Preparing to move can be a daunting task, but follow the steps below or download our Moving Checklist and it might not seem as overwhelming.

Moving Checklist

SETTING UP TO MOVE:


__ Set up a “move” file or folder.

__ Set up a “move” calendar.

__ Have a garage sale.

__ Collect financial documentation needed for your loan.

__ Donate un-needed furniture to charity.

__ Contact insurance company to transfer policies  (life, auto, homeowners).

__ Contact doctors, dentists for copies of medical records.

__ Contact schools for copies of student records.

 

PREPARING TO MOVE:


__ Review tax deductions on moving expenses.

__ Arrange cut-off date for utility companies 
(phone, gas, electricity, water, garbage, cable)

__ Call friends and relatives – let them know  – moving.

__ Request change of address kit from post office.

__ Check out voter registration info for the new area.

__ Transfer stocks, bonds, bank accounts & deposit boxes.

__ Prepare a list of clothing that will not be packed.

__ Take time to check off previous listed items.

 

IMMEDIATELY PRIOR TO MOVE:


__ Label items you will need to access 
        place them in separate room or closet.

__ Clean out your refrigerator & air out 24 hrs before move.

__ Drain outdoor equipment: 
        (hoses, propane tanks, gas and oil from lawnmower’s).

__ Discard aerosols, paint, oils, & flammable or toxic items.

__ Schedule utility Co’s to have turned on at new home.

 

MOVING OUT DAY:


__ RELAX!!!

__ Remember, items packed last will be unloaded first.

__ Conduct a final review of the house including:

-attic

-stairwells

-closets

-cupboards

-storage

-garage

-behind doors

 

MOVING IN DAY:


__ Have house ready for delivery prior to the truck’s arrival.

__ Take a break, sit back, relax.

 

ENJOY YOUR NEW HOME!! 

Take the stress out of moving by being organized!
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