Five Things You Should Have in a Grownup Apartment

By | 2017-04-11T10:29:17+00:00 April 11th, 2017|Decorating Tips|

You’ve landed your first real job and signed the lease for your New York City apartment. You, my friend, are a real grownup now! After you move into your home and settle down and receive a few paychecks, you might want to think about getting yourself some quality items. Here are five we suggest having [...]

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Save Money When Moving

By | 2017-04-11T06:17:19+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Moving costs can take a toll on one’s wallet—there’s the cost of movers, packing material and time away from work (making money), among others. But there are ways to trim your moving costs. Here are some tips: Scavenge for Boxes It’s nice to walk into a moving supply store and purchase brand new boxes for [...]

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Low Maintenance Plants for Your New Home

By | 2017-04-11T06:18:00+00:00 February 28th, 2017|Decorating Tips|

No green thumb? No problem. Not being a natural with plants doesn’t mean your newly moved into home doesn’t deserve to have some greenery in it.  There are plenty of houseplants that are easy to care for. Not only will they help clean the air in your apartment but will also work as a decorating [...]

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Five Moving Mistakes to Avoid

By | 2017-04-11T06:18:21+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Moving is hectic and often back breaking—between all the prep work and packing and the heavy lifting, most people find relocating nothing short of stressful. In the midst of all its craziness, there are some common mistakes we all make. Here are five to look out for and avoid during your relocation process: Hiring Unprofessional [...]

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Feng Shui Your Home

By | 2017-04-11T06:18:56+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Decorating Tips|

The Chinese art of harmonizing with one’s surroundings—known as Feng Shui—is said to purport harmony in the home and office.  By practicing the rules of this art of placement, it’s said that people can have better relationships with, and relax more in, their habitat. So how does one arrange their belongings to harmonize energy and [...]

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How to Avoid Moving Scams

By | 2017-04-11T06:19:39+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Like any other business, the relocation industry has its share of scams. You put your belongings into the hands of strangers and the move doesn’t go as planned: Your items get damaged, the move costs more than the agreed-upon price or even worse your items are stolen or lost. But your move doesn’t have to [...]

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Moving Houseplants

By | 2017-04-11T06:20:16+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Moving Tips|

Like other living beings, houseplants need special attention and must be moved with care. They are sensitive to stressors—such as temperature and lack of air—and are prone to breakage and damage. But with some preparation, they can survive the trip to their new home. Here are some tips to keep your plants happy and healthy [...]

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Moving With Cats: Tips

By | 2017-04-11T06:20:49+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Moving Tips|

Even before moving day arrives, just like their owners, cats will start to feel the stress. Lots of boxes, strange smells, anxious Mom or Dad, potential disruption to their feeding schedule and a decrease in cuddle and play time.  There are, however, ways to decrease stress on your felines during a move. Here are some [...]

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Fixing Damages Before Moving Out: A Renter’s Guide

By | 2017-04-11T06:21:14+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Moving into a new place is exciting and most of us want nothing more than to get there and bid farewell to our old apartment quickly.  But before we leave our old homes it’s worth taking a careful look around for potential damages. It’s likely that there are holes, scuff marks and broken things here [...]

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Finding Friends After Moving

By | 2017-04-11T06:22:14+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Once the hard task of moving ends, another difficult task begins: Finding new friends and settling in with the neighbors and the neighborhood. While we all seem to do this more naturally as kids, the idea of fitting in seems more trying as adults. But there are some surefire ways to make the process of [...]

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