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Alex Keight

Alex Keight is a frequent contributor to the PODS Blog who has moved 25+ times because she loves to experience new places.

15 Best Neighborhoods in Charlotte, NC, for 2024

Charlotte North Carolina

by Alex Keight Posted on February 20, 2024

Contemplating a move to Charlotte, NC? We get it. The area is hip, vibrant, huge, and delicious (the food in the area is delicious, that is). But with nearly 200 neighborhoods to choose from, deciding where to live in Charlotte can be daunting. Find out which of these Charlotte neighborhoods is the best fit for you.

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The Only Apartment Moving Checklist You’ll Ever Need

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on February 20, 2024

Ever wish you had a handy apartment moving checklist that just spelled everything out? You know, all the who, what, where, and when of what to do when moving apartments. Well, we sure did. That’s why we created this week-by-week checklist full of tips and timelines to make sure you stay on track. Do yourself a favor and get it now.

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8 of the Best Minneapolis Neighborhoods To Check Out If You’re Moving to the Twin Cities

Minneapolis Minnesota

by Alex Keight Posted on February 8, 2024

With more than 83 neighborhoods, deciding where you want to settle down in Minneapolis can be tough. We get it: Whether you’re looking for classy or comfort foods, park time or playtime, trendy or traditional housing — you’ll find it here. So to help you narrow down your choices, we’ve done the hard work for you. Take a look at our favorite Minneapolis neighborhoods.

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Making the move to Columbus, OH? Check out our guide to the best Columbus neighborhoods

Columbus Ohio

by Alex Keight Posted on December 27, 2023

Spanning more than 230 miles, Columbus has plenty of top-notch neighborhoods. From Downtown to Bexley, high-rise to Craftsman, we’ve helped you narrow down your search to help you decide which of these Columbus neighborhoods might be the perfect match for you. Take a look at our top picks.

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Need To Move in a Hurry? Moving Tips for Your Last-Minute Move

Moving Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on December 5, 2023

If your last minute move has you feeling overwhelmed, take a breather and check out these moving tips from someone who's done it all before.

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Thinking of Living in Austin, Texas? Here Are 9 Things to Know Before You Pack Up and Go

Austin Texas

by Alex Keight Posted on November 30, 2023

They say everything is bigger in Texas, and Austin is no exception. From the food to the fun, there’s never a dull moment in this central Texas hot spot. But is Austin the perfect fit for you? If you’re thinking about living in Austin, Texas, here are nine things you need to consider first.

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Top 5 Santa Barbara Neighborhoods That Should Be on Your Radar

Santa Barbara California

by Alex Keight Posted on November 22, 2023

Looking to snatch up your own slice of paradise along California’s Central Coast by moving to Santa Barbara? Thanks to a temperate Mediterranean climate, relaxed vibes, and coastal and mountain views complete with a selection of local wineries, this place earns its nickname as “The American Riviera." Get a taste of Santa Barbara’s paradise pie with this guide to our five favorite neighborhoods in town.

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16 Foolproof Packing and Moving Tips and Tricks From Someone Who’s Moved 25+ Times

Packing Tips and Hacks

by Alex Keight Posted on November 22, 2023

When I packed up my things for a cross-country move from NYC to L.A., my roommate said, “I feel like you’ve been giving the rest of us a masterclass in packing over the last week.” It was then that I realized I’ve curated a long list of useful packing and moving tips over the years. Now it’s time for you to give them a try!

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Moving to Pittsburgh: Why the City of Champions Should be on Your Radar

Pittsburgh Pennsylvania

by Alex Keight Posted on November 20, 2023

Considering a move to Pittsburgh? Now’s a great time to get in, right before the crowds and prices really take off! Take a look at our breakdown on moving to Pittsburgh — and what it’s like living in Pittsburgh — to see if you should call this comeback city your new home.

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12 Must-Know Things About Living in Minneapolis

Minneapolis Minnesota

by Alex Keight Posted on November 16, 2023

Minneapolis may be one-half of the famous Minneapolis-St. Paul duo, but we’re prepared to show you how this city stands out on its own. Check out what it’s really like living in Minneapolis — just don’t blame us if, by the end, you find yourself asking, “St. Paul who?”

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