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by hitthewall55
Tue May 05, 2009 9:14 am
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy
Replies: 7
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Re: Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy

Oh, I should maybe add the following re: the surveyors. The surveyor for Hutchcraft, Tom Walsh, asked what the allowance was for the move and assured me there was no way we'd be over budget given what we have to move. He kind of couched that with a "I shouldn't tell you that right now since Von Pari...
by hitthewall55
Tue May 05, 2009 9:09 am
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy
Replies: 7
Views: 4187

Re: Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy

PMueller- yes, UMD has a contract in place with each of these companies which is why we don't have a not to exceed. I'd feel much more comfortable with the whole thing if we did. I am thinking Hilldrup was a little overly conservative on the poundage estimate (the move coordinator there said she tho...
by hitthewall55
Mon May 04, 2009 6:18 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy
Replies: 7
Views: 4187

Re: Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy

Thanks for the responses. We have a fair number of books, but they are already packed in book boxes and so they have a set number on those (16). Neither surveyor provided a table of measurements. The estimates give pounds and cubic feet and that's it. The cubic feet measurement is also pretty far ap...
by hitthewall55
Mon May 04, 2009 2:41 pm
Forum: Open Community
Topic: Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy
Replies: 7
Views: 4187

Von Paris or Hilldrup from IL to MD??? big weight estimate discrepancy

Hello all, Thanks to everyone on here for their experiences and advice. This has been invaluable for a rather frazzled person trying to plan their first full service move. My husband's employer (UMD-College Park) is giving us a 5000 dollar moving allowance with the stipulation that we coordinate the...

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