Moving can be one of the most stressful events in life. Moving during a pandemic, even more so! If you are you someone that needs to move during the pandemic, we have compiled 5 tips and resources to avoid contact with others and to help ensure your move goes safely, smoothly and as stress-free as possible!
- Virtual Apartment Tours. In order to stay safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19, it’s recommended that people use online virtual tour options to view rental units. Check your listing or with the listing agent to see if a virtual tour is possible. Here are two websites currently offering this option: Toronto Rentals, 4Rent
- Toronto Moving Companies. Here is a list of 5 moving companies based in Toronto. All movers on this list have implemented strict health and safety protocols for their business during the pandemic.
- Rent a Moving Truck. If booking movers is beyond your budget, you can always rent a truck and do the heavy lifting yourself! Checkout this link for 5 alternatives to U-Haul.
- Set up a Virtual Meeting with a Seller and/or Real Estate Agent. Virtual meetings are possible through online platforms like Zoom, Google Meet and many more. Checkout this list of free online meeting platforms that you can use from the comfort of your home.
- Sign a Lease Agreement with an e-signature. You can still sign documents and avoid any contact by using an e-signature. Checkout this list of the best electronic signature applications to use from your phone and computer.
We hope these tips and resources will help you to stay safe during your move. Do you have other tips or resources for moving during the pandemic? Let us know in the comments below. Happy Moving!
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