Kyle Thomas Haley Profile and Articles
1). A Moving Checklist
MOVING! The very thought of it can send chills down our spine and can cause us to break out into a cold sweat. Experts say that any kind of "change" creates "stress". Moving, (and especially if we are relocating to a new city or state), represents a huge change and naturally brings a great amount of stress along with it. This can be a double whammy...
2). Apartment Locators or Apartment Database Sites Ė Which is the best for you?
When you do a search on a Search Engine for "apartments" you are going to come across two types of Website resources; apartment locator sites and apartment database sites. Which is the best for you? Well, that depends on what your needs and circumstances dictate. It also has a great deal to do with your privacy comfort level.
3). Do Pets and Apartments Mix?
If youíre a pet owner who is considering a move to an apartment there are certain things you must be keep in mind. First, whether or not your pet will be accepted by most landlords depends primarily on the type, size and personality of your pet.
If you own a large dog, apartment living is probably not for you. Not o...
4). Do You Need Rental Insurance?
Many renters donít stop to think about what happens if there is a fire, someone breaks in and steals their new TV or stereo, or a visitor slips and falls on their property. The sad truth is; you will be responsible! While your landlord has
insurance that covers the actual building, that coverage does not include your personal property or liab...
5). How to Make Your Apartment Safe
There are special dangers involved with apartment living. This is because you live so close to many other people. Their actions can jeopardize your safety and so itís very important for you to be aware of what you must do to safeguard yourself, your family and your possessions.
Fire Safety . . .
Fire is perhaps the greate...
6). How to Pack for the Movers
Youíve chosen a new home, selected a mover, and now comes the task of packing for the move. There are 3 important things you should remember that will save you a lot of time and frustration later:
ē Collect all the materials (boxes, tape, paper) youíll
need to pack.
ē Donít put packing off until the last minute.
7). Relocating? Got Furniture?
There are many businesses out there which rent furniture by the month. You need a couch? Rent one for only $40 per month. Need a lamp? You can get one for $12 a month. Now,
letís see, in one year you would have paid $480 to use the couch and you wouldnít own it. The lamp would have cost you $144 and itís the same situation ~ at the end of you...
8). The Apartment Search
When you are apartment hunting, prepare a rental search plan. Be sure to know in advance what you want in an apartment and what you can live without. Decide in advance what areas of the city you could consider living in and make a list of apartment buildings within that perimeter.
Be sure to consider how far and how convenient it will ...
9). Tips for Moving with Young Children
Moving can upset children of any age. It frequently causes them to feel apprehensive and insecure. But, donít despair; there are many things you can do to make the moving experience less scary for your children.
Involve Them from the Very Beginning.
Tell your children as soon as you know youíre moving; donít spring it on...
10). Tips on Moving with Pets
If youíre a pet owner and are planning to move to a new home, remember that moving can be even more stressful for your animals than it is for you. But there are several things you can do to make it easier on your dog or cat.
Start your packing well ahead of time; itís not only easier on you, but on your pets as well. During the time l...
11). Two Can Live More Cheaply Than One ~ Consider a Roommate
If living expenses are eating up your budget, one of the most popular solutions is to find one or more roommates to share them. Rent for a multiple-bedroom apartment is usually not significantly higher than that of a single bedroom or studio unit. So actually, with a roommate to share the expenses, youíre able to live much more cheaply.
12). When Daddy Moves to an Apartment
Divorce is hard, thereís no question about it. Not only has your marriage ended but, most likely, your lifestyle is undergoing some drastic changes also. This is especially true if you are forced to leave the place that was home to you and your family.
Depending on your particular situation, you may find that moving into an apartment ...
13). Youíre Retired, Now What?
For years youíve lived in that sprawling house where you raised your children . . . itís home. But now you donít need all the space and the upkeep is becoming more difficult every year.
You now have to consider things that werenít issues before. When you were younger, you never thought about how many times a day you went up and down t...