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Using Technology to Survive your South Florida Move

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Can you believe that there was a time when the latest technology in moving was the invention of the wheel? That was when surviving a move really meant surviving a move. Moves today may be a little less risky, but they can still depend on the latest technology to make them more manageable. If you’re planning a South Florida move, Moving Squad has some advice on using the best, and most modern, technology to help you survive it.

The living may be easy in South Florida, but the moving process often is not. No one knows that better than Moving Squad. That’s why we dedicate ourselves to making our customer’s moves as stress-free as possible. There are apps and websites that can help you do everything from finding a house to vetting moving company to organizing your budget. As South Florida’s most helpful movers, Moving Squad wants to let you in on a few of them.

 

Using Google Maps to Survive Your South Florida Move

If you’re planning a South Florida move, Google Maps can do more than give you directions on how to get here. Betcha didn’t know that Google Maps has a “real estate” option hidden away on the “More” menu. To access the option:

  • Type in an address in the South Florida location you’re interested in. Google maps will give you a good look at it using satellite imagery.
  • Toggle on the “More” menu and Google will magically display houses listed for sale in that area.
  • Use the menu on the left to refine your search – South Florida has a lot of real estate for sale – You can sort by price range, houses for rent, sale or foreclosure, number of bedrooms and bathrooms or square footage.

Using Zillow To Survive Your South Florida Move

No searching menus here, on Zillow, real estate is the only option. Zillow is a real estate that specializes in real estate. It’s one of the many real estate sites on the websites today that offer free search tools to renters, home buyers, and sellers and, consequently, one of the most popular.

Besides providing a plethora of searching and sorting options, including price, size, by sale for owner and agent, Zillow offers:

  • Customized email updates to notify you when houses that fit your criteria come on the market.
  • Info on current mortgage rates and a mortgage calculator in its mortgage section.
  • Tools for homeowners to help determine how much their houses are worth.
  • A FAQs and discussion section for users to give and receive advice.

 

Using Trulia to Survive Your South Florida Move

Unfortunately, not everyone knows a bargain when they see one. There are websites that can show you some of the most beautiful houses in South Florida, but Trulia can show you the ones that have recently been reduced in price. You can also check out Trulia’s homepage for helpful things like median sales price statistics, nearby open houses, and recent home listings.

Using Digital Cameras to Survive Your South Florida Move

Not every picture tells the true story. Houses in South Florida may look stunningly gorgeous on a website but can be stunningly disappointing when you get up close. That’s when digital camera close-ups come in handy.

Which patio had the best view? Which had the roomiest bedroom? Which had the kitchen with the marble countertops? When you view multiple houses, details tend to blur together. Point and shoot cameras were made to capture detail. They’ll help you catalog each visit and give you time to weigh your options afterward.

Using A Mortgage Calculator to Survive Your South Florida Move

Compared to calculating the mortgage, house hunting can seem like the fun part. One misplaced decimal and you could be in for some very unpleasant surprises.

Why strain your brain trying to crunch numbers when there are dozens of free simple to use calculators on Smartphone apps that will do it for you? The Karl’s Mortgage Calculator for Android even breaks mortgage numbers into tables, charts, and graphs to show you how much comes from the principal and from interest. TMI? You can always use the mortgage calculator on Zillow for a less complicated breakdown.

Finding A Reputable Moving Company for Your South Florida Move

Sometimes finding a reputable moving company is harder than finding a house in a reputable neighborhood. If you’re planning a South Florida move, you’ve already got the reputable neighborhood part down, now all you need the reputable moving company.  Don’t go offline just yet.

Nowadays, people are choosing to book moving services online more and more often. In fact, many companies prefer to direct consumers to their online services rather than booking by phone. With the Moving Squad mobile app, you can book your move using a mobile in a matter of minutes no matter where you’re located.

And that’s not all our mobile app does. It can also give you get a free quote, order top of the line packing equipment and get a free moving checklist to help you stay on track. Once our in-home moving app puts you in touch with our moving specialists. it helps you survive your move from beginning to end. With the Moving Squad app, you can:

  • Get an estimate of how much it will cost for Moving Squad to get you moved into your new accommodations.
  • Use the app to send pictures and videos of your belongings. You can also send special instructions for specific items. Our team will review it and get back to you with a ballpark figure on packing and moving services.
  • Take your time to consider our options. Our free quotes are free of obligations. We don’t force you into a contract unless you agree to the terms.

And while your online be sure to check out our express pack options, storage options, and stellar reputation. At Moving Squad we guarantee:

  • Over 50 years of experience
  • Licensed and insured movers
  • Quality dependable service
  • Affordable prices
  • Everything you need to survive your South Florida move (technology included).

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