Moving with kids: avoid the moving day blues

Written by Katie Peterson In movies, it always seems like moving is just about the worst news a kid can hear. Boxes are packed, the sad music plays, and it starts raining just as the car pulls out of the driveway, right past the “sold” sign in the front yard. But moving with kids does … Continue reading Moving with kids: avoid the moving day blues

7 tips for making a move without derailing your 2016 budget

Moving can be very stressful. Aside from hauling heavy furniture, balancing cardboard boxes full of fragile items, and struggling to stay organized amidst all the chaos, moving between homes can also be financially demanding. An unexpected major expense can really derail your yearly budget. There are ways to keep spending under control, however. If you … Continue reading 7 tips for making a move without derailing your 2016 budget

Throw a housewarming party so good your friends will want to move in

Written by Jessy Howe Congratulations, you’re a homeowner! The next best thing to transforming your new space and making if feel like a home, is filling it with all the people you love. Say “cheers” to your new house, it’s time to celebrate with a housewarming party! Prep your home Don’t wait too long to … Continue reading Throw a housewarming party so good your friends will want to move in

5 tips for settling into a new town

May is National Moving Month and at mortgages.com, we talk a lot about what goes into moving including finding the right realtor, house hunting, and negotiating. But what happens when you’ve done this and you realize your new town is quite different from where you used to live? Like, really different. Don’t let homesickness set … Continue reading 5 tips for settling into a new town

The ultimate beginner’s guide to self-storage

Finding and using self-storage can be a daunting task, and if you’re looking for storage you probably already have your hands full. Maybe you’re undergoing a life change such as a move or military relocation, or maybe you simply are trying to restore order to a home that’s overgrown with clutter. Whatever your reason for … Continue reading The ultimate beginner’s guide to self-storage

7 moving hacks to simplify your move

Written by LeafFilter Moving can be an exciting time! However, along with the excitement of getting a new place, there is the stress that comes along with packing and relocating. Whether you are moving down the street, to a new neighborhood, or across the country, it is important to get things done efficiently. With all … Continue reading 7 moving hacks to simplify your move

How to choose the best Internet provider in a new city

Written by Alice Williams You’ve packed every box, organized the movers, and finally arrived in your new city. The process of getting out of your old place is complete; now it’s time to start making your new place a home. One of the most crucial steps is getting your Internet up and running. But how … Continue reading How to choose the best Internet provider in a new city