• 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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  • Housing Stability and Tenant Protection Act of 2019

    July 30th, 2019

    The Housing Stability and Protection Act of 2019 was established in an attempt to reduce the barriers that low-income tenants face in securing housing in New York City. As of June 14, 2019, any new property leases in the New York City market, including those for condos and co-ops, must abide by new regulations. We’ve […]

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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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  • Why You Need a Credit Score to Buy or Rent a Home

    July 15th, 2019

      Credit Scores and Home Finding — Here’s Why They Matter When you’re looking to buy or rent a home, having a good credit score is important. A credit score is required to obtain a loan or mortgage, an insurance policy, or residential property. In fact, your credit score will even be reviewed by utility […]

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  • Doing Business in Mexico: What You Need to Know

    July 15th, 2019

    If you’re relocating to Mexico for work, you might run into some unexpected surprises or challenges when working with coworkers or conducting business. Doing business in Mexico can be different than doing business in the United States or other countries. To help you out, we’ve highlighted some of the glaring (and not so obvious) differences […]

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  • NYC Real Estate Brokers: What Are They & Why Do You Want One?

    July 15th, 2019

    Here’s What You Need to Navigate the NYC Housing Market Like a Pro New York City is unlike any other market in the country. Real estate is in very high demand, meaning there are more newcomers looking to settle in the area than there are available properties to house them. Because of this, the market […]

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  • Tips for Moving Out of Your House or Apartment

    July 15th, 2019

    Moving into an apartment is exciting. A new neighborhood, a fresh start, and new ideas make for an inspiring process. Moving out is generally a different story. Boxes are hastily packed and suddenly every dent and scratch seems larger than you remembered. Additionally, moving out often occurs during transitional times in life, adding additional stress. […]

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  • 10 Things to Know Before Moving to Seattle

    June 28th, 2019

    Seattle is a dynamic city and a great place to live. However, there are a few things to know about the area before the big move: 1) To avoid confusion with Washington, D.C., you may hear people say “Washington State,” 2) Although Seattle is the state’s largest city, the capital is Olympia, and 3) Seattle […]

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