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Relocating from Maryland into DC Proper

Maryland is very close to Washington, D.C. so it is an easy move between the two places. However, if you’re moving from Maryland to DC you should be aware of these things. Over the past few years, Washington D.C. has changed...

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How to Rent an Apartment When You’re Across the Country

Millions of families move across the country every year. Although moving to an entirely new place can be an exciting adventure, the thought can also be scary and stressful. From my experience, apartment hunting can also be more difficult when you’re...

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7 Things You May Need Before You Apply for an Apartment

Certain information and documents are needed before you can rent an apartment. Though there is no standard as to what is required, most landlords and property management companies ask for things that give them a general idea of who you are....

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Should You Get Insurance On Your Rental Truck?

When moving to a new home, three options are usually available: hiring a full-service moving company, using truck rental services, or making use of your own vehicle. Using your own vehicle is difficult if not impossible for long-distance moves, and...

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Moving from D.C. to Virginia

While Washington, D.C. is a fun and exciting city to live in, it may not be the best place to raise a family. Or, for many it’s too hectic and expensive. Northern Virginia is home to a wide variety of suburbs...

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When to Contact the Property Management

On the property title, the owner of the property or apartment is listed, however, in most cases, owners hire property management companies who handle the daily running of the rental. Therefore, anyone the landlord designates to act as his agent can be...

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How to Give Notice When Moving

Giving notice is very important when you are moving, and with enough time given, you should be able to move easily without having any problems with your landlord. Failure to give enough notice can result in having to forfeit your security...

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Living in Loudoun County

Loudoun County is a gorgeous, rural county in Virginia with a total area of 521 square miles. On the north, the county is bounded by the Potomac River and on the west by the Blue Ridge Mountain. Here’s a little...