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Moving to a new rental home is an exciting experience for many people. Before the process of moving is completed, there are generally 5 moving costs payable by most people making the transition to a rental home. Learning how to avoid these fees or reduce the expenses can be a benefit to any renter.
1. Hiring Movers
There are two main decisions that must be made before any person moves into a new property. These decisions revolve around should movers be hired or is a self-move sufficient. Any person who hires movers to complete a local or out of state move will be charged a number of fees. These can include labor costs, truck rental fees, truck insurance and heavy items charges.
2. Cleaning Fees
Moving from an apartment or condominium to a rental home usually requires cleaning of the abandoned property. Most rental agreements have inclusions that require a tenant to clean a property before vacating it. This can add additional expenses to clean one property before moving into another. Hiring a third party person to complete cleaning work can add additional expenses to the total cost of cleaning fees.
3. Temporary Storage Fees
Some renters who are moving seek temporary storage due to the lack of space in moving vehicles or space inside the new property. Storage fees always vary depending on the size of the storage area needed and the length of the rental term. Placing large or small items into a storage facility requires a security fee as well as monthly fee. The length of storage can easily increase temporary storage costs.
4. Moving Supplies
Regardless if a moving company or self-move is selected, there are moving supplies expenses that are required. Boxes can be purchased or in some cases donated to help reduce these fees. All packaging materials are extra and are essential for protecting personal items. Most moving supplies are sold at retail prices making discounts hard to come by for a person packaging their belongings.
5. Travel Expenses
The actual moving costs are one expense and travel costs are additional for each day of a move. It is not always possible to move in one single day and hotel fees, food and other expenses can add up quickly for a moving budget. Travel expenses can easily exceed the cost of hiring a moving company if an out of state move is required.
Available homes for rent are listed directly on this website in the city of Jacksonville, Florida. The standard monthly rent price is offered to help any renter plan for all expenses. Direct contact can be initiated with company housing experts here online to start the application process or to schedule a walk-through of any available rental home.