Before You Move

Ready to begin planning for your move? Check out all of our “Before You Move” moving guidance below. We have put together a helpful collection of insights, including tips on saving money on your moving costs, decluttering, identifying moving scams and so much more! Dive in!

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Moving Into Your First Home - curly-haired girl packing a pile of books into a big box - Mayflower

Moving Into Your First Home

Less is more. This statement couldn’t be truer when it comes to moving. So, try to put off major furniture and appliance purchases until after you’ve moved into your new home.
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How To Avoid Surprise Moving Charges

Don’t Let Moving Charges Sneak Up on You… There is nothing simple about uprooting your life and moving a household – regardless of distance. 
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Understanding Moving Costs - male mover and female customer in an urban setting looking at a quote on a tablet with moving boxes in the background - Mayflower

Understanding Moving Costs

When budgeting for an impending move, there is more to consider than money when evaluating cost. You’ll want to understand the true financial, physical and mental investments as well.
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Making A Job Related Move

With the current corporate consolidation climate of mergers, acquisitions and buy-outs, many dedicated employees may find themselves being asked to relocate.
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How To Cash In Unwanted Stuff - box filled with unwanted toys and other items - Mayflower

Moving Money Saving Tips

Moving can be pricey. Here are 9 simple ways to cut moving costs.
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Know Your Moving Rights - two Mayflower movers interacting with a customer in his doorway - Mayflower

Know Your Moving Rights

What makes a reputable mover? What should you look for when researching moving companies? Mayflower wants you to make an informed decision about who to trust with your possessions.
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How To Hire Movers - couple sitting on a couch with kitchen in the background talking to a move estimator - Mayflower

How To Hire Movers

Hiring movers should be easy. Sadly, we, at Mayflower, see many people get swindled by rogue movers who take customers’ money and run.
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How To Cash In Unwanted Stuff - Flea market (garage sale) with second hand household equipment, cupboards, vases, teacups, bowls, a table, a birdcage, a alarm and other used objects - Mayflower

How to Cash in Unwanted Stuff

Every item you move adds to the weight and expense to your shipment As you prepare to move, it a good idea to sort through your belongings to identify things
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How To Spot A Moving Scam - Moving company worker packing cardboard boxes, quality delivery services - Mayflower

How to Spot A Moving Scam

You’re moving! There’s planning, packing and lots of preparation to get from your current house to your new home. A major part of planning is choosing a reputable moving company.
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Estimate Your Moving Costs - Mayflower mover transporting moving boxes from a Mayflower moving truck - Mayflower

Estimate Your Moving Costs

Estimating your moving costs while planning a household move can help you prepare financially.
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