Choosing a Moving Company

A reliable mover is critical to any successful relocation. Our searchable database includes Moving companies around the country who specialize in older adult relocations.

Tips for choosing a Mover


In-state movers will have a state license with the State Department of Transportation, Bureau of Consumer Affairs or State Association. Out-of-state movers will be licensed with the Federal Department of Transportation.


Check with the Better Business Bureau to see if the mover has a number of complaints filed against them.

Place of Business

Verify the mover has a legitimate place of business


Movers should provide you with a written estimate that includes a breakdown of all fees. They should also be able to provide you with a signed Order of Service that includes dates for loading and delivery.


Movers should carry Worker’s Compensation insurance for all employees. Employees should not speak negatively against other moving companies or use high pressure tactics to close a sale