Posts Tagged ‘Renting’

Renting A Vacation Property

An increasing number of people are looking to rent apartments or homes when on vacation. While hotels are often hassle free, they are usually expensive and busy. To rent a vacation property usually means not worrying about food and constant upkeep, allowing you to save money and to enjoy a greater level of privacy.

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Portable Storage Units

moving boxIf you are planning a move, or want to transport some large objects to your new home without renting or driving a truck, you might want to consider becoming a POD-person. We’re referring to the increasingly ubiquitous portable storage units being used all over the country. If you haven’t used one yet, or haven’t seen them in your neighborhood, it’s likely you might see one soon.

Last year, as part of a move from, I contacted a local company that offers portable storage units for rent. At first, I rented two 5x7x8 weatherproof boxes, so that I could remove personal items and some furniture from the house, to prepare it for sale. After the sale of the property, I rented 4 more units, in order to pack the rest of my household goods and prepare them for shipment north. These storage units were a great help in moving. In previous moves, all of the packing and transporting of stuff needed to take place in a very short period of time, usually one or two days, driven by the high cost of long-term truck rental. And apart form the time factor, better yet, I didn’t need to drive the loaded truck when it came time to transport the storage units north, instead, the storage company trucked them to their final destination for me.

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