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Ask Allied: How to Submit a Claim

Nov 6, 2015
Ask Allied: How to Submit a Claim. As your preferred moving company, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to submit a claim if you discover any of your belongings to have been lost, damaged, or misplaced along the way. Because there is a time limit on being able to make this claim, we encourage you to start the process as soon as possible—ideally the day of the move.

Ask Allied: Must My Mover Write Up an Inventory of the Shipment?

May 15, 2015
Ask Allied: Must My Mover Write Up an Inventory of the Shipment? It isn’t a legal requirement for movers to write up an inventory of your shipment. Because most moving companies price your moving costs based on weight, the only real requirement is that they take an accurate weight of the belongings once they are loaded into the van. If you are in any way uncomfortable with the idea of an inventory being made, you can let your movers know and skip this step in the moving process.

Is My Home Market Ready?

May 7, 2015
Is My Home Market Ready? There are few tasks more intimidating than getting a home ready to go for sale. All those little quirks and defects that you’ve grown used to over the years suddenly take on a new light—they’re not just a part of the home you love, they’re potential red flags to homebuyers. While you might know you have to jiggle the toilet handle just so to get it to stop running, or that it’s always a good idea to close the curtains upstairs in the summer to avoid excessive heat, these small details can tell buyers that the home isn’t in good repair or is not worth the investment.