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Moving Tips & Guides
Be Wary of Rogue Movers
There are numerous unlicensed and unregistered moving companies waiting to scam customers. If a company offers an unusually low estimate, asks for a large cash deposit and an unmarked truck or rental truck, they may be unregistered or unlicensed. A common scam from these companies is low-balling the estimate and then demanding a greater amount when they show up, if the customer disputes the amount, the company will often hold the customers’ items hostage until they’re paid.
Learn to Spot Good Service
When the company gives you an estimate, a sign of good service will be them showing up to your house to do a thorough survey of the home. They should also provide you with all the documents you’re meant to have including the Bill of Lading, the inventory list and a copy of "Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move" - a booklet created by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration that lays out everything required of a moving company. Another tip is to search for reviews of the company
Reasons for Moving
There are many reasons why a person or a family might choose to move. These reasons can range from personal and financial reasons to employment reasons and even a simple lifestyle change or change of scenery. Getting a better grasp and understanding of these reasons might help you better prepare for your move.
Don’t automatically hire the ...
Just because the company is the most affordable, it doesn’t mean it’s the wisest choice. There are many reasons why companies are cheaper than others. You may be getting substandard service or even worse, it may be a scam. Make sure to get multiple estimates and use your instinct when choosing a company.
Standard Moving Costs
The cost of a typical move can vary greatly, depending on several factors that include the size of the move, the distance of the move and whether other services are included. But if you’re wondering how much you should expect to pay for a typical move so you can prepare your budget and your bank account, read more to find out.

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Family Moving & Storage Inc
They were wonderful. They were on time, very professional. I would recommend them.
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Family Moving & Storage Inc
The move was very fast and efficient. The movers were very good and very careful. They were absolutely ridiculous trying to get a hold of at the office. It took me about 3 weeks before I was finally able to talk to somebody.
Review by : Anonymous
Posted on : 9/19/2014
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It went great
Stevenson Transfer
It went great. They did do packing, they came and packed one day and the same guy who led the packing was the same guy who drove the truck. It went great and he also led the unpacking. Nope there was no damage, not at all. They did give me a price estimate and it was a binding quote so I paid exactly that amount.
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Posted on : 9/19/2014
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Moving to Illinois?


Illinois, located almost smack dab in the heart of America, has long been thought of as the perfect example of American life. From its all-American feel to its Midwestern appeal, Illinois has been the home to three U.S. presidents and is currently the fifth most populated state in the U.S.

With a major metropolitan area in Chicago and its prime location on Lake Michigan, Chicago has been one of the key U.S. trade cities since its inception in 1818 and is often referred to as the “Second City” with New York being the first. But in addition to Chicago, Illinois is home to small towns and suburbs alike that are simultaneously both culturally diverse and rich in Americana.

If you’re moving to Illinois, there are a lot of things you’re going to need to know. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place.

Things to Know When Moving to Illinois

Illinois Climate

  • Illinois has a climate that varies substantially, depending on your location in the state. Because the northern portion of the state (near Wisconsin) and the southern portion (near Kentucky and Missouri) are separated by over 400 miles, the climate tends to shift. Also, the location of Illinois in the central part of the country tends to see many differentiating weather patterns and colliding fronts that create many thunderstorms and tornadoes. Winters in Illinois tend to be cold, ranging from around 27 to 41 degrees in December and January. However, summers tend to be hot and humid and temperatures can often reach into the low-to-mid-90s. In Chicago, the wind coming off of Lake Michigan often swirls to create blinding snowstorms in the winter and extremely low wind chills. (Helpful Link: Illinois Weather)

Moving Specifics

  • Registering your Car: Upon your arrival in Illinois after moving to the state permanently, you have a total of 30 days to update your registration and have your vehicle registered in the state before you may be required to pay a penalty. (Helpful Link: Illinois DMV)

  • Obtaining an Illinois Driver’s License: An Illinois Driver’s License can be obtained at any Illinois DMV location. The state requires new Illinois residents to update their license from their previous state to an Illinois driver’s license within 90 days of moving. If you fail to update your driver’s license within this 90-day window, you may have to pay a fine. Also, there is a $10 fee to update your driver’s license.

  • Real Estate: The average listing price for homes in Illinois is $274,360, while the median sales price is just over $230,000. The Illinois Association of Realtors is the official real estate resource for the state of Illinois and their member page can be found here: (http://www.illinoisrealtor.org/local)

  • Moving and Storage: If you are looking for a moving company or storage facility to help you with anything, you should check to make sure the company is registered with the United States Department of Transportation or with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. (Helpful Link: Illinois State Moving Resource Page)

Schools

  • The Illinois state educational system is governed by the P-20 Council, composed of government official, business executives, university administrators and community leaders. The public school system in Illinois is typically composed of three different tiers in the primary education level. These tiers, the elementary school tier, middle school or junior high tier and the high school tier, are each composed of schools belonging to individual districts and separated often by township, county or region. When it comes to secondary education on the collegiate level, there are also 11 “National Universities” located within the state, as well as over 20 other fully accredited four-year universities and colleges. Some of the more notable and prestigious collegiate institutions in Illinois include the University of Chicago, Northwestern University, the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the Illinois Institute of Technology and Loyola University Chicago. (Helpful Link: Illinois Schools)

Crime Rankings

As of 2011, Illinois was ranked 39th out of 50 states in violent crime, with a total of less than 40 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the state.

Economy of Illinois

Industries

The state of Illinois has thrived for many years as one of the major industrial centers of America and the state’s economy when it comes to industry is based largely on manufacturing. A large majority of the manufacturing that takes place in Illinois is chemical manufacturing, which accounts for $18.3 billion of the state’s manufacturing revenue. Food manufacturing, machinery manufacturing, transportation equipment and computer and electronic products also make up a substantial portion of the Illinois industrial economy.

Employment Statistics

As of early 2012, the state of Illinois had an unemployment rate of 9.1 percent. In the state of Illinois, the civilian labor force is comprised of over 6.5 million citizens, 5.9 million of which are currently gainfully employed and a little less than 600,000 who are unemployed. (Helpful Link: Illinois Department of Labor)

Average Income

The median household income in the state of Illinois is $46,590, while the average per capita income for the state is $23,104.

Important Locations in Illinois

  • State Capital: Springfield

  • Largest Cities:
    1. Chicago
    2. Peoria
    3. Springfield
    4. Aurora
    5. Rockford

  • Major landmarks and attractions: Wrigley Field, Chicago; Millennium Park, Chicago; Buckingham Fountain, Chicago; Soldier Field, Chicago; Navy Pier, Chicago; Lincoln Home National Historic Site, Springfield (Helpful Link: Top Tourist Attractions in Illinois)

  • National Parks:
    1. Lincoln Home National Historic Site

  • State park System: Illinois has close to 100 different state parks separated into five regions throughout the state. The vast diversity of landscapes that can be found throughout the state of Illinois, thanks to its proximity to the Great Lakes and the Mississippi River, provides many opportunities to appreciate the natural wonders of Illinois by hiking, fishing, biking and hunting. (Helpful Link: Illinois Department of Natural Resources)

  • Major Airports:
    1. Chicago O’Hare International Airport
    2. Chicago Midway International Airport
    3. Gary-Chicago International Airport
    4. Moline-Quad City International Airport
    5. Springfield Capital Airport

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