Moving Checklist

2 Months Before Moving you can…

Start a “Move” file for all your receipts, estimates and invoices.
Check with your CPA to see what expenses are deductible on your taxes.
Budget for moving expenses and get quotes from reputable movers.
Research your new community on the internet.
Order moving supplies. You’ll need plenty of boxes, tape and bubble wrap.
Start paring down. Now is the time to have a garage sale for old junk.

1.5 Months Before Moving you can…

Call your health club and see if membership is transferable.
List the doctors, grocers and salons you’ll use at your new home.
Get a map of your new location so you’ll know your way around.

1 Month Before Moving you can…

Make a list of who needs to be notified of your move.
Plan to use up things that can’t be moved such as items in the freezer.
Schedule movers, friends and family help.
Contact utilities to transfer services.
Get time off work.
Collect boxes & packing supplies
Start packing things you won’t need initially at the new home.
Call the newspaper to inform it of your impending move.

Two Weeks Before Moving You can …

Contact your bank to make address change to your account.
Continue packing.

1 Week Before Moving You Can…

Start cleaning your current home and eliminating debris.
Confirm your scheduled helpers and movers.
Leave a note in your mailbox with your forwarding address.