MOVING CHECKLIST

Here is a Quick Checklist to Get Your Rolling. We are here to make sure finding and getting settled in your new home is easy as possible!

Moving Check List

6-8 Week Priro to Moving


  • Get estimates for movers or rental truck
  • Schedule movers or rental truck
  • Determine furniture layout for new home
  • Make inventory of household items
  • Arrange for school transfer
  • Ask for doctor and dental referrals; arrange for transfer of medical and dental records
  • Fill out change-of-address card with post office
  • Clean out all closets and drawers




4-6 Weeks Pior to Move


  • Get packing supplies: boxes, packing paper, tape, markers
  • Use up or dispose of food, cleaning supplies, and hazardous materials
  • Have garage sale/donate unwanted items
  • Arrange for carpet and drapery cleaning
  • Arrange for house cleaning
  • Arrange for move of pets
  • Arrange for move of plants
  • Arrange for utilities (cancel old; start new):
  • Electricity
  • Gas
  • Water / Sewer
  • Telephone / DSL
  • Garbage / recycling
  • Cable / satellite
  • Arrange for transfer of homeowner’s/renter’s insurance
  • Begin packing
  • Make travel arrangements
  • Request relocation package from chamber of commerce of new town




2-3 Weeks Before Move


  • Set aside critical documents and items you will keep with you
  • Transfer prescriptions
  • Change address
  • Family and friends
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Bank accounts
  • Health, life, and auto insurance policies
  • Credit card bills
  • Employer




1-5 Days Before Move


  • Defrost freezer
  • Empty ice maker and ice cube trays in case of power shutdown
  • Clean refrigerator, stove, and oven
  • Disconnect and drain appliances for move
  • Drain fuel from power equipment
  • Close out safe deposit box
  • Confirm travel arrangements
  • Confirm arrival time of movers / pick-up time of rental truck
  • Have payment and snacks ready for movers
  • Gather and clean outdoor furniture
  • Return cable box, cable modem, DSL modem if necessary
  • Organize keys
  • Clean house
  • Finish packing
  • Prepare food for moving day




Moving Day


  • Disassemble beds
  • Double-check that all cupboards, closets, dishwasher and other appliances are empty
  • Give movers tour and instructions for what is being moved




Within 30 Days Post Move


  • Change address
  • Driver’s license
  • Auto registration
  • Voter registration
  • Re-establish safety deposit box
  • Enjoy new home!





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