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Things to Consider When Moving House


One of the most stressful things you can do is move house. Moving house can be a very long and drawn out process for everyone involved. Be sure to put together a moving plan that includes all your belongings and have it all in good condition before you move. You don’t want to be stuck in the middle of nowhere trying to pack up your things.

Arrange your utilities such as gas, council tax and house insurance well in advance of moving day. Not only does this save you lots of stress when moving house, but also you will get extra time to get settled into your new home and get used to your new surroundings. To save valuable time and effort sorting out your utilities, be sure to use Just Move in. This company specialises in moving house and moving around so they have all the experience you need to ensure your move goes smoothly and without any hassles. They have expert movers and packers who can take care of everything from packing and unpacking to storage.

Make a checklist of all your furniture and appliances, making sure you have packed everything correctly. You might find it hard to move all of your furniture at once, so break down your items into smaller groups and then with a quick break down of each item, work through the items one by one and pack them accordingly. If you’re moving house very quickly, you may not have enough time to do this process, so have a back-up plan in case you run into any problems.

Calculate the cost of everything from the move in fees, the local council fees, VAT if applicable, any furnishings that need to be replaced and any other miscellaneous costs that will impact on how long it takes to move your home. Make a list of all the household utilities like electricity and gas. Check your local council for any charges that could be incurred during the moving process, including how much they will charge you for accessing communal areas.

Be realistic when looking at how long it will take to move house. If you know it is going to take quite some time you can go with a cheaper option, but if you’re not sure, give moving companies a call and see how long it will take them to move your home. Some companies will offer to come to your home and do the work for a fee. You may well find that this works out more affordable than hiring professionals in the first instance. If you are looking for further information, here is a complete guide to moving.

Don’t forget to consider the costs of insurance while moving house. If you currently have renter’s insurance, you should contact the provider to check how much it will cost to move house and then insure your belongings against theft or damage. If you do not have renter’s insurance, you may have to take out contents insurance or find alternative cover that covers your personal belongings. It’s important to remember that not all moving companies are equal when it comes to providing insurance cover. Ask plenty of questions and do some research before moving house. That way you should be safe and happy in the long run.

Provided by USA Home Listings, help companies with moving leads

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