SoCal Residents Struggle To Find Available Moving Companies Amid Hot Real Estate Market – CBS Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — California is in the middle of one of the hottest real estate markets on record, but with it comes some logistical challenges like finding available movers.

“We are exceptionally busy,” said Tyler Stratton with Stratton & Sons Moving.

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Spring and summer are always a busy time for movers but this year – it’s a level they’ve never seen before.

“Right now, we are booking already middle and end of July into August, when typically, we would be booking 2 to 3 weeks at this time,” Stratton said.

That means those buyers and sellers who don’t think ahead, could be left without an available mover.

“As soon as you are thinking about moving, or signing papers on a house you’re moving into, give the mover a call,” he said.

Realtor Chris Williams says houses that used to sit for months are now under contract within days.

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