All You Need to Know About Breaking a Lease

Rules are meant to be broken, they say, and the same could be said about leases. Signing a lease on a home or apartment is an exciting endeavor, but also a significant responsibility. As a legally binding contract, signing it means you’re responsible for paying the rent every month for a period of time. But […]

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Living in San Francisco: The Pros and Cons

Thinking about moving to San Francisco? As with any major city, living in the City by the Bay has its pros and cons. In addition to the usual challenges of urban life, San Francisco has issues all its own to take into account, notably a homelessness crisis, headline-grabbing housing costs and unique weather patterns. No […]

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10 Ways to Reduce Stress During Your Move

A special guest blog by 10 Ways to Reduce Stress During Your Move Heaps of unlabeled cardboard boxes, packing tape that keeps sticking to itself, and broken dishes — the moving process is not necessarily a good time. But despite all the confusion and commotion, stress-free moving is possible when you execute some of our […]

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A Few Simple Tips to Help You Organize Your Move

Moving is stressful, and there are only so many things we can do to make it less so. One thing we can do, though, is stay organized. Rather than throwing your belongings into boxes and calling it a day, it’s important to navigate the moving process with intention. In addition to helping with packing, unpacking […]

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Moving Checklist for an Out-of-State Move

Moving is an exciting endeavor, but it’s also a stressful one that comes with a large checklist of to-do items. Make that an out-of-state move, and the list gets even longer. On top of the normal moving necessities like updating your address, forwarding your mail and boxing up your belongings, you’ll need to deal with […]

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When to Consider Temporary Housing Options

Life throws us many different scenarios that can shake up our living situation. Sometimes a solution is easy and obvious, but other times there’s a need for more alternative accommodations. Temporary furnished housing, also called corporate housing, can be a wonderful option for many people with various needs dictated by their employment, health, family, home […]

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How to Keep Your Dog Happy While Living in an Apartment

As much as many of us wish we could quit our jobs, move into a big suburban house and be a stay-at-home dog parent, most pet lovers don’t have such luxuries. Instead, our realities involve a balance of living in a small apartment, working a nine-to-five job and taking care of Fido as best we […]

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Moving to San Francisco? Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Do you dream of Pacific Ocean views, cable cars, hilly streets, beautiful bridges and sourdough bread? If so, you probably have your eyes on San Francisco, California. Whether you live nearby or all the way across the country, relocating to the City by the Bay is a significant undertaking. You’ll want to know where to […]

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10 Easy Ways to Make Friends in a New City

Moving to a new city is an exciting way to get a fresh start and have a blank slate. That blank slate, however, often comes with a need to make friends and create a social network. Whether you’ve relocated temporarily or long-term, moving to a new city on your own can get lonely fast. Thankfully, […]

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What You Can Negotiate in a Job Offer (Other Than Salary)

So you’ve received a job offer. Congratulations! You may be anxious to accept what’s presented in it right away, but remember that a job offer is the beginning of an important negotiation. In addition to salary, you can negotiate nearly anything in a job offer, from benefits to vacation time. Knowing this will help you […]

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