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Negotiating a Relocation Assistance Package: A Guide

By | 2017-06-16T16:19:20+00:00 June 16th, 2017|Moving Tips|

A new job is nothing short of exciting and chances are if you’ve been offered one, it’s worth packing up your life and moving for it.  But before you say yes to the offer, you might want to think about the relocation, which can cost many thousands of dollars, especially if the planned move is [...]

Benefits of Using Professional Movers

By | 2017-06-06T10:23:34+00:00 June 6th, 2017|Moving Tips|

There are many benefits to using professional movers. However, some folks are more comfortable with a more DIY approach—an option for those who are hoping to save money. But the few bucks you might save by doing all the work might end up costing you in other ways. Here are some benefits of leaving the [...]

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Moving Alone: How to Survive a New City

By | 2017-06-06T17:08:53+00:00 May 24th, 2017|NYC Tips|

New York City is wonderful and exciting. You’ve wanted to get here for a long time but now that your moving date is getting close, the idea of relocating by yourself is starting to feel a bit intimidating. You have many concerns, some of which include how you’ll make new friends, find resources, and feel [...]

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Earth-friendly Alternatives to Moving Boxes

By | 2017-05-27T14:05:59+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Moving Tips|

Earth-friendly Alternatives to Moving Boxes Boxes are great for moving—you can purchase the exact number and sizes that you need and carry everything from your old apartment to your new home safely. For some, however, the idea of using cardboard moving boxes and then ditching them is not environmentally sound. If you’re one of those [...]

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Five Things to Remember When Moving

By | 2017-05-28T10:54:43+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Moving Tips|

There are a lot of moving parts to relocation—from purchasing supplies to packing to arranging for movers it’s a frenzied time even for the most organized. That means there are some essential tasks that one might forget about but which are necessary to remember when moving for a successful, stress-free move. Here are five to [...]

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Five Things You Should Have in a Grownup Apartment

By | 2017-05-28T10:39:30+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 new home, 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 | 2017-05-10T13:18:19+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 | 2017-05-10T13:19:30+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 | 2017-05-10T13:20:34+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 | 2017-05-10T13:21:16+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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