(This guest post was written by Suzie Wilson of http://happierhome.net. Suzie is an interior designer with more than 20 years experience. What started as a hobby turned into a passion for creating soothing spaces in homes of every size and style. While her goal always includes making homes look beautiful, her true focus is on fashioning them into serene, stress-free environments that inspire tranquility in all who enter.)
If you are one of the fortunate few to have two residences to call home, then you’ll know that this does come with some special planning and organization to make sure both homes are well cared for, especially if they are left vacant for a considerable amount of time.
Speaking of Getting Organized…
As a homeowner, you’ll know that properties require continuous work, from maintenance issues to the general upkeep of the home – all properties need to be looked after carefully to ensure they don’t suffer the ill effects of neglect over time. This is where having someone beside you to help you keep on top of everything is a good idea. For example, you may want to consider hiring a trusty housekeeper to help keep your household in order so that you can attend to the more important stuff, such as acclimating your family and your pets to their new lifestyle.
Keeping Your Business Affairs in Order
If you are a business owner, and you are living between states, then this can be tricky to navigate as you can’t be in two places at once to oversee everything in as much detail as you would like. This is where having a registered agent on board can help provide you with the peace of mind you need that all is in order regarding your business affairs. Moreover, hiring an agent is a prerequisite if your business is an LLC, as they are often responsible for keeping all your business documentation regarding tax and filing requirements up-to-date for you. Furthermore, it is essential to note that if you are opening businesses in multiple states, you could even have more than one registered agent helping you manage a business better in each applicable state.
Look at Storage Facilities
Storage facilities can also help you keep your belongings more organized, as you’ll have a place to store them while you figure out what to do with them all. The trick is knowing where to look for storage to maximize your time and resources accordingly. For example, some self-storage facilities can help you decide the correct storage unit size for your belongings, which can help save you money and time, especially if you plan on storing your things for months at a time.
Looking After Your Family’s Best Interests
Certainly, your family will be your topmost priority, which is why you’ll probably be looking into making both your homes as safe as possible for your family. This is where reading product reviews from unbiased sources becomes extremely valuable, as you don’t really know what you are buying until you’ve bought it. For example, when it comes to security features like outdoor security cams or window alarms, you should pay attention to what people are saying about the product in reviews so that you don’t waste money on a product that fails to live up to its end of the bargain.
Here is Some More Information About Top Locations People Are Getting Into
- Arizona is ranked in the top two as one of the cheapest places to live in.
- Self-storage units in San Diego Go for as little as $140 for a 5’x5′ storage unit.
- The best state for your pet’s health goes to Montana.
- Vermont is the top state regarding access to healthcare facilities for children.
- The cheapest states to shop include New Hampshire because of its zero sales tax.
While moving from one residence to two sounds a bit complicated practically, the process can be made easier if you rely on services such as a registered agent to help make the transition easier for you.