What is the average time and cost of moving house?

By Joshua Chadwick March 11th
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Estimating the cost of your house move

With over 14,000 removalists in Australia, finding a removalist near you is hard enough let alone making sure you’re not paying too much as part of your big move! We’ve built the ultimate guide with the Removalist comparison website Muval to help you understand the average costs and time for all things moving house for the major cities across Australia.

How long will your move take?

It doesn’t matter which city you live in, moves will take about the same amount of time outside oftraffic and how tight the access is in your street. Check out our average timing based on size ofhouse below:

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How to estimate how much you have to move (cubic metres)?

Not sure how much space you’ve got in your place? You can use cubic metre calculators or handy blogs to get a feel for how many items you’ll need moved. Here’s a quick overview of common household items:

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Making sure you get the right price!

Prices do differ from city to city and also season to season! With popular times to move being January – February, July – August and October to November. This price guide below is based on trusted removalists with 4+ stars from 1,000’s of reviews.

Melbourne Removalist Prices:

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Extra Muval tip for moving in Melbourne: – Always ask about added costs for tight streets or tight access as you can pay extra on the day if not highlighted up front before booking in your move.

Prices for moving house in Sydney

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Extra Muval tip for Removalists Sydney: – Removalists usually set their price by the half hour. This means you can help reduce the price by helping move. Disassembling furniture or moving your goods down to easy to access areas can great reduce the amount of hours and dollars owed by the end of the day.

Brisbane Furniture Removalists Pricing

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Extra Muval tip for Removalists Brisbane: – Want a quick job? You can sometimes request to pay more to have 3 or 4 people rather than just the standard 2 removalists as part of your move. If you are in a serious hurry – always ask the question of what might be possible if you are on a time budget.

Estimate price guide for your move in Perth

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Extra Muval tip for Removalists Perth: – Want a quick job? You can sometimes request to pay more to have 3 or 4 people rather than just the standard 2 removalists as part of your move. If you are in a serious hurry – always ask the question of what might be possible if you are on a time budget.

Removalists Prices in Adelaide

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Extra Muval tip for Removalists Adelaide: – Do the purge 😊  Sometimes we tend to think it will just be easier to keep carting things around rather than throwing out or selling them off. If you can – lighten the load and lighten the budget and you’ll be able to buy something new rather than hanging onto the old and paying for Removalists to transport it.

Comparison is the key to saving!

My connect helps you connect your utilities in one simple phone call, helping you save time before you move and you can also ask us about how to get the best deal on Removalists too. With plenty of suppliers  – we’ll be able to help you make your next move and save money on the way! 

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