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3.6(14) Reviews
Accuracy of Estimate 3.4
Moving Services 3.7
Packing Services 3.9
Professionalism 3.5

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License Info: MTR-0190879
Year of Estd: 7/19/2004

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CalState Moving Location


CalState Moving
926 N Ardmore Ave
Los AngelesCA 90029 USA

Contact Info

Toll Free: 800-888-1508
Phone: 323-423-9868
Fax: 323-638-2750

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No Photo Mark
February 26, 2021


No issues.

We recently hired Cal State to handle our move for us. The cost was reasonable. The moving team was carefully dressed in protective clothing and gear throughout the move. They took great care worh our things and delivered and un-packed our things for us in our new condo downtown.

Origin : Laguna Beach
Destination : San Diego

Quoted Price : $3,300.00
Actual Price : $3,300.00

No Photo Loftus
February 16, 2021



They have excellent customer service and well-trained professionals. They were effective and efficient with a very fair price for such good services. Everything went smoothly, and it was actually an enjoyable experience unlike my previous moves. Thank you so much to making this trip stress-fre

Origin : Beanount, Tx
Destination : Los Angels, Ca

Quoted Price : $2,590.00
Actual Price : $2,590.00

No Photo L.
October 29, 2020


Horrible Movers

DO NOT USE THIS COMPANY. They lost some of my items and delivered a box of someone else's things to me. They damaged some very expensive furniture and left a broken piece of it in my front yard,then hid the piece behind boxes so I wouldn't see it. When they arrived,they opened the first compartment and it was filled with things that weren't mine--that was an absolute scare and unfortunately,indicator of things to come. Finally,they offered a settlement to my claim which amounted to only a couple hundred dollars--that wouldn't even pay for the new ladder I had to buy because they failed to deliver it.

Origin : Lakewood, CA
Destination : Tampa, FL

Quoted Price : $6,143.90
Actual Price : $9,593.60

No Photo Quentin
September 1, 2020


Really bad experience all the way

Initial quote at $1700,they said 'not even half of the 300 cft' were taken. This is the reason I chose them vs other companies who were asking for more. No on-premise visit,no video were asked for the estimation. A first deposit of around $700 was paid to secure the move. No time of arrival was given at this time. They said they were a carrier,not a broker,and that the move would take 7 to 10 days. 5 days before the move,an updated inventory was made,bringing me this time to $3000. Still no pick up time estimate provided. A second deposit of around $600 had to be made to complete the first one. This surcharge was charged twice on my bank account. The day before the move,I was informed that the pick up truck would come between 9am and 11am. On the pick up day,I did not receive any information before 12:30pm,when the driver called me to say he was late. They arrived at 2pm,in a Budget truck (not a branded one). On arrival,they said we had to pay more than $600 more than what was agreed upon,to account for additional spaced and packaging,bringing my total to $3620. Apart from that,pickup was ok,the 2 guys were ok,and I tipped them for the service. At this point,no estimated arrival date was provided. I was able to pay the pick up fee ($1150,same due upon delivery) by card,but found out about the double charge,so I disputed it and waited for it to be reaccredited to my account before paying the pick up fee. My belongings did not move before I paid,which took multiple days. Colonial was impossible to get ahold on the phone,I had to go through their carrier and mention the Better Business Bureau to get a quick answer,as well as a refund. I was not able to get an update on my belongings arrival before only 5 days before the date,which was 12 days after the pick up date. And even then,I only knew that 'my stuff was on the move',with no estimation whatsoever of the time it would take to arrive at destination. I thus had to be in an empty apartment for more than a week,just in case. 2 days before the delivery date,the driver called me to say there would be an additional fee for using a different truck to deliver my belongings,which I had no way of anticipating. The fee was $450. The delivery was on time and went well,the guys knew what they were doing. My belongings were globally ok,with a few things broken,and minor damage (broken plates,dents,...). Total charge: $4070 (+139% of the agreed upon price initially). Overall,this was a very stressful,time consuming,and expensive experience that I do not wish to anyone. There were 4 different companies involved in this move,that I still to this day don't know to what extent they were involved: - COLONIAL MOVING

Origin : Aptos
Destination : Chicago

Quoted Price : $1,700.00
Actual Price : $4,070.00

No Photo Evan
August 7, 2020



I had an amazing experience with CalState Moving. From the first call to get a quote, Alex was so helpful and kind. I hadn't done a move by myself before and he really helped me figure out what I needed and went above and beyond to make sure I understood what I needed and what their services were. They didn't try to upsell me and made it clear that they would only charge for materials they used and time they actually spent. On the day of the move, the three guys they sent were so kind and incredibly efficient. They finished my whole move in 3 hours. They were lovely to deal with and saved me a bunch of money.

Origin : San Diego, Ca
Destination : LA, Ca

Quoted Price : $1,560.00
Actual Price : $1,560.00

No Photo Erica
August 6, 2020



STOLE OUR STORAGE GOODS....PLEASEEEEE LISTEN TO ME!! DO NOT HIRE THIS SERVICE. I recently hired this service for a long distance move from California to Texas. The movers were supposed to have it delivered by July 31st which was the day i moved. Joe had contacted me several times assuring us of our move and the date. Once our things were picked up from storage they did not arrive on the date they were supposed to , we could hardly reach anyone, Joe stopped answering calls, and here we are 2 weeks after they picked up my stuff and they have no clue where it is ...please save yourself the heart ache as we are devestated in an empty house . I am in tears as I type this.. SCAM SCAM SCAM SCAM DO NOT HIRE... search hard for the reviews, check out the BBB before you spends thousands on a move ( $3200 to be exact)..also Melissa , who calls you about your material being picked up is absolutely incompetent!

Origin : Tracy, Ca
Destination : Fortt worth, Texas

Quoted Price : $3,200.00

No Photo Luis
July 27, 2020


Went well.

The move went well. The movers were always on time and easy to reach. I had no issues with any cost over-rages or any damage to my things. I highly recommend their services.

Origin : San Francisco
Destination : San Diego

Quoted Price : $5,450.00
Actual Price : $5,450.00

No Photo Kaleb
July 22, 2020


Maui Move

Our move to Maui went well. The cost was reasonable and everything was laid out very clearly by CalState prior to the move so there were no surprises. We are very happy with the job they did.

Origin : San Diego
Destination : Hawaii

Quoted Price : $6,400.00
Actual Price : $6,400.00

No Photo John
July 18, 2020


No issues.

The move went well. I had a lot of things as I was moving from a large house into a new condo. There were no cost over-runs and the team came prepared and dressed in protective gear. They also shipped my car for me and there were no issues with that process either.

Origin : San Francisco
Destination : La Jolla

Quoted Price : $6,450.00
Actual Price : $6,450.00

No Photo Jason
July 17, 2020


Great move.

All went well with our move to Los Angeles last week. We had no issues. The cost of the move was quite reasonable. We recommend their services.

Origin : Los Angeles
Destination : San Diego

Quoted Price : $2,550.00
Actual Price : $2,550.00

No Photo Nikki
July 7, 2020


Fraudulent company will trap you in ...

Calstate Moving

Origin : Woodland Hills, CA
Destination : Tonawanda, NY

Quoted Price : $4,490.00
Actual Price : $5,490.00

No Photo Christina
December 14, 2016


Horrible Moving Experience

Worst moving experience EVER. Rude, attempts to coerce, attempts to manipulate... Complained the whole time! Unprofessional. Argumentative. Disrespectful.

Origin : Aliso Viejo, CA
Destination : Mission Viejo, CA

Quoted Price : $560.00
Actual Price : $800.00

No Photo Alex
September 26, 2015


Great Service

The guys did an amazing job! Alex and Slava came to my apartment and packed everything super fast and delivered it in a timely manner. They didn't break anything and didn't take any breaks! I will use this company next time for sure! Highly recommend!

Origin : Los Angeles CA
Destination : Encino CA

Quoted Price : $350.00
Actual Price : $350.00

No Photo Donreid
September 8, 2014


It was great

It was OK. No real complaints. They were on time.

Origin : Ft Macarthur, CA
Destination : Manhattan Beach, CA

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