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Scott Luther


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  • About Scott Luther
    I am a relocation expert having been in the industry over 26 years with Mayflower,United and Allied
    Charlotte, NC
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  • Last Activity: 06-23-2016 09:33 AM
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Latest Blog Entry

Posted 03-09-2009 at 04:19 PM by Scott Luther Comments 0
I will preface this like the previous posts, movers don't sell insurance. Only insurance agents sell insurance. Movers sell "valuation".

The only other type of coverage you can get from a mover is “full replacement coverage” or “full value protection”. Some companies call them slightly different things but they are the same animal. Basically what you are doing with this is you are buying a value ceiling or a value umbrella over your entire goods. Some movers make you buy...

Posted 03-06-2009 at 07:33 AM by Scott Luther Comments 0
First of all, only insurance companies offer insurance. Movers sell "valuation".

Continuing on with yesterdays post regarding movers liability and whether or not you should purchase "extra coverage" from a mover. It is not my intent to be too wordy, but I failed. I know this is a dry subject so I tried to break it up into smaller, more digestable peices.
In the previous post I talked about the minimum liability a mover has to offer. It is .60/lb per article...

Posted 03-05-2009 at 04:01 PM by Scott Luther Comments 0
Should I buy the extra insurance from the moving company?

For full disclosure, I work for a moving company and have for over 26 years. I am trying to be consultative. In my first installment of this series I would like to talk a little about the difference in insurance and valuation. In following installments I will break down each kind of coverage you can purchase, the exceptions to coverage and the wisdom behind buying coverage or not.

First of all, only insurance companies...

Posted 02-04-2009 at 05:34 PM by Scott Luther Comments 4
The first thing you should do is ask someone you trust for a referral. If someone you trust, like a family member, or your Realtor, feels confident in their ability to refer you to a mover, they must have had a pretty good experience themselves. That is always a good place to start, but keep in mind, a mover is only as good as his last move. You still need to protect you and your family’s best interest. Here are a few tips.
  • Homework. Starting with a mover you were referred to, get at least

Posted 01-28-2009 at 07:31 AM by Scott Luther Comments 1
As a real estate broker and a relocation consultant in the moving industry, I have some unique insight in the relocation industry. It is my goal here to be a help to anyone who needs it with unbiased and honest information. I have been in the industry for 26 years with the three biggest names in moving. I would be glad to answer any questions you may have. I am also new to this forum so please bear with me as I learn.

In my first entry, I will outline some of the most common scams...
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