Four Hacks That Will Transform Your New Apartment Into A Personal Haven
Moving can be exciting, nerve-racking and stressful all at the same time. Amidst the whirlwind of a new city, new job and new home, it's natural to feel homesick at your new place. If you're looking for budget-friendly ways to add a touch of home to your new place, here are some tips on how to create your own personal haven.
Don't Be Blind-Sided By The Hassles Of Shipping Your Car
Moving to Los Angeles after college had always been a dream of mine. Among the mountain of tasks involved with moving across the country, shipping my car didn't immediately strike me as that crucial. But I learned the hard way that shipping my car without doing proper research was one of the worst mistakes I've ever made. And my trusty Toyota paid the price it.
Four Websites That Can Help You Make Friends In A New City
Anyone that's moved to a new city knows all too well how stressful the endless tasks related to moving can be. Researching neighborhoods, applying for new jobs or even routine tasks such as moving your cable can get so overwhelming that making new friends may be the last thing on your to-do list. But once you're settled in, here are some great, online platforms that can help you meet cool folks in your new city.
Affordably Minneapolis: The "Artsy-est" City That No One Knows About
The cities that come to mind when people mention art galleries, theaters and billion dollar corporations are places such as New York, Chicago and Atlanta. But not many know that Minneapolis boasts these same attractions and much more. Minneapolis may be best known as the land of a thousand lakes, but it also has more performance theater seats per capita than any other U.S. city besides New York. With its gorgeous architecture, big-name corporations and rich art scene, Minneapolis is fast becoming one of the best cities to move to.
Creating the Perfect Floor Plan Before Making the Move
Whether you're taking the plunge and moving into a bigger home or trimming down and settling into a more compact spot, it's important to plan out your space before moving day. Here's how to create the perfect floor plan before making the move.
Do I Really Need Moving Insurance?
Moving is exhausting. When a moving company sends you the contract, they'll probably inform you that their service includes insurance that will cover you in the event of damage during the trip. If you read the fine print, that coverage may not protect all of your belongings and you may need additional moving insurance to safeguard your stuff.
How I Got My Security Deposit Back Without A Hassle
Like most people, my experience moving out of apartments have been mostly terrible and it had a lot to do with getting my security deposit back. This time around, I was determined to make a clean break with my landlord without wasting my hard-earned money. Here's how I did it.
Affordably Seattle: 6 Trendy Neighborhoods That Are Easy on the Budget
Despite its high precipitation rate, Seattle remains one of the trendiest cities in the United States, attracting homeowners and renters of all ages and backgrounds. The home values scare off some prospective residents, but there are several hip Seattle neighborhoods that carry affordable price tags.
Affordably LA: Budget Neighborhoods Amongst the Stars
Even if you don't have millions of dollars of disposable income to drop on a luxury mansion in the star-studded hills of Los Angeles, you can still find a comfortable, safe neighborhood in LA. If you make your home in one of these neighborhoods, you might even spot a celebrity or two while you walk your dog.
What I Learned From My Out-of-State Moving Nightmare
I still can't believe how dumb I was. I finally earned my dream job and all I had to do was pack up my stuff and move from my family's home in Macon, Georgia, to my new residence in Mountain View, California. Read on as I relay my tale of woe, remembering that all of my wounds were self-inflicted. Hopefully, you'll learn from my many mistakes.