Moving Ain’t Cheap: The Costs of Relocating

People move for all sorts of reasons. Sometimes it’s work or family,and other times it’s just the need for a change or more space. Getting a new home whether it’s your own house or a rental is always exciting and marks a new chapter in life. But it’s not an easy venture. As if just finding a new place, paying for it and packing weren’t enough; the move itself can come with a wide array of additional expenses. Here are only a few of the extra costs that could come up during a move and some ideas on where to splurge and where to save.

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Moving Tips from an Experienced Mom

A Mother’s Tips for Moving to a New Home

If you’re like many Americans, you move homes fairly regularly. In fact, more than 40 million Americans move every year, according to the Census Bureau. For many folks, moving is about getting into a bigger or better home. Whatever the reason, moving always brings stress and extra expense. Here are five helpful moving tips that will hopefully make your next move a little easier.

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Best Places to Rent an Apartment

Top 10 Cities to Rent an Apartment in 2010

With news of falling home values and rock-bottom mortgage rates, the renters among us rarely get attention. But the fact is, for many Americans, renting is a better option than home ownership. And in some cases, the best places to rent are the worst places to own. Find out where the best places to rent are in the United States for 2010.

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Buy or Rent Your Home?

Should You Rent or Buy a Home?

The current economic crisis and housing bust have reignited the debate over whether people are better off renting or buying a home. Just a few years ago, the general consensus was: “Why rent when you can buy?” Today, that mindset has flipped, and people are instead asking “Why buy when you can rent?” When weighing the benefits of renting verses buying, here are several factors to consider.

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