The Potential Costs of Relocation

The Potential Costs of Relocation

Understanding the cost of relocation can be a complex task, especially because relocation costs vary greatly depending on a variety of factors, including location, timeframe, housing criteria, size of household, the services you require, and a myriad of other factors that can impact your budget. We have created a generalized list of the types of costs you can expect when relocating. This list serves as a valuable tool, enabling you to visualize and grasp the intricacies of relocation logistics. At Move With Eos, we will create a customized budget and cost estimate for your relocation so you can remove all the guesswork and plan your relocation accurately and efficiently.

FAQ | The Potential Costs of Relocation

Hiring a professional moving company or renting a moving truck to transport your belongings to your
new location. This could include packing/unpacking services along with transportation of your

Your budget should include the cost of transportation to your new location, including any applicable
airfare, train tickets, or gas if driving. You should also budget for meals and snacks while traveling.

These costs may include hotel stays, Airbnb rentals, or short-term apartment leases. They can also
include security deposits for renting a new apartment or house, typically equivalent to one or two
months' rent.

Charges associated with activating utilities at your new residences, such as electricity, water, gas,
internet, cable TV, and phone services, including connection fees.

It is important to consider purchasing new furniture, appliances, or household items for your new
home. Or whether you will be bringing your existing furniture. You may also consider interior design or
home organization in this budget as well.

Consider whether you will need to store your belongings in a storage facility temporarily. Costs
depend on the size of the storage unit and the duration of storage.

If you have pets, expenses may include vaccinations, health certificates, pet transportation services,
and any necessary permits or fees.

You can have a myriad of miscellaneous costs like driver’s license fees or documentation fees,
Expenses for purchasing new home essentials, cleaning supplies, and other miscellaneous items.

Frequently Asked Questions

Helpful Links

At Move With Eos we understand the unique challenges that come with relocating. Here are a list of helpful links to help guide you on your relocation journey.

Great Schools

Provides ratings, reviews, and information, helping you make informed decisions about education options for your children.


Yelp connects people with reviews for great local businesses, restaurants, and other lifestyle amenities you may need.

Arch Digest

A concise list of the 7 best moving companies in the US.

Google Street View

Nothing gets you more familiar with a new place than driving around. Do it virtually before you arrive when you use Google Street View.


Discover the schools, companies, and neighborhoods that are right for you.


Offers a cost-of-living comparison tool that can help you estimate and compare the cost of living in different areas.

Area Vibes

Plug in the zip code of your new locale on AreaVibes to get its livability score.


Check out your new location’s crime statistics. Here you’ll find the country’s largest collection of data from law enforcement agencies.

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