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After the Leaves Have Fallen: Neighborhood Values and Their Impact on Your Home

As summer transitions to fall, perhaps you are really, finally seeing your neighborhood in a new light for the first time in a long while. During summer, perhaps you have been traveling for vacations, staying indoors more to avoid the heat, or maybe you’ve just not truly seen your home or your neighbors’ homes because […]

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Why Doing an Internal Home Audit May Save You Money

When you first read or hear the word “audit,” it may strike fear in your heart. Perhaps you have spent your adult life trying to avoid an audit from the IRS. If the word audit sounds like a bad word to you, don’t let it! An audit is simply an examination or verification of your […]

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Finding the Best Doctors, Dentists, and Service Providers

Soon after the moving boxes are unpacked, the cardboard is broken down and placed at the curb for recycling pickup, and the house is mostly put together. It’s not long before it’s time to get everyone in the family established with new care providers. Whether it’s back-to-school physicals, getting prescriptions to refill at the pharmacy, […]

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Let Yelp Help: Finding the Most Fun in Your New City

As most military families can attest, one of the most important things to do once you land at your new duty station is to scope out all of the great places to eat and fun things to do. Not only is a great restaurant meal and an entertaining outing a much-needed reprieve from unpacking boxes […]

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The Thrill of the Grill: Planning a BBQ to Meet the Neighbors

Summer is in full swing and now that things are starting to resume some level of normalcy, what better time to connect with your neighbors. Whether you have just moved to a new community, or you are a longtime fixture in your current area, planning a barbeque or cookout is the perfect way to get […]

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Top Relocation Resources You Haven’t Considered

When it comes time to relocate or move to your next duty station, a few of the typical resources come to mind. Services like transportation companies, professional packers, and movers, and clearing or storage companies might top the list. However, there’s another, often overlooked or procrastinated area of moving that should definitely be on your […]

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Is an Apartment, Condo, or Single Family Home Right for You?

When considering your next home, it might benefit you to take additional time to consider all of your housing options before making your final choice. Even if you have traditionally opted for a single-family home, an apartment or condominium may make the most sense depending upon your situation. Keep in mind the four following factors […]

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7 Benefits of a Commute: Making the Most of Your Time

Perhaps you find yourself with a decent amount of time driving to and from work with a significant commute. It can be the default to allow this portion of your day to feel stressful or like a perfectly good waste of your time–stuck in your vehicle or on mass transit with little else to occupy […]

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DITY vs. Hiring a Relocation Expert

As many military families can attest, different PCS situations call for different means of making the move a reality. Factors like time of year, operational tempo, ages of children, or even the specific assignment location are considerations for what type of move to make.  DITYs For some, the “DITY” or Do It Yourself move, now […]

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Is the Cost of a Professional Staging Worth It?

 Whether you are a military family planning your next PCS or a civilian prepping to list your home for sale, it can feel like the expenses are endless. In fact, it might even feel like the drain plug has been removed from your checking account and you are watching every extra dollar circle the drain […]

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