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Before Your Move

If you're planning to move, there’s plenty you need to organize in the months, weeks, and days leading up to moving day.

  • Types of Moving Estimates

    When hiring a moving company, you will want to know about the different types of estimates and how they will affect the final price of your move.

  • Pick the Right Mover

    Choosing the right mover can be a daunting task, but it’s an important one. Know what to look for, and what questions to ask, to hire a reputable, affordable, professional moving company.

  • The Psychology of Moving

    People move for a number of reasons, or for no reason at all. Regardless, moving to a new home can pack on the stress, and it’s good to know how to handle that major life change.

  • Budgeting Your Move

    Create a realistic budget, avoid hidden charges and unnecessary expenses, and know what you’ll need to move without breaking the bank.

  • Organizing Your Belongings

    Learn the best methods to keep yourself and your belongings organized during your move so it makes it from point A to point B intact.

  • Insurance and Liability Coverage

    As coordinated as your move might be, mistakes do happen. Hopefully, the reputable moving company you’ve hired has liability coverage to cover your home and belongings if something is damaged.

  • Moving Scams

    If you are planning a move, it's important to know what the most common scams are, so you can avoid them. Moving scams are becoming more common, so hiring a reputable moving company should be a priority.

  • Finding Specialty Movers

    For the bulky and fragile items in your move, you will need to have the know-how to properly wrap, pack, and ship specialty belongings, and the movers to help you do so.

  • Getting Rid of Unwanted Goods

    Clear the clutter so it doesn’t make its way into your new home. Learn what you should not take with you before you move, and if it should be sold, donated, or tossed.

  • Researching Your New Neighborhood

    Learn all about the area you are moving to, including schools, facilities, amenities, and statistics, to see if it matches your lifestyle.

  • Deciding to Move

    There are many factors to consider when deciding to move or not, including your family, job, and lifestyle. Do the research, and ask the right questions, to determine if moving is right for you.

  • Planning Your Move

    Make educated choices as to the right timeline, budget, and every other aspect of your move in the months, weeks, and days leading up to it.

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