June 27, 2017  
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Helpful Moving Tips

 

Book the movers. You can choose to have the movers pack everything, or just the breakables, or you can pack yourself. It’s a good idea to obtain estimates from several different companies.

Give necessary written notice to your landlord and make arrangements for the return of any monies you have on deposit, if you rent your old home.Make arrangements for the gas and electric utilities, water softener, telephone and cable TV to be connected on the day the sale closes. Dispose safely of all flammable liquids as it is illegal for movers to carry them.

 

  • Get "Change of Address" cards from the post office and send out well before moving day.
  • Have the post office forward your mail to your new address.
  • Cancel any contracted services and pre-authorized cheques.
  • Inform gardening, dry cleaning, garbage pick-up, newspapers, magazines, diaper and other home services. Arrange for service at your new address.
  • Obtain a letter of introduction from your current branch to help establish new accounts. Transfer trust or bank accounts and securities.
  • Cancel or transfer social, athletic, civic, religious or business affiliations and memberships.
  • Arrange for transfer of medical, dental, prescription and optical records.
  • Change the address on your driver’s license(s) effective the day of the move.
  • Collect all items out for cleaning, repair or storage. e.g. fur coats, dry cleaning.
  • Make special arrangements for the moving of perishables, such as plants.
  • Make special arrangements for the moving of your pets.

 

You maybe need to change these address.

 

Personal Accounts

Pharmacy

Dry Cleaner

Lawn Service

Bank/Finance Companies

Credit Card Companies

Laundry Service

Auto Finance Company

Health Club

 

Utilities

     Electric

     Gas

     Water

     Telephone

     Sewer District

     Trash

     Cable/Satellite

     Fuel (Oil/Propane)

     Sewer District

Government Offices

     Department of Motor Vehicles

     Social Security Administration

     Tax Bureaus

     City/County Tax Assessor

     Veterans Administration

 

Professional Services

     Doctor(s)

     Dentist

     Accountant

     Lawyer

     Broker

     Insurance Agency

Publications

     Newspapers

 

     Magazines

 

     Newsletters

 

     Professional Journals

 

 
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