Moving Hints To Help Buyers Relocate

Prior to leaving Day

  • ______ Give forwarding address to Post Office
  • ______ Change accounts, credit cards
  • ______ Subscriptions
  • ______ Relatives and Friends


  • ______ Notify your company of new location, Life, auto, health and fire


  • ______ Arrange for check cashing in new city Transfer accounts

Utility Companies

  • ______ Get any refunds or deposits
  • ______ Arrange for disconnections: gas, water, telephone, etc.

Medical, Dental, Perscription Histories

  • ______ Ask for referrals, transfer perscriptions, eyeglasses, x-rays, etc.
  • ______ Obtain medical records for health care Professionals

Church, Civic Organizations

  • ______ Transfer memberships, get introductory letters


  • ______ Arrand for copies of school records


  • ______ Get information on tags, licenses, etc

Things to remember

  • ______ Clean out freezer, plan food use
  • ______ Defrost freezer, use charcoal to absorb odor
  • ______ Service appliances for moving
  • ______ Make arrangements for TV and antenna
  • ______ Clean clorthing and rugs; have them moving wrapped
  • ______ Plan with your moving consel - insurance coverage, packing and unpacking labor, arrival day, shipping papers, time and method of expected payment
  • ______ Plan for special care of childern

Moving Day

  • ______ Clearly mark boxes you will need immediately
  • ______ Carry ample cash or traveler's checks to cover expenses until a new account is set up
  • ______ Transport jewelry, documnets and other valueables yourself or use registered mail
  • ______ Plan for pets travel and arrival to new area
  • ______ Alert close friend or relative of the route and schedule you'll travel for emergency reasons
  • ______ Re-check closets, drawers, etc. to make sure they are empty
  • ______ Leave old keys for new owners

At your new home

  • ______ Get certified check or cashier's check for closing
  • ______ Check on service of telephone, furnace, etc.
  • ______ Get appliances checked
  • ______ Have new address recorded on driver's license
  • ______ Register car within five days to avoid penalties
  • ______ Apply for State's Driver License
  • ______ Register childern in school
  • ______ Arrange for Medial services


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