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Moving to Seattle can be stressful. Read on for background information, tips and tricks, neighborhood comparisons, and checklists to help your relocation to Seattle go as smoothly as possible.

Seattle Travel Nurse Housing Tips

With several universities and world-class medical facilities, it’s no surprise that Seattle attracts a large number of travel nurses. Finding travel nurse housing, however, can be tricky in Seattle. The growing economy, short lease lengths, and desire for downtown conveniences can make it difficult to find the perfect place. But with the right expectations, finding […]


Seattle Neighborhood Profile: Montlake

Montlake, Seattle Neighborhood Profile Location Northeast of Capitol Hill, west of Madison Park and the arboretum, south of University District, north of Stevens The Vibe Young, high-income families who love to be close to the action. They value views and outdoor activities, and are fiercely protective of their sleepy residential area. Best Amenities Location – Close […]


Seattle Neighborhood Profile: Capitol Hill

Capitol Hill, Seattle Neighborhood Profile Location South of Montlake, West of Madison Park, East of South Lake Union/Eastlake, adjacent to Downtown and Belltown The Vibe Depends on where you are. Capitol Hill boasts some of the city’s best nightlife, restaurants, and entertainment, but it is primarily residential. North Capitol Hill is filled with 1920’s mansions and […]


Cheap Activities in Seattle

Just because Seattle is an expensive city, that doesn’t mean there aren’t cheap and free things to do. Cheap activities in Seattle are everywhere…if you know where to look. Our favorite hacks will get you into museums, parks, and festivals for free or cheap, but you may have to be patient to get what you […]


Moving to Seattle with Kids

Moving to Seattle with kids is daunting but doable. Seattle is a great city for families, with vibrant community and parenting groups, an excellent park system, and tons of safe, enjoyable neighborhoods. Moving is always stressful, though, and with a bit of preparation, you can help your family make the transition as smoothly as possible. […]


Report: 2016 Best School Districts in Washington

Niche just released their ranking for 2016 of the best school districts in Washington. Several Seattle-area districts make the list, with Bellevue School District landing at #1. The ranking was compiled based on academics – both statistical scores and resident surveys, health and safety, overall experience, student culture and diversity, teacher qualifications, resources and facilities, […]


How to Find a Babysitter in Seattle When You Are Moving to Town

Find a Babysitter in Seattle As a parent moving your family, one of your most urgent tasks will be to find a babysitter in Seattle. Three to five babysitters should be enough to keep you covered for date nights, appointments, and last-minute emergencies. It might seem like a lot, but babysitters are in high demand. You […]