It’s time to get settled
From the settlement table through move-in day, we can help streamline closing, utility set-up, move-in services and more.
Moving day is a big deal. It is exciting and also ranked as one of life's most stressful experiences. The good news is that you have found a great place to live and that's definitely something to keep in mind as you implement your move. Planning is the key to a successful move so grab your pencil and let the countdown to "Moving Day" begin!
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Here some helpful points to help you move or relocate:
1. Start sorting things you will move and other things you will give away, throw away or sell.
2. Keep tabs on moving-related expenses, you may be eligible for a tax deduction.
3. Notify the newspaper, magazines, creditors, family and friends of your upcoming move.
4. Contact utilities to arrange disconnection of services after your move.
5. Contact your new utilities to arrange connection of services on the day before you move in.
6. Make a list of repairs needed in your old home for the work to be completed before moving.
7. Start packing. Label each box with contents and room to speed unpacking.
8. Plan a garage/yard sale. Drop off items you're giving to local charities (Goodwill, churches, etc.).
9. Make personal travel arrangements for the move.
10. Arrange for transporting pets, house plants and anything else the movers can't take.
11. Start cleaning out the refrigerator and freezer. Limit new food purchases.
12. Transfer all prescriptions to a drug store near your new home.
13. Pay all outstanding bills and be sure to indicate your new address on payment receipts.
14. Give the movers directions to your new home plus contact information, including cell phone.
15. Give your old home a thorough cleaning. You may find "lost" treasures!
16. Pack linens and other things you will need immediately in boxes labeled "Open First, Load Last."
17. Do a final walk through to ensure that everything has been packed.
18. Stop by the post office to complete your "change of address" form..