4 ways to save money when moving houses

It can be very costly to move house. But with some good planning and research, you will be able to save a lot of money when moving houses. Here are some tips.

Compare costs of DIY vs. professional services

18604610830_ab3fd3dfe4_bYou should not assume that hiring professional moving services is expensive. There are many removal companies available now, and you can get a competitive rate. You should get minimum three quotes from various companies and negotiate if possible regarding the price. If you avoid the rush hours, you can get a lower price on moving.

Don’t pay for boxes

Boxes are one of the most important aspects of moving, and they are expensive too. Instead of paying for these boxes you can get these for free in many ways. You can get empty boxes from your office, or ask a friend who has recently moved house.

Consider utility shut-down dates

16802594172_a4246fe63d_bIf your utility billing cycle doesn’t match with your moving date, the shut off your utility supply at the end of the month. This way you will avoid paying for the extra month.

Sell kinds of stuff that you don’t need

You can sell or donate some of the things you don’t need. This way you can earn some money and also save on your moving costs as you will have fewer items to transport.

You should keep track of your expenses and find ways to minimize the cost whenever you can. These tips will help you to keep the moving cost very low.