Category Archives: Moving Stories

CAUTION: Using an Online Moving Broker with Discounted Prices Can Lead to Dissatisfaction

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Most moving sites you see online are run by what is professionally known as moving brokers. Moving brokers act as the middleman between a customer and a moving company. They are not the actual moving companies, they do not own moving trucks and equipment or have the professional moving staff. How do moving brokers work? Moving brokers are mainly salespeople. In an ideal world, they will help you find a good moving company at a low price and ask for a fee in return. Here is how it works: A moving broker will give you an estimate mostly over the […..]

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Top 5 Tips for Moving In Summer

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Summer is here and so is the moving season. That’s why in this article we will discuss the top 5 things to remember when moving in summer. To get started, it is important to remember that summer is the busiest moving season of the year which takes us to our first point.   Plan as early as possible when moving in summer   Since summer is the busiest moving season of the year, you have to expect higher prices. The earlier you start planning your move, the more you could save on your moving expenses. Start contacting your prospective movers […..]

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Relocation assistance – What to Discuss with Your Future Employer

You just got the job you’ve always dreamed about. One problem though, it’s in another city. The good news is that most companies now have relocation assistance in their benefits section. This article will help you know what to expect with relocation assistance and what you may have to ask for. What to expect: Most companies will let you about their relocation assistance policy during the hiring process. However, some companies may leave this out of the conversation even if they do have a policy. If you think you that you will need relocation assistance, this is a topic you […..]

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5 Things to look at in choosing a moving company

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You finally found your new home, and now you are a facing the not so easy task of moving your belongings. By hiring a professional moving services company, you will not only save money and time, it will also give you peace of mind and have a stress-free moving experience. To help you avoid moving services scams, we have made a list of top 5 things you should look for in a moving company. This list will also help you determine the safety of your items and get best of service you can get. Location There are multiple reasons you […..]

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Moving a Hoarder/Pack Rat

Hoarder – a supply or accumulation that is hidden or carefully guarded for preservation, future use, etc. (Dictionary) Hoarding disorder- is a persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions because of a perceived need to save them. A person with hoarding disorder experiences distress at the thought of getting rid of the items. Excessive accumulation of items, regardless of actual value, occurs. (Mayo Clinic) Are you helping a hoarder/pack rat move? Here are some helpful tips on helping a hoarder/pack rat move! Get Professional Help When helping a hoarder move your first impulse is to enter their home and just toss […..]

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