Moving, Organization

Moving part 5: Family’s first night in new house checklist

The first night in a new house is stressful. You’re tired from moving. The home’s clean level is questionable. Boxes are everywhere. And somehow there is no toilet paper to be found. So, what do you need the first night in your new house? Here’s a list of things to consider for an open-first box (or… Read More Moving part 5: Family’s first night in new house checklist

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Moving part 3: Problems to look for when buying a house checklist

When looking for a new house, we’re all nervous we’ll choose a money pit. And while it’s always a good idea to hire a professional home inspector before you buy, there are some major problems you might be able to spot yourself. Doing a little inspecting during your initial showing can save house hunting time… Read More Moving part 3: Problems to look for when buying a house checklist

Moving, Organization

Moving part 2: Change of address, services to stop, organizing checklist

There are loads of helpful, extremely detailed moving checklists out there that countdown three months out from your move. This is not that list. This is the list that hits the major checkpoints of moving — the ones you don’t want to forget when you’re packing and sorting like a tornado. I’d like to say… Read More Moving part 2: Change of address, services to stop, organizing checklist

Decor, Moving

Moving part 1: Sell your house faster with these home staging ideas

During the process of listing our house, I’ve gotten some helpful advice from our friend/Realtor and done quite a bit of research on home staging. Here’s what I learned and worked on at our house: 1. Spruce up house exterior and landscaping. Lay fresh mulch and plant colorful flowers for quick impact. If your garage… Read More Moving part 1: Sell your house faster with these home staging ideas