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Buying Your First House

June 22nd, 2011 - 1:27 PM

Buying your first house— what to expect
Purchasing a home can be a very exciting time in your life; it can also be a little nerve-racking! Whether you're just beginning to search for a home or have been renting one for years,   there are a few things to consider when buying your first house.
   
First things first: be patient. Buying your first house takes time, and you likely won't find your dream house overnight.   Some buyers have even compared the search to trying to find a needle in a haystack! Just remember that there are lots of options out there, and you'll find the perfect home for you when the time is right.

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What NOT to Move--Part Deux

June 16th, 2011 - 3:56 PM

Leanna Deleon has been a U-Pack analyst since 2006. As a police wife and personal firearm owner, Leanna really knows her stuff when it comes to safely handling weapons and ammunition (and moving)!

What NOT to Move— Pressurized Tanks, Propane Tanks and Aerosol Cans
BOOOOOM! Yes, an explosion is a possibility if you don't do your moving "homework." Pressurized tanks, propane tanks and aerosol cans are restricted for a reason.

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eLocal Guest Post Part 2

By Guest
February 4th, 2011 - 11:42 AM

In her last post, Adria gave several tips on how to find a reliable contractor. Here are a few questions to ask when checking references on a contractor you're thinking of hiring.

Questions to Ask References

After you've collected the four different kinds of references recommended above, it's time to start picking their brain about the contractors in question.

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Long Distance Moving with Pets - Top 5 Tips

November 22nd, 2010 - 3:55 PM

Long distance moving with pets: it's not as scary as it sounds
Most folks want to make their move as simple as possible.  If you have kids, it may take a bit more work to get the whole crew organized when moving cross country, but it's still an attainable goal.  However, long distance moving with pets is different.  After all, they can't tell you when they're hungry, scared, or when they need a potty break.  But don't worry— people move with their pets all the time; and if they can do it, so can you! That's why U-Pack has compiled 5 easy tips to help you and your pets prepare for moving day.  

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Best Places to Retire To

By Guest
August 10th, 2010 - 4:21 PM

As a guest blogger for U-Pack, transportation expert Derek Green shares some inside info on some of the best places to retire. 

Best Places to Retire To

If after many years of hard work, you have finally decided to hang your hat and retire, it's a good time to make a list of places you would like to travel, relatives you would like to visit, or maybe a few places you would like to retire to.

Let's take a look at a few of the cities that people consider the best places to retire to: