Making Moving Easier

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Making Moving Easier

When my boss asked me to move halfway around the world, I was nervous about how to make the transition easy for my kids. In addition to changing schools, they would also be dealing with a brand new set of circumstances, including leaving their friends behind. To make things a little easier, I decided to do a little research. I found a lot of tips from other parents who had gone through the same things, and they explained how to make moving easier for their kids. This blog is designed to do the same thing for you. Read these tips to make your next move a breeze.


Business Startups & 3 More Unconventional Yet Convenient Uses for Storage Units

It is a safe assumption that most people are familiar with self-storage facilities. However, not enough people know that quality storage unit in a well-managed facility can provide many other beneficial uses, including the following, somewhat unconventional ones. Growing the Home-Based Business Developing a successful home-based business, even a small one, requires a significant amount of time, energy and space. Unfortunately, the amount of space found in many smaller homes today simply is not sufficient for many types of home-based businesses, especially those that require an inventory of supplies to produce a product or storage for finished products waiting to fulfill customer orders. Read More 

3 Tips For Packing A Pallet For Your Overseas Move

Moving overseas can be a complicated endeavor. You can't just throw all of your household goods into a moving truck and drive it to your destination. And you can only check so many bags at the airport. But if you don't want to buy all new items for your house, you have to get your possessions to your new destination somehow. Freighter shipping is usually the answer. Your possessions are packed up, put on pallets, and placed on a freighter ship for delivery to your new home. Read More 

Moving Into A Walk-Up Apartment

Whether you live in a city or a small town, you may find that you can save money on your housing expenses by moving into a second-floor (or even higher) walk-up apartment. Apartments on the second floor or higher are generally less expensive than their downstairs counterparts, because they're less convenient due to the stairs. While carrying groceries or laundry up and down the stairs might not be a problem for you, the layout can make things tricky when it's time to move in. Read More 

Why You Should Pay the Storage Rental Fee in Full When Storing Your Boat for the Winter

Storage facilities are great places to store boats over the winter, as they're sheltered, easy to access, and affordable. If you're planning on keeping your boat in a storage facility, though, you might want to pay several months' fees up front. If you can afford to do so, it'll ensure your account doesn't accidentally go into default—which could jeopardize your boat. Mistakes that Could Lead to a Delinquent Account No one signs up for a storage facility account planning to not default on its monthly payments, but honest mistakes can lead to a delinquency. Read More 

Could a Self-Storage Facility Be Your Entry into Real Estate Investing?

Even if you've always dreamed of owning investment real estate (whether single-family rentals, duplexes, or even commercial buildings), a self-storage unit may not have been on your radar. You may have associated these units with a more transitory population that was unlikely to provide the greatest return on your investment. However, the self-storage industry has been booming in recent time, and these units now appeal to a variety of consumers at all income levels. Read More