• Neighborhood Guide: Capitol Hill, Seattle

    December 09th, 2019

    Seattle, with its emerald forests, indigo water, and watercolor mountains, is a paradise of the Pacific Northwest. The technology industry (a huge presence in the city) is balanced with some of the most striking natural landscapes in the USA. Trying to decide where you want to call home in Washington State’s largest city? Consider Capitol […]

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  • 3 Questions to Ask When Subletting and Apartment

    November 25th, 2019

    Every so often renters need to get out of a rental contract early or enter into lease terms that are shorter than the normal length. Subleasing is a common solution; however, there are potential pitfalls if it isn’t done properly. Here are some of the basic questions and suggestions around subletting from the perspective of […]

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  • Essential Apps for Living in Mexico City

    November 11th, 2019

    As any experienced traveler knows, finding reliable information about a foreign destination can be tricky. Those moving for work may have a hard time adjusting to their new home, but these struggles don’t have to be a part of the relocating experience! When living or traveling to Mexico City, you can ease the frustrations of […]

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  • Manhattan Rental Market Trends – October 2019

    November 05th, 2019

    New York City – and specifically Manhattan – sees a constant fluctuation in rental market pricing. There are many variables for this: new construction, gentrification, and transportation changes just to name a few. Here are some of the biggest Manhattan rental marketing trends we saw in October 2019. Over the last year, the average rental […]

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  • Documents Needed to Rent an Apartment in NYC

    October 16th, 2019

    In fast-moving real estate markets such as NYC, it is imperative that potential tenants have all their documents in order when signing a lease. Any lapse or delay in the process could cost you the apartment you’ve just fallen in love with. Now, when renting an apartment in NYC, not all landlords are created equal, […]

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  • 6 Places to Get Outside and Enjoy Seattle’s Natural Beauty

    October 16th, 2019

    If you hear of Seattle and think of rainy days spent with a cup of coffee, you might want to rethink your opinion. Seattle and the surrounding region is filled with natural beauty unlike anywhere else in the country. With sparkling waters and emerald forests, some find it hard to stay indoors. Here are a […]

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  • 10 Things to Know Before Moving to New Jersey

    September 30th, 2019

    Between its close proximity to the brighter and shinier New York City and the unflattering stereotypes of its residents, New Jersey can get a bad rap from those unfamiliar with the area. However, if you find yourself relocating here, don’t worry – there’s a lot to love about this beautiful state. Here are 10 things […]

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  • Facts About Safety in Mexico City

    September 30th, 2019

    As companies become more global, employees find themselves relocating more often for their careers. In particular, Latin America has seen an influx of relocating employees and business travelers as of late. However, despite the recent trend, many visitors still have misnomers about the region and tend to feel uneasy when told they have to travel […]

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  • Indoor Activities in New York City

    September 17th, 2019

    There’s no doubt about it – winters in New York can be tough, especially if you relocated to the city from a warmer climate. That being said, NYC also happens to be one of the most exciting cities in the world, so there’s no shortage of indoor activities for those who don’t want to spend […]

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  • Snow Removal Tips for Your First Winter

    September 17th, 2019

    Winter in the northern states inevitably brings snow. Most cities and states that are used to snowy winters are adept at handling snow on the roads and highways, but what about around your home? For people moving to the north from warmer climates, the prospect of removing snow from your home or car can be […]

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  • What Are the Most Affordable Neighborhoods in NYC?

    August 29th, 2019

    When most people think of New York City, they think expensive… and they’re right; it is consistently one of the top most expensive places to live in the US. It certainly takes time to find a cheap (or rather, cheaper) place to live, unless you know where to look. Luckily, we have compiled a list […]

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  • 10 Things to Know Before Moving to Chicago

    August 14th, 2019

      Here’s your crash course in Chicago: this city of nearly 3 million is located on Lake Michigan and is the third largest city in the United States by population. Chicago is not the capital of Illinois (the capital is Springfield), but it is a major hub for American Midwestern culture, from arts and culture […]

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  • Why You Won’t Find Central Heat (or Air Conditioning) in Mexico City

    August 12th, 2019

    Mexico City is a place that comes with plenty of misconceptions. Whether it’s the safety, culture, or people who reside there, those who aren’t familiar with the city always seem to have a preconceived (oftentimes, false) notion of what it’s like. Climate is no different. If you were to ask a non-native what the climate […]

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  • 7 Northern New Jersey Towns to Raise a Family

    August 12th, 2019

    When relocating to the NYC/Tri-State area, choosing a community to call home comes with many considerations. Home prices, crime rates, commute times, proximity to shopping and restaurants, and quality of local schools are just some of the things families must consider when deciding where to live. Settling down in Northern New Jersey has become a […]

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  • Up and Coming Neighborhoods in Chicago

    August 05th, 2019

    Plan Your Weekend in These Local Hotspots We’re all familiar with the uber-popular Chicago neighborhoods of River North, Lincoln Park or Wrigleyville. Yeah, these places are great, but along with their popularity comes sky-high rental prices, waiting hours to get a table at brunch, and don’t even think about finding street parking. Here are five […]

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  • Essential Mobile Apps for Living in NYC

    August 05th, 2019

    There are a lot of mobile apps out there and even more blogs telling you which apps are the most essential to survival in New York City. Instead of just repeating some of these other great lists, we have picked our favorites from a few of the lists we love and organized them by categories. […]

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  • 2019 New York Rent Law Changes

    July 30th, 2019

    In June, the state of New York passed a bill that changed current rent laws and introduced new rules for tenants and landlords. Due to the significance of these changes, the effects of the bill requires those relocating to New York City — both from within and outside of the US — to review their […]

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  • How to Utilize Your Small Space

    July 25th, 2019

    For anyone who’s ever lived in New York City, you know that space comes at a premium, and unless you’re sitting on a mountain of extra cash, you’ve probably made some sacrifices when it comes to square footage. Living in a confined space can be challenging, and can require a little bit of creativity. Instead […]

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