Your REALTOR® Will Help You Prepare Your Move
Prepare Your Moving Time-line Checklist
At least one month before your move you should:
*Verify both you and the buyer have copies of all transaction documents.
*Calculate all moving costs.
*Make a list all your valuable personal items.
*Buy moving boxes, tape, rope and packing blankets.
*Begin packing now.
*Plan a garage sale or donate extra stuff to Good Will.
*Notify all everyone of your move and change of address.
*Transfer copies of medical, banking, legal and school records.
*Notify your insurance agent of your move.
*Map out your travel route.
Three Weeks Before Move:
*Schedule utility service activation for your new address.
*Confirm moving day with your moving company
*Tell your banker and transfer accounts if possible.
*Find important papers like your will, insurance, deeds and stocks.
Two Weeks Before Move:
Service your vehicles for the trip.
Place garage door openers, house keys, mailbox keys and appliance warranties in the main kitchen drawer.
Confirm trip itinerary for mileage hotel.
Make a list of contacts for travel emergencies.
Schedule utility disconnects for the day of your move.
One Week Before Move:
Pack last boxes.
Fill any necessary prescriptions.
Arrange for care for pets and children on day of move.
Record all utility meter readings.
Review inventory checklist with your mover.
Fill up your car with gas