• 04/14/23

Getting Ready to Move into Your New Home

There are so many things to think about when moving! Here's a comprehensive checklist to help you stay on track. we've got you covered for move-in: Use these tried-and-true tips for moving into a new house.

  1. Create a "moving file" to keep track of estimates, receipts, and other important information.
  2. Check with the IRS for possible tax deductions - including moving expenses.
  3. Contact the Chamber of Commerce to request their new resident packet.
  4. Call the alarm monitoring company to have the system transferred to your name as of the closing date.
  5. Call your cellular phone service company to have your plan(s) changed when moving into your new home..
  6. Submit your change of address form(s) to the Post Office for mail and magazines, or access USPS to obtain a change of address form.
  7. Mail moving announcement cards telling all your friends that you moved and your new address.
  8. Notify your financial institution of your move.
  9. Order new checks from your bank with your new address.
  10. Update online services with your new home address.
  11. Arrange for a professional moving truck that is bonded and insured..
  12. Budget to tip your movers at least 20%.
  13. Notify your employer(s) HR department of your move to a new address.
  14. Notify your creditors of your move to a new address and updated phone number.
  15. If you are moving from out-of-state, get your emissions test done. Colorado requires this test before you can get your license plates. If you are moving to a different county within Colorado, notify the State and possibly get new license plates.
  16. Update your driver’s license or get a new one if moving from another state.
  17. Register your automobiles with the state and the county you will be residing in.
  18. Make an inventory of your household goods, begin to remove clutter by having a garage sale so there is less to move.
  19. Transfer your insurance policy or make arrangements for new auto insurance.
  20. Register to vote.
  21. Register your kids at their new schools or submit a change of address with their school.
  22. Make arrangements to transfer your and your family’s, medical and dental records to your new doctors.
  23. Arrange for veterinarian pet records to be transferred.
  24. Clean the dryer's exhaust vent duct in the new home.
  25. Change locks and get new keys at your new home.
  26. Have your home furnace professionally cleaned and Install a new furnace filter.

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