If you're planning on moving yourself, most likely you'll need to rent a moving van or truck, depending on how large your household is. Keep the following tips in mind when you start the research.
Moving yourself is the most cost effective way to move. The following post includes information on how to estimate the price of DIY move.
The Cost of Moving Yourself
One thing about moving a home is you never know how long it will take movers to pack and move your belongings. However, you can keep your costs down if you are prepared for a move, because local services are charged by the hour.
Tips for Moving at an Hourly Rate
If you are hiring local movers you need to check if your state requires a license from moving companies, and if yes then verify that company has one. To find this information you should call or visit DOT's website.
If you are renting a moving container to ship your possessions, you should receive a list from a company of non-allowable items. Find out what you can not put in a moving container.
Non-Allowable Items in Moving Containers