<small>© 2019 Susan Pruden. All rights reserved. Each CENTURY 21 office is independently owned and operated. Listings provided by Bright MLS from various brokers who participate in IDX (Internet Data Exchange).
<small>© 2019 Susan Pruden. All rights reserved. Each CENTURY 21 office is independently owned and operated. Listings provided by Bright MLS from various brokers who participate in IDX (Internet Data Exchange).

Interviewing a Mover

by Susan Pruden
January 20, 2014 Mover 250.jpg?I?d wish I?d know that before I made a decision.? If you?ve ever regrettably said this to yourself, having a checklist might have prevented the issue in the first place. This list of questions can provide you with things to discuss when interviewing a moving company.

Fees


  • What is the charge for packing?

  • Does it include boxes? If not, what do they cost and will you deliver them?

  • Is there an additional charge to deliver some items to a storage unit?



Insurance


  • How is a damage claim handled?

  • What insurance do you provide and is there a cost?

  • Does the insurance cover items packed by the owner?

  • Can additional insurance be purchased?

  • If items are covered by my Homeowner?s insurance, whose insurance pays first?



Unusual Items


  • Can you ship my car(s)? Will they be in the moving van or towed?

  • What are the charges for shipping cars, lawn tractors, etc?

  • What items cannot be shipped?

  • If a shuttle truck is needed because of the location of my house or size of the drive way, is there an additional charge?

  • If packing and loading are on different days, can you leave the beds and other basics out for us to use?



Dates


  • What dates are available for our move?

  • What date will you pack and how long will this take?

  • What date will you load the van?

  • What date will the van arrive at my new location?

  • If my new home is not ready for delivery, how many days can it be delayed before there is a charge?

  • What is the charge for additional days or weeks?



Terms


  • Are there any additional fees that I?m responsible for that have not been discussed?

  • What are the terms of payment?

  • Is a down payment required?

  • When will the balance be due and who is authorized to accept it?

A lifetime Maryland resident, Susan Pruden has the ideal foundation for selling and buying homes. After 8 years working in just about every facet of the mortgage industry, and several years with her own company specializing in marketing for real estate agents, Susan got her real estate license in 1994. Susan has earned several industry awards. The CENTURY 21 Quality Service Pinnacle Award is based on reviews from Susan's clients and is earned by a very small percentage of agents. She has earned that coveted recognition since 2012

Two others were awarded by the Prince George's Association of REALTORS®. The Distinguished Sales Associate of the Year Award is based on a mixture of community involvement, association involvement and real estate education and designations. The other, the Distinguished Service Award, is for "exceptional meritorious service."

Susan is involved in her local community. She was named Cheverly Volunteer of the Year in 2018, even having June 25th designated "Susan Pruden Day" in the Town of Cheverly. She is also a Commissioner on the Prince George's County Historic Preservation Commission and President of the Cheverly American Legion Auxiliary.

Susan Pruden has lived in Cheverly lived with her husband, Joseph, for almost 30 years.

Susan Pruden, REALTORĀ®
CENTURY 21 New Millennium
1000 Pennsylvania Ave SE
Washington, DC 20003
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© 2019 Susan Pruden. All rights reserved. Each CENTURY 21 office is independently owned and operated. Listings provided by Bright MLS from various brokers who participate in IDX (Internet Data Exchange).
<small>© 2019 Susan Pruden. All rights reserved. Each CENTURY 21 office is independently owned and operated. Listings provided by Bright MLS from various brokers who participate in IDX (Internet Data Exchange).
 
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