How to save money when moving
If you’ve just purchased Penticton real estate you’re likely getting very excited about the move. Now that it’s time to start packing and organizing the move, you may want to take a step back and see what you can do to cut costs and save some money. Here are some tips on how you can save moving when moving into your new home.
Don‘t take everything
It is human nature to be a collector, and the bigger your home, the more things you are likely to collect and store. When it comes to purchasing homes for sale Penticton, you may want to think about all of these items you’ve collected and whether they need to come with you to the new house.
Before you pack everything, take some time to go through your items to see if it’s extremely important you keep them and move them. If not, consider packaging these items up and selling them or donating them. Keep in mind that most charities will only take items that are in working order, so if they’re not and you won’t be able to sell them either, just throw them away.
What you can do yourself
Packing and moving requires to decision making and there are some things you’ll need to consider. How much time do you have for the move, how much is being moved, how far is the move, etc.
That being said, there are a few things you can do yourself when purchasing Penticton BC real estate and moving, that will save you some money. Packing and moving smaller items yourself can save you quite a bit of money when hiring a moving company. Some people have even opted to store and move their things in moving containers.
Find Used Boxes
Everyone knows the struggle of trying to find boxes when packing and moving, and some people will end up buying boxes or hiring the moving company to box everything up, but this can get pricey. If you can try to find some used boxes (but not badly used) to save you some money. Ask family, friends, or even local businesses if they have nay boxes lying around.
If you’re planning on hiring a moving company it is very important that you do your research. Moving companies are always competing for people’s business, so you’ll want to find out all their rates, and even ask if you’re able to get a deal.