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How to Prepare a Tiny Apartment or Home for Your First Baby

If you are in the first time mom’s club, you’ve already got a mile-long list of things to do, buy or borrow for a new baby. Even though preparing for your newborn baby for your small apartment or house may seem like it goes on forever, with a little determination and a lot of organization here’s how to be ready before your baby arrives. […]

By |2020-10-16T16:43:30-04:00June 20th, 2020|DIY Home & Projects, Family Life|

How Real Estate Agents Can Utilize Self Storage to Sell More Homes

Successful real estate agents understand the important psychology behind buying and selling homes– it’s always been about selling your client’s dream, not just their property. Real estate connects all types of people and personalities, and managing expectations and emotions is as challenging as it is rewarding.  Two prevailing trends in real estate are buyers searching for homes from the convenience of their smartphones and how sellers are more inclined to utilize staging services to sell their homes faster and for more money.  […]

By |2020-06-24T15:05:01-04:00June 13th, 2020|Storage Tips|

Moving Guide: Living in Chicago on a Budget

There are many reasons why relocating to a vibrant city like Chicago will breathe a unique sense of excitement into your life. But living in Chicago on a budget will come with tradeoffs. For some, giving up a traditional apartment for one of Chicago’s micro-units might be the answer. But if you have a small family or are planning to start one, townhomes offer more space for less money than high-rise apartments. […]

By |2020-10-16T16:57:46-04:00May 31st, 2020|Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

How to Live Life Like a Wanderlust this Weekend

A wanderlust is someone who travels All. Of. The. Time. For those most afflicted, planning the next adventure begins immediately after returning from the last one. And, while the outdoorsy and brave wanderlust will have no fear toward foreign fare or critters (the former often includes the latter), a well-off wanderlust might prefer the comforts of a 4- or 5-star hotel. Even though closed borders and travel restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic have put a serious damper on many a wanderlust, we’ve got some ideas. […]

By |2020-09-11T17:13:01-04:00May 22nd, 2020|Moving & Traveling, Family Life|

How Storage Can Help Small Businesses Facing Coronavirus Challenges

Though it may not be the first thing a business owner thinks of, self storage can help solve some of the challenges that are affecting small businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Now more than ever, businesses need a bottom-line friendly approach to shifting their space requirements. […]

By |2020-10-23T13:09:58-04:00May 17th, 2020|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

Moving During the Coronavirus Pandemic? Here are Some Important Considerations

The coronavirus has detoured many people’s dreams of moving. For many of us, moving to a new city represents a new job or relationship or maybe a fresh start. Then everything changed. The good news is that real estate is considered an essential business. So whether you found an ideally located apartment with awesome amenities like a Chicago-style hot dog or two-dollar slice of pizza stand just down the street, or a pet-friendly home, your dreams may still come true.  […]

By |2020-06-24T15:01:01-04:00May 12th, 2020|Storage Tips, Moving & Traveling, Your Local Metro|

Contact-Free Student Storage Units Give Students and Parents Peace of Mind

The University of Tennessee is one of the many colleges and universities that made a quick pivot to slow the spread of COVID-19 by offering their classes online. Whether you’re a UT student or faculty member who was fortunate enough to get home while it was still safe to travel or are sheltering-in-pace in your dorm room, we hope that everyone remains safe, healthy, and strong. […]

By |2020-05-01T17:56:09-04:00May 1st, 2020|Storage Tips, Your Local Metro|

The Pros And Cons Of Working From Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

Before the coronavirus pandemic, which has pushed millions to work from home, the number of remote workers in the U.S. was already increasing. In an article by FlexJobs, an online tool for job seekers, there was a 44% growth in the remote workforce over the past five years leading up to the coronavirus pandemic. This number jumps dramatically when you look at the past 10-years, which reveals a whopping 91% increase in people working from home.  […]

By |2020-07-16T01:41:01-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Organizing Advice, Family Life|

4 Quick Tips for Working From Home with Children During the Coronavirus Pandemic

With schools closed and workplaces going remote to prevent the spread of Coronavirus, families are in the midst of figuring out what the new normal looks like. This is especially true if you have little ones at home. Depending on your children’s’ age, it’s unlikely they will fully understand the meaning of the Coronavirus Pandemic.  […]

By |2020-07-16T01:42:19-04:00April 19th, 2020|Family Life|
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