To Do: 3 Weeks Before Moving

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To Do: 3 Weeks Before Moving

  • You should know how you are moving and have all the arrangements finalized (truck, movers, etc.).
  • Start packing anything that is non-essential (anything that you use very rarely).
  • Keep boxes well labeled by Room. It may help to mark the room in the old home as well as the room to take it to in the new home.
  • Separate out any valuables that you will need to move yourself (keep them together).
  • Set a box aside that will be filled with items you will need the day you move (tools, small parts from furniture, etc.).
  • Create an inventory list of all the items and include serial numbers where available for items you need to insure.
  • Fill out a change of address form with the U.S. Postal Service (don’t wait until the last minute or mail you need won’t be at your new home).
  • Make sure that friends, families, neighbors, and employers all have your new address.
  • Notify your insurance and credit card companies of your change of address.
  • Cancel automated payments associated with the old home and all of them if you are switching banks.
  • Make sure that you get all vehicles into the shop for a tune-up so that they are ready for the move.

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