Moving Checklist

There are so many last minute things to think of when moving to a new home.  Here is a Checklisthandy checklist of items that will help make your transition as smooth as possible:

  • Go through storage areas and toss out unneeded items.  Hold a garage sale if needed.
  • Hire a mover.
  • Ask friends to return loaned items.
  • Ask your doctor and dentist for recommendations in your new town.
  • Ask doctors for copies of renewable prescriptions.  Refill any prescriptions that are due.
  • Arrange to have children’s school and medical records transferred.
  • Find a bank and open checking and savings accounts.
  • Close out old bank accounts before you move.  Clean out your safe deposit box.


Sign up for the following services – and be sure to discontinue them at your old house:

  • Water
  • Gas
  • Waste removal
  • Electric
  • Phone
  • Cable
  • Newspaper

Change of Address

Make sure to change your address on the following:

  • Post office
  • Magazines
  • Credit cards
  • Vehicle registration
  • Employer
  • Insurance – life, fire, house and health


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