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How to Save Money on Your Next Move

by Nadia Ibanez on

Moving into a new residence can be pricey, for sure. Purchasing moving boxes, hiring a moving team, renting a truck, and paying for gas during the relocation – settling into your new digs can put some strain on your checkbook. However, there are some ways to get around the rising costs of moving. Below are […]

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Weighing Your Options: When to Rent and When to Buy by Melissa Crumish on

Relocation – life’s big routine-jolt. There are many things to consider, topped by housing. Not only must you decide on where to live, but also on whether to rent or buy. The Pros and Cons of Renting Even with mortgage rates at record lows, many people in the process of moving are choosing renting over […]

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How to Organize a Move: Easy Relocation Tips by Melissa Crumish on

Whether it’s across town or across the country, moving comes with stress. Your organized life of daily routine suddenly gets knocked out of whack, turning relocation into an endless task of checking off checklist after checklist of things to do and pack, and of people to notify. Staying organized helps ease the process. To help […]

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Checking New Neighborhood Safety When Moving by Melissa Crumish on

There are many angles to consider when choosing a new neighborhood: For example, you’ll think about: Proximity to schools and work. Access to public transportation. Cultural and recreational opportunities. Shopping. Taxes. These are all valid consideration points, worthy of attention, but don’t forget to also weigh neighborhood safety before shifting into move-mode. This is especially […]

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Relocating Soon? Be Aware of Moving Tax Deductions by Melissa Crumish on

Relocating busies the mind with packing, unpacking, and gauging which new neighbors to avoid. Amidst all of this whirl, don’t forget to keep accurate records of moving expenses. Depending on the reason for your move, you may be able to claim it as a tax deduction. Do You Qualify for a Relocation Deduction? If you […]

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Finding a Neighborhood That Suits Your Needs by Melissa Crumish on

There’s much more to relocating than packing boxes, notifying utility companies, and posting “I’m super-psyched about moving” on Facebook. This especially bears true if you’re not tied to living in one specific location. If you have the freedom say to either live in the city or the suburbs, you should take the time to research […]

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New City, New Job: Finding a Job When You Relocate by Melissa Crumish on

If you’re in the planning stages of relocating to a new area, the time to begin searching for a new job is now, before the move. It’s easier to focus before relocation when your life is still organized and in a routine, as compared to the disorganization that immediately follows moving. To help with your […]

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