First Time Movers Tips


Embarking on Your First Move? Uncover the Secrets to a Stress-Free Transition!

Moving for the first time can feel like entering uncharted territory – a maze of decisions, uncertainties, and countless tasks. Did you know that 45% of first-time movers find the process overwhelming? If you're nodding in agreement, you're not alone.

At Collegian Movers, we recognize the magnitude of your inaugural move. Our seasoned team is not just here to relocate your belongings; we're committed to orchestrating a seamless and stress-free experience. Picture this: a transition so smooth it becomes more than a move – it's a "Smart Move" in every sense.

Why Choose Collegian Movers?

Picture a team that comprehends the multitude of questions circulating through your thoughts. As newcomers to the moving experience, you'll have inquiries, uncertainties, and maybe even anxiety. Fret not! Our Moving Insights Blog serves as your sanctuary of wisdom, offering expert tips from seasoned professionals who have successfully traversed the intricate terrain of moving.

Moving Costs

Ever wondered about the nitty-gritty of moving costs? We get it; it's a crucial aspect of your decision-making process. Collegian Movers offers not one but two pricing options tailored to your convenience. Dive into our user-friendly online tools, available 24/7, allowing you to compare costs, set budgets, and reserve your moving date within minutes.

Professional Estimators

"But what if I prefer a human touch?" you ask. No problem! Our professional estimators are just a phone call away, ready to guide you through the process. And the best part? Getting a quote from us is not just easy; it's free!

Flexible Scheduling

Life is unpredictable, especially for first-time movers. That's why our scheduling is as flexible as your plans may need. While we recommend scheduling 90 days in advance, we understand that curveballs happen. Our adjustable scheduling ensures that last-minute changes don't send your plans into a tailspin.

Professional Movers

Here's a pro tip for first-time homeowners – hire professional movers. Collegian Movers boasts high-performing, background-checked crews with three decades of experience. Say goodbye to potential injuries and damaged items; say hello to confidence in a job done right.

Stress-Free Moves

Booking a mover might not sound like a thrilling decision, but with Collegian Movers, it becomes an easy and enjoyable. Our guidance and structured approach make booking a stress-free move a reality. Plan and pack early, stay organized, safeguard your valuables, and voila – a smooth, stress-free move is within reach.

Free Estimates

So, are you ready to take the plunge into your next chapter? Start with a free moving estimate from Collegian Movers today. Booking is a breeze – online or a call away. Your moving date will be scheduled with precision, and confirmation details will seamlessly land in your inbox.

Personalized Service

Explore our blog or connect with our live moving specialists for additional tips and personalized assistance. Moving out for the first time doesn't have to be daunting; let Collegian Movers be your guiding hand.


First-Time Movers Tips From Professional Movers

Our team at Collegian Movers understands the significance of a seamless relocation experience, especially for those embarking on their first move. We are dedicated to providing comprehensive support and guidance, ensuring that every aspect of the moving process is handled with precision and care. With our commitment to excellence, we aim to make your transition a stress-free and efficient one.

Right On Time Movers

Trust Collegian Movers to equip first-time movers with the right resources, ensuring your move is not just a move but a "Smart Move" in every sense. Our attention to detail and personalized approach set us apart, making us the go-to choice for those seeking reliability and professionalism in the moving industry. When making the right move, choose Collegian Movers – your partner in relocation success, with the right on-time movers at your service.

Frequently Asked Questions About Moving

Frequently Asked Questions By Movers

Firstly, we understand you may have many questions as a first-time mover. So, why not make things easy for yourself? Learn from the experts in moving. Visit our Movers' Relocation Blog to gain insights and expert tips on the art of moving from seasoned professionals. As a result, you'll get the answers you need.

Alternatively, you can access our website's frequently asked questions about moving to find answers about how to move your home. In addition, you can always call our offices and speak to our moving professionals. They know something about moving and would be happy to help you with any questions or concerns.


Moving Cost Calculator

Approximate Moving Cost Calculator From CMI Website

Secondly, we know moving company costs are an essential part of your decision as a first-time mover. So, we offer two pricing options to make it easy for you.

a.) You can go online 24/7, get pricing, and reserve your move date in minutes with our instant online booking tool. Plus, you can use our Moving Price Calculator tool to compare moving companies, set your moving budget, and even book your move.

b.) You can speak with a professional estimator over the phone. Give us a call today to book your move.

It’s that easy. Plus, there is no obligation to get a moving quote from us, and it’s free! So, take the next step and find out how much it would cost to use professional movers.

  • See our tips on reducing your move costs so you get the best move at the best price.


Schedule A Move (Adjustable Scheduling)Calendar And Pen Helping to Schedule Your Move Today

Thirdly, we offer adjustable scheduling. This is extremely helpful when you need to make a last-minute change. We do recommend that you schedule your move 90 days in advance. However, with 30 years in the moving business, we understand that life is sometimes unpredictable.

As first-time movers, it is essential to know that last-minute changes are expected. This is especially true if you are closing on a new home. Our booking tool allows you to conveniently edit the details about your inventory, move date, and locations from your personalized dashboard.


Hire Professional MoversHired Professional Movers Moving Stretch Wrapped Furniture Upstairs

Fourthly, we employ high-performing, results-driven moving crews who are background-checked and thoroughly trained. So you can avoid injuries to yourself or damage to your items. Plus, you’ll feel confident that you are hiring professional movers with the strength and skill to get the job done right.

Hiring a professional mover is a smart move for first-time homeowners. This is because when you hire a professional moving company, they do everything related to your move, including packing your boxes, moving your items, and unpacking your belongings at your new home. As a result, moving an entire home becomes easier than a tedious one without professional movers.


Stress-Free MoveWoman Enjoying Her Moving Day While Her Husband Unpacks In The Background - Stress Free Moving

Booking a mover is not a fun or easy decision. However, with the guidance and structure of our booking team, it is possible to quickly and enjoyably book a stress-free move.

Planning, packing early, and staying organized are the top recommendations for first-time movers. Plus, be sure to keep your valuables and your sentimental items safe. Once you have these things taken care of,  the moving process will go smoothly, and as a result, you experience a stress-free move.

Let Collegian Movers help you move your home without a hitch. Check out this blog post for more tips about stress-free moving.


Are You Ready To Move?

Family Who Is Ready To Move

Are you ready to move?  Get started today with a free moving estimate. 

Once you have your moving estimate, you are ready to book your move!

Simply book it online or give us a call at 1-800-966-6838. One of our moving specialists will go over all the details with you and schedule your moving date. Then, you'll receive confirmation of your appointment details via email so you can easily access your moving records.

If you require further assistance, please read our moving tips below, or call our offices to speak with a live moving specialist. Our specialists have plenty of tips for moving out for the first time and would happily share them with you.


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Our moving company is built on a set of core values that define our commitment to excellence. THE CARE COMMITMENT™ motto is one of these key principles. Simply put, THE CARE COMMITMENT™ means to treat every customer and their belongings with care and respect.

From your initial inquiry for a moving quote to the last box delivered, our moving crews work hard to follow THE CARE COMMITMENT™rule. Choose Collegian Movers for its company culture defined by professionalism, attention to detail, and a genuine commitment to the care of your possessions.

Don't just take our word for it—examine our impressive 98% customer referral rating. It speaks volumes about the care and satisfaction our clients receive firsthand.

Moving Toward Tomorrow, One Move at a Time


Our company has completed several thousands of moves and continues to add to this impressive number, solidifying our reputation as a trusted and experienced moving company. You can count on us to address all your moving and packing requirements with tailored services.


Collegian Movers places a strong emphasis on corporate social responsibility and actively supports non-profit organizations. The exact amount of our corporate donations to non-profits varies from year to year based on our strategic priorities and available resources.


Our service area includes all 8 counties and extends across all 169 towns within the state of Connecticut. Yet, our commitment extends well beyond the state borders, reaching from the northern tip of Maine down to the picturesque coast of Florida.