Archives: Relocation Info

Make sure you are on hand to oversee and answer any questionsCheck over each box carefully and inspect items for any damageMake detailed notes, and take pictures of any damageBe prepared to pay a mover with traveler’s checks, certified check, or cash, BEFORE your items are unloaded

If you are using a mover, make sure someone is present to oversee the move and answer any questionsTake a note pad out to your utility meters and make note of their readingsCarefully go over the bill of lading and inventory created by the mover, and keep this paperwork in a safe place

Transfer your checking/savings accounts to your new bankSettle any bills with local businessesDrain all power equipment of oil and gasDrain all water hosesDefrost the refrigeratorUnplug major appliances that will be movedSet aside any items that will travel in the car with you, so they are not packed into the truckPack a box of items you […]

Arrange for the disposal of any large items that are not going to with youReturn any rented or borrowed items such as; video tapes, library books etcRetrieve any borrowed itemsCancel newspaper deliveryTransfer any prescriptions and have an adequate supply of medication on hand before you moveGather items concerning your current home to leave for the […]

Dispose of items that cannot be moved such as; flammable liquidsMake child-care arrangements for the day of moving

Contact your current utilities and the utility companies at your new home. Be sure you tell them that the disconnect date is the day after you move. In your new home your connect date should be the day before your arriveIf you are moving yourself, purchase packing materials and begin packing items you will not […]

Get a change of address kit from your local post office and fill out the cardsSubscribe to your new communities local newspaper to learn more about current eventsObtain physician and health plan referrals and get a copy of your family’s medical recordsHave appraisals done of any valuables such as; artwork, antiques etc.Clean all closets and […]

Decide if you will be using a moving company or using moving trucks to do the job yourselfSecure estimates from 3 or more companies for the aboveCreate an inventory of your household goods (this is a good time to begin removing any clutter or unwanteditems)Start a ‘moving file’, to hold items such as estimates, receipts […]