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The 5 Best Ways to Make Money on the Road

Neighbor is a peer-to-peer storage company. Hosts can rent extra space around their house like basements, closets, garages, and RV pads to others in their community. For renters, Neighbor is 50% cheaper than traditional self storage.Traveling by RV is a great way to relax and explore the world at …

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Yard Sales: How to Host, Pricing, and Tips [Checklist]

The warm spring and summer weather means it’s time for yard sales. In every neighborhood for the next six months, people will empty out their garages, closets, and storage units and spread out their old possessions across the yard or garage.

Yard sales are a great way to make a …

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Places to Store a Car and Which Option is Best

Looking for places to store a car? You’re not alone. Long term overseas travel and work is becoming more normal. More people are moving to city areas where they may only need a vehicle a few times a year. And military service has always been a reason to look …

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Moving to a New City – The Before, During, and After

Moving to a new city is one of the hardest but most fulfilling things that anyone ever does. Yet, it’s also common, almost part of American identity.

Alexis de Tocqueville, after visiting America, wrote:

“A man will settle in one place only to go off elsewhere shortly afterward with a new …

20 Places to Find FREE Moving Boxes

20 Places to Find Free Moving Boxes Near You

Moving expenses, like boxes or self storage units, can really add up! You have to pay for the moving services which could include a moving truck and labor costs, pizza for family members who come to help, equipment for special furniture, and you can never find free moving boxes.

Wait, …

How to pack dishes and glasses

How to Pack Dishes and Glasses For a Move

Packing up a home and moving always takes longer than expected. It’s already a stressful enough endeavor without accidentally breaking fragile or sensitive items. You need a strategy for how to pack dishes and glasses.

Dishes and glasses are among the items that should be packed with care during a …

The best places to live in Utah

The Best Places to Live in Utah

What are the best places to live in Utah? If you’re asking that, you know Utah is no longer an obscure state.

The state has always been famous for its proximity to the outdoors. There are 5 national parks, 43 state parks, and a diversity of landscape. You can find …

Four ways to get rid of extra clutter

Four Ways to Get Rid of Your Extra Clutter

My husband and I have been married for six years. During that time, we have managed to finish school, buy a house and grow our small family. In our years of domestic life, there was a subtle, yet silent monster growing in our basement, the monster of extra clutter.

Our …

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Renting a Warehouse? Here are Five Things to Consider

Unless you’re part of a huge company, chances are you’ll rent your warehouse space, not own it. And when you look for warehouse space to start storing your product, it seems like most warehouses are geared toward big businesses who need shipping and logistics automation.

If you’re a small …

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Moving with Kids: 15 tips to have a smooth move

You’ve found your dream house–the perfect place to raise your family. It’s a beautiful new build with a big yard, friendly neighbors, nice parks and great schools. You’ve finished all the headache of closing on the home and selling your current place; now all you have to do is …

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Recycling in Your Community

It is easy to underestimate the power and importance of recycling, especially when it’s convenient to do so. This might be because we fail to fully link the environment we want with what is required of us to maintain it. It’s easy to forget, for example, that blue skies, …

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Pay Off Your Mortgage Early: 12 Easy Steps

Taking all 30 years to pay off your mortgage will end up costing you thousands more than paying it off early. Thanks to interest rates steadily climbing toward a jaw-dropping 5%, finding a way to subsidize your mortgage is more important than ever.

As you search your no-wiggle-room budget for …

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Are Moving Expenses Tax Deductible?

The worst day of the year just might be tax day. Sometimes a worse day could be when you move homes. Sometimes one could affect the other. Hopefully, they affect each other in a positive way. Here are some common questions on how your moving expenses affect your taxes. …

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Store at My House – How to Host with Neighbor

Neighbor is a really good idea, but how can I make it work?

That’s a super common question. Maybe you feel like Charlie before he got the golden ticket (see Charlie and the Chocolate Factory). Well, that’s why I’m here, to help you figure out how you can start …

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DeClutter Your Home: 15 Decluttering Cleaning Tips

How on Earth do you declutter your home? 

Organizing your house is no less than a tiring and time-consuming adventure. Whether it’s an overflow of shoes or a bundle of toys wandering into every corner or your unnecessary acquisitions, they all pile up, hence making cleaning an insurmountable job.

Although it requires …

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How To Design The Perfect Kitchen

Design The Perfect Kitchen:  Avoid these 5 Common Kitchen Layout Mistakes

Having a good layout is more important than anything else in your kitchen. As the hub of activity in the home, your kitchen should be set up to comfortably accommodate a variety of activities. Design The Perfect Kitchen!

For example, …

Landscaping Tips For Beginners and Home Owners

Landscaping Tips for Beginners & First-Time Homeowners

There are a lot of amazing opportunities that owning your first home provides: the chance to customize everything you want, the freedom to put nails in the wall without having to worry about violating your lease, and of course, the yard, and the opportunity to truly make it your …

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Hey Alexa, What Is A Smart Home?

Our world is constantly advancing in many ways. The medication we use, the communication devices we own, and the methods of transportation that would have been unbelievable 20 years ago–technology is amazing. Let’s talk about phones for a minute: they used to be these hug box-like walkie talkies. Then …

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Utah Boating: Top 8 Lakes And Reservoirs To Go Boating In Utah

More than 40 percent of Utah is covered in national parks, national monuments, national forests, state parks, and public lands. With that many opportunities how can you ever hope to make a decision on where to start your recreational adventures? There’s rock climbing, mountain biking, hiking, skiing, snowboarding, snowshoeing, …

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Explore Utah: The Beginner’s Travel Guide To Exploring Utah

Utah is a popular travel destination in the United States. With world-class hiking, biking, and skiing and plenty of other attractions that don’t require hiking boots, it’s no wonder millions of people visit Utah every year.

With so much to explore, how do you make the most out of your …

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Become A Neighbor Host Today – Make $20-$400/Month

Neighbor’s secure marketplace allows you to make passive income, receive hassle free payments, and we protect your property with a $10,000 Host guarantee. List your unused space with Neighbor in under 5 minutes. Make $20-$400/month with the sharing economy. Being a Neighbor Host grants you exclusive access to a secure …

Top 20 Safest Cities in Utah (2018) - Neighbor Blog

Top 20 Safest Cities In Utah

Utah is one of most family friendly and safest states in the nation, often ranking in the top 10. But what are the safest cities in Utah? 

Utah has a lot of different types of towns. Many people live in the suburbs of Salt Lake County or in one of …

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale in Utah

10 Most Expensive Homes For Sale In Utah

The 10 most expensive homes for sale in Utah are some of the most extravagant and breathtaking Utah homes are nestled deep within a forest, set high on a mountainside, or rest alone amidst miles of open and wild land. Now, why would such masterpieces choose to exist so …

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What Is The Tiny House Movement?

The tiny house movement is growing–and not on a tiny scale. In the past four years, interest in the tiny house movement has nearly quadrupled as tracked on Google Trends. The trend is not just limited to the U.S.; tiny houses are popping up all over the world in countries …

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Moving to South Jordan, UT: A Neighbor Moving Guide

So your thinking about moving to South Jordan, Utah? Don’t worry, we get it! South Jordan is a great city tucked on the western side of Salt Lake Valley, has easy access to many shopping centers, and has a great view of the Salt Lake Valley. However, You don’t just move to a …

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Moving Hacks For The Hopelessly Disorganized

It’s hard to keep everything together while packing up your entire life and putting it all back together in a new location. With the big day looming in the distance, you may find yourself wondering if it’s even possible to achieve an organized, stress-free move. You’ve read all of …

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It’s Summer Time!

Does anyone else have May circled in red on their calendar and a countdown that leads to a day written over with “SUMMER”? Or maybe it says “freedom,” “party-time,” or “Mexico–here I come!” I think all students look ahead to that summer sunshine with hopes of napping, swimming and not having …

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Downsizing Benefits: Tips and Cost Calculator

It may not look like it, but spring is right around the corner, and it is time to start thinking about downsizing.

Did you know that in the 1960s the average homeowner lived in 1,600 square feet with a much larger family size? According to the United Census Bureau, the …

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Neighbor Vehicle Storage

You’re probably wondering, “Haven’t we done an article on car storage before?” The answer is yes, we have done an article similar to this one– but wait! There’s more! Instead of focusing just on cars, this time it’s all other types of transportation. Vehicle storage, Yay! We don’t believe in …

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Winter Prep For The Outside Of Your Home

Because I am a native Arizonan, the snow and the cold and indoor heating were all foreign to me growing up. But then I moved to the icy mountains of Utah and suddenly my lack of knowledge of winter prep became a problem. Who knew what to do when …

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Where Are The Woman Caves?

Okay we have all heard of man caves, right? Yes, yes boys, we know the drudgery of work and long days and coming home to the crazy kids and messy kitchen and just needing to escape to your own little place to relax and recuperate. It’s where you hang …

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Home Storage Solutions: Top 15 Home Storage Ideas

A few days after New Years I decided to organize my space. In the process I looked up different home storage solutions to organize everything better. I didn’t have room to do all of them in my small apartment, but here are my top fifteen favorite finds that I …

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The Official Poor College Student Budget Guide Of 2018

“Free food?!” I’m in that fun phase of life right now where that phrase is enough to wake me up in class. To a poor college student, free food is like the mating cry of a moose: irresistible and essential to survival. We college students live in a tight-knit community …

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Winterizing Your Boat: 5 Easy Steps

When the snow is coming down, everyone bundles up to stay safe. But in our rush to stay warm we sometimes forget that our machines also need to be protected from the cold. Too many boats die quietly every winter. Your boat may not be able to come inside …

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How to Save Money In 2019 – 7 Ways To Save

It’s never too late to start a resolution to save money in 2019. So how can you save money this year? There are a few ways. However, before we get into all the tips, it’s helpful to find a compelling reason to save money. For example, it’s much easier …

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5 Moving Tips That Make Life Easier

Moving is a thrilling but busy time of life. Whether you’re relocating due to a job promotion, marriage, or just a change of scenery, moving your household goods can be overwhelming. Can moving tips make a difference? Definitely.
Factor in all you have to do: sorting items, packing them up, …