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Simple Tips for moving into a home or apartment

May 28, 2015
by dmirza

Are you in the process of moving soon? Here are some helpful tips for saving money when getting ready to move in your next apartment or home:

Some helpful tips:

  1. Time your move right. You will be charged more.
  2. Leases go up to move in on weekend.
  3. Renting a pod/cube if you do not have that many items to move.
  4. Change your address with the post office and banking information.
  5. Setup movers or a U-haul at least 6 weeks in advance.
  6. Give away old junk or recycle things you do not need to move. Also consider donating items or having a garage sale.
  7. Setup utilities like water, gas, and electricity at least 2 weeks in advance.

Simple Tips for moving into a home or apartment

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8. Keep a packing checklist

9. Pack an essential bag items for the necessary things like important documents and bathroom items.

10. Identify and color code stickers help boxes go in the appropriate room for movers to easily understand.

11. Ask furniture stores/appliance stores for empty boxes instead of buying empty boxes.

Moving can be stressful. Make sure to have a good game plan and don’t procrastinate. Happy Moving!

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