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  • Open House Open Mind
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 06, 2019
     
     
    • Real Estate
    • Home Storage
    • Portable Storage

    6 Easy Ways to Take an Open House to the Next Level

    Real estate agents estimate that nearly 20% of their sales result from an open house. This is a great opportunity to get people in the door to show off your home’s best features. Therefore, it is really important to make sure your home is in tip top shape, your open house is well advertised, and your realtor has made every effort to make the most of this showing opportunity. Here are a few simple ways that realtors can up their game and take an open house to the next level.
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  • loading zone
    Dusty Rhodes
      Dec 04, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Contractor Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Corporate Storage

    8 Important Tips to Remember When Loading a Portable Storage Unit

    Portable storage containers provide incredible convenience and ample storage space for your belongings and household items. Whether you are moving to a new home or you are just in need of a little more storage, these clever containers provide the storage solution you need. Once your storage container has arrived at your location, packing it up might seem simple enough. However, the right approach and a few simple tips can help you maximize space so you get the most out of your storage container. So, before you begin hauling boxes into your storage container, consider these important tips for maximum efficiency and safety. ​
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  • Serving up fresh ideas on storage
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 27, 2019
     
     
    • Organization
    • Portable Storage
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage

    3 Tricks for Making Your Move as Cost Effective as Possible

    The moment you decide to move you will probably start trying to think of ways to save money. Moving is stressful enough and the mounting expenses can only add to your stress. You might be wondering how you are going to transport all of your belongings from one house to another without breaking the bank. The good news, is that there are plenty of simple ways to keep costs down. Consider these three tricks for saving money on your next move. ​
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  • Deck the Halls
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 21, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Home Storage
    • Organization
    • Portable Storage

    7 Problems with Not Storing Seasonal Items in Long-Term Storage ​

    When it comes to storing seasonal items, many people are at a loss as to what to store and where to store it. They don’t know how to transition these items out of their homes, closets, and garages so that they will be more organized and ready to go next season. Many of these people also see seasonal storage as a waste of time and money since they will be using these same items again next year. The truth is, however, that storing seasonal items can make your life so much easier and way more organized. It is also the only way to ensure that your belongings will be in good condition next year at this time. In fact, finding a proper storage solution is more important than most people think and here are just a few of the problems you might encounter when you don’t take the time to properly store your seasonal items.
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    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 18, 2019
     
     
    • Corporate Storage
    • Portable Storage
    • Storage
    • SMARTBOX Helps

    Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic

    Smartbox is proud to be a part of this year’s Chris Evert Pro-Celebrity Tennis Classic which is being held November 22-24 at the Delray Beach Tennis Center and the Boca Raton Resort & Club. Retired tennis pro, Chris Evert, started this amazing fundraiser back in 1989 to help raise money to support at-risk families throughout the state of Florida. She was committed to raising awareness and finding ways to prevent family and social problems related to substance abuse. To date, Chris Evert’s efforts have raised more than $25 million in an ongoing campaign against drug abuse and child abuse in Florida. This year marks the 30th anniversary of this annual event
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  • Save Space
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 15, 2019
     
     
    • Portable Storage
    • Packing Tips
    • Home Storage
    • Organization

    5 Clever Ways to Maximize Space in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage containers are an excellent solution for storing seasonal items, extra furniture, family mementos, or even all of your belongings between moves. Whatever the reason, it’s tough to beat the convenience of these nifty containers. That said, it can be challenging at times to fit everything inside the containers. To help you get the most bang for your buck, consider these tips for maximizing space in your portable storage container.
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  • Time of the Year
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 12, 2019
     
     
    • Moving Myths
    • affordable moving
    • Home Storage

    When is the Best Time of the Year to Move?

    Nearly 46 million Americans move every year and of those, nearly 62% take place between the months of May and September. This is the busiest time of the year for moving companies which also means the most expensive. While there are several reasons why these months are so popular, moving during a different season can certainly have its advantages as well. Let’s take a closer look at the pros and cons of moving during each season. ​
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  • SMARTBOX Family
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 10, 2019
     
     
    • Real Estate
    • Portable Storage
    • Organization
    • Moving

    8 Essential Items to Remove from Your House When Selling It

    When you are preparing your home to put it on the market, experts suggest that a key part of home staging is removing personal items from the house. A strategically staged home typically sells faster and for more money so it’s important to take the necessary steps to properly stage your home. Removing certain items from the home will make your home feel larger, more organized, and will also help prospective buyers visualize themselves living in the home. Prospective buyers will take notice of every detail in your home so don’t turn them away by having the wrong items in your house. Consider removing the following items to ensure your home appeals to all buyers.
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  • realtors have skills to close deals
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 07, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Moving
    • Real Estate

    7 Skills Every Real Estate Agent Should Have

    Think about the last time you bought or sold a home. For many homeowners, this process can be stressful and overwhelming. We look to our real estate agent to ease the process and help guide us through each and every step. While there are many real estate agents out there, the fact is, some are better at their job than others. Real estate agents play an important role in improving their clients’ quality of life, so it’s important they have the skills necessary to do their job well. A successful real estate agent excels due to skills and characteristics that are beneficial for their job. Below are seven skills that every real estate agent needs to master to succeed in today’s competitive real estate industry. ​
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  • Wrong Way Jose
    Dusty Rhodes
      Nov 01, 2019
     
     
    • Personal Storage
    • Storage Tips
    • Portable Storage

    You're Doing it Wrong... A List of Items to Avoid Storing in a Portable Storage Container

    Portable storage units have become increasingly popular in recent years thanks to their convenience, portability, and affordability. They are ideal for people who are moving as well as homeowners who are in need of a little extra storage space. While these portable containers are useful for storing a number of items, there are some basic rules and restrictions for items that cannot and should not be stored in these containers. Here are a few specific things that you should avoid storing in a portable storage container.
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