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Moving can be a challenge, and the last thing you want is to have to haggle or worry over the moving costs. Before you move, there are a number of things you should check off your list. Inventory each possession and log its value and purchase date. It’s not a bad idea to take a snapshot of your belongings as well.

Make sure you’ve submitted your address change to the local post office well in advance. The last thing you want is for identity thieves to have access to mail that continues to arrive after you’ve moved. Don’t forget to have your utilities turned off. Bills sent to your address may contain personal information.

What’s a Typical Local Moving Cost?

While it’s not written in stone, typical moving costs can average $25 per hour. This price will, usually, include moving materials and a truck. Packing and unpacking service costs may be billed separately from the actual moving costs. Fees may range from $25 to $35 per hour.

There’s also insurance costs to consider, which may average $.30 per pound. Again, these costs aren’t set in stone. 

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Things to Consider During Your Move

The usual moving materials include bubble tape, packing tape, labels, rolling cart/dolly, boxes and drop cloths, and tools needed to disassemble furniture. The length of time it takes to move will, of course, depends on what needs to be moved, distance and the number of movers. Make sure items such as flat screen televisions are packed properly. Take an inventory of your items before and after the move.

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Unsure of What Moving Option to Go With?

As stated, your local moving cost can vary by location as there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. Being able to calculate your moving costs with a licensed company, whether moving across town or out of state, can make the whole process a lot easier, pleasant and affordable.