Although there are bad tales a plenty about moving companies, their rates, the state of your belongings upon arrival, and of course theft, you can in fact hire professionals that will ensure a safe move.
If you are moving from your Vancouver home or condo and want to make sure you have a stress free move, begin by calling around and getting some estimates from well established companies. Ask around and make sure that the people you are dealing with have a good reputation, have been around for a while and seem professional.
Also, when you get your estimate, you will want to make sure that you are clear on what is included. Ask specifically about extra service charges, hourly rates, weight restrictions and the like. Also, you’ll want to know if packaging, boxes, tape, blankets etc., are included.
Consider whether or not you want to pack your belongings yourself or whether you’d rather have the professionals do it for you. Depending on your situation and how much fragile stuff you have, you may want to forego the do-it-yourself mentality for a little peace of mind.
On the other hand, if you really can’t stand to have others go through and handle all your most prized and personal belongings, you can always get them to do part of the job, while you pack up the rest. In either case, make sure that both you and the professionals know what is most important to you and how to package it so that you can keep enjoying it for years to come.
According to research, North Americans only move about four or five times in their lives. While some Vancouver residents would find this very little indeed, there are plenty of people who prefer to stay put.
If you are buying a house or condo in Vancouver and want to have a smooth move, it will pay to follow the guidelines listed above. An efficient and stress free move can make all the difference when it comes to getting into your new home with ease.
If your homes for sale in Vancouver you can start planning ahead now for a move. Do your research and you’ll ensure a happy transition to your new home or condo.