People are familiar with personal loans, car loans, mortgages, but not too many are familiar with a moving loan Howell, how to get them, or why they would need this type of loan.  This type of loan is also known as a relocation loan.  It is a type of unsecured personal loan, which means that you do not need collateral to get one, that can be used to cover moving expenses.  This can include a security deposit, moving truck, packing supplies, furniture, and more. The downside to this type of loan it can cause long-term debt and may come with fees.

On average, the cost of a local move is over $1,000 and if you have a moving loan Freehold, it can be repaid over a few years with installment payments, which include interest.  A moving loan does have its pros and cons.


  • Interest rates are lower—with good credit the interest rates can be lower than for a personal loan or getting a credit card.
  • No collateral—with this type of loan, it is unsecured so you will not need to put up any assets to get one.
  • Loan amounts are flexible—the amount that you can borrow is flexible so you can borrow just enough for your security deposit, the moving truck, etc.
  • Payments are fixed—when you start to repay your moving loan Howell, each month you will have the same amount to pay. This makes budgeting your payments easier and less stressful since they will be the same each month.


  • Possibility of long-term debt—you could be paying for this moving loan for as long as five to seven years but it depends on the terms of your loan.
  • Fees—some lenders offer these types of loans that will charge extra fees. One example is that the lender may charge an origination fee.  This would be deducted from the loan as a percentage of the amount of loan you receive.
  • Bad credit could mean high-interest rates—achieving this type of loan can be expensive if you have bad credit. The lender may charge you an interest rate as high as 30%.

Before getting a moving loan Freehold, do some comparison shopping to make sure that you are getting the best interest rates and repayment plans.  You should also check to see if they have any added fees such as repayment penalties and if there is a grace period to make your payment.  Look at the repayment terms to be sure that you can make that payment each month.


Yes, moving can be very expensive, whether it is across town or across the country, especially if you have to hire a moving company.  In addition to the moving expense, you have the security deposit, possible connection fees, and deposits to turn on the water and electricity so you may not have all the money you need to do all of these things.  This is where a moving loan can help but make sure that you do not borrow more than you need to assure that you can make the payments each month.

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This Article Penned by Lora Davis.