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Connie Byers
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MOVING CHECKLIST

 

BEFORE YOU LEAVE

Address Change

  • Post office; give forwarding address

  • Charge accounts, credit cards

  • Licenses

  • Subscriptions; notice requires several weeks

  • Friends and relatives

Bank

  • Transfer funds, arrange check-cashing in new city

  • Arrange credit references

  • Transfer safe deposit box

Insurance

  • Notify company of new location for coverages: Life, Health, Fire and Auto

Utility Companies

  • Gas, light, water, telephone, fuel, garbage

  • Get refunds on any deposits made

Delivery Service

  • Laundry, newspaper, changeover of services

Medical, Dental, Prescription Histories

  • Ask Doctor/Dentist for referrals, transfer needed prescriptions, eyeglasses, X-rays. Obtain birth records, medical records, etc.

Schools

  • Arrange for school to transfer records or secure transcripts

Pets

  • Ask about regulations for licenses, vaccinations, tags, etc.

AND DON'T FORGET TO:

  • Empty freezer; plan use of foods

  • Defrost freezer and clean refrigerator; place charcoal to dispel odors

  • Have appliances serviced for moving

  • Clean rugs or clothing before moving; have them moving-wrapped

  • Check with your Moving Counselor, insurance coverage, packing and unpacking labor arrival day, various shipping papers, method and time of expected payment

  • Plan for special care needs of infants or pets

AND ON MOVING DAY:

  • Carry enough cash or traveler's check to cover cost of moving services and expenses until you make banking connections in new city

  • Carry jewelry and documents yourself; or use registered mail

  • Plan for transporting of pets

  • Let close friend or relative know route and schedule you will travel including overnight stops

  • Double-check closets, drawers, shelves to be sure they are empty

  • Final check water, furnace and lights shut off; be sure windows and doors are locked

  • Leave old keys with Realtor or new owner

AND AT YOUR NEW ADDRESS:

  • Obtain certified check or cashier's check if necessary for Real Estate transaction. It may be necessary to do this before you leave. Consult your Joyner Fine Properties agent.

  • Check on service of telephone, gas, electricity, water and garbage

  • Check pilot light on stove, hot water heater and furnace; check appliances

  • Ask Mailman for mail he might be holding for you

  • Apply for state driver's license

  • Register car within 5 days after arrival in state or penalty may have to be paid when getting new license plates

  • Obtain inspection sticker and transfer motor club membership

  • Visit city offices and register to vote

  • Register children at new school

  • Register family in new place of worship

  • Arrange for medical services: Doctor, Dentist, Veterinarian, etc.

Disclaimer: All information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. All properties are subject to prior sale, change or withdrawal. Neither listing broker(s) or information provider(s) shall be responsible for any typographical errors, misinformation, misprints and shall be held totally harmless. Listing(s) information is provided for consumers personal, non-commercial use and may not be used for any purpose other than to identify prospective properties consumers may be interested in purchasing. Information on this site was last updated 08/11/2022. The listing information on this page last changed on 08/11/2022. The data relating to real estate for sale on this website comes in part from the Internet Data Exchange program of CVRMLS (last updated Thu 08/11/2022 1:07:52 AM EST) or Bright MLS (last updated Thu 08/11/2022 12:54:27 AM EST). Real estate listings held by brokerage firms other than Joyner Fine Properties may be marked with the Internet Data Exchange logo and detailed information about those properties will include the name of the listing broker(s) when required by the MLS. All rights reserved. --

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