What You Need to Know: Before You Hire a Mover
The real estate market is on the move and people are moving. Finding a mover that you can trust with your possessions can be a difficult task. Here is what you need to know when looking to hire a mover and have a worry-free move:
Make a list
Make a complete list of what you want moved. A complete inventory of what you will be moving will make it easier to assess estimates. Insist on a firm price from your mover based on your list.
This will make it easier check that everything has arrived at your destination.
2. Check your insurance
Check with your insurance company to make sure your policy covers your property while moving. Moving companies do not provide actual insurance.
Many movers offer protection which usually only covers between 30 and 60 cents per pound for lost or damaged items.
3. Do your due diligence
Verify your movers licenses, read online reviews, and be sure you know what each mover is offering in the quoted price.
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