Moving Homes
MyHome|April 2018

Apps and services to help you move homes easier

Janina H. Bautista

Moving homes is an inevitable undertaking families and individuals go through at some point in their lives. With different reasons behind it—whether due to a new home purchase, career changes, downsizing, or moving into a bigger house because of new additions to the family—shifting residences is undeniably stressful. It takes a lot of time and effort to declutter and organize home items and fit them into boxes for the move, and unpacking and placing them in your new place.

Moving homes or lip-at-bahay is tedious and inconvenient. It takes a considerable amount of preparation, enough time to organize things and do an inventory, and then there’s the long process of finding a rental truck with a schedule to match yours. Luckily, those days are over thanks to advancements in technology. Today, homeowners can now easily move houses with just a few clicks on their smartphones. Here are some following moving services and companies that make house relocation as easy as possible:


Mober is the first on-demand delivery application in the country. It’s a mobile app that allows users to book a van to help them transport bulky home appliances and furniture pieces door-to-door. With only a few taps and clicks, users may conveniently book transport or deliveries within the same day or in advance. Users can choose from a van, minivan, or a truck, depending on the items they need to transport. Akin to trip mobile applications like Uber and Grab, a transparent price of the transport is also shown in the app upon booking. Mober also lets its users to track their deliveries with the app’s real-time GPS tracking service.


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