How To Make Your Next Move More Effective

According to FiveThirtyEight, the average US citizen will move 11.7 times from birth till death. That is a lot of times packing and unpacking, moving heavy items, and finding new places to live! Moving, even if only a short distance away, can be a daunting task. There is a lot to take on, from packing, to finding a moving company to assist you if needed, to switching addresses and bills over. And if you have a family, it can make it even harder. Both your time and your paycheck will be eaten up by this. Having a plan when it comes to moving can make a world of difference in a smooth move or a disastrous move. Be sure to create a plan for all members of your household, including pets. You will also want to keep the weather in mind, making sure that you have the appropriate weather items, such as plenty of water if it is super hot to extra hats and gloves if you are moving in […] Continue reading

What To Ask Before You Move Into A New Apartment

Once you decide it’s time to move into a new apartment you’ll probably start thinking about where you want to live. Once you’ve made a decision here it’s time to meet with landlords and look at their properties. You may even be ready to sign a new lease. But not so fast! Before moving into a new apartment there are some things that you should ask your new landlord before signing the lease. When can a handyman enter your apartment? This should be the number one question in your mind when moving into a new apartment because the last thing you want is to have some unexpected guests. While you don’t own the property this doesn’t mean that the landlord or even a handyman should enter it unannounced. Typically a landlord or handyman will notify you when they need access to your apartment to conduct repairs or maintenance work. When you’re notified of this you should ask them on what day and at what time they’ll be there. How’s the […] Continue reading