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Consult this handy checklist to help keep track of all the details of your move.

Moving can be an incredibly stressful time, as you pack, move and unpack your belongings. What makes the whole experience more stressful, however, is being unprepared. Really, moving should be exciting-- after all, you're getting a whole new place just…


From paying your initial security deposit to renting a moving truck, there are lots of expenses you can expect to pay out as you prepare to move into your new apartment. Have you thought about where you’ll buy your moving boxes?

Expenses to Plan for When You Move

Hold up, wait a minute. Don’t you dare spend a single red cent on pre-used boxes when you can get them for free. All you have to do is dig a little!

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9 Apartment Moving Hacks

Moving to a new apartment can be an exciting and great new chapter in a person’s life. But moving day itself can also be one of the most stressful days you'll ever live through. As anyone who's gone through this process can tell you, little tips to make the whole thing a bit easier are greatly appreciated.

So, with that in mind, we've provided you with some of the most useful tips and tricks to use next time you move to a new apartment.

Check out tips to ease the pain of unpacking and settle in that much faster!

[caption id="attachment_59222" align="alignleft" width="360"]Check out tips to ease the pain of unpacking and settle in that much faster! Check out tips to ease the pain of unpacking and settle in that much faster![/caption] Smart unpacking usually starts with smart packing. While there’s no wrong way to unpack your things in your new apartment, there are some smarter ways to do it that will help with apartment organization in the future. When you prioritize carefully, you’ll get settled in more quickly and with less stress. Take a look at these tips!

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Moving? Purge Your Stuff... Keep Only What You Love!

It’s normal to feel attached to your possessions. Try as you might to think that your stuff is just stuff, it’s not — there’s a psychological reason why everything you collect in life means so much. As a result, it can be difficult and even overwhelming to pack up for a move. We’re sharing some helpful psychology to help you understand your attachment to the things you own and perhaps help improve the mood of your move.


For me, packing for a move has historically consisted of half-full cardboard boxes, clothes strewn about, and the ensuing tears of stress. In fact, it wasn't until my last couple of moves that I really got an organizational system figured…

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List of the Day: What Will You Pack Up Today? Is packing up your apartment NOT your idea of a fun time? It is surely not at the top of many lists of favorite activities. When you break packing down into manageable pieces day by day, however, it tends to progress more easily. Make your list of the day – each day! -- for what to pack up in your apartment. Apply this strategy to your efforts, and moving can be a breeze -- or at least less stressful!