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Moving In Together: How to Accommodate Each Other’s Taste

If you’re like most couples, moving in together will bring you face to face with a startling family roomrealization: The charming, amazing person you want to build a life with has terrible taste in something. The trick is learning to accommodate their fondness for a decorating style, item or music as a quirk that makes […]

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How to Get Kids to Get Rid of Old Toys Before Your Move

If you’re moving with kids, you know that the move may be disorienting and upsetting for them. One way kids can react to an upcoming move is holding on to old toys that they no longer play with; this, of course, is the last thing you want, since your goal is probably to get rid of […]

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What Advice Do You Have for Downsizing?

Downsizing has more benefits than just creating more space. It gives an opportunity to donate unwanted items to charity and to purchase new items to create new memories. Ask Allied: Do you have any advice for downsizing? Downsizing is a big trend right now, especially for empty nesters. For many people, a big house just […]

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How do I Move Out of an Apartment

Moving out of an apartment involves a lot more than just moving your things. There are scheduling issues, as frequently leases end on the 31st but begin on the first. And there is the important matter of your security deposit. Here’s what you need to do to move out of an apartment and get your full […]

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What’s the Best Way to Tell Our Kids We’re Moving?

It can be hard for parents to tell their children that your family is moving. You maybe not sure how to tell them, when the right time is or how to answer their questions. Allied has some tips and techniques to help you talk to your kids.Kid playing while packing for moveIt can be tough […]

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What Should I Do the Week Before Moving Day?

Moving day is just one week away and your not sure what loose ends you should be tying up. Read about what you can do that last week to make your move go smoothly. What should I do the week before moving dayMoving is a process and it takes much more than just a day […]

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What Should I Ask Before Moving into a New Apartment?

If you are planning to move into a apartment we have some tips as to what questions to ask the landlord or management company before you sign the lease. A room in an apartmentYou’ve decided to move out of your current place into a new apartment. During the past weeks and days, you researched what […]

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8 Practical Gift Ideas for First-Time Homeowners

For first time homeowners, moving is both an exciting and stressful experience. It’s more satisfying than renting, but more challenging too. If you know someone who has just purchased their first house, here are some thoughtful gift ideas to help them celebrate and settle in. Tool Kit Homeownership can be fun and exciting but it […]

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