There are a lot of time-consuming and downright annoying things to cross off your moving checklist. Between packing and hauling and unpacking again, changing your address on official documents might be the last thing on your mind; however, it’s an essential final step to make your new apartment home. Cover all your bases with this complete list of places to change your address when you move from ApartmentSearch. Read the rest of this entry »
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Renting a big truck can be difficult, expensive, and inconvenient—but how else are you going to move that 8’ x 15’ table to your sweet new apartment?
Don’t fret. Moving without a truck is definitely possible; it just takes a little ingenuity and patience. Read on for some of your best alternative moving options. Read the rest of this entry »
Not many people would consider moving fun, but some perks come along with the packing process. This is the ideal time to do a bit of spring-cleaning and toss the junk you’ve got in your current apartment. Start with this list if you’re wondering how to decide what to get rid of when you’re moving out of your current apartment. Read the rest of this entry »
New home, who dis? If you’re moving forward and have found a new spot, there are a few to-dos before you pop your bubbly and burn your sage. Yes, moving can be exciting—hello, new pool!—but it’s also tons of work.
Use this pre-move checklist one step at a time to make sure moving day goes smoothly and you get your security deposit back, because that’s what you really want, right? In 7 steps, your old haunting grounds will just be part of your past. Read the rest of this entry »
Your boxes are packed and the paperwork is finished for your new apartment. Moving day is just around the corner. Are chaos and drama inevitable parts of moving day, or can they be avoided? They can, with these handy moving day tips from your friends at ApartmentSearch! Read the rest of this entry »
If you’ve ever helped someone when they’re moving to a new apartment, you know it can be tough work! But, if you’ve ever been the friend who needs the moving help, you also know that having your amigos there can definitely make moving easier. Once you’ve settled in, show your friends how much you appreciate their moving help! Try these creative ideas to say “thank you” and strengthen your friendships—without breaking the bank. Read the rest of this entry »
Moving is stressful. Moving as a military family? Well, it’s like second nature… but nonetheless stressful! Turns out, renting furniture can make a PCS (or Permanent Change of Station) epically easier. From helping you save money on storage and avoid having to cram ill-fitting furniture into a new home, find out how military furniture rental can help make your move (and your new life) a breeze! Read the rest of this entry »
It’s exciting to search for a new apartment, new neighborhood, and new favorite hangout spot, but don’t let your excitement get the best of you. While you might find the apartment of your dreams, you could also stumble upon a scam. Simply put, a scam is when a criminal tries to get money for an apartment they’re not planning on renting. Once you know how rental scams work, they’re a lot easier to spot. Read our handy dandy guide to make sure you don’t fall prey to one of today’s top tricks! Read the rest of this entry »
Moving is an expensive process. A $1,170 process in fact, according to an average from the American Moving & Storage Association – and that’s when you’re staying in the same state! If you’re looking for ways to cut costs on your next move, start with the basics. You won’t find movers or a moving truck for free, so take advantage of these ten places you can find free moving boxes! Read the rest of this entry »
It’s no secret that the heroes among us, our servicemen and women and their families, have to move…a lot. If you’re part of a military family, you know that the experience can be hectic and unpleasant. The whole thing gets old, doesn’t it? And you definitely don’t want to forget something important just because you’re sick of moving. You’ve got a lot of choices to make and things to keep track of, whether it’s your first move or your fifteenth. To help out our men and women in uniform, we’ve compiled some of the best moving info to make the transition as easy as possible. Read the rest of this entry »