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Guest Author: Erin Reynolds
Living in multiple states can take some getting used to. After all, there will be lots to get around to before and after you leave one place for the other. And there will even be things to attend to while you’re busy occupying either residence. So, if you intend to call two locations home, here’s how to make it look like a breeze.
Indeed, you’ll have to keep tabs on two households at all times to ensure neither residence gets neglected when you’re not there. For example, you might want to consider renting your other home out when you’re away so that you can at least derive some financial benefit from your new living arrangements. Alternatively, you could find someone to help look after your property, such as a house sitter that you could pay to look after your home for months at a time, even!
Taking advantage of storage facilities to store away your odds and ends when they aren’t in use is a good idea until you can decide where you’d like them to permanently be. For example, there are plenty of self-storage units in the Denver area that you could rent out cost-effectively for months on end for as little as $76 per month for a 5’x5′ storage unit.
Seeing to your business while you’re away
Of course, it’s not just your home that’ll need extra attention when you’re away – you’ll probably need an extra pair of eyes on your business too. This is where having a registered agent on standby could prove invaluable to help oversee your business affairs while you’re away. Furthermore, you are legally obliged to appoint a registered agent when you register your LLC in a certain state anyway, so you might as well take full advantage of having an extra pair of hands on board. Plus, registered agents usually stay on top of tax and other legal paperwork pertaining to your business and will notify you if an urgent issue crops up that requires your immediate attention, such as a lawsuit or a tax notification, for example.
Another thing you might want to pay extra attention to is purchasing household items like groceries more wisely to prevent unnecessary wastage or spoilage. For example, buying in bulk might be a time and money saver. Furthermore, it would be in your best interest to look into what you’re buying by reading over its reviews to see if they’re family-friendly before going ahead and purchasing it. For example, things like outlet covers that can help to protect little ones from touching plug points nontoxic cleaning chemicals that can help to protect your little one to security features like indoor cameras; ; are the types of things that can make a world of difference in helping to keep your family safe at all times.
● Living costs in Ohio are cheaper than the national average.
● Vermont has excellent healthcare for children and seniors in particular.
● Arkansas has excellent pet care services.
● Kansas is great for shopping if you want to buy all those extras to keep the pantry full.
Indeed, it is possible to make living in two places look easy, especially when you have a helping hand in the form of a registered agent to help make way for you to go ahead and live your dreams to the fullest.
About the Author: Erin Reynolds is the creator of DIYMama.net, which provides resources to help others with home improvement projects and repairs. Keep an eye out for the DIY or Not Calculator, which will help you determine whether or not to take on a project yourself!