Moving can be a stressful event for anyone but especially for first time home buyers. Many people are often focused on the final details like closing on their new home, getting a home inspection, or becoming familiar with your new area. This can often push packing to the back of your to-do list. On top of this, you might not even know where to begin to make the process go as smoothly as possible. Professional movers can offer many benefits for you and your family during this stressful time. Consider the top five reasons for hiring movers as you begin the process of moving into your new home.

1. Cost-effective

Moving can be incredibly expensive. When considering the costs that you will take on, yit can often be more cost-effective to hire professional movers. During your move, you will have to pay for boxes, packing tape, packing peanuts, bubble wrap, and packing paper. On top of the materials you will need to physically pack your belongings, you will most likely have to rent a truck to move your things as well.

Many people are under the impression that moving themselves is the cheaper option. Taking time to move your belongings can result in missed time from work. This means it will literally cost you money to move that you would be making while at your job. You will have to spend your own time and energy getting everything together. When you move yourself, it is likely that you will forget some belongings or packing supplies. In the long run, you will usually find that you are better off hiring a moving company to handle your moving for you.

2. Safer for you

Moving on your own also poses safety risks. Moving heavy furniture can be strenuous on your body, and you can easily injure yourself while trying to lift heavy couches, dressers, tables, beds, or any other large pieces of furniture. If you do end up throwing out your back or acquiring an injury, you will most likely be in the position where you will have to hire movers anyway.

3. Your belongings are protected

Most moving companies offer packages that have a warranty to protect your belongings throughout the moving process. If something is lost or damaged during the moving process, you will be offered compensation from the moving company to replace your items. However, if you choose not to hire movers, you will be personally responsible for anything lost or damaged during your move. Paying for damaged items can be a major financial setback and extremely costly.

4. You can spend your time better

Moving can be extremely time consuming. The process as a whole can be a draining and stressful part of the home buying process. However, movers will help to alleviate this stress so you can better spend your time and energy. Directing your efforts into other areas of the home buying process will allow you to more easily make the move happen. You will have more time to spend with your family, with the realtors in finalizing your transition, and in your new town to learn the area.

Spending time with your family can help settle everyone's nerves and highlight the fun aspects of moving. If you have kids, it is important to make sure they are comfortable knowing that they will have to learn a new area, attend a new school, and make new friends. Family time while moving is one of the most important aspects of relocating to ensure that everyone is happy and has peace-of-mind.

5. Seamless experience

Hiring movers can make the process simple and easy. Movers strive to make your relocating experience as stress-free and seamless as possible. Hiring movers will allow for you to prioritize how you spend your time, ensure that you will not get injured, protect your belongings, and give you more time to explore the new city you are moving to. Your time during a move is extremely precious. Hiring movers is a wise decision that will not only benefit you but your whole family.

How we can help

Here at Holland Homes, we want you to know that we will make this transition one that you can enjoy. Moving is both a nerve-wracking and exciting time for everyone involved, and our goal is to give you the experience you deserve.

We know we can provide you with the home of your dreams, and we are here to guide you through every step of the way. Contact us to speak with one of our experienced realtors today!

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