Once you’ve reached escrow and you know for certain the closing date then you will have to start preparing for the D-Day – your actual move. Of course, for most people, this will have to mean having to finalize the arrangement and terms of the service with your professional mover. However, to properly organize the move there are a few things that you need to cover first before you make final arrangements with your professional mover.
First, you have to determine the budget for the move to your new home. You must also have to decide which of your stuff goes with you to your new home and which are going to be left behind or discarded. Finally, you have to take into account the distance that you have to cover from your old home to your new home. These are the basic things that should be considered in the selection of your professional mover. Once you are able to make the right choice then everything should fall in their proper places and you will surely go through the moving process without much problem or complication.
As soon as you are done with the basic concerns, you will then have to move to the more serious stuff – qualifying and assessing the Miami Movers companies included in your short list of choices.
Here are the critical considerations when choosing your professional mover:
Consider the number of years the moving company has been in operation. It is quite obvious that those that count more years of service have proven their reliability and experience in handling a myriad of moving situations. Check whether the company has had complaints from clients with the Better Business Bureau. You may also have to contact the department of consumer affairs in your locality to check any derogatory information or report about your moving company.
Written Bids of Moving Companies
Shop around and consider the best offers by soliciting written bids from moving companies that are included in your short list. These written bids are normally non-binding cost estimate of a pre-defined service coverage based on the specified requirements of the move.
Allocate separate budget for Packing
Price quotation for packing is normally separate from the moving service. It is essential that you allocate a budget for the packing of your belongings.
Book in Advance
Finally, you have to make final arrangements with your chosen moving company as early as possible. Most moving companies maintain tight delivery schedules and it would put you in a better position to manage the schedule of your move if you finalize your arrangement with your moving company in advance.