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October 04, 2021

Advantages & Disadvantages of Moving in the Fall

Moving in the FallBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving, anytime of the year, may be equal parts exciting and tense. Moving in the fall offers its own unique advantages and concerns. Many households have found that moving in the autumn season generates a better, more enjoyable move; other folks, as a result of extraordinary situations, choose to hold off until a better time. Being professional movers in Denver, we'd like to discuss with you a handful of pros and cons associated with relocating in the fall season:
 

Advantages:

1. The weather is generally good

If you choose to move during summertime, you could most likely have to deal with high temps as well as humidity. In other words, you'll perspire a lot as you load and unload your belongings. Alternatively, the winter season conditions can make moving frigid, miserable, and in some cases dangerous.

The fall is a great time to move since you steer clear of extremes of cold or hot. Fall temperatures are typically pleasant, and you most likely will not have to concern yourself with snowy or slippery driving conditions.

2. Professional movers may have lower charges

Summertime is typically the peak season for moving. Since fall comes after peak season, you may be able to get a better deal when employing a moving company in Denver.

3. Professional movers may have more availability

Another advantage of moving during the autumn is that the moving company could be in a better position to accommodate your moving dates, since their calendar is not as stuffed.

Disadvantages:

1. It may be harder to sell your home

If you don't currently rent and have not sold your home yet, then fall could be a hard time of the year to have a buyer to close on it. Although, we must admit that in the current market, this might not be too much of an issue.

2. It might be hard to "settle into" a new home just before the holiday season

Many people are absorbed with the holidays, either on a personal or a business level. Relocating to a new place is usually stressful at any time but could end up being doubly so right in front of the most hectic time of the year (at least for many people). Additionally, if you have young children, you will need to really coordinate the move so they can transition into a new location with minimal tension - and fall may not be the best time to make that transpire.

3. The climate could be erratic

Autumn weather conditions are usually enjoyable, and free of extremes in temps or humidity. Nevertheless, there exists still an element of volatility relating to autumn weather patterns. For instance, for anyone who is relocating to or from a northern climate, there is always the chance that a sudden snowstorm will hit at the end of fall - potentially in November, or even October! Additionally, there is a chance that you have to deal with a sudden heat wave, or rapid drops in temperature.

Keep in mind, regardless of whether you decide to move in the fall or not, you should definitely contemplate enlisting the assistance of professional movers to make your transition as effortless as it can be. If you are looking for a reputable moving company that will help you with your move, get in touch with A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Denver today. We would be glad to help!

 

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