Real estate giant Redfin recently asked MoveSnap to contribute to its global all-star list of top tips for your smoothest move ever. Check out what we had to say! Continue reading “Move like a pro: Tips and tricks for your easiest move yet”
Many real estate professionals market themselves as going the extra mile. And like all reasonably abstract terms, this can be defined as anything. Some historical examples of “going the extra mile” have included:
- Performing customized exorcisms.
- Pretending to love their clients’ pets.
- Open House weekends during apocalyptic blizzards.
And by the way, this is all great. It may even hit the extra two-mile threshold. Continue reading “Does your real estate professional truly care about you?”
The kitchen has long been the heart of the home. But it’s also been a centre for grime, grease, and an assortment of kitchen tools you’ve used once then put away.
It’s been 5 years, if you haven’t started juicing by now, you’re not going to start…
The kitchen is also usually the first place you want to unpack! It gives you the feeling of being “home” and it’s exciting to imagine all the meals you’ll cook and holidays you’ll celebrate. Continue reading “Prep work: 5 things to do in your new kitchen BEFORE you unpack”
Insurance is one of those tasks that’s easy to leave until the last minute when you’re gearing up for your move. Here are a few budget-saving tips to make sure you’re on top of your game and maximize your options. Continue reading “Moving? Don’t forget these insurance tips”
Moving is generally a chaotic time for most people. Among dozens of things that need to be done and the hundreds of moving checklists out there, it can be very easy to forget to some items that may cost you money and headaches down the road. Here are the top 5 things that people generally forget to do when moving. Continue reading “The top 5 things that people forget to do when moving”
Moving is a busy time. While you’re dealing with cleaning, packing, decluttering and dozens of other logistics, it’s easy to completely forget to add a few critical things to your moving checklist. Neglecting to do these tasks could cost you money, stress and anxiety down the road.
Here are the six things that are considered as “musts”, so you can make sure they are part of your checklist. Continue reading “Checklist: Add these if moving in Ontario”
Moving is a time when your expenses can seem like they’re out of control. Who doesn’t like to save money moving? We pulled together a short list of ideas that can leave your pocketbook with more money and bring you peace of mind so you can enjoy your new home without breaking the bank. Continue reading “How to save money when moving”
When your moving day is only hours away, you’re shoving stuff in boxes and your entire life is in chaos. One thing that many folks forget to do they prepare to move, is forgetting to pack a tactical bag. A tactical bag contains everything you’ll need to facilitate moving, without anything you actually want to move.
It helps make sure you’ve got everything you need with you on your actual moving day, so that you don’t have to dig through boxes or get frustrated trying to find items you’ll need in order to settle into your new home faster.
There it is. A Kijiji ad that touts “the best movers in town for $40 per hour”.
On the surface, hiring cheap movers sounds like a great deal compared to renting a truck and getting your friends to volunteer their time in exchange for pizza and beer. However, it’s worth taking a deeper look at what could potentially happen if you hire the wrong company. The costs and emotional toll of hiring the wrong moving company can be devastating if you make the wrong choice (and there are enough stories out there to prove it).
Should you change your locks when moving in?
It’s always exciting to receive the keys to your new home, but you need to ask yourself whether they’re the only keys to the house?