Two months before moving:
- Sort your belongings and throw out items you don’t want
- Budget for moving expenses
- Contact moving companies for estimates
Six weeks before moving:
- Gather medical and dental records for your family members
- Start your search for healthcare providers in your new location
- Contact your insurance companies to discuss policy updates
- Cancel any memberships to local groups and organizations
- Finalize travel arrangements if moving long-distance
- Order moving supplies, such as boxes, tape and bubble wrap
- Hold a garage sale to sell items you don’t need
- If you have kids, contact the new school(s) to obtain enrollment information and transfer records
One month before moving:
- Contact utility companies to discontinue service on your move-out date and set up utility accounts in your new home for:
- Cable and internet
- Book a moving company and confirm your moving details with them
- Begin packing items you use less frequently and note valuable items for possible insurance coverage from your moving company
- Label boxes as you pack to make unpacking in your new home easier
- Complete a change-of-address at the local post office
- Notify your service and bill companies of your move, including credit card companies and banks
Two weeks before moving:
- Schedule time off work for your move-in day
- Pack, pack, pack!
- Arrange for your new home to be cleaned, if needed
- Plan meals to empty your fridge by your move-out day and limit the amount of food you pack
Week of your move:
- Finish your packing, but keep the essentials in suitcases for easy access
- Empty and defrost your refrigerator at least 24 hours before your move-out
- Supervise any hired labor as they load your belongings
- Pack the important items last so they are ready to unload sooner
- Check each room to ensure you don’t leave anything behind
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