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Article posted on March 01, 2024

Everything you need to know about moving insurance

Moving to a new home is a big step that comes with a number of challenges, one of which is protecting your belongings during the move. Moving insurance can offer peace of mind, but understanding the d


Article posted on January 26, 2024

Understanding your rights when relocating

Understanding your rights when relocating is essential if you want to organize a fair and successful process. Knowing your rights is about safeguarding your possessions but also about protecting your


Article posted on July 23, 2020

Five Important Things to Consider when Moving During COVID-19

One thing we’ve learned during the COVID-19 pandemic is that moving is essential and people still want to relocate. As the moving industry continues to boom, especially with low home interest rates, i


Article posted on April 22, 2018

Renter Rights: What Property Managers Can And Cannot Ask

When you’re looking for a new rental to move into, it can often feel as if you are at the mercy of a biased game where the landlords and managers have all the power. After all, they ultimately get to


Article posted on September 14, 2017

Where to start looking for a good mover

By Jeff Walker Finding a good moving company can be a daunting task.  While we outline how to research moving companies in our article “How to Find a Reputable Moving Company”, much of the information


Article posted on September 06, 2017

Red Flag: Unexpected Increase in Price

By Jeff Walker This one usually comes as a shock to most people when they are working with their moving company.  When they first contacted their mover, they were told over the phone that an in-home e


Article posted on June 29, 2017

Cubic What?

A few years ago Tyrone Kelly, a volunteer at MovingScam.com took the time to write up an amazing essay that made it simple for pretty much everyone to understand their moving company estimates.  His a


Article posted on June 26, 2017

Know your responsibilities when you move

By Jeff Walker The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration publishes these responsibilities online.  Knowing your responsibilities when you move can save you a lot of headaches, and if you take a


Article posted on June 12, 2017

Knowing what your Mover Must Provide You

By Jeff Walker Over the course of the next several articles, we’ll be breaking down the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s booklet “Your Rights and Responsibilities when you Move”.  While i


Article posted on May 30, 2017

The problem with moving company brokers

In reading through the FMCSA’s rights and responsibilities booklet, you’ll see several references to moving company brokers alongside the term Movers or Moving Companies.  Brokers have the



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