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Advice on Moving Out

Moving out takes longer then most people think. Here's some advice for people that want to take the leap (in a couple months). 1) Save money: Moving out for the first time is more expensive than most people think. On top of first month's rent and a security deposit have you thought about all the things that you will need to buy for your new home? Putting money away is essential in moving out, most people recommend having at least $1000 put away before moving out, the more the better. 2) Start buying stuff: If you wait until you move out to buy everything that you will need your crazy. Not only will this add one more thing to do during the already stressful moving process but that just adds more the first month's bill. Start out with the small stuff that you know you will ne...

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10 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Professional Moving Company

Whether an interstate move or moving across town, transferring a household of belongings from one place to another is a highly stressful life experience. A professional moving company will certainly reduce the manual work a move takes, but choosing the right professional movers is critical to either relieving the burden of a move, or adding to the stress. Selecting a reliable and trustworthy professional moving company, and avoiding moving scams, is critical to the success of a move. When getting a written estimate, movers will come to the apartment or house to personally inventory and assess the belongings. Based on an estimated weight and the distance of the move, a cost estimate will be provided. Never get an estimate over the telephone. All credible professional moving companies pro

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