In the rush and excitement of buying a new home, dealing with the financing, going to the closing table, and celebrating the achievement, many forget to adequately plan the actual physical move of their families and belongings.
Here are a few things to consider when making a move.
• Do your homework and, along with price, check moving companies' online reviews, references, and status with groups such as the Better Business Bureau, Angie’s List, or Home Advisor. A good mover can add to the fun of getting settled in your new home. You can usually count on reputable movers to be on time, to be careful with your belongings, and to honor agreements of price and service.
• Don’t neglect helping out as a way to get a lower cost from your moving company.…