Tips for Finding the Right Home Part II
Finding the right home for you can be a challenge, especially if you’re trying to ship a vehicle to another state or even to another part of the country. Household moving is a booming industry, and more and more people are turning to professional moving services to handle both local and long distance moves. But what about actually finding a home? We posted a few tips in our last blog post about finding the right home for you, and covered topics such as researching the area you are moving and looking at schools and crime statistics. These are important, and if you haven’t done so we recommend following the link provided and reading our first part about finding the right home for you. Household moving companies move your stuff, but they can’t guarantee that you’ll love the home you move to, so to avoid putting yourself in a situation where you can’t stand the new home you just invested in, read up on tips for finding the right home for you.
Always get a home inspector to inspect your home. Don’t rely on the realty company to do it for you – their end goal is to sell the home, regardless of condition. An independent home inspector will often look for things that you may not think about – seriously, the foundation is perhaps the most important part of your home, as it literally keeps the house standing, but most people who buy a new home don’t think to check it. This is what an independent home inspection will do for you – the inspector will make sure that the home is worth the investment and the price and inform you directly of any problems with it prior to you buying it. This is great especially if you are unable to view the home yourself due to distance or scheduling issues. They may be expensive, but when you’re buying a new home they are definitely worth it.
Also take a bit to research common bugs and other wildlife in the area you are moving to. This pertains more to long distance moves than local ones, as in a local area you’re going to be familiar with the flora and fauna of the region. However, looking up the different wildlife and the plants and trees that are common to a new area can help you avoid potential allergens for yourself or your family, which can be an important thing when it comes to moving to a new area. Seriously, you don’t really know what you’re allergic to until you either get tested or experience a reaction first-hand – by doing research, especially if you’re prone to allergies as-is, you can at the very least get tested for common allergens in a new area before moving there, so you know ahead of time what to avoid.
If you’re looking to move and need some quotes to get you started, visit our Household Moving Articles section and fill out our dedicated household moving quote request form. When you do, you’ll receive multiple free quotes from top-rated household movers in your email inbox, and you can then compare those companies against one another to find the right mover for you. If you have a vehicle you’d like to ship along with your household items, fill out our free auto transport quote request form to the left, and make sure to check the box on the second page saying you want household moving quotes. You’ll receive both in your email inbox, again over the hour, which will net you quotes from both top car transport companies and household movers. If you have questions about our services, or if you’re looking to speak to someone over the phone for some help, give us a call any time at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our live agents today.