< PreviousHere is a timeline to consider as you prepare to make the move to your new home. I can suggest local professionals for many of these services.4 weeks before your move
Contact and contract with a reputable moving company.
Have school records transferred.
Arrange to transfer (or take with you) medical, dental and other important records.
Prepare to transfer your homeowners and auto insurance to be sure you will be covered for any unforeseen disasters.
Hold a garage sale to get rid of unneeded items; arrange to place excess items in storage.
Keep track of moving-related expenses. (Check with your accountant to ﬁnd out what expenses will be deductible.)3 weeks
Obtain and mail change-of-address cards to the post ofﬁce, subscriptions, credit card companies and important contacts.2 weeks
Arrange for ﬁnal utility reading at your former residence the day after your move and have utilities and phone turned on at your new home the day before you move in.
Close or transfer bank accounts.
Terminate newspaper delivery service and any other publications you may get.
Arrange for transfer of vehicle licenses and driver’s licenses.
Have an extra supply of prescription medications for the next four weeks.
Update contact information with the Department of Motor Vehicles, Social Security administration, tax bureaus/ assessor, and veterans administration if needed.Week of your move
Transfer your utilities. (Gas, water, sewer, trash, cable, internet, security, and propane service)
Keep valuable ﬁnancial records and personal papers with you; do not pack them with the rest of your household goods.
On closing day, the home purchase documents record and the home is yours.
Move in!After you move in
Consider plans for landscaping design, installation and maintenance.
Review home security requirements and systems.
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