Moving a house is a very expensive and tiring experience and seems impossible to move without any saved money. It includes multiple tasks and needs many things to be taken care of.  Professional movers and packers charge a hefty amount of money. Whether it’s a relocation to a nearby place or far off distance, moving to a place is an emotional and financial load on an individual. Though it’s impossible to move a house without spending money, but there are a few tips to reduce the cost a lot.

What to do?

First and foremost is to understand the need of moving. Having no money in savings can be a temporary phase and one should rethink the decision of moving. Money can be saved before moving, if one can postpone moving. But if there is no choice but to start packing up even though you haven’t enough saved up money, then follow the tips given below.

Search a Job:

If you are moving to a new place with no job in hand then looking for a good job should be your first priority. You need to regain financial security to be able to survive a residential move without any dire consequences. If you already have a secured job in your destination location, then you can consider askingyour future employer for a loan to cover the moving expenses to get there. Every new beginning is tough, and a little financial help from the company can help you a lot and you too will go a long way towards securing your loyalty and work ethics.

Ask for help:

Getting help from family and friends is another good option. You can borrow money and favors from people around. Instead of directly asking for money, you can accept other household stuff including free furniture pieces, kitchen utensils, household appliances and other items which may save plenty of cash later on. They can also provide packing supplies and even can lend a vehicle for transportation if possible

Sell something and make money:

You can also think of selling some of used and not required household stuff and furniture to earn some immediate money at the time of moving. Otherwise also getting rid of anything unwanted will be better as moving fewer household items will lower the overall weight of your shipment and will automatically bring down the relocation bill. Selling the unwanted possessions may help you pocket much needed cash to help you cover the moving expenses.


It is a real challenge to move out of a home without having any money. Even if after selling unwanted items, you don’t get enough money to move and youare not able to get help from family and your new employer then re-assessment of decision of moving the house immediately is much required and avoiding professional packers and movers can also be proved money saving trick.

Despite the fact that you do not have enough money with you to move, you must consider getting moving quotes online. This way you might be able to find a good quote from a reputed company that fits in your budget. Hiring professionals is always better than doing it on your own. You might be able to save money through a DIY move but in long run, it may incur you great expenses.

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