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A Magic Move

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(910) 580-5892View Additional Phone Numbers809 Eastwood Rd, WilmingtonNC 28403-1901http://www.wilmingtonmovingcompany.orgView Additional Web Addresses

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Factors that affect the rating for A Magic Move include:

  • Failure to be transparent about ownership, location, or products/services offered.
  • Failure to have a required competency license.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

3 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 2 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Problems with Product / Service3
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 3

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews Customer Reviews on A Magic Move

Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0 Customer Reviews

Complaint Breakdown by ResolutionAbout Complaint Details

Complaint Resolution Log (3)
03/12/2014Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

We hired A Magic Move through Simple Moving Labor at the end of September and are still trying to get them to fix the damages to our furniture and hardwood floors. They scratched newly refinished hardwood floors in multiple places from moving in washer/dryer and refrigerator. They also cracked the top on a granite dresser. I have contacted them and they came over to see the damages but will not respond to my calls to actually fix the damages. They were the first people on the newly refinished floors and one of the crew showed me the crack in the granite when he came out of the elevator at the move-out destination and asked me if it was there previously, it was not. They obviously created these damages but are not a honest business and will not fix them. I would not recommend hiring them.

Desired Settlement
Have hardwood floors buffed and a new coat of polyurethane. Have granite top on dresser replaced.

Business Response
Business states:

Mailed check to consumer on 3/4/14 bag

Final Consumer Response
(The consumer indicated he/she ACCEPTED the response from the business.)

08/23/2016Problems with Product / Service
08/22/2016Problems with Product / Service | Read Complaint Details

I moved in Myrtle Beach on 8/2/16. I decided on Miracle Movers as the were to provide two trucks and four man. When they arrived there was one truck.
I have email stating there will be four man and two 26 ft trucks. The estimated time was to be 6-8 hours at $150 per hour. The max charge was to be $1200. Because only one truck was used they tried to fill every little space available and that consumed a lot of time during load and later during unload. I was not charged for the travel time as two trips had to be made but that was not my problem anyway as I requested two trucks. I was charged $1543.45 because it took so much longer to load and unload one truck. I was still charged $150 per hour.
Here are copies from the email:


As stated we will have 3 men show up for your move at $120/hr and a 3 hr minimum.

Here is the new quote:

6-8 hours with 4 men $150/hr
4 hour minimum due to second truck

I can forward the email if necessary.

Desired Settlement
I feel I should be refunded two hours or $300 as I was to get two trucks which would cut down on the load and unload time.

Business Response
Mr. **********,
Having been in the industry for many years now., I know for a fact his claim as no merit. We pride ourselves on protecting our clients belongings. There is a right way and wrong way to load a truck which will ultimately protect everything.

Sadly the way Mr ********* has claims he now wanted his move to take place (quickly thrown in a truck, and not properly loaded) would have caused him and his family extensive damage. Not something we are willing to compromise.

Yes there was the discussion of having two trucks, however we did have mechanical issues on the truck that was suppose to handle this job, therefore limiting your job to 1 truck. This by no means lengthened the time on your job. In fact because of the hassle it presented you we discounted the move for overall travel fee plus we did not charge from the time we unloaded the first truck, to the time it took to get back to the starting address and begin work again.

While we are sorry you were not 100% stratified we have already given a significant discount and will not be giving anything further.

Consumer Response
(The consumer indicated he/she DID NOT accept the response from the business.)
It was not a discussion about two trucks required for the move! It was an agreement! I was given a quote for one truck but I was willing to pay extra and requested two trucks. It is documented in the two emails I have! Why was I not called the day of the move that only one truck is available? They showed up and I was told that they have only one truck. I even got a text the morning of the move that they will be few minutes late, no mention of only one truck. They could have rented second truck locally to have two trucks for the move as agreed. I received significant discount? For what? For the extra trip required because of them providing one not two trucks? Was I supposed to pay for that also? I agreed to $150 per hour for two trucks and four man. I still had to pay $150 per hour for one truck and four man. As the email stated it was to take 6 to 8 hours, which would have worked with two trucks as they would not have to find pieces to fill every empty space on the one truck that they had for the move. Because of that it took lot longer to load and unload the one truck! At eight hours which was the maximum amount of time in the email it would cost $1200. I had to pay over $1550 after the "significant" discount. And I wanted two trucks because I knew we could not fit everything in one as we had to rent two trucks on previous move. I wanted two trucks to make load and unload quicker, easier and to be able to make one trip! No I did not want my belongings just thrown in!!! That was the reason that I wanted two trucks! Unacceptable excuses from the business!

I can forward the two emails with the first price for one truck and my request for quote on two trucks. It will show my agreement to quoted price for two trucks and four man to BBB if necessary.

Final Business Response
You can feel free to email any email you want. Being local all jobs are done by the hour. Not flat rates, you never received a not to exceed estimate. Only a typical estimate.

There is nothing else to talk about. I wish you the best. You have been given more than you should have been to start with. For that you are welcome.

We wish you nothing but the best from this point forward.

Industry Comparison| Chart

Movers, Moving Services - Labor & Materials

Additional Information

BBB file opened: 09/04/2013Business started: 02/01/2012
Licensing, Bonding or Registration

On November 5, 2013 the BBB of Coastal Carolina confirmed that A Magic Move had not obtained a necessary license from the NC Utility Commission. Such a license is required in North Carolina for businesses offering moving services. BBB of Coastal Carolina encourages you to confirm this information:

NC Utility Commission.

For further information about licensing, please visit:

Type of Entity

Sole Proprietor

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Christopher Wilhoit (Owner)
Number of Employees


Business Category

Movers, Moving Services - Labor & Materials

Products & Services

This company offers local moving - residential and commercial.

Alternate Business Names
Miracle Movers

Map & Directions

Map & Directions

Address for A Magic Move

809 Eastwood Rd

Wilmington, NC 28403-1901

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3 Locations

  • 6889 Garland Hwy 

    Clinton, NC 28328-7124

  • 1307 s 41st St 

    Wilmington, NC 28403(910) 580-5892
    (910) 319-8911

  • 809 Eastwood Rd 

    Wilmington, NC 28403-1901

Industry Comparison ChartX

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Additional Phone Numbers

  • (910) 726-4930
  • (910) 378-2460

Additional Web Addresses


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