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Moving Resources For Consumers

Don't Hire An Unlicensed Moving Company in Texas!

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Moving Fraud:
How To Spot The Red Flags

Summarized from the FMCSA red flags

The mover does not provide a written estimate or says they will determine the cost after loading.

The mover asks you to sign blank documents.

The mover doesn't provide you with a copy of Your Rights and Responsibilities Brochure

The company’s website has no local address and no information about their registration or insurance.

The mover claims that you have more belongings than estimated.

The moving company demands cash or a large deposit before the move.

Office/warehouse is in poor condition or nonexistent.

The moving company claims all goods are covered by their insurance

On moving day, a rental truck arrives rather than a company-owned or marked fleet truck.

When you call, the phone is answered with a generic “Movers” or “Moving Company.”

Moving Tips & Tricks

Moving Tips 101

A few tips from Southwest Movers Association to help make your move smooth and stress-free.

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9 Tips For A Successful Move

Get long-distance and interstate moving tips from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

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Top 10 Successful Moving Tips

These are the American Trucking Associations' top 10 tips to ensure you're working with a professional, ethical mover.

Moving Checklists

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TXDMV Moving Checklist
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FMCSA Moving Checklist Checklist
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Know Your Rights & Responsibilities When You Move in Texas

From choosing a licensed moving company, the proposal for moving services, the contract, liability coverage, claims, and more. Be sure you understand your consumer rights & responsibilities before you move.

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