It's not uncommon for Millennials to move around a lot until they find the right place to settle down. Residing in different cities can certainly be exciting, but it requires a good amount of forethought to ensure that a new living situation goes smoothly.
With this in mind, here are some tips...Read More »
If you have a big relocation on the horizon, one of the best things you can do to prepare is to get rid of items that you no longer need. This way, you won't have to worry about packing and transporting possessions that you're just going to get rid of...Read More »
The weather has certainly been hot in the Washington D.C. area, and by the looks of this weekend's forecast, it's not going to cool down any time soon. While moving is stressful enough as it is, it presents its own unique set of challenges when it takes place during a...Read More »
The idea of finding a job in today's economy can certainly seem intimidating, but it's doable as long as you arm yourselves with the best resources available. If you're planning a relocation to the Washington, D.C. area sometime in the near future, you'll need to start thinking about how to...Read More »
Anyone who owns a feline knows that these animals have unique personalities and often don't appreciate being taken out of their comfort zone. However, if you're changing residences in the near future, you unfortunately won't be left with any other choice but to put your cat through the stress of relocating.
The good...Read More »
Washington, D.C. has a lot to offer in terms of jobs, culture, nightlife, cuisine, politics, history and more, so it's no surprise that so many people choose to call this eclectic East Coast city home. If you're not familiar with the area, however, you may have questions regarding the best...Read More »
Recently on this blog, we wrote about important factors you should consider before signing a lease for an apartment, such as necessary maintenance, the cost of utilities and guidelines regarding changes you can make to the unit. While it's critical to be proactive about addressing these concerns in advance of becoming...Read More »
Adults who have elderly parents may someday face the difficult decision of having to relocate their loved ones from the house they've been living in for decades. Whether this means moving mom or dad closer to you or placing them into a community for senior citizens where they can receive...Read More »
It's been a rainy spring and summer for many parts of the country. This has left home owners dealing with flooded basements and water damage — issues that can pose long term threats when they lead to mold growth and other serious problems.
"Storm water in flooded basements often mixes with a...Read More »
Being a teenager is hard enough as it is, and can be even more difficult when these individuals are hit with unexpected changes. The last thing an adolescent wants to do is relocate to an unfamiliar area and attend a new school, but sometimes a big move is unavoidable. If you're...Read More »
Previously on this blog, we addressed the topic of relocating to a smaller residence, which is a reality that many people face at some point in their life due to a variety of circumstances. Whether it's parents moving to a more reasonably sized property once their children go away to...Read More »
We've all heard horror stories about people's experiences living in apartments — and maybe even have some of our own. Whether it's an unforgiving landlord, a persistent faucet leak, trouble with roommates or a number of other different issues, these problems serve as a reminder of how important it is...Read More »
Moving residences is not a fun task for anyone to take on. The stress of staying organized while packing and making sure all of your belongings get relocated into your new home in a timely manner can be overwhelming.
Imagine if you were a business owner who had to go through the...Read More »
When you are moving out of your home and packing up all of your treasured belongings, the last thing you want to worry about is becoming a victim of a moving scam. A common offense that dishonest movers commit is offering a low pricing estimate and then, once everything is packed into...Read More »
When people begin to reach the retirement age, many of them decide that they may want to relocate — whether this means downsizing to a smaller residence or moving to a different part of the country. There are a number of important considerations that individuals should take when determining where they...Read More »
People relocate to smaller homes for a number of different reasons. Sometimes it's money-related, while in other cases folks realize that they simply don't need as much space anymore. There are certainly some advantages to residing in a small house, such as less required maintenance and lower utility bills. If you...Read More »
Summer is here, and that means many recent college graduates are getting ready to kick-start their career and possibly even move into their own place for the first time. If you're used to living in a dorm room on campus, the shock of non-university living can be a bit intimidating...Read More »
Summer is a popular time of the year for people to change residences, as it allows families to move at a slower pace and gives children a chance to finish up the school year and start fresh in a new town. While the warm weather certainly makes some aspects of...Read More »
With the U.S. housing industry is in a steady state of recovery and the busy summer real estate season is here, there's a good chance that a number of people in the Washington D.C. area will decide that now is a good time to put their house on the market....Read More »
Moving in together for the first time is a big step in a couple's relationship. It's certainly an exciting prospect, but often requires a great deal of compromise that both parties may not be accustomed to. In order to ensure that everything goes smoothly once you're cohabitating, keep these tips...Read More »
College graduation is over, the warm weather is here and people of all ages are getting ready to change residences during the busy summer moving season. For some folks, this simply involves relocating to another apartment a couple miles away, while for others it means moving to another part of the...Read More »