Moving-Avoid the Stress-Checklist
Send Change of Address to:
Post Office with forwarding address
Charge Accounts / Credit Cards
Friends and Relatives
Bank – transfer funds, arrange for check cashing in new city. Carry Travelers’ Checks for ready cash
Insurance – Notify your insurance provider
Utility Companies – gas, light, water, telephone. Make arrangements in new town. If you are moving before the final closing on your new home is completed, you need to leave utilities on.
During the cold season, winterize the plumbing.
Delivery People – cancel newspaper, landscaper, laundry, etc.
Make arrangements with cable television service.
Automobile registrations – Remember to transfer car title, registration, driver’s license and auto club membership.
Medical records – Arrange for medical and dental records to be transferred. Ask your physician for a referral.
Employment Recommendations – Have teenagers obtain written recommendations from their current employers.
Empty freezer and defrost.
Have appliances serviced for moving.
Plan for special care needs of infants.
Carry currency, jewelry and documents yourself.
Leave old keys and garage door openers with your real estate agent.
Transfer school transcripts.
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