Together After Marriage

October 31st, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Helpful Advice For Starting Your New Life Out Right

It was a little over two years ago that I tied the knot and moved into a new home with the love of my life. With two years of marriage under my belt, I was asked recently by a soon-to-be-married friend if I had any tips or advice about moving in together after they’re hitched. So I racked my brain, relived some great memories, consulted some experts and told her this:

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Should I get a realtor? Info on selling a house yourself and with a realtor

October 30th, 2013 - 4:04 PM

Should I use a realtor? Selling a house yourself vs. using a realtor

When you’re ready to sell your home and move, one of the first things on your to-do list is deciding should I get a realtor, or should I try to sell it myself. It’s a common dilemma.

There’s definitely a cost savings in selling it yourself, but do you have the time and expertise it takes to get it done quickly?

 

Taking a look at what goes in to both types of selling can help you make the decision.

For Sale By Owner. Selling Your House Yourself

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16 Ways to Relax After Moving

October 29th, 2013 - 4:10 PM

Did moving leave you frazzled? Sit back and relax!

We feel your pain: you’ve been moving all day long. And whether the move took a few days or a few hours, to say you’re tired would be an understatement. You know what you need? A little relaxation. You deserve it. So forget about unpacking those moving boxes; you can get to that later (seriously, it’s not like they’re going anywhere!). Instead, give yourself a pat on back with these stress-free ways to relax.

  1. Dig through the wardrobe box and find your comfiest set of PJs and house slippers. Instant relaxation.

     

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What are the best long-distance moving companies?

October 28th, 2013 - 3:47 PM

I’m moving long distance. What are the best moving companies for the job?

“You pack, we drive” moving companies rank high at the top of the list. I may be a little biased, but I wouldn’t say it if I didn’t wholeheartedly mean it. But to be fair, how about you be the judge. Here’s a helpful comparison of some of the leading types of long-distance moving companies.

You be the judge!

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Rent a Truck

October 25th, 2013 - 12:02 PM

Do you want to rent a truck?

If you're trying to save money on a cross-country move, intuition may tell you that you have to rent a truck. And that thought may cause concerns that make you dread moving. Am I choosing the right size rental truck? Can I drive that far in a huge vehicle that I’m not familiar with? How am I going to drive it through large cities? How difficult will it be to tow my vehicle? Will my stuff be safe parked in a hotel parking lot overnight? Once I pay for gas, taxes and insurance, how much will it really cost to rent a truck? Is there a better way to move?  
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Answers to Questions about Moving to Kansas City, Missouri

October 23rd, 2013 - 11:44 AM

I’m planning a move to Kansas City. What do I need to know?

Let me point out that today we’re focusing on things you should know if you're moving to Kansas City, Missouri—but if you’re moving to Kansas City, KS, be sure to check back later—we’ll have some information for you, too. Though the areas similar because they share a border and are both part of the Kansas City Metropolitan area, they are two different cities in two different states, and you’ll definitely see some differences.

Just how big is Kansas City, anyway?

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The Best Places to Camp

October 22nd, 2013 - 10:16 AM

How About a Camping Trip?

One of the great perks of moving with U-Pack is that you can pack your stuff up and send it off in the moving truck while you take a little mini vaca in your own vehicle. And what better way to spend a few days than planning a camping trip along the way? It’s not a bad way to save money, either.

Sound like a good plan? Check out some of these really cool places to camp.

Awesome Places to Camp in the U.S.

Glacier National Park, Montana