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Fun Facts About Moving

Let's get things moving along with some FUN FACTS ABOUT MOVING Are you buried in a pile of moving boxes and fighting with a roll of packing tape? 43 million people move each year, that amounts to more than 4 times as many as those who visit Disneyland in the same time period. That's 17 % of the US population, which amounts for an awful lot of moving companies transferring an awful lot of belongings from here to there. THE MAJORITY OF MOVES RELATE TO ONE OF THE MOST STUNNING FACTS ABOUT MOVING With so many people moving, it's of interest to note that 62% of the people in US currently live in the very state they were born. Florida has the lowest The majority of moves are job related, making up 46% of all relocations. The rest are because of retirement 32% and "other" personal reasons - 22%. percentage of people born in the state who now live there. The average person will relocate 11.7 times throughout their life. ESTIMATES PROVIDED BY PHONE HOW TO AVOID MOVING SCAMS & BAD PRACTICES Finding out how much your move will cost after a short phone conversation may seem convenient, but the quoted rate is unlikely to be honored. Such estimates are a red flag for fraud! DAMAGES TO YOUR PROPERTY POSING AS A MOVER WHEN IN FACT IT'S A BROKER A mover is liable for the value of the goods it is transporting, but there are different levels of liability. A mover who claims that everything is covered by its insurance should be approached with caution. Some movers that you find online are actually brokers. They are sales teams that book your move and sell it to a moving company. Consumers may be surprised when an entirely different company shows up on moving day. The also may pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars in deposits that are actually the broker's fees. REFERENCES CREATED BY Data gathered and compiled by the US Census Bureau. Alexandria Econo Van Lines LLC 60 S Van Dorn St Apt 111 Alexandria, VA 22304 Additional facts from: http://www.moving.com/ http://www.mymovingreviews.com/ For more information, call (202) 644-8206

Fun Facts About Moving

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Do you find yourself often buried in piles of moving boxes? Are you wrestling with the sealing tape? Millions of people move from place to the next un the US yearly. Close to 17% of the whole populati...

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