Are you planning to raise a family in Atlanta? As one of the largest cities in the south, Atlanta is a growing metropolitan full of opportunity and southern charm. With a strong economy, warm weather, and plenty of great schools, Atlanta has excellent neighborhoods and suburbs that are perfect for starting a family. But how do you know which area is right for your...

With a sturdy job market, housing available for rent or purchase, and plenty of restaurants, bars, shops, museums, theaters, and more, Richmond offers the diversity, entertainment, and affordability singles and young professionals want in a home! If you’re planning to move to Richmond and can’t find the right area to settle down among the city’s 144...

Right across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C. is Arlington, VA. With excellent job opportunities, a strong military history, and plenty to see and do, Arlington is a great place to live for practically anyone! If you’re thinking of moving to this Virginia city, here are a few things to know before you get there! A Great Place to Live With a crime...

For such small people, kids require a lot of room. Their clothes stockpile because they grow out of them so quickly, their toys seemingly occupy every room in the house, and their energy can send them hurtling through whatever private or public spaces they happen to be in. So, how do you contain all of that matter and energy when your child’s bedroom is one of...

The kitchen is the focal point of so many homes. During the week, it doubles as the dining room when we’re too busy to sit down for a meal. During the holidays, we congregate in the kitchen as Thanksgiving turkeys roast and gingerbread cookies go into the oven. Even during a party, it’s where guests will inevitably gather. So, what do you do when your kitchen...

If you’re looking for the comfort of a historic city, but you want the convenience of a major metropolitan, look no further than Frederick, MD! Located around 50 miles from Baltimore and Washington, D.C., the county seat of Frederick County would make a great home for everyone, from young professionals to retirees! Before packing your bags, check out our list of...

Posted on Jan 23 2017 - 7:30pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on Kitchen Storage Ideas: DIY Organization and Storage Tips!

When you’re cooking in your kitchen, the last thing you want to worry about is where a specific ingredient is tucked away in your cabinets or where a certain utensil is buried in your drawers. In this guide to DIY kitchen organization, we share quick ideas you can use to declutter your kitchen and make items easier to find! Add Shelves for More Storage Space Especially...

Posted on Jan 19 2017 - 4:16pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on 7 Best Neighborhoods in Boston for Young Professionals

With a sturdy economy and plenty of opportunities for higher education at nearby institutions like Harvard, MIT, Boston College, and Boston University, it’s no wonder why Boston is a popular destination for young professionals. If you’re planning to move to Boston, check out our list of the best neighborhoods for young professionals based on home prices,...

Posted on Jan 17 2017 - 2:44pm by Extra Space Storage
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Baltimore is full of interesting neighborhoods all with their own character! If you’re planning to move to this Maryland city, check out our list of five neighborhoods that are safe, affordable, and offer a little something extra for residents. No matter if you’re single, a family with kids, a retiree, or a young professional, Baltimore has the perfect...

Posted on Jan 16 2017 - 2:14pm by Extra Space Storage
Comments Off on How to Declutter Your Home: Clutter Busting Tips & Tricks!

When your home is cluttered, it doesn’t just feel like your living space is unorganized and messy. It also feels like your life is unorganized and messy. In this “How to Declutter Your Home” guide, we take a look at several decluttering methods to help you find one that’s manageable for you! Why Is Your Home Cluttered?   This is an important...