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Mistakes to Avoid While Moving

May is prime time for moving. People move so much during this month that even the Better Business Bureau released useful tips on the topic. "

According to Kare 11, “We have heard cases where literally a truck is in front of someone's house and they are like 'we are not unlocking this thing until you pay us more money,' and it does happen," said Dan Hendrickson, spokesperson for the BBB in Minnesota. Here are some tips to help your moving experience go as smooth as possible during this month:

• Check that the moving company is licensed – There are a lot of unscrupulous movers with less than honest business practices. To avoid this pitfall, only used licensed moving companies. In addition to checking the moving company’s certifications, also look for reviews on sites like Yelp or check to see if it has any complaints on sites like Ripoff Report.

• Plan ahead – Regardless of the amount of items you are moving, it is always good to have a plan in mind before you undertake this task. Give yourself at least three weeks to pack and arrange for…

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