Moving Mistakes You Can Avoid

By Doherty • April 18th, 2011
Moving van and lift, Germany,2007

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Moving to a new home can sometimes be complicated especially if you have never moved before . Everything needs organizing and planning ahead with coordination so you will be able to know what help you will need to get done .  This will also save you some extra money with your move .

The first thing that you will do is to decide whether you do it yourself or get a moving company .

When you have decided to get a moving company, they need to be licensed and insured .

If you are going to move from a large home or a long distance, moving services will possibly cost you thousands of dollars . There are also other fees such as traveling to your new real estate property, and other things .

Summer is a busy season for moving companies so do not move during that time.

Take your important papers and documents with you all the time . Jewelries and other valuable stuff should also be hand carried .

Some moving companies have cheaper rates so to avoid overspending, it is best to shop around first to make the right choice and to find a quality moving company . Get another mover if you don’t feel comfortable with the estimate.

Before hiring, be sure you have carefully read the contract and ask whatever that is not clear to you . Keep your mind on to the agreement of the delivery date .

You can not memorize which boxes have clothes, bedcovers, dishes and etc . The best thing you can do is to write each box with the things it contains .

You don’t have to pack the things you don’t need anymore . Instead, you can just give it away or hold a rummage sale and sell those clothes or utensils you haven’t been using for two years .

Recheck everything to make sure that your things are already packed on the truck and will arrive to the right destination . Do not forget to double check the home before you leave .

 

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