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Why Do Northern Virginia Moving Company Prices Vary?

[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 10, 2016 2:17:37 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Costs, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving in Fairfax Virginia

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If you’ve started your research into pricing for Northern Virginia moving companies, you might find yourself a little bit surprised. You’re probably asking yourself: Why is there such a wide variance in pricing from company to company? What does this mean in terms of quality of service? And how can I determine which company represents the best value? To help with this decision, keep the following pointers in mind.

 

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Top 8 Moving Mistakes to Avoid When Self-Moving

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 12, 2016 7:43:25 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Local Moving, Residential Moving, Moving Mistakes

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If you’re contemplating a self-move, there is definitely a laundry list of moving mistakes you want to avoid to ensure the move goes as smoothly as possible. The following are eight of these mistakes that could be costly—in terms of hassle, time, and money.

 

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Moving FAQ: Answers to the 5 Most Common Questions Movers Get

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 19, 2016 10:39:50 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Estimate, Moving Costs, Moving Insurance, Local Moving

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Whether you’re about to start your first or your tenth move, it’s always a daunting process with lots of issues and questions to work out with your local movers. Every move is unique, but there are some common questions that crop up time and time again about moving. With that in mind, the following is a moving FAQ: a list of the some of those common questions and their answers in order to help your next move (and all moves thereafter) go smoother.

 

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Is a Local Fairfax Moving Company Cheaper Than a National Brand?

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 7, 2016 11:50:30 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Moving in Fairfax Virginia

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If you’re looking to relocate locally in the Fairfax region, you might be wondering what the more cost-effective solution is: going with a local Fairfax moving company or one of the national moving brands. While cost should not be the only deciding factor for what moving company you select, there is certainly a financial advantage to choosing local moving companies over the larger chains.

 

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Time to Move: How Long Will a Standard Job Take?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 11, 2016 11:09:27 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Estimate, Moving Costs, Local Moving, Moving Time

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The time to move on any given job can vary wildly, but the following are some helpful moving tips that offer you two important pieces of information. One, they allow you to get a ballpark sense of what an average job will take in terms of time. Two, you can get a better sense of the factors that influence move time (either increasing or decreasing it).

 

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What Is Standard Payment Protocol for Local Movers?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2016 11:35:20 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Estimate, Moving Costs, Local Moving, Residential Moving

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While the cost to move shouldn’t be the only factor you consider when selecting your local movers, it is important to figure out what’s expected of you in terms of paying for your move. With that in mind, the following are some things to keep in mind regarding what’s standard practice in the moving industry when it comes to payment protocol.

 

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Can I Deduct Moving Expenses: When to Write Off a Move on Your Taxes

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 13, 2016 12:44:26 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Long Distance Moving, Moving and Taxes

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If you’ve recently found out you need to relocate for your job, you’re probably wondering this important question: Can I deduct moving expenses on my taxes? If you know you’re going to move for your job this year, be aware that you might qualify to write off certain expenses related to that relocation.

 

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Northern Virginia Movers: What Payment Types Should Your Mover Accept?

[fa icon="calendar'] May 16, 2016 7:58:48 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Moving in Fairfax Virginia

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If you’re looking for reliable Northern Virginia movers, you’re probably working through a laundry list of ways to find the best possible company. You’re checking references. You’re setting up in-home moving estimates. You’re inquiring about rates and average employee tenure and insurance coverage. And those are all fantastic steps to take, but in your search for the most reliable moving companies, don’t forget to take into account the ease of payment.

 

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Best Moving Tips for First Time Movers

[fa icon="calendar'] May 6, 2016 2:00:30 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Estimate, Moving Costs, First Time Movers

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Moving can be a confusing process for anyone, but that becomes especially true for first time movers. Luckily, with some of the following important moving tips, you can avoid many of the most common moving mistakes. Why exactly should these tips matter to you, though? Because moving in the right way can potentially save you a lot of unnecessary time, hassle, and money.

 

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How to Pack Fragile Items with Household Goods—and Save Money!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2016 7:22:12 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Important Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving Packing Tips, Packing Supplies, Packing Fragile Items

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One of the most common moving-related questions is how to pack fragile items. Whether those fragile items are valuable or not, it is always nerve-racking to try to transport these delicate belongings. Luckily, there are a few helpful moving tips that will not only contribute to your items arriving intact, but they could actually cut down on your cost to move!

 

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