How to Keep Moving Quotes From Spiraling Out of Control

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coming homeLong before you start packing, the monumental task of moving to a new home all starts with your going online or picking up the phone to get some moving quotes. These estimates give you a ballpark figure of how much you’ll pay to safely transport all of your prized possessions, but like all estimates, they can be off base. Waaayyyy off base. To help you keep a lid on your moving costs, we called on moving experts to share how you can get the most accurate estimates so you don’t have to worry about last-minute surprises on your bill.

5 Vows to Make Now to Sell Your Home in 2017

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People vow to do all kinds of things—hit the gym, get more sleep, quit Froot Loops—and if you plan to sell your home this year, making a few promises matter here most of all. After all, selling your home for top dollar takes work and the right mindset to strike a deal. To help make that happen, we put together a list of good habits all home sellers should start now so that you’re fully prepared once opportunity knocks.

Espola Road heads list of 2017 projects in Poway

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sandiegohomes6The start of several new construction projects will likely highlight municipal activities in the coming year, according to City Manager Tina White. At the top of the list for 2017 is the start of the long-awaited undergrounding of utility lines along a section of Espola Road. Other planned projects include solar energy panels being installed at the Poway Center for the Performing Arts and at Fire Station No. 3 on Pomerado Road. White said she also expects progress toward deciding how best to replace the Community Center at Community Park and the completion of the Poway Road Corridor Study.

Purge Your Home of These 9 Things Before You Move

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A new home means a fresh start: new paint, a new bedroom, even a fresh take on arranging your old furniture.

But your new space won’t feel so wonderful if it’s weighed down with junk you didn’t bother ditching during the move. Now’s the time to purge your home—and we’re not talking about just sifting through stacks of magazines while you binge on Netflix.

Rancho Bernardo Hall of Fame Inducts Three

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Rancho Bernardo Hall of Fame members welcomed three more into their ranks during the organization’s annual gala at the Bernardo Heights Country Club. Dave Brooks, Scott Lawn and Jay Riordan were formally welcomed as the 2016 inductees, recognized for their years of volunteerism in the community. They received several accolades from the area’s political representatives in addition to their formal plaques and other recognition items. The RB Hall of Fame, established in 1974, honors long-time community volunteers who have provided years of significant leadership to the community. The trio are the 110th, 111th and 112th honorees.