MOVING BLOG

What Size Removal Truck Should I Book?

Posted By moveon

Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

One of the most common questions our booking team is asked is: What size truck should I book? Generally, if you’re moving a smaller place, such as a studio or one bedroom apartment, we recommend booking our 3 tonne truck. For larger moves, such as houses of two or more bedrooms, we recommend booking our 8 or 12 tonne truck. You can find full details of our removal trucks’ dimensions and other helpful booking hints {here}. Still unsure? We always say when in doubt it’s best to book the larger truck. Keep in mind that here at Move On Removals we only charge you for ... Read More

THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN USING A REMOVAL COMPANY

Posted By moveon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

The furniture removals market in Melbourne is flooded with removal companies all vying for your business. So, when you’re presented with so much choice, how do you go about choosing the right removal company for your move? Here at Move On Removals, we believe you should consider the following points when deciding who will help you move. Convenience – Moving house can be a very stressful time, so you want to make sure to choose a removal company that aims to reduce as much of the stress as possible. Are their contact details prominently displayed and easy to find? Do they hav... Read More

Make Your Dollar Go Further: Investing in Melbourne’s Growth Suburbs

Posted By moveon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING A REMOVAL COMPANY The furniture removals market in Melbourne is flooded with removal companies all vying for your business. So, when you’re presented with so much choice, how do you go about choosing the right removal company for your move? Here at Move On Removals, we believe you should consider the following points when deciding who will help you move. Convenience – Moving house can be a very stressful time, so you want to make sure to choose a removal company that aims to reduce as much of the stress as possible. Are their contact detai... Read More

RBA Claims It’s Better To Rent Than Buy

Posted By moveon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

It’s the perennial property debate – will you be financially better off buying a house rather than renting one? In a recently released report, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) says that Melbourne tenants have the upper hand financially; at least for now. The study Is Housing Overvalued? argues that costs applicable only to homeowners, such as land rates, purchase price and interest rates, makes renting the more financially sound option. In order for buyers to catch up to renters, house prices would need to rise by almost 2.5% per annum. The RBA says recent figures indi... Read More

How Can I Speed Up My Move And Save Money?

Posted By moveon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

In the two years that we’ve been helping move Melbourne households, we’ve observed lots of little tips and tricks that you can make the most of on moving day to ensure a speedy and cheap move. Organisation is key. If you’re boxing your smaller belongings yourself, try to organise it prior to our removalists rocking up so as soon as we get there we’re good to go. If you’d like to use our Pack ‘n’ Wrap ‘n’ Unwrap service, our team can come out and have everything organised either the day of your move or prior to it. It can be tricky but, if at all pos... Read More

Can I Move My Smaller Belongings Myself In My Car?

Posted By moveon

Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

You’re more than welcome to box your smaller items on the day of your move and then transport them to your new home yourself. However, we’ve helped move thousands of households and we’ve noticed that often it’s the littlest items that cause the most stress on moving day. The fragile items, like glassware, ornaments and photo frames. And the small items that are easily misplaced, like cutlery and keepsakes. Our Pack ‘n’ Wrap ‘n’ Unwrap service allows you to sit back and relax, as our professional and experienced removalists take care of packing these delicate items for ... Read More