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The Millennial Minimalist

If your home is free of clutter, you think twice about spending your money on frivolous purchases, and you are constantly attempting to downsize in any way possible, you may be a millennial minimalist.
Who are Millennials?
Millennials are classified as the generation born between the years 1981-1996. Today, millennials make …

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Moving with Kids: 15 tips to have a smooth move

You’ve found your dream house–the perfect place to raise your family. It’s a beautiful new build with a big yard, friendly neighbors, nice parks and great schools. You’ve finished all the headache of closing on the home and selling your current place; now all you have to do is …

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How to Store a Mattress

Let’s face it, your bed is your best friend. You spend one third (hopefully) of every day snuggled in and dreaming away. Finding the right mattress set is nearly impossible, not to mention crazy expensive. Once you’ve landed the perfect set, it could last well over a decade if …

Pay Off Your Mortgage Early: 12 Easy Steps

Taking all 30 years to pay off your mortgage will end up costing you thousands more than paying it off early. Thanks to interest rates steadily climbing toward a jaw-dropping 5%, finding a way to subsidize your mortgage is more important than ever.

As you search your no-wiggle-room budget for …

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Moving to Spanish Fork, UT: A Neighbor moving guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Spanish Fork, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Spanish Fork is a big city with a small town feel, part of the Provo metropolitan area and right next to the scenic Spanish Fork Canyon. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving …

Are Moving Expenses Tax Deductible?

The worst day of the year just might be tax day. Sometimes a worse day could be when you move homes. Sometimes one could affect the other. Hopefully, they affect each other in a positive way. Here are some common questions on how your moving expenses affect your taxes. …

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Moving to Bountiful, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking of moving to Bountiful, UT? Don’t worry, we get it! When you move to a new place, you are almost always seeking greener pastures. Well, when you are moving to place whose name literally means, “large in quantity; abundant,” or, “giving generously,” it can’t get much …

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Moving to Murray, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Murray, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Murray is in the middle of Salt Lake Valley, easy access to SLC and the surrounding areas, and is a 5 minute drive to many shopping malls and the night life. However, You don’t just move to a …

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20 Places to Find Free Moving Boxes Near You

Moving expenses can really add up! You have to pay for the moving services which could include a moving truck and labor costs, pizza for family members who come to help, equipment for special furniture, and you can never find free moving boxes.

Wait, Moving boxes?! You should never have …

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Moving to Ogden, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

You’re not just moving to Ogden now – you’re moving into a brand new neighborhood. Have you ever moved to a new neighborhood? The process of picking a new home can be nerve-wracking, especially if you are moving to a quiet mountain town like Ogden. Luckily, finding the perfect neighborhood …

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How to Prepare your RV for Outdoor Winter Storage

Your RV is a loyal companion all summer long. It travels hundreds of miles without stopping for a break. It puts up with your dusty sweat-coated clothes littering the floor and and keeps you safe from the blistering heat. The least you could do in return is give your …

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DeClutter Your Home: 15 Decluttering Cleaning Tips

How on Earth do you declutter your home? 

Organizing your house is no less than a tiring and time-consuming adventure. Whether it’s an overflow of shoes or a bundle of toys wandering into every corner or your unnecessary acquisitions, they all pile up, hence making cleaning an insurmountable job.

Although it requires …

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Moving to Sandy, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to Sandy, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Sandy is a smaller city, has easy access to the shopping malls and restaurants, and has a great view of the Rocky Mountains. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a new neighborhood and this …

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Moving to Draper, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Draper, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Draper is a beautiful city, has easy access to the mountainside, and has a great view of the Salt Lake Valley. However, you don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a new neighborhood and this …

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Moving to Lehi, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Lehi, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Lehi is an innovative hub, full of entrepreneurship and trendy startups, easy access to the rocky mountains, and has a huge shopping center in Traverse Mountain. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to …

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Storage Facilities Guide

Self storage is a great option for keeping your belongings safe and out of the way. You might be looking for storage if you’ve recently downsized, are in the process of moving, or just want to get rid of some clutter in your current home. There are over 50,000 storage …

Moving to Provo, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to Provo, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Provo is a college town, breeds the startup culture, and has a great night life. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a new neighborhood.

Have you ever moved to a …

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Moving to Salt Lake City, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to Salt Lake City, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Salt Lake City is a beautiful city, has easy access to the mountainside, and has a great view of the Salt Lake Valley. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a new neighborhood and …

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Become A Neighbor Host Today – Make $20-$400/Month

Neighbor’s secure marketplace allows you to make passive income, receive hassle free payments, and we protect your property with a $10,000 Host guarantee. List your unused space with Neighbor in under 5 minutes. Make $20-$400/month with the sharing economy. Being a Neighbor Host grants you exclusive access to a secure …

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Top 20 Safest Cities In Utah (2018)

As a woman who, believe it or not, has had to go places and do things by herself in life, I have been taught and told time and time again to exercise vigilant caution. It is all too easy to tell ourselves–men, women, and children alike–that nothing happens in …

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Moving to South Jordan, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to South Jordan, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! South Jordan is a great city tucked on the western side of Salt Lake Valley, has easy access to many shopping centers, and has a great view of the Salt Lake Valley. However, You don’t just move to a …

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Moving Hacks For The Hopelessly Disorganized

It’s hard to keep everything together while packing up your entire life and putting it all back together in a new location. With the big day looming in the distance, you may find yourself wondering if it’s even possible to achieve an organized, stress-free move. You’ve read all of …

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Downsizing Benefits: Tips and Cost Calculator

It may not look like it, but spring is right around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about downsizing. Did you know that in the 1960s the average homeowner lived in 1,600 square feet with a much larger family size? According to the United Census Bureau, …

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Neighbor Vehicle Storage

You’re probably wondering, “Haven’t we done an article on car storage before?” The answer is yes, we have done an article similar to this one– but wait! There’s more! Instead of focusing just on cars, this time it’s all other types of transportation. Vehicle storage, Yay! We don’t believe in …

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Moving to Orem, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to Orem, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Orem is a clean city located between Provo and Lindon, it has easy access to the Provo Canyon, and has a great view of Utah Lake. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your moving to a …

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Car Storage: Everything It Takes To Store A Car

There’s more to storing a car then just placing it in an empty garage. Car storage is super important especially when you are moving or going through any other dramatic change in life. Here are ten helpful steps to take to make sure your car stays in top condition …

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Reserving Neighbor Storage Units

Did you know that the hardest part about figuring out storage solutions is finding an open unit? Traditional storage units are at 93% capacity on average. This means if you find a company you like and that fits within your price range, chances are they don’t have the size …

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Do I Need Insurance For My Storage Unit?

Insurance.
What a heavy word. Do alarm bells go off in your head when you hear it too? It’s one of those necessary evils that we all want and need, but don’t really like thinking about. It can seem completely overwhelming, and yet it is a part of life.

Now we …

Storage Auctions: Treasures vs. Busts

You need some extra storage space. Maybe you’re downsizing, maybe you’re going away for the summer.  Whatever it is, you decide to rent out a self-storage unit. And then you see all of your stuff in storage auctions on the popular reality TV show, Storage Wars, and you realize …

Neighbor Referral Program

Neighbor is the Airbnb of Storage and we want to pay you $50 per person to spread the word. Join our referral program! Connecting hosts with unused space to renters in need of storage is the name of the game. They provide a secure online, peer-to-peer self storage website …

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Is Neighbor Storage Safe?

10 years ago, if you told me I’d be going on a vacation that involved sleeping in the bedroom of a house belonging to a person I didn’t know, I’d say you were crazy. Oh, and hitchhiking? My parents always warned me not to get into cars with strangers. …

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To Store, Or Not To Store?

So you just found a Host on Neighbor and you’re ready to move your items to their space. But before you do, let’s just double check to be sure your possessions are ready for storage. Here are a few tips that will help you know what to store, and …

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How Does Neighbor’s Self-Storage Work?

Becoming a Host or a Renter with Neighbor is easier than asking your neighbors if you can borrow an egg. Neighbor is changing the way storage units work. Self Storage is a thing of the past as Peer-to-Peer storage is taking the reigns. Here are a few questions we …

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Just Ask The Neighbors

How many times have you been baking and realized you didn’t have an ingredient you needed? Happens all the time for me. When I was growing up, my sisters and I would bake together. (Or, to be realistic, my older sisters would bake and I would just eat the …

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Moving Tips That Make Life Easier

In today’s world, moving is a part of life. You’ll need as many moving tips as possible! Whether you’re relocating due to a job promotion, marriage, or just a change of scenery, moving your household goods can be overwhelming. Factor in sorting through all your items, packing them up, …