Pros and Cons of Moving During The Week
Less Stress For Parents: This is a big advantage if you’re moving locally! By moving in the morning of a weekday, you can get the job done while the kids are all at school. It’s even more advantageous if you have a young child who can be at daycare while you make the move.
Estate Treasures and Services Helps Eagle Scout Complete His Project!
Kline, who attends Thomas Edison Middle School in Meriden and will be entering Middletown High School in the fall, is working toward his Eagle badge project. When he learned of Santiago’s situation, he made quick work of returning enough bottles and cans to purchase the $500 scooter at a discounted rate from Estate Treasures on Main Street Extension.
Shop owner Ed Margnelli made a deal, adding in an electric charger and battery, said Christine Kline, who remained “hands off” so her son could take full charge of the project.
A Real Estate Update for May 2021. It’s Buying Season!
Another trend that could continue influencing the real estate market this spring and beyond is an increase in millennial buyers. Millenials are starting to buy their first homes, and they will likely drive the market throughout 2021.
Gardening Tips for Someone Without a Green Thumb
There are a lot of plants for beginners, too. For example, perennial flowers will return year after year and can be a good low-maintenance option. If you like to have a one-and-done experience, consider some annuals so you can change the look of your yard each year when you replace them.
May is National Moving Month!
You may have recently noticed an increase in traffic and people on the move, as May is National Moving Month!
Averting Moving Woes
Hire a good honest mover. Beware of moving scams that can run anywhere from bogus “moving deposits”, to bait-and-switch estimates, to overly-complicated contracts. Estate Treasures and Services is a family-run business that is simply pay-by-the-hour. No funny business, although we like to have fun!
Questions to Ask When Choosing a Senior Living Community
Be sure to ask how team members are recruited and screened, and if background checks are conducted. It’s also significant to ask what kind of training the senior living community offers, and if team member development is ongoing. Empathy and attentiveness are less tangible but equally important characteristics of a good caregiver. Does the community hire for these traits?
Make Your Thrift Store Visit Fruitful
Make Friends With Your Thrift Store Staff! No matter what thrift store you enter, make friends with the staff! Thrift and antique store personnel are usually very knowledgeable and friendly. They can help you while you shop and also give you valuable information, such as when new merchandise comes in and where to find something that just came in.
Should I Tip My Movers?
How Much Should I Tip My Mover? The answer to this question depends on how well your move went. Were your items handled with care? Did the movers ask you the necessary questions to be clear on what you needed done? Did they help to make your move day a little less stressful?
Spring is a Great Time to Move
Competitive prices: Before the peak of the moving season, the majority of professional moving companies and truck rental companies have not yet started to charge the highest rates so that they can attract more customers. A summer move will cost you the most with a big moving company.