Pick an Orlando Neighborhood Based on Your Lifestyle

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Moving to the Orlando area for the first time can be intimidating. When looking for the right place to live, there are seemingly endless options to consider. Some look at that as a positive, but starting the search initially can be frustrating.

The good news is that there are some solid neighborhoods and suburbs around the metro area, regardless of work location. From living near the city’s center to checking out suburbs, there are places to purchase and rent to fit any lifestyle.

Living the city life in Orlando

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Advice To Anyone Who’s New in Orlando

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Moving to a place people love to visit for vacation is an exciting experience. Orlando, Florida, and the Central Florida area for that matter, is growing to be much more than only a tourist destination. To properly prepare for a move, it takes time and effort to research the area and figure out expectations.

Here are a few pieces of advice to anyone new to Orlando. There is a lot to see and do in the area, but preparation beforehand goes a long way.

Where is work?

Orlando is a very spread out metropolitan area. Instead of building up with skyscrapers and a traditional city center like most cities, Orlando used its vast land to build out. That means travelling from areas such as Oviedo down to the attractions can take well over an hour during busy times. That’s a two-hour roundtrip in a car, likely with hefty toll bill as well.

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Expert Relocation Advice

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That time has come. Congratulations are in order as you’re about to move!

After you’ve sorted all the paperwork, financing, surrounding areas, services and the nearest take-away restaurant, you can almost see light at the end of the tunnel.

However, there is still one very important task to consider. The actual move.

The question will quickly arise and have you considering if you should take matters in your own hands or trust the professionals to do it for you.

Both approaches have their arguments in favor and against them, but we will let you decide what suits you best.

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Consider a Green Move With Reusable Plastic Crates

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Did you know that nearly 90 million cardboard boxes are disposed of every year? While this number at face value is very dismal, there are plenty of tangible ways to minimize this environmental impact. You personally have the power to reduce this number simply by renting reusable plastic crates for your next move. In this article, we’ll discuss the benefits of utilizing plastic crates and opting for a green move.
Save Money and Resources

Moving is an expensive process. Cardboard boxes can cost a pretty penny, especially if you’re purchasing quality ones to ensure the safety of your items. Why invest money in these items that’ll just sit in a landfill after a single use? Consider instead, renting plastic crates. Most moving companies offer this solution. Well, let’s rephrase that, moving companies worth working with will offer this solution. It’s important to support businesses doing their part to minimize waste and their environmental impact. Not only will these crates come at a lower cost, but they can also be used by dozens of more individuals moving more in the future.

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Tasks That Should Be Done During Moving Day

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Moving day is stressful. Once the movers leave your boxes thrown all over the home, where do you begin? Before the movers leave, there are some things you should already have taken care of. These are a few tasks you need to make sure are done on moving day, so that you and your family can enjoy your new home together once the day’s stresses have dissipated.

Check and Double-Check for Forgotten Items

Once your items have been taken out and loaded on the moving truck, do a final walkthrough of your house or apartment to make sure nothing has been left behind. Visit every room and check all the closets, cabinets, and shelves, go through the garage, the attic, and the basement, look in the crawl space, under the stairs, on the walls and in any other place where something may be hiding. If you’re leaving any furniture behind, make sure all the drawers are empty.

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