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When you want to sell your home quick and for the best price, I always recommend staging it. Home staging is an essential key to making the best first impression on buyers. Buyers usually start their home search online so a photo of a home that is well staged will get more attention than a home that isn’t staged or is vacant. Buyers usually make their decision about a home within the first 3 to 5 seconds so if your home doesn’t catch their attention, they are going to move on quickly to the next listing. Home staging can mean the difference of your home selling for the highest price or sitting on the market for too long and having to reduce the price after 30 days or more. Typically, price drops are higher than the cost of home staging. The estimate of home staging costs can vary between 0.03%…

If you’ve ever moved you know how much moving can be an overwhelming experience. Lots of boxes and stuff to pack and keeping it all organized can be quite a challenge. A couple of years ago I developed unique moving organizational tools that can help people easily plan, pack and deliver their boxes during a move to a new home. It was at a time when I was into organizing and home staging. As I thought about people selling their home and moving, I wanted to create an organizational system that effectively color-coded boxes and allowed you to prioritize the boxes and write contents within the label. This also led to a couple of my other creations, which are a Moving Planner and Humorous Moving Labels. The whole process was interesting and fun as I designed and trademarked the products and listed them on an ecommerce platform, www.wellplannedmove.com. I’m proud of…

Moving is expensive so finding things for free is a great benefit. Boxes for instance are easy to find if you look in the right place. Not only will it save you money but you will also be helping the environment by reusing boxes. Here’s several places to find free moving boxes that will save on the budget. 1. Work Businesses order supplies and products all the time that often comes in boxes such as printing paper, books, office supplies, equipment and more. What a convenient place to get boxes when they are right in your own building. Ask your boss or fellow worker if you can snag the free boxes that would otherwise go to recycling or the trash. 2. Retailers Shipments to retailers such as a grocery store or retailer happen every week and sometimes twice a week. From small to oversized boxes, you can find just about…