Ten Exhausting Moving Mistakes To Avoid

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MINT HILL, NC – If you’ve recently found a home for sale in Mint Hill, NC and you need to move, it can be stressful. Moving isn’t fun, but there are ways to make it easier for you. Simply avoiding these ten moving mistakes will go a long way to making the trip easier.

1. Forgetting to Change Your Address

Make sure you change your address or it can be a big issue trying to track down mail.

2. Not Decluttering First

Before you start packing, you should always declutter. By decluttering, you’ll have less to pack, which saves time and money when moving.

3. Trying to be the Super Hero

You can’t do it all on your own unless you enjoy being so exhausted you can’t think straight. When moving, don’t make the mistake of trying to do everything yourself.

4. Not Protecting Fragile Items

Packing materials exist for a reason. It can be annoying and rather exhausting to unpack only to find out some of your favorite items broke along the way.

5. Forgetting to Prepare the Pets

When moving with pets, they need to be properly prepared. Make sure you have the items they will need for the trip and any overnight stays along the way.

6. Not Creating a Survival Kit

When you send your things in one truck and you go in another vehicle, you need a survival kit. This should have everything you need to get through a week or so at your new home. You never know when the movers will get stuck or delayed on the way.

7. Not Using Smaller boxes

Heavy items in larger boxes spell disaster. Pack heavy items, like books, in smaller boxes to make them easier to carry.

8. Packing Hazardous Items

Never pack hazardous items in a moving truck, such as fuels and flammable items.

9. Forgetting to Label

With the right labeling, unpacking becomes much easier. Don’t forget to label your boxes and have a system you understand.

10. Choosing Any Old Mover

Not all movers are the same. Do your research and read online reviews. A bad moving company may lead to disaster, but a good one can help relieve your stress.

After finding the right house for sale, it’s time to move. Avoid making these moving mistakes and it will be easier and less stressful to make the move to your new home.

I would love to be part of your journey when the time is right for you. If you ever have a real estate question or need, or know someone who does, trust that you can turn to me.  I will help you make the right move! Anna Granger (704) 650-5707 | annagrangerhomes@gmail.com | www.1stchoicepropertiesinc.com

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