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Moving Costs Resources, Guides & Tips

Simplify the process of shipping your belongings and moving your home or office with our moving costs resources, moving costs guides, and moving costs tips.

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When and How Much to Tip Your Movers

Posted on Mar 18, 2019

While we can’t speak to how much or whether or not you should be tipping your barber, manicurist, or waiter, we can offer some insight into tipping your moving professionals. Keep reading to get our expert advice for when and how to tip movers.

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4 Times it Makes Sense to Finance a Move (and How To Do It)

Posted on Sep 17, 2018

There’s no way around it—moving is expensive, especially when you’re moving long distance. Find out when it makes sense to finance a move and learn how TSI and GreenSky can help (subject to credit approval).

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What’s the Cheapest Way to Ship Furniture Cross Country?

Posted on Jul 09, 2018

Whether you’re moving, settling an estate, or gifting furniture to far-flung friends and family, sending belongings across the country can feel like an ordeal. There are a number of ways you can transport furniture, and which one is the most affordable will depend on a few different variables.

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9 Tips for Managing your Moving Budget (Charles Realty)

Posted on May 31, 2018

Creating a budget before you start house hunting and planning for your upcoming move can help you keep your costs in check and avoid any unexpected expenses.

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Hidden Costs of Moving: 11 Unexpected Costs to Include in your Moving Budget (Buy Tampa)

Posted on Apr 06, 2018

Budgeting for your upcoming move—local or long distance—can help you plan accordingly and take steps to reduce the costs as much as possible. To help you plan for any unexpected costs, we’ve put together a list of 11 of the most commonly-missed hidden costs of moving.

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How To Save Money for a Move

Posted on Oct 30, 2017

Whether you’re downsizing, moving out of your parents’ house for the first time, or upgrading to your first house, moving is a costly endeavor. Saving up before you move may seem as daunting as packing (and then unpacking) your life, but with our step-by-step guide, you can stop stalling and start saving.

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Avoiding Hidden Costs: How to Properly Estimate the Cost of your Move

Posted on Nov 30, 2016

Nobody likes unpleasant surprises during bedroom moving or complete household shipping, especially when those surprises involve moving costs! When getting estimates on their household shipping jobs, people frequently underestimate the cost.

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5 Factors That Go Into LTL Freight Shipping Rates

Posted on Jul 20, 2016

If you’re planning an LTL shipment, you should understand how shipping rates are determined. Once you know the basis for the rates, you may be able to package your shipment in a way that reduces its shipping cost. Learn the 5 most important factors that go into LTL freight shipping rates

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The Cost Of Shipping Pieces Together vs. Individually

Posted on Jun 29, 2016

When it comes to moving your living room furniture, you’re probably asking yourself—should I ship living room furniture one item at a time or all together? Take a closer look at what options are available and which one will work best for you.

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How To Understand Freight Classifications & Reduce Shipping Costs

Posted on May 09, 2016

When shipping items by freight, each shipment falls under a select classification. These classifications are the basis of how carriers quote and bill for shipping freight items, but they can be difficult to understand if you aren't familiar with how freight shipping works.

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