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There a number of neighborhoods in NYC that speak to those in their 20’s. Figuring out your needs and budget will help you narrow down the one that’s the right fit for you.
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8 Cheap Places to Live Near NYC

There a number of neighborhoods in NYC that speak to those in their 20’s. Figuring out your needs and budget will help you narrow down the one that’s the right fit for you.
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How to Move a Safe

A large safe may be hundreds of pounds and require special steps and help to move. It's wise to consider what steps are necessary first before deciding whether you can move a safe on your own or if you might be better off hiring professionals.
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Your Out-of-State Move Checklist

Any move can come with a long to-do list of tasks. Moving to another state has a number of additional steps you'll want to consider to ensure that your relocation is successful.
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Top Ten Rooftop Bars in Manhattan

Tis the season to search for the perfect vantage point to take in the iconic Manhattan skyline. Whether you’re visiting or ready to relocate to the Big Apple, reaching the summit of your perfect rooftop respite is a journey worth taking.
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Moving with Teenagers

If you're planning on a relocation soon and are also a parent of a teenage child, it’s likely crossed your mind how they’ll handle the move.
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Is U-Haul Actually Cheaper than Hiring a Mover?

The do-it-yourself option for many tasks in life is often one that can be affordable. If you don't have the skillset or the right tools for the job though, you may find yourself dissatisfied at best — and risking injury at worst.
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Safest Towns in Long Island, NY

Those planning to relocate to Long Island may be looking for the best of both worlds: a waterfront suburban lifestyle adjacent to the hustle and bustle of the nearby metropolis.
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Safest Neighborhoods in the Bronx

What’s great about the Bronx is that it’s possible to have both an affordable home in the city here and live in one of the safer parts of the city where you can feel secure.
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Safest Neighborhoods in Manhattan

There’s lots of reasons to move to Manhattan and a number of factors to consider when choosing a neighborhood that’s the right fit for you. Part of finding that fit is considering what your safety concerns are.
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Best NYC Neighborhoods for Singles

There’s a place for you in NYC, whether you're planning to move solo or hoping to find a partner. Finding an affordable place for one person in a location where you can also meet other people.
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Best NYC Neighborhoods for Families

A good number of NYC neighborhoods are perfect for your family. Thinking through your neighborhood must-haves and your budget can help you find a home for your family within the five boroughs.
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Moving with Cats

Planning a relocation can be a big change for any one person, even you cat. Even though they may be a creature of habit, you can take a few steps to help them feel as comfortable as possible with the transition to a new home.
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  • Items you should put into storage

Items you should put into storage

Find out what items people often put into storage. If you plan to declutter, you might consider storing some of these so that you can free up space in your home and your mind...
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  • Storage packing tips - How to pack for storage

Storage packing tips

Knowing more about how to pack your stuff for storage can help you minimize the overall cost, protect your belongings, and maximize the utility of the unit itself.
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  • How much does a storage unit cost?

How much does a storage unit cost?

Before you sign any agreements, it’s worth taking some time to investigate what your needs are, understand what will impact the cost, and how much you’re willing to spend so that...
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  • Moving Out Cleaning Checklist

Moving out cleaning checklist

Whether it’s your first time moving out of a house or apartment or you’re seasoned at the art of relocating, it’s never a bad idea to get organized...
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  • Can movers pack for you?

Can movers pack for you?

You’ll be happy to know full-service movers do typically offer packing services. Getting a sense of what to expect with this type of service will help you determine if it’s the right choice for you...
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  • How to Dispose of Furniture in NYC

How to Dispose of a Mattress in NYC

No matter the reason for getting rid of your bed, you’ll want to know the proper way to dispose of a mattress or box spring in NYC. Not following city regulations may cost you...
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  • Can you hire movers just to load a truck?

Can you hire movers just to load a truck?

The quick answer to this question is yes! There are benefits to this option, but before you hire movers there are some factors to consider as you make your choice about who and how your belongings will be handled on or off the truck...
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  • NYC Moving Companies During The Shutdown - All You Need To Know (FAQ)

How to prepare for a move during the COVID pandemic?

A change in circumstances, such as a positive COVID test for you or someone you live with, can present new challenges and needs for your move. Some additional steps and considerations can help keep you and your movers stay healthy while keeping your relocation on track...
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  • Living in Texas (Austin)

Living in Texas

Considering a move to Texas? Check out our guide for the most important pros and cons of living in Texas...
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  • Living in Oregon guide - Pros and cons of living in Oregon

Living in Oregon

Considering a move to Oregon? Check out our guide for the most important pros and cons of living in Oregon...
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  • Do movers charge extra for stairs?

Do movers charge extra for stairs?

For those living in major cities and older apartment buildings, you may be no stranger to a few flights of stairs. While huffing and puffing up and down those on the daily may be second nature to some, the logistics of moving your belongings while navigating stairs is a bit more complex...
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  • How to use packing paper when moving?

How to use packing paper when moving?

When it comes to packing for your move, ensuring the safety of certain objects — particularly the most fragile ones — is key. As a powerhouse moving tool, packing paper can be used to wrap up items and fill empty spaces in boxes...
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  • How to move heavy items safely

How to move heavy items safely

If you plan on a do-it-yourself strategy for moving your heaviest belongings, there are some steps to take to move them safely — or determine whether you might need some professionals to help...
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  • Moving in the summer FAQ

Summer Smiles FAQ

We answer our most Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) to give you a headstart on everything you need to know about your summer move...
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  • Moving with children

11 tips for moving seamlessly with children

If you're moving house in one of the world's most populous cities and you're doing it with children, there are predictable challenges that are easy to plan for and some unexpected hiccups which are worth having on your radar...
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  • Best month to move based on your zodiac sign

Best month to move based on your zodiac sign

Whether it’s riding the waves of this frenetic eclipse season, preparing last second paperwork before Mercury moves into retrograde on May 10 2022, or watching the US Pluto return unfold, a little astrological guidance always puts things in perspective...
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  • Couple moving on a weekend - NYC

Moving on the weekend

The ideal move is on a weekend when there’s no disruption to work and school but it also has a downside. Our quick guide steps out the prep work you need to do, for a smart weekend relocation...
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  • Moving a deceased estate

Moving a deceased estate

When you've lost a loved one handling the the details of handling their estate can be stressful. Leaning on others, such as professional movers, can help you spend more of your time with those you love...
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  • Where to move after NYC?

Where to move after NYC?

Possibilities across the United States are endless. From beachside living on the coast, to rural areas with easy access to national parks and smaller major cities with great amenities but fewer challenges, it depends on what kind of life you want to shape next...
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  • Moving in together guide

Moving in together guide

Moving in together as a couple is a romantic leap of commitment but it comes with a host of practical issues to work through. We’ve put together a guide to issues you should address and help smooth the way for love...
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  • Best and worst times to move

Best and worst times to move

Time is a luxury not everyone has when moving but if you have some control over your plans you can successfully keep downward pressure on your budget by choosing the month and day wisely...
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  • Do movers work on holidays, Thanksgiving and New Year's day?

Do movers work on holidays?

While moving on a holiday is not everyone’s first choice, the break from work and school provides you with the ideal timing to disrupt your normal routine and successfully move to a new home...
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  • Storage options and prices in NYC

Storage Options in NYC

With storage in high demand in NYC, we have outlined everything you need to know about storage options and how to choose the right solution for your needs...
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  • Top tips for moving in NYC

Top tips for moving in NYC

We're not going to lie to you, moving in New York City requires a little more planning. With our tips you'll be in the best position come move day...
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  • Milk & Cookies Halloween Costume

Milk & Cookies Halloween Costume

What a treat! Your moving boxes could be the beginning of the sweetest couple of halloween costumes. What’s more, what you’ll need to fashion them won’t spook your holiday budget!
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  • Moving Truck Halloween Costume

Moving Truck Halloween Costume

Beep, beep! Clear the way for the cutest Halloween vehicle costume to lead the trick-or-treating caravan. You’ll be moved to go green and reuse a few cardboard moving boxes...
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  • Slice of Cake Halloween Costume

Slice of Cake Halloween Costume

Any way you slice it, this sugar-laden Halloween costume idea will be a hit. And, reusing your moving boxes to create this costume confection is just the icing on the, well... cake.
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  • Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume

Hot Air Balloon Halloween Costume

Up, up, and away to trick-or-treating you’ll go! This costume idea will have you flying high on design, but won’t take the wind out of your sails with a big price tag.
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