Archive for October 2015

How to Pack and Store Your Summer Clothes



Packing for MovingWell guys, it’s official. Summer is over. The leaves are changing, the days are getting shorter, and the temperature has been dropping. While it’s not winter yet, it may be time to start swapping out your summer clothes for some cooler weather wear. I know a lot of people don’t think too far into this process but there are actually some do’s and don’ts for both packing and storing your summer clothes whether you are getting ready for a move or not.

The Difference Between a Short Sale and a Foreclosure


I’ve been talking a lot about how Matt and I are saving to buy our first home (yay!) We are learning now more than ever that it takes a lot of work to find a home that suits your needs and preferences let alone your budget. Though we foreclosure versus short saleare still far from our goal, I like to browse local listings just to get a feel for what we can get within our goal budget. There are a ton of short sale listings as well as homes in foreclosure in our area. Going with a foreclosure or short sale property can be a great way to save money on a wonderful home, but it’s important to know the difference between the two as well as the challenges you may be faced with.