MOVING CHECKLIST

Stop services at old location & Start services at new location

(We Recommend scheduling utilities in advance to avoid disconnection — make the effective date for the day of closing.)

  • Natural Gas
  • Electricity
  • Water/Sewer
  • Phone
  • Cable TV, satellite TV
  • Internet provider
  • Water softener or conditioning service
  • Garbage collection
  • Mail delivery
  • Notify post office of forwarding address
  • Lawn care
  • Snow removal service
  • Newspaper delivery
  • Milk delivery
  • Grocery delivery
  • Laundry pick-up and delivery
  • Other services
  • Bank, checking accounts
  • Homeowner’s insurance

Change Addresses For…

  • Credit cards
  • Banks & other financial institutions
  • Auto insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Household insurance
  • Driver’s license
  • Auto registration(s)
  • Magazines & other subscriptions
  • Book clubs
  • Catalogs
  • Friends & relatives

 

 

Items I recommend keeping with you while moving

  • Medical records of shots, x-rays, eye glasses
  • Prescription medication
  • Medical records & medication for pets
  • School transcripts
  • Financial statements
  • Credit card(s), checkbook(s)
  • Emergency contact phone numbers
  • Old phone book
  • Moving took kit (hammer, nails, pliers, screwdriver, masking tape, scissors, flashlight, marker, toilet paper)
  • Other items to get
    • Items from safety deposit box
    • Refunds on any deposits box
    • Items borrowed from you
    • Items from a storage facility
    • Dry cleaning, laundry
    • Items to repair shops
    • Letters of recommendation, of employment

Moving day to do’s

  • Service to get appliances ready for move
  • Temporary storage facility if needed
  • Packing and moving possessions by professionals or yourselves
  • Cleaning house (old/new location)
  • Travel & housing if needed
  • Returning all borrowed items
  • Feeding & care of children & pets
  • Leaving keys & garage opener remote controls in the house
  • Cashiers check for closing on a property or deposit & rent on a rental (If selling a house and you need to pay—must be cashier’s check, cannot write personal check or use credit cards)