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About MoveCentral has been changing the way people move since 1999. By leveraging the power of the Internet, we provide the relocation resources and tools needed to successfully manage all stages of the relocation process. offers comprehensive moving-related services, as well as tools designed to reduce the time, cost, and stress associated with moving. is the most effective online marketplace for consumers and businesses involved in the relocation process.

Using our tools, you can find and request quotes from qualified movers in your area, research your new city or town, research real estate or rental properties, check out mortgage rates from local lenders, get insurance quotes, and much more. MoveCentral .com has you covered from A to Z with information and tools to ease the moving process and get you in your new home or apartment.

Statistics on Moving:

  • 42 million people move each year in the U.S. 1 in 4 adults.

  • 91% of new movers found the Internet reduced the stress of moving.

  • Almost 66% of first-time home buyers consider the Internet essential to the home-buying process.

  • People who are moving spend more during the 3 months surrounding their move than non-movers spend in 5 years.

  • Relocating homeowners spend as much as $10,000 on "feathering the nest" purchases alone; relocating apartment dwellers spend around $4,000.

  • Individuals move 11.7 times in their lifetime.

  • Over 15% of people moving are moving out-of-state.

  • The average homeowner sells his or her home every five to seven years.

  • Almost 40% of the families that relocate have two wage-earners.

  • Relocation ranks as the third most stressful life event.

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