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7 Smarter Ways to Thank Friends for Helping You Move

When you're on a student's budget and need help moving, your friends are often the first people you go to for help. Consider yourself a lucky person if you have a few pals that will change their schedules and devote a day to help you with the ordeal of moving. After you've settled in, how will you show your friends how grateful you are for carrying around your heavy stuff, reducing your stress and keeping you company while you moved?

Moving to NYC Part I: Moving Day

Moving to NYC? It can be both exciting and overwhelming. As an international hub of commerce and culture, there's no shortage of exciting career opportunities and unique things to do in the Big Apple once you’ve settled in. But moving yourself and all your belongings to the most populous city in the U.S. can be quite a challenge. Not to worry, we’ve got your back. Here are some smart moving tips for anyone planning on moving to New York City.

7 Unusual Ways to Reuse Cardboard Boxes

You'd be amazed by how many unique, stand-out costumes you can make for kids (or for yourself!) out of a simple cardboard box. Whether it's for Halloween or just for fun, you can create extraordinary DIY costumes like these and save a lot money. It's surprisingly easy to transform a cardboard box into

Choosing Moving Storage

Moving and storage go hand in hand. Chances are if you are relocating, you’ll need to put some of your belongings in storage. Having a reputable company (ahem, like CubeSmart) as your storage partner can help make your moving experience go as smoothly as possible.

Tools for Planning Your Move

Moving Storage Size Guide Need help figuring out which size space to rent? Get Help Choosing the Right Size Moving and Storage Checklist Stay on track in the weeks leading up to your moving day and settle in with ease. Moving and Storage Checklist Home Inventory Worksheet Up-to-date records of your items by room can […]

Selecting Moving Services

When planning your move, the use of moving services is an important consideration. And there are several factors to consider. Summer time is the busiest time of the year for people moving homes. And the beginning and end of each month are traditionally busier than mid-month, regardless of the season. So if you are planning […]

The Art of Home Staging

FACT: According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, staged homes sell 2-3 times faster than non-staged, and on average at a 17% higher price. Selling your home requires the kind of attention to detail that helps prospective buyers envision the space as their own. This is where staging comes in. It’s the […]

Planning Your Move: Packing

Moving takes time, and if you’re doing your own packing — which most people will — make sure you give yourself plenty of it. Plan to start at least six weeks before your move date. And plan is the key word. Planning well ahead and staying as coordinated and organized as possible will be a […]

De-Clutter & Clean

Sure, you might love your knick-knacks and piles of magazines. Gives your home that personalized, lived-in look right? Well that’s exactly what buyers don’t want to see. They prefer to inspect the house for what it is, not everything that’s in it. They’ll want to feel comfortable and be able to imagine themselves living there. […]

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