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Moving to Salt Lake City, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide [Updated]

Thinking about moving to Salt Lake City? This capital city is a beautiful location with easy access to the outdoors. It’s close to a brand new international airport, has two professional sports teams, has all four seasons, and is #2 on Neighbor’s 2020 Most Neighborly Cities rankings. Moving to SLC …

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How to Move a Couch: A Complete Guide

Whether you’re moving or just rearranging pieces of furniture, transporting a couch from one place to another can be a demanding job. A sofa is often the heaviest piece of furniture in a home. It’s awkwardly shaped and can be difficult to move even with a group of people. …

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How to Move a Mattress or a Sleep Number Bed

Finding the best mattress that truly gives you a good night’s sleep is no easy task. If you’re planning to move or store your mattress in another location instead of getting a new mattress, transporting that mattress without damage can be difficult, as well. A mattress can be hard …

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Condo vs. Townhouse: Your Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Right Home

When you’re looking for the perfect home, you need to know all the details. There are a variety of traditional single-family popular home types, but if you’re planning to purchase a home and aren’t interested in a detached home, you still have choices. Condos and townhouses are soaring in …

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How to Move a Refrigerator: A Step-by-Step Guide

The kitchen is one of the most challenging rooms to handle when moving. Before packing, it’s necessary to declutter the home and toss irrelevant things. But packing gets harder when you move onto heavy appliances like your refrigerator. Understanding how to move a refrigerator safely is critical, especially if …

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What Is a Good Credit Score to Buy a House?: A Comprehensive Guide

A good credit score is the cornerstone of the home buying process. For everyone from first-time homebuyers to real estate investors, credit history plays a huge role. Determining the perfect score comes with many nuances. To understand them, you need to dive a little deeper into the subject. What …

Everything You Need to Know About How to Move to Another Country

Forget about moving to a new city. Every year, millions of Americans plan out how to move to another country altogether. They’re drawn by love, adventure, work, and everything in-between.

Moving abroad means uprooting your established home and starting a new life in a different part of the world, and …

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How to Move a Grandfather Clock

Your grandfather clock is a valuable and beloved possession. It’s not a sturdy piece of furniture to be heaved onto a dolly and packed into a moving truck. Instead, you must take special care to avoid damaging the clock’s moving parts. Like other valuable items, a grandfather clock requires …

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How to Move a Piano: A Comprehensive Guide

Pianos are among the heaviest and most delicate items to move, which is why it’s important to properly prepare for the move if you want to do it yourself. Simply put, the process is a lot more involved than packing and moving shoes in your home. If you are moving …

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The Ultimate Home Inspection Checklist for Buyers

Buying a new home can be nerve-wracking, especially if you’re moving into your first home. That’s what makes the home inspection such an important part of the process.

This guide gives you everything you need to know about your house inspection. It provides a comprehensive home inspection checklist for home …

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How to Move a Pool Table to a New House or Room

A pool table is one of the most fun items to have in the home, particularly for a complete man or woman cave. But pool tables are also among the heaviest and largest items to move. Pool tables can range from around seven to nine feet long and weigh …

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How to Make an Offer on a House: Your Step-by-Step Guide

Making an offer on a house isn’t as simple as just throwing out a dollar amount you’re willing to pay. If you expect to be taken seriously, there is an extensive home-buying process to follow — and you must be able to prove you can actually get the home …

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Ultimate College Packing List for the 2020-2021 School Year

Packing for college may seem challenging or overwhelming, especially if you’re moving far from home. But knowing how to approach the packing process with a college packing list will make packing far less stressful. Knowing what to pack well beforehand can also help you stay within your available student …

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The Ultimate Moving Checklist

Moving to a new house is one of the biggest projects any person, couple, or family can take on. If you need a moving checklist that will help you cover every possible base and be ready to transition seamlessly from one home to the next, then you’re in the …

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The Comprehensive Guide to Shipping Furniture

When you’re preparing for a big move, especially a move across the country, you may need to ship your furniture instead of moving it yourself. Figuring out how to ship your furniture safely, however, can pose a challenge. There are several things to take into consideration when shipping furniture. 
The …

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How to Pack Shoes for Moving

Moving is a chaotic time full of mounting responsibilities and endless ‘to-do’s while trying to find the best and safest way to store all of your beloved possessions. You have thought about how you will move your large electronics, your fragile dishes and china, and your appliances.

But what about your …

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How Much to Tip Movers: A Complete Guide

If you’re using a moving company for the first time, then you probably have a lot of questions. For example, while you’ve likely done your research and carefully selected your packing and moving company, you may not have considered the final costs of properly paying high-quality movers.

Before you part ways …

20 Places to Find FREE Moving Boxes

20 Places to Find Free Moving Boxes Near You

There are often many expenses associated with moving, including moving services or a self storage unit. Cardboard moving boxes shouldn’t be one of those. That’s why we’re here to help you find free moving boxes!

Wait, Moving boxes?! You should never have to pay for boxes again if you go …

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Moving to St. George, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to St. George, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! St. George is the red rock city, has hundreds of bike trails and hiking trails, and is hot in the summer and not to bad in the winter. However, You don’t just move to a new city now—your …

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Moving to Logan, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So you’re thinking about moving to Logan, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! Logan is a lively city tucked away in Northern Utah with amazing outdoor recreation opportunities and one of the most popular universities in the state. However, you don’t just move to a new city now—your moving …

Millennial minimalists

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 …

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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 …

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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. …

Bountiful, UT

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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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? 

Whether you’re organizing your garage, kitchen or closet, home organization 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 …

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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, Lehi has so much more to offer than these things. This …

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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 …

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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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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

Utah is one of most family friendly and safest states in the nation, often ranking in the top 10. But what are the safest cities in Utah? 

Utah has a lot of different types of towns. Many people live in the suburbs of Salt Lake County or in one of …

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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, the …

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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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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 …

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