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October 16, 2018

Pros and Cons of Moving to Oklahoma City in the Off Season

Moving into a new houseBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Considering moving to Oklahoma City and not sure when the ideal time to move is? Contemplate these seasonal benefits and drawbacks.

The summertime season will undoubtedly be the most frenzied moving time period of year. Since the youngsters are out of classes and also the weather conditions are good, this is the time period most people opt to uproot the family and move to a new place.
Yet, not everybody has a choice of when they might choose to move-and furthermore, not everybody decides to move over the busy season. In the event that you might be pondering when the perfect time to move is, give consideration to these seasonal advantages and drawbacks.

Benefits of the Off Season

The most important advantage of moving to Oklahoma City during the off season is flexibility. If your moving company is not as pre-occupied coordinating numerous people all needing to move concurrently, they are better able to be flexible regarding when and how you move. Additional pros consist of: 

  • The capability to request a precise mover or moving agent
  • A smaller volume traffic on the road for a swifter delivery
  • Occasional cost savings and adjustable price alternatives
  • Extra focus and guidance from your professional movers in Oklahoma City (and your friends/family members)
  • Extra assistance from other companies in connection with moving (such as the postal service, utility companies, home furnishing deliveries, etc.)
  • Less costly moving materials
  • The capacity to make last-minute tweaks and adjustments
  • Less expensive storage facilities

It is similarly crucial to be aware of that you may discover that home prices and also apartment rental rates tend to be more reasonable in the off season. There is significantly more of a push to find property purchasers and tenants over the off season, which means you might slice a couple of thousand dollars from the expense by relocating during the off season.

Downsides of the Off Season

As you can imagine, not every tiny factor regarding moving to in the autumn, wintertime, and spring months is perfect. Depending on exactly where you move, weather conditions can potentially play a significant component in how favorable your moving experience is all round. 

  • Frigid, rainy, or icy problems that call for extra packing care
  • More likely to track in slush/snow whilst moving in
  • Changing children during the middle of a school year
  • Additional preparation necessary to get the house warm/updated/move-in ready
  • Potential overlap with the holiday time
  • Less suitable conditions with regard to investigating your new location in Oklahoma City
  • Selling your own home could possibly be a little more challenging during the off season

Moving in the off season may also mean that you will be at risk of severe roadways and travel conditions. In the circumstance which you are relocating to a location that gets a great deal of snow, make sure you put the proper tires on your automobile and also plan for weather conditions as you make the trek to your new home.

No matter when you are moving, A-1 Freeman Moving Group is ready to help. Contact us now to schedule your free in-home estimate.

The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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