If you decide not to hire professionals and to move on your own, check out this post to find out more about self-moving and what you can do about it.
Your moving company's representative will tell you that you don't have to tip their movers, but it's up to you. It is customary to reward superior service at your discretion.
How Much to Tip Movers
Moving household appliances is a big job. Before you start, be sure you are aware of the work involved, there are steps you will need to take before the movers arrive at your home. Keep in mind some moving companies and helpers will not be responsible for disconnection of appliances.
Usually, a parking permit is not required if you intend to park your truck or trailer on private property. If you don't have a driveway, check the law for the particular city.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
How to act when damages happen to your property during a move. This guide will walk you through the process of filing a claim for damaged items caused by movers.
Filing Claims for Damages