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ALEXANDRIA, VA — Here are ten tips from the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA), to help you hire a professional mover, and plan a successful, long-distance move:

1. Verify a mover’s identity to know who you’re dealing with

Look for red flags that something may not be right with your mover, such as:

  • No physical address or phone number online, just a ‘Contact Us’ feature.
  • You are quoted a very low price that seems too good to be true.
  • No Federal Motor Carrier (MC) number is shown; or if there is an MC number, it doesn’t match with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) website.

We make verification easy for you with the AMSA’s ProMover program, so always choose among companies displaying the ProMover logo for interstate moves. Or if it’s a move within your state, look for companies which are a member of your state’s moving association (where they exist). California, Florida and Michigan also have state-level ProMover programs.

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2. Get at least three written estimates

Be wary of any ‘guaranteed’ estimates offered over phone or online; instead, ask to have someone come over in person (or for smaller moves, schedule a virtual estimate). Get more than one written estimate. If a mover insists that they can provide a ‘final’ estimate over the phone without ever seeing your home and your furniture — choose another mover.

3. Check the company’s ratings

Visit the Better Business Bureau, or other consumer websites such as Angie’s List, and ask family and friends for referrals.

4. Know your rights

Your rights for an interstate move are spelled out in two federal government publications, Ready to Move? and Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move.

Federal regulations require your mover to give you a copy of the first brochure, Ready to Move?, with all written estimates for interstate moves. When you agree to hire a mover, you must then receive a copy of Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move, a second booklet that goes into more detail. You must also receive information on the arbitration program that the mover participates in.

Most state governments regulate movers who operate within that state, so for a local move, check with your state moving association or your state consumer affairs office for details.

5. Understand the different valuation protection options

Understand the level of liability or valuation, that your mover would be responsible for in case of loss or damage. According to FMCSA, the cost of full-value protection must be included by law in interstate estimates — so you must ‘opt out to get the minimum coverage of 60 cents per pound (released value protection), which we don’t recommend. This is a different product than traditional insurance, which is written by a third party.

6. Avoid down payments

Although some movers may ask for a small ‘good faith’ deposit to hold a date (especially during the busy summer season), be wary of carriers seeking large down payments, or payment in advance (of delivery) for any reason.

7. Make sure all agreements between you and your mover are in writing

Be sure to obtain a copy of everything you sign, especially the most important document, called the Bill of Lading. Never sign any blank forms.

8. Take valuables with you

Cash, coins, jewelry, photographs, and important papers should be taken with you or sent ahead separately.

9. Be reachable by phone

Make sure the mover has your cell phone number and is able to reach you during your move, in case there is any unforeseen change in your delivery schedule. Be sure to have the driver’s full name, ID and truck number to allow for fast and accurate communication.

10. Ask questions

If you do not understand something, ask. The moving business has its own terminology and can be complex. If you aren’t satisfied with the answers to your questions, or if the mover hesitates when you ask for clarification, talk to another carrier.

The American Moving & Storage Association, home of the ProMover certification program, is the national trade association representing the nation’s moving and storage companies, which provide household goods moving services, specialized transportation for sensitive freight such as computers and trade show exhibits, and warehouse storage services. The association has approximately 3,500 members, including domestic and international companies and industry suppliers, and supports programs and activities that promote consumer protection, professional development, safety, and operational efficiency. Find out more at Moving.org.

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Premier Relocations is licensed and insured, maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and has earned ProMover and Michigan ProMover certification through the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA). The company annually earns the ‘Super Service Award’ through Angie’s List, for customer satisfaction surveys ranked in the top five percent.

Call Premier Relocations at:
800-863-5161
or request your
Free Estimate for Moving
on our website today!

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Moving? Find Professional Tips at Moving.org

ALEXANDRIA, VA — Professional movers successfully move more than 35 million Americans each year, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. More than 11 percent of Americans move to new homes annually, with 4.7 million moves across state lines and 800,000 of those moves handled by a professional mover. About half of all moves happen from June through September, so with National Moving Month in May kicking off the busy summer season, now is the time for consumers to explore their moving options prior to their move.

The American Moving & Storage Association, which advocates on behalf of consumers and moving and storage companies across the country, offers the ProMover certification for movers who meet high standards for safety and professionalism. More than 2,700 movers have been certified.

Here are six quick tips to help plan a successful move:

1. Do some comparison shopping. Even if you are considering doing the move yourself, you should get at least three written estimates so you can make an informed choice. These are free estimates, so you have nothing to lose by finding out if a professional move is the best option for you.

2. Many movers now offer estimates based on videos and photos that you can submit online right from the comfort of your own home. Make sure you show the mover everything that needs to be moved, from the attic to the basement, and include any sheds, garages and storage areas. You want to make sure the mover has a complete picture of everything that will be moved to get the most accurate estimates possible.

3. Reputable interstate movers will always give you estimates in writing and they must, by law, provide you with federal publications that explain the moving process as well as your rights and responsibilities. If the mover asks for a large down payment or full payment in advance, that is usually a warning sign.

4. Communication is key, so make sure the mover has your cell phone number to reach you during the move. Also make sure you have the driver’s full name and truck number.

5. If you don’t understand something, ask questions. If the moving company can’t or won’t answer your questions, you might want to look for another mover.

6. Consider a certified professional mover. For free estimates at no obligation to you, go to Moving.org.

“Hiring a professional mover is a smart decision that can save you time and effort while providing the best protection for your household goods,” said Scott Michael, president and CEO of the American Moving & Storage Association. “Consumers should choose a moving company they can trust, and that company should be a certified ProMover. You can find a full list of ProMovers plus a wealth of free tips and information at Moving.org.

The American Moving & Storage Association, home of the ProMover certification program, is the national trade association representing the nation’s moving and storage companies, which provide household goods moving services, specialized transportation for sensitive freight such as computers and trade show exhibits, and warehouse storage services. The association has approximately 3,500 members, including domestic and international companies and industry suppliers, and supports programs and activities that promote consumer protection, professional development, safety, and operational efficiency. Find out more at Moving.org.

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Premier Relocations is licensed and insured, maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and has earned ProMover and Michigan ProMover certification through the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA). The company annually earns the ‘Super Service Award’ through Angie’s List, for customer satisfaction surveys ranked in the top five percent.

Call Premier Relocations at:
800-863-5161
or request your
Free Estimate for Moving
on our website today!

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Before You Unpack, Follow These Steps 

So, you’ve just bought your house and now it’s time to move in. Before the boxes are brought in and unpacked, performing a few tasks can help you settle into your new home properly. These tasks will help you prep your new house to be your primary residence.

#1 Change the Locks

Even if previous owners have turned over their only sets of keys to the home, many other people may have access to the property. Old neighbors, friends, family and people who worked on the property may also own keys. Changing the locks gives you a fresh start and ensures that your home is safe for your belongings.

When picking a lock for your home’s exterior doors, select a good deadbolt to help keep your home safe. Work with a certified locksmith to choose the right deadbolt for your property.

#2 Deep Clean

The house you’re moving into may have been cleaned by the former occupants, but did they deep clean? You can get the cleaning done right and to your satisfaction if you do it now, before your belongings have been moved into the house. Focus on cleaning parts of the home you’ll find much harder to clean once it’s full of furniture and stuff.

Cabinets, closets, carpeting, walls and the refrigerator are all parts of the house that become much more difficult to clean when all your things have been moved in. Spend a day cleaning the home, or hire a professional to clean it for you.

#3 Remove Carpeting, Refinish Floors

If you’re unhappy with the flooring in your new home, now is the time to make changes. If the home is carpeted, tearing it out should be easy. Pull up a section of the carpet at the corner of one of the rooms, then pull. Use a utility knife to cut the carpeting down into strips, then roll it up and haul it out of the room. Tear out the carpet padding next, then finally use needle nose pliers to pull up the tack strip and remove nails and staples in the floor.

If your new home has hardwood flooring, now is the time to refinish. Start by sanding down the floors with a sanding machine. If you plan to do this yourself, you can rent a sander from a home improvement center. Next, fill in any holes with wood putty and sand the putty until it is flush with the floors. Clean the floors one more time, then stain the floorboards to the desired color. Finally, seal the floors with polyurethane.

#4 Paint the Walls

Painting the walls is easiest when the room is empty and is one of the easiest ways to give a room a fresh face. Depending on the size of the home and the number of people helping you, repainting may be finished in a single weekend or may take several days. To ensure that the colors you choose are ones that will make you happy for a long time to come, paint samples on the walls before choosing the right shade for each room. View the samples in different lights at different times of day to help you decide which colors are best.

Good Luck In Your New Home

Once you’re finished with the painting, floor refinishing, cleaning and lock changing, your home should be ready to be lived in. If you’re in the process of buying a home right now and would like to finalize your plans for upgrading and changing the property, work with your real estate agent. He or she can help you get access to the new home before the close of escrow, so you can make whatever plans need to be made before the house becomes yours.

For other moving tips about getting properly settled in – visit our blog 

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By D. Kay Reeser, CMC

“Moving can be an exciting time in your life, or it can be a negative, unwelcome event. In fact, moving is one of the top stressors in life, right along with death of a loved one, divorce, a major illness, and job loss.”

– Carol Morgan, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Wright State University

As an AMSA Certified Moving Consultant (CMC), and the working manager of a residential customer contact center for one of the largest Mayflower Transit agents in the United States, throughout the years I have personally talked with thousands of customers about their upcoming moves. These customers were moving either locally – typically no more than 40 miles between origin and destination locations; intrastate – within the same state; interstate – across state lines; or internationally – across the border or across the world.

Once the decision has been made to relocate a household, step one is to consider how to implement your move – DIY (do-it-yourself), or by container (land, air or sea), or by hiring a professional moving company (van line). This decision can be influenced by many factors, including budget, time frame, and origin and destination locations.

When your mover of choice is a professional van line, step two is to research and carefully consider moving companies located near the origin residence or storage facility. Through referrals from family and friends, and by reference checking websites such as the American Moving and Storage Association, Better Business Bureau, and even Facebook, you should minimally select three companies to contact by phone, a chat line if available, or by filling out a Free Estimate form on each company’s website.

The Importance of a Pre-Move, Household Goods Survey

Once you begin contacting van lines, company representatives should be able to provide information about their business history, industry qualifications, and available services. During step three, customers should ask for hourly rates for local moves (and how local moves are calculated), or preliminary ballpark estimates for intrastate and interstate moves, along with an idea of available load dates and delivery timelines, based on the weight of household goods and transit distance.

After choosing the companies you are considering for your move, step four is to schedule a pre-move, household goods survey with each van line. In the moving industry, ‘survey’ means to examine and inventory the household goods being transported in a move. The process of ‘surveying’ household goods by an experienced estimator ensures the most accurate means of obtaining a written estimate of move costs. And quotes should include requested products and services, labor and transportation charges, valuation protection coverage, and a delivery timeline based on the selected load date – each of these factors impact move costs.

In addition, by meeting with an experienced estimator, you can reduce the stress of organizing your move, as consultants do more than just provide written estimates of costs and timelines for moves. During a professional survey, estimators will listen to your needs and concerns, answer questions in detail, offer customized and workable solutions for your specific move, and share immeasurable industry knowledge, from planning, to packing, to preparing for your move day. Their expertise can help you strategize for and envision a smooth transition from origin to destination, whether a residence, storage facility or warehouse.

Relocating to a new residence is an important event in your life – from your first contact with a professional moving company to the actual day of your relocation. Therefore, step five is a reminder to invite your selected van line, relocation consultant, and move team to support you throughout this stressful, but exciting journey called moving. Just know, your journey will be so much better if it begins with a survey.

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Through a series of upcoming blogs about pre-move surveys, we will review actual reasons customers have shared for refusing a survey, and the counter reasons we offered for scheduling a survey. Our posts will also include what happens before, during, and after a survey from a professional estimator’s perspective, and why the process is important to you, your family, and the success of your upcoming move. I invite you to send me feedback, and/or ask any moving related questions, by emailing me at kreeser@premier-mayflower.com.

Premier Relocations is licensed and insured, maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and has earned ProMover and Michigan ProMover certification through the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA). The company annually earns the ‘Super Service Award’ through Angie’s List, for customer satisfaction surveys ranked in the top five percent.

Call Premier Relocations at:
800-863-5161
or request your
Free Estimate for Moving
on our website today!

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By D. Kay Reeser, CMC
kreeser@premier-mayflower.com

Congratulations to the champions of the 2017 National Football League season. This annual winter finale of football brings to mind the time another winning team, the Baltimore Colts, ran their own trick play one cold, dark, snowy night, and used Mayflower Transit to sail their entire team across the goal line of a new hometown. Attorney Michael Chernoff helped negotiate the transfer and relocation of this famous football franchise to the city of Indianapolis, working on behalf of many key players, including the Colt’s former owner, Robert Irsay, and former Indianapolis mayor, William Hudnut.

During this same period-of-time, Les Biegel, general manager for the moving company, Premier Relocations, was growing up in the small town of Glencoe, Illinois, about 25 miles north of Chicago. Biegel enjoyed spending time with other youth in his town and especially remembers one friend and classmate whose last name was Chernoff. Following high school, Biegel lost track of many friends when he settled down in the Wolverine state, graduated from Eastern Michigan University, and later accepted the position with Premier, an agent for Mayflower Transit. One day while doing online research for the company, Biegel came across an article published in USA TODAY, about a legendary move his corporate office coordinated three decades earlier.

“It just happens that I was reading a story about Mayflower moving the Colts,” Biegel said. “And there was my former friend’s name, and our hometown of Glencoe, and I started to put it together. I haven’t talked to him in more than 20 years, but I think his grandfather may be Michael Chernoff.”

The Night Mayflower Transit Sailed Into Sports History

So how did a major football franchise, a lawyer and a mayor successfully organize a 600-mile relocation? And how did more than 40 packers and loaders – sworn to secrecy, a fleet of at least a dozen drivers and moving vans fully loaded with business records, office furniture, training equipment, uniforms and trophies, quietly drive away from Maryland in the middle of the night?

As it turns out, Mayor Hudnut had a friend named Johnny B. Smith who, at that time, just happened to be the chairman and CEO of Mayflower Transit. More importantly, not only were Hudnut and Smith good friends, they were also neighbors – next door neighbors. Rumor has it they nervously waited together, at least part of the time, while the moving vans separately made their way to the team’s new headquarters. And when the trucks began pulling into the parking lot of Fall Creek Elementary School on March 30, 1984, Hudnut was there to greet the crews and help unload the equipment.

The Mayflower Transit Company was founded in Indianapolis in 1927, as a solution to customers gaining interest in traveling across our country’s modern paved highways, versus the alternative of transporting their goods on existing rail systems. Since that time, Mayflower has grown into a network of more than 225 full-service moving agents across the United States, with international affiliates across the globe. The famous green and white moving vans, with the iconic vessel sailing on each side, are the most recognizable on the road today. And while most relocations drive away with less controversy than the Colts’ legendary interstate move, if you happen to be reviewing professional companies for an upcoming move, just remember that sometimes you only need to look as far as your own front yard. Some of the best referrals come from our good friends and neighbors.

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Premier Relocations has a qualified team of moving professionals prepared to help you make your way to your new hometown. The company is one of the largest Mayflower Transit agents in the United States, is based in Novi and Grand Rapids, Michigan, and provides a full range of professional moving services to residential, commercial and corporate account customers. Relocations include local, intrastate and interstate, with secured warehouse facilities available for both short- and long-term storage.

Premier is licensed and insured, maintains an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau, and has earned ProMover and Michigan ProMover certification through the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA). The company annually earns the ‘Super Service Award’ through Angie’s List, for customer satisfaction surveys ranked in the top five percent.

Call Premier Relocations at:
800-863-5161
or request your
Free Estimate for Moving
on our website today!

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If you moved over the past year, you are one of the 11% in America that has relocated. Most people have moved at least once in their life, whether it is a new job, downsizing or just moving to a new home across town.  People will always relocate, but the moving industry does go through changes as the times change. Here are some of the most interesting moving trends and statistics we are seeing for 2018.

  1. Who utilizes moving companies:  [Source: AMA]
  • Individuals: 44%
  • Corporate: 38%
  • Military: 16%
  • Other federal government: 2%
  1. The items most commonly being moved are: [Source: AMA]
  • Household goods: 73%
  • Computers, copiers and other electronic office equipment: 20%
  • Exhibits and trade shows: 6%
  • Office and institutional: 1% (mostly local moves)
  1. Millennials are moving less than the same age group from previous generations. Only 20% of millennials reported having moved in the last year. The same age group in the year 2000 reported having moved 26% within a year. [Source: Pew Research Center]
  2. The older a person gets, the less they tend to relocate. The average person moving is aged 18-34, part of a couple with 1 to 2 kids. [Source: MelissaData]
  3. Most moves take place in the summer, between the months of May and September. [Source: Money.USNews]
  4. According to the AMA 2015-2016 Census, the top reasons for moving were:
  • Wanted new or better home/apartment — 17.4%
  • To establish own household — 12.2%
  • New job or transfer — 10.8%
  • Other family reason — 10.5%
  • Wanted cheaper housing — 8.2%
  • Other housing reason — 6.7%
  • To be closer to work/easier commute — 6%
  • Wanted to own their own home, not rent — 5.9%
  • Change in marital status — 4.8%
  • Other reasons — 4.4%

Regardless of current moving trends, when you are planning a move you want to partner with a moving company you can trust. At Premier Relocations, we pride ourselves on being the moving company that you can trust for prompt and reliable service. When you are ready to move, contact us for a stress-free move!

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Maybe you have been offered a new job in a new city or maybe the opportunity to move to a new area has presented itself. Regardless, moving to a new city is exciting but can also be a bit scary. There are some important things to think about before relocating. Here are some of the best ways to get acquainted with your new city and learn more about it.

What to Consider When Moving to a New City:
  1. Research the cost of living: It is important to know how your budget will hold up. Make sure you research housing, transportation, healthcare, and food prices so you can create a realistic budget. com has a free online cost of living calculator that will be helpful, as well.
  2. Check out the job market: If you are not moving because of a new job, make sure you check the employment rates of the new city. Get a sense of the city’s major industries and what kinds of jobs are available. Some cities are also hubs for various industries. If this is the case, your new city may not be good for job diversity.
  3. Learn about bad/good neighborhoods in the city: Make sure you do a thorough search of all the different areas of the city. Find out where the good quality schools are located. Research what part of the city has the lowest crime rates. It is important to ensure that the new city you plan to move to is safe.
  4. Quality of Life: Make sure your new city has the features and amenities that you enjoy. Whether you enjoy sporting events or arts, look for an area that offers what you enjoy.
  5. Hire a reputable moving company: The very first milestone in your moving journey is to choose a trustworthy moving company. When it comes to hiring movers, the more research you do early on, the fewer headaches you’ll experience on moving day. Ensure a smooth, efficient, safe and professional move to a new city by calling Premier Relocations.

Getting settled in a new city can always be a little nerve-racking. Taking the time to prepare will help eliminate the stress. Soon enough, you’ll settle into your new city and it will feel like home.

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When it comes time for you to relocate, you can count on friends and family to give you lots of advice. Many times, well-intentioned but misguided advice and suggestions can end up causing problems. Thankfully, we have researched some of the most common moving myths and misconceptions that could be potentially damaging financially or otherwise.

Top Moving Myths
  1. It’s cheaper to move yourself.

Hiring a professional moving company may end up being as economical, or even cheaper than moving everything yourself. There are a lot of “hidden expenses” that many people fail to take into consideration, such as packing supplies, insurance for the rental truck and your belongings, possible hotel rooms, etc. After factoring in these costs, hiring a professional moving company can be a practical solution when properly quoted. Premier Relocations will give you a free estimate of all their services.

  1. Hire any moving company – they are all the same.

All professional moving companies were not created equal. Unfortunately, some moving companies can be dishonest when they interact with their customers. Their only goal is to make as much money as possible, in the easiest way they can.  Do your homework and research the moving companies you are considering. Compare their services, rates, reputation and you will see that there are many reputable movers out there. Learn how to recognize and avoid moving scams here.

  1. Use any boxes – they all work.

It’s tempting to grab some boxes from the grocery store to save a bit of money, but these boxes usually cannot hold a lot of weight and can fall apart easily. Boxes that are specifically designed for moving are much more durable and are worth the investment. Read more advice for different types of moving boxes to avoid any damage to your possessions here.

  1. Labeling boxes is not worth the time.

Moving requires a great deal of organization and attention to detail. If your boxes are labeled, the movers will be able to put them in the proper room when moving into the new house or apartment which will save you additional time and effort.

  1. Moving is extremely stressful.

Yes, moving can cause stress, but with the proper planning and help additional stress can be eliminated.  Do your research, invest in proper packing supplies and hire a reputable moving company to ensure a successful move.

Do you want a stress-free move? Look no further than Premier Relocations. We specialize in stress- free moves! Learn more about the Premier difference here!

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The holiday season is here and your home is looking festive with all your decorations. What goes up, must come down and unfortunately, putting away your decorations is never as fun as putting them up. It’s easy to get overwhelmed organizing and packing up your seasonal decor. With our tips, your holiday decorations will be neatly stored away in no time.

Artificial Tree: You may choose to use the original box the tree came in for storage, but after a few years, you may notice the box breaking down. Try a Christmas tree bag or box, there are even some heavy duty bags with wheels to help with larger trees.  Old belts or bungee cords are a great way to cinch the tree to make it a more manageable size to store.

Ornaments: Using the original boxes the ornaments came in is the best way to store them. If that is not possible, you can use egg cartons to keep them safe before placing into larger storage boxes. Additionally, ornament storage boxes can be purchased, which can help to especially protect fragile or glass decorations.

Holiday Lights:  Your first step is to dispose of any lights that are not working properly. Then, you can wrap holiday lights around coffee cans, cardboard pieces, Pringles cans, or a hanger to keep them from becoming a big tangled mess.

Label Boxes: This seems simple enough, but many times this is overlooked. Make sure every box is clearly labeled with the contents. You can really get organized by writing a detailed inventory of everything in that is in the box and number each box.

Store Boxes Strategically: Before boxing and labeling your decorations, think about the order of how you decorate and what items you will need first.  Having the boxes marked will help to locate the items that kick off the holiday. Our office offers a wide range of packing and moving supplies including different size boxes, tape, bubble wrap, and paper should you be in need of any.

We hope these tips will keep your decorations looking good for years to come. Before you know it, you will be pulling the decorations again – and our hope is your previous year’s organization has saved you time.

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What is the tiny house movement? According to Tiny Living, it is a social movement where people are choosing to downsize the space they live in. The typical American home is around 2,600 square feet, whereas the typical tiny house is between 100 and 400 square feet. Tiny houses come in all shapes, sizes, and forms, but they enable simpler living in a smaller, more efficient space. Each person has their own reason for choosing to live in a tiny house, but we will look at some of the most common reasons.

Tiny House Benefits

Environmental Concerns: Tiny homes allow you to live a greener lifestyle.  They consume far fewer resources – they take less to construct, less to heat and cool, and they occupy less space.

Financial Reasons: A tiny house allows you to have a home without taking a huge financial risk. Without the large mortgage of a traditional house, you no doubt will be less stressed about your finances. Another plus is that you will spend less to heat and cool your home, as well as on general maintenance.

More Free Time:  A tiny house has less space to clean and requires less time to be spent on upkeep of your home. It will take just minutes to clean up every week, so you’ll have lots of time for doing the things you really want to do

Mobility:  With many tiny houses, you are able to take your home with you wherever you go! Have a new job and need to move? Pack up your tiny house, attach it to your car or truck and be on your way. A tiny home allows you move to a new location while enjoying the comforts of home.

Quality: The money you would’ve spent on the mortgage can be used to buy items that make your space a more comfortable place to live in. You can purchase the more expensive flooring or countertops with a tiny home because you will need less of it!

Freedom from “Stuff”:  Everyone has a storage area with boxes full of thing you never use. In a small home, you’ll necessarily have to pare down to the things you really need.  This forces you to decide what truly matters to you and get rid of the rest.  That can be very freeing.

Tiny houses are not for everyone, but there are lessons to be learned from being the tiny house movement about being financially and environmentally smart. Whether you choose to move into a tiny house or a mansion, Premier Relocations is the mover to call. Let us Let us show you how we make relocation as easy and stress-free as possible. Contact us to learn about the Premier difference.

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