Moving From Phoenix to Chicago, Il - Tips From Long Distance Movers

Do you have a move to Chicago coming up? Are you moving from Chicago to Phoenix? Low Budget Movers are specialists in long-distance moves. A new job or a promotion are exciting but stressful. Whether you’ve decided on a new house, a condo or an apartment, we’re ready to move you.

Living Options in Chicago

New residents have lots of options for affordable housing. Median listing prices in Chicago is $325K, $225 per square foot, and a median closing price of $295K. Single-family houses, condos, co-ops along with a good inventory of rental properties provide newcomers plenty of choices.

You might want to consider the Chicago suburbs. You’ll find great places to raise a family. The suburbs might be a good option for you if want a more family oriented style of living.

Chicago’s rapid transit system is known as the L-train, meaning an elevated rail system. The L-train serves most of Chicago’s suburbs too.

Get Ready for a Change in Climate

Chicago’s climate is considered humid continental. Simply put that means you’ll experience all four seasons in Chicagoland. Cool, wet springs followed by hot and often humid summers. Then you’ll experience a mild fall leading up to a cold and snowy winter. Average snowfall is 36 inches. Lake Michigan is the weather influencer, part of the reason it’s called the Windy City.

Chicago Population and Economy

Metro Chicago is home to 9.5 million people, the third largest metropolitan area in the U.S. The metro area is home to 57 corporate headquarters, including McDonald's, Discover and Walgreens. No occupation stands out as dominant – healthcare, manufacturing, food services, warehousing and scientific/technical services contribute.

Residents cite several reasons that they love living and working in Chicago:

  • No more coast-to-coast traveling in your job.
  • Use your smartphone while on the elevated train.
  • Food trucks for delicious worktime lunches.
  • Fifteen professional sports teams.
  • Great restaurants.
  • Golf courses within 15 minutes of downtown.
  • And, of course, Lake Michigan for summer boating.

Start Planning Your Move Now

It’s over 1,750 miles from Phoenix to Chicago via I-40 and I-44. Plan on about 26 hours of driving time. You’ve got to keep working, get packed and schedule utility and services for your new home.

Things to consider:

  • Budget for the mover plus your actual on-the-road expenses
  • Should we let our mover pack our belongings?
  • How do we coordinate this move so be sure that we’re in our new home for our first workday?

Advantages of Hiring Low Budget Movers

  • Experience. Low Budget Movers has moved over 20,000 households. We have an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau.
  • Up Front Pricing and No Hidden Fees. Low Budget Movers’ owner, Brian Myers, will calculate your quote.
  • No subcontractors. We hire and train all of our employees. They are covered by our insurance and our workers’ compensation. We confirm your move the day before it’s scheduled. Our truck drivers call to let you know he’s on the way.
  • Nothing too large or heavy. Every truck is equipped with tools so that large furniture can be disassembled for moving. Our customers need not worry – your furniture is reassembled in your new home.
  • Licensed and Insured. Low Budget Movers is licensed for interstate moving. Our employees are bonded. We offer full replacement value in the unlikely event that something is damaged.

Call Today for a Free Quote

Call us now at (480) 508-9968 or submit our online quote form. A move is less stressful when you plan as far ahead as is feasible. Give us a call when you know the first day that you need to be at work. You can relax when you entrust your belongings to Low Budget Movers.