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Ways of saving money when moving house

Aside from cheap removalists, there are other ways through which you can save money. These other ways involve dealing with tasks either before or after your moving day, utilities and negotiating for a better deal. Here are some of the ways you can save money:

Change your address

Reliable RemovalistThis depends on where you are moving from and where you are moving to. If you are moving to a different area or state, you will have to change your address on time to avoid any inconveniences. If you move into a new geographical area, you will have to change your energy suppliers, register to local authority so that you can pay council tax among other things. If you fail to register any of these, you will end up having fines or paying a huge lump sum for failing pay tax. You can start by redirecting your mail to avoid missing any bills or important letters. In addition, remember to register as a voter to improve your credit score.

Double check your utility change dates

You will have to align your utility bills with the date you are planning to move. If your date of moving does not matchInterstate house moving perfectly with your bill cycle, you will have to cut off the services rather than paying an extra month of bills you will not use. It is advisable to live a few days without some utilities rather than spending a lot of money on utility bills which you could have saved. Also, if the utility provider can be able to continue offering you similar services in your new home, you should consider giving a notification and arranging for the same. However, if you are not comfortable with their services, it’s the high time you get a new service provider who is reliable. You may be surprised to get better deals from other utility providers. You just need to research, ask friends, family members and neighbors for recommendations.

Use up or donate your food

It is quite important to plan your date of moving in advance because everything else follows that. With a good timing, you will save on moving costs because you will move when the demand is low and numerous moving companies are looking for clients. In addition, you will be able to plan how to move, your utilities, your new home etc. If you have a fridge/freezer full of food, make sure you consume it to avoid wasting food (money). In case you still have non-perishable items that you have not used up, you can donate to charity rather than throwing away.


To hire cheap movers Melbourne, you will have to negotiate even if you are not good at bargaining. You don’t have to settle on the first moving cost you are offered because there is always a room for negotiating depending on how good you are. In most cases, you will get a better deal negotiating with smaller companies or independent agents because they don’t want to lose the deal.


Finally, you will have to keep close attention to your spending during and after you move. After moving, you might end up spending a lot of money from cleaning the house, filling the fridge, buying appliances and furniture to make your new home attractive and hospitable. You may have saved a lot when moving but if you are not cautious you might end up spending a lot after moving making your efforts to save while moving futile.

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