4 WEEKS PRIOR TO MOVE: __ Set up a "move" file or folder __ Set up a "move" calendar. __ Have a garage sale. __ Collect financial, tax and employment documentation needed for your loan. __ Donate un-needed furniture to charity. __ Contact insurance company to transfer policies (life, auto, homeowners). __ Contact doctors, dentists for copies of medical records. __ Contact schools for copies of student records.
3 WEEKS PRIOR TO MOVE: __ Review tax deductions on moving expenses. __ Arrange cut-off date for telephone, gas,electricity, water, garbage, cable television. __ Call friends and relatives to let them know you are moving. __ Request change of address kit from post office. __ Check out voter registration information for the new area.
2 WEEKS PRIOR TO MOVE: __ Transfer stocks, bonds, bank accounts and contents of safe deposit boxes. __ Prepare a list of clothing that will not be packed with household goods. __ Take time to check off previous listed items while you still have time!
1 WEEK PRIOR TO MOVE: __Label items you will need to access easily and place them in separate room or closet. __ Clean out your refrigerator and let it air out at least 24 hours before moving. __ Drain outdoor equipment: Water hoses, propane tank from BBQ grill, gas and oil from lawnmowers. __ Discard all aerosols, paint, oils, and other flammable or toxic chemicals. __ Schedule with utility companies to have utilities turned on at your new home.
MOVING OUT DAY: __ RELAX!!! __ Remember, items packed last will be unloaded first. __ Last Walk through Check: attic, stairwells, closets, cupboards, storage, garage and behind doors
MOVE IN DAY: __ Have the house ready for delivery prior to the truck's arrival. __ Take a break, sit back, relax and ENJOY YOUR NEW HOME!!
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