Moving seems easy. But is it? While there is a common notion that everyone can lift up a box and load it in a truck, the whole process isn’t as simple and as straightforward as people think. It has some things that need to be considered. There are some expenses, which often surprise people, but we are going to tell you about some of them, so you are better prepared.

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Expense #1: New Utility Costs

First of all, depending on where you are moving to, you may need to plan this way ahead. Figuring out utilities once you get to the place may prove to be problematic. So here goes the first expense – switching your utility providers and all. Then comes something else – you will probably pay a different amount of money for the provided services.

Many people are shocked to find that some places have more expensive utility costs and if the size of your new place is considerably bigger, your bill is sure to grow by quite a bit.

Expense #2: Appliances and/or Furniture

movingexpensesAlthough you may be aware that you need to buy new furniture, especially if you are upsizing. The truth is that you may end up spending more. People rarely think about bookshelves, hangers and other less noticeable items. However, since you are going to need them, you will probably end up buy them.

Here goes yet another expense, for which you need to be prepared: appliances. Does the place you move into come pre-packed with appliances? Do they all function properly? If you don’t know the answer, there you go – save up some money there.

Expense #3: Stocking up on Supplies

Most people don’t move their entire kitchen pantry or everything that is in the fridge. They don’t move every single piece of tape or all the cleaning supplies either. So when you get to your new place, you may actually need such supplies. If you want to restock properly, then you’d have to shell out a bit of money, because although supplies are not that expensive, their costs can pile up.


As it is seems, moving has a bit of a hidden expenses to it. Sure, they are not strictly related to moving, but stem out of the same place. If you want to avoid them, you should start planning your moving earlier and you should also consider how much money you are going to leave for such expenses. You may end up not paying that much later, but better be safe than sorry.