How to Reduce Fuel Costs in Your Moving Truck Rental

When it comes to saving money during your DIY move, a moving truck rental is a great start. But, did you know that there are other things you can do throughout the course of your move to reduce costs? We all know that moving can be expensive, so save money in fuel costs by following […]

What’s Included In My Moving Truck Rental?

It’s easy to get confused about what’s included in your moving truck rental when you rent a moving truck, because every moving company is slightly different. Here, we’ll tell you what is likely included when you rent a moving truck. What’s included in my moving truck rental? Although rates will vary from one company to […]

How to Find a House for Rent

When you first begin trying to find a home for rent, you may ask yourself, “where should I start?” You should begin by compiling a list of must-haves for your rental home. For example: number of bedrooms, size of yard, upgrades, etc.  If you have chosen to rent a house over an apartment, then you […]

Small Space Living: Doing More with Less

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. – Socrates Do you suppose Socrates was predicting the trend of tiny living spaces taking urban cities by storm? From extremely small spaces to what could simply be considered modest, people all over seem to […]

Estimating the Mileage Fees for Your Move

If you’re about to embark on your very first DIY move, then you may be wondering how to budget for your move. In this post, we’ll explain how to figure in the cost of renting a moving truck based on mileage fees for the distance traveled during your move. One Way vs. In-Town Moves The […]

First Time Homebuyer – Shopping For a Home Loan

Purchasing your first home can be a complex process, but keeping yourself organized is your key to success. Before shopping for homes and figuring out which neighborhoods you like best, you’ll need to figure out what you can afford. You will also need to prepare all your financial documents to apply for a loan. Can […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving, Storage, and Organization

  This week in Moving, Storage, and Organization we share news about moving space shuttles, new organization Apps, and innovative storage solutions! I hope you Enjoy this week’s Insiders Scoop! Moving: The big move that everyone it talking about and taking pictures of is the Space Shuttle Endeavour’s big move  from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center […]

How to Move Out on Your Own

It’s time to move out on your own! While you are probably ecstatic about getting in to your own place and making it your own, you are likely feeling a little nervous and unprepared, so here are 3 things to consider when moving out on your own. Supplies/Furniture: Depending on the size of your first place you […]

How To Budget for Your First Home

There are some things you learn buying a home. Creating a budget for your first home needs to cover more than just your down payment, your mortgage payment and your utilities. Here are some of the things you need to learn about so they don’t surprise you when you purchase a home. Closing Costs – […]

How to Plan a Successful Yard Sale

If you’ve been following our organization series and doing your “homework,” then your home is probably looking pretty neat and clutter-free. Now, it’s time to plan a successful yard sale! And here are some handy tips to make your yard sale a booming success! Involve the neighborhood. If you aren’t in a huge hurry to […]

How to Find Furniture Deals for Your New Home

I love to shop and have a passion for home design. But, above all else, I consider myself a connoisseur of finding deals. When you are making a large purchase of any type, from electronics to furniture, it’s worth it to take your time, check out every possible avenue, and do your research in order […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving to College

It seems like the trending topic this week is moving to college. You know it’s about that time when you live in a college town and all you see is U-Haul trucks! There are a lot of factors to consider when you’re moving to college or moving a family member to college.  Many  young adults […]