Save Time and Money
Perhaps the best reason to hire a local moving company is simply to save time. Between new home searches, closing on a mortgage, packing, address changes, and everything else you have to do, a local moving company can streamline the actual move itself. That leaves you with more time to take care of the details, less stress about getting into your new home, and peace of mind knowing that all your most valuable possessions are going to make it safely.
While many people worry that hiring a moving company is expensive, the reality is that moving on your own can still end up costing a lot too. You need to buy boxes, bubble wrap, packing paper, and tape, then rent a moving van. All of that doesn’t even take into account the cost of your time to get everything packed, loaded, and unloaded (and the favors you’ll owe your friends and family for helping). Plus when you move things on your own, there is no guarantee your most precious personal belongings will make it in one piece, and if they don’t, you’re on the hook to replace those items. Working with a local mover can save you a lot of hassle and money.