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How to Arrange Furniture in Your New Home

October 15, 2012

Whether you’re buying your first home or your tenth, arranging furniture can be a challenge. Though the sofa you bought for your last living room might have been a perfect fit, don’t be surprised if it’s all wrong for your new great room. To make sure you get the most out of your home furniture layout, follow these quick tips: 1. Think about scale. The key to arranging your furniture is to keep proportion top of mind. A small side chair might get swallowed up…

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Tips for Creating (and Placing) Garage Sale Signs

July 19, 2012
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Between Craigslist browsers and active garage sale shoppers, you might think your garage sale advertising work is done. But, wait! Signs are still important. Even in this age of GPS and Google Maps, signs are a valuable part of your garage sale advertising mix. They can draw in casual, impulse shoppers as well helping ad respondents find you. Signs can be especially useful if you’re in a rural area, or if you just happen to be the only person with a garage sale in your…

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6 Expert Moving Tips and Tricks

April 2, 2012

You’ve got a big move coming up and you may be saying to yourself, “Where do I start? There’s so much to do…how do I get organized?” Not to worry, our experts have put together some effective moving tips and tricks to make your move a little easier. Start early. Usually we have a lot more to pack than we think. It’s important to give yourself enough time to get ready for moving day. To ensure you have everything ready, we suggest you start packing…

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A Moving Checklist for Your Kids

September 26, 2011

Make moving a stress-free experience for you and a fun one for your kids! Involve them in the process with our 6-week moving checklist for kids 10 and under. 6 weeks before the move: If you are moving to a new city or state, do some research with your kids. Get some simple books or magazines about the area and have your children list the things that they like about the new city, state or neighborhood. Start a list of fun things you want to…

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