Moving is a serious procedure, and it may appear that you have all the time that is needed, but it’s easy to become obsessed if you don’t start planning in advance.
Hiring local day labor is another option to move. They might offer you flat or lower hourly rates, but there are plenty of scammers out there. Therefore rather than taking the risk of dealing with day laborers that have not much of a track record, it is far better to hire professional movers that have been in the business for years. Another important factor to consider is mover reviews.
Professional Movers vs Day Laborers
Some cities require parking permits for street parking. If you don't have a private property access, check with your city if you need a parking permit for a truck or trailer.
Parking Permit for a Moving Truck
Moving containers are not cheap, but they make long distance moves so much affordable. It's a pretty simple and smooth: company drops off the container and you handle the moving labor.
Portable Storage Containers
If you decide not to hire professionals and to move yourself, check out this post to find out more about self moving and what you can do about it.