A DITY move will be much more rewarding and profitable if a strategy is established early and carried through to completion. A strategy will help you to make the proper decisions to ensure your DITY move accomplishes the goals you've set.
Most people decide to try a DITY move to make a profit. Others just don't want to turn their belongings over to somebody else. Whatever your reasons, developing a sound strategy up front will help you to meet your goals with the minimum amount of trouble.
Of course, your goals will likely include both of those listed above. In that case you must strike a balance between them.