You’re moving again? So soon?
But it seems like you just got here.
For the city that’s always moving, packing and shifting, we present a big fat Mumbai resource list, with details of everything you need to shape up, ship out, or even just settle into a new home.
Hunting: Badass Brokers
We’re told that doing rounds of apartments with Kishore feels like you’re going along with a friend. Call 9820455949, location: South Bombay.
Relentless and patient, Sham won’t stop until he has found you the right home. Call 9821633694, location: South Bombay.
Bharat has a really large network, and can find a flat for any budget. Call 9920996967, location: South Bombay.
Real estate agent Mathew helps single girls in the city find safe accommodation, minus the regular hassles and pesky questions. Plus, he’s polite. Call 9819029357, location: Bandra-Khar-Santacruz.
Naresh goes over and above the usual listings to find you apartments that usually fly under the radar. Call 9930462240, location: Bandra.
Broker Rajesh Rohera has found interesting homes and office spaces for creative people all over Bandra. Think cool village loft for not as much money as you thought. Call 9821130608, location: Bandra-Khar.
Geoffrey was described to us as a ‘big time broker of Bandra’ who usually knows what’s up and on the market. Call 9820806639, location: Bandra.
Zilu scopes out affordable deals in Bandra (it isn’t an urban legend) for those looking to rent for short stays. Call 9819168363, location: Bandra.
Recommended by more than a few friends, Ali is trustworthy and has found tasteful, affordable apartments. Call 9819799791, location: Andheri (W)- Versova.
Sanju is courteous and honest, rare qualities in a broker. Call 9833288627, location: Andheri (W).
Call Rajeev Butia if you are in a hurry to move in. He works fast. Call 9820120425, location: Goregaon- Malad.
Bonus: Try the Flat Chat App to find a home or someone to live with. Kind of like a Tinder for room mates, this matches two people who should live together based on likes and dislikes. See their Facebook page here.
Moving: Packers, Movers & Tempos
Leo Packers and Movers are prompt and reliable and send over as many people as you need to get the job done. Call 25672924.
If you need someone to pack, label and unpack your stuff for you at your new home, call Royal Packers and Movers. Call 9820027762.
For a smaller, cheaper option and one that operates out of Bandra, call Pavitra on 9967433050.
Royal International Packers & Movers can help you do the whole deal in a day! Call 9821083943.
Satish is great for packing all things marked ‘fragile’. Ask for him to be present and to supervise his workers. Be prepared to bargain. Call 9029630982.
Lalu comes over with his tempo and two muscular men to help with all the loading and unloading. Call 9820039693.
Aside from its amusing name, Chacha Tempo is very reasonably priced. Call 9969861246.
Amit offers a trusted tempo service that’s less professional, but also cheaper than the big, bad corporate movers and operates all over Mumbai. Call 9820259117.