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Austin, believe it or not, is the fourth-largest city by population in the U.S. state of Texas, and is currently home to over 912,700 residents. It sits as the county seat of Travis County, as well as the capital of Texas, and is the second-largest U.S. capital after Phoenix, Arizona. Perhaps most importantly for your search for Austin moving companies, though, is that Austin was the fastest growing city among the top 50 cities in the U.S. by population.
Being the fastest growing city of the largest U.S. cities is big news for your search for a reputable moving company – it means that there are a lot of people moving to the city, which means lots of interstate moving traffic flowing both into and out of Austin. This helps keep prices within the industry more competitive, as there are a lot of moving companies out there vying for your business.
It’s a simple fact that larger cities tend to be more popular moving destinations, and in recent years most every major city in the U.S. has actually seen a rise in its population. Austin has long been trending upwards in that regard, though, which makes finding reputable Austin moving companies – or simply companies that provide services to the Austin-Round Rock metro area – a lot easier. Moving isn’t fun, and renting a moving van can be expensive over long distances. Then you have to deal with loading and unloading it yourself, often relying on friends and family to help, and then also driving the moving van. Doesn’t it make more sense to let someone else do all that?
As mentioned, Austin moving companies are a dime a dozen, so what you really should keep an eye out for is the services that they offer and how long they say it will take them. Getting multiple quotes is good, too – that way, you get a good range of prices and can avoid either paying too much for services or having to wait because your price is too low. This is also a good way to compare services; since you already have prices from different movers, you can also look at things like ratings and services they offer.
Something else you need to keep in mind is the fact that some interstate moving vans simply cannot get to some areas of Austin, or any big city really. Downtown areas and older neighborhoods are especially difficult, as the streets are narrow and there is no room for those trucks to maneuver. If this is the case with your home, either at pickup or delivery, a local moving company will often be contracted with – your goods will be shipped across state lines by an interstate mover, then loaded into smaller moving vans owned by a local mover and trucked to your home, if that’s the case.
To get free quotes from top Austin moving companies, all you have to do is fill out the free quote form above. It won’t take more than a minute or two, from start to finish, but will get you up to eight free quotes from top movers. We know all about how to vet those companies for reliability because we’ve been in the industry a long time. You can compare prices and services, talk to agents and get more information about your move as well. If you have questions, you can also contact one of our agents any time at 888-577-5678.