Saturday, January 28, 2017

Cut The Cost Of Moving Home

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It’s something that we all need to do at one point or another. But apart from it being surprisingly stressful as an event, there are also a number of ways in which moving home can be quite expensive, too. Regular readers of this blog will know that we are all about helping you to save money and become more financially sensible, so in this post we are going to look at the process of moving home with a view to understanding how you might make it more financially sensible. Let’s take a look at some of the vital things you can do to make moving home cheaper and easier on your wallet.

Sell Your Unwanted Stuff

In a moment, we will get into how to actually cut the existing costs of your moving day. But before the day, you might as well do everything you can to get some money in which you can use for the move. And one of the best ways to do that is to simply sell your unwanted belongings. When you do this, you are essentially killing two birds with one stone. To begin with, you are helping to free up space and so make the actual moving process a lot easier. But you are also crucially getting some more money in, which is also likely to be a big help.

Compare Removal Quotes

If you decide to use professional movers to help you on the day, then it is in your interest to compare the quotes of the different companies available to you. It is also a good idea to remember to use a company which is relatively local to you. This is because a local company is likely to be both cheaper and to know the local area better, meaning - if you’re paying by the hour - that it is likely that they will waste less time, and therefore less of your cash. Make sure you spend a good amount of time comparing the different companies before you settle on one, and that way you will be much better off. Take a look at by way of example.

Find Used Boxes

Of course, it goes without saying that you will need to find something to pack everything into. But this doesn’t mean that it has to cost you money. There is really no need to buy brand new boxes, as this is pretty much just a waste of money. Instead, go to your local supermarkets and other stores and ask them for any spare boxes they might have lying around out back. Chances are, they will have plenty, and there is a good chance that you will actually be helping them by getting rid of them! But most importantly, you will also save yourself a relatively significant amount of money on the whole. Another place to get boxes is at your local tip. They will probably be happy to help you out if you need any boxes for your move, and you should find that this will help you a lot when it comes to moving day. Take a look at for more tips of this kind.

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