Here is a list and timeline of important items to consider as you get closer to closing on your new home.

Get estimates from moving companies and arrange a method of paymentASAP
Get packing paper, pad for inventory, marking pens, boxes and twine for packing belongingsASAP
Notify existing water company25 days prior
Notify new water company25 days prior
Notify cell phone company25 days prior
Notify current telephone company25 days prior
Notify new telephone company25 days prior
Notify new cable/satellite company25 days prior
Notify existing gas/oil company25 days prior
Notify new gas/oil company25 days prior
Notify new electric company25 days prior
Notify existing electric company25 days prior
Notify credit card companies25 days prior
Notify housecleaning service25 days prior
Notify vehicle registration and licensing agency25 days prior
Notify existing internet supplier25 days prior
Notify new internet supplier25 days prior
Complete Change of Address form with the Postal Service25 days prior
Notify lawyer25 days prior
Notify financial companies25 days prior
Arrange for a yard sale for unnecessary belongings25 days prior
Notify alarm service25 days prior
Notify credit card companies25 days prior
Notify schools25 days prior
Notify mailed subscription services (magazines, Amazon, dog food, etc.)25 days prior
Notify doctors/dentists25 days prior
Notify the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)25 days prior
Notify garbage (special pick-up)25 days prior
Notify loan institutions25 days prior
Notify library25 days prior
Notify your employer25 days prior
Notify insurance agencies25 days prior
Arrange for work to be completed at new home15 days prior
Return all rented/borrowed items15 days prior
Clean rugs and drapes5 days prior
Take down any items that have been excluded in your contract5 days prior
Prepare a list of items you’ll need immediately at your new home, such as a flashlight, light bulbs, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, snacks and drinks5 days prior
Get utilities turned on, or meters read5 days prior
Collect all keys including garage and shed for new owner1 day prior
Leave garage door openers for new owner1 day prior
Leave all manuals, warranties and guarantees for new owner1 day prior
All meters readMoving Day
Lights turned offMoving Day
Keys left as agreed with new residenceMoving Day
Windows and doors lockedMoving Day
Double check rooms, closets, drawers, shelves, outdoor areas and garage to make sure you’ve taken everythingMoving Day
Furnace turned down or offMoving Day
Get appliances hooked up in new houseMoving Day
Give your new phone number and an alternate contact to your mover before they leaveMoving Day
Make sure you have your insurance policiesMoving Day
Make sure you have your moving related documentsMoving Day
Check to see appliances are working at new home (refrigerator, freezer, washer and dryer)Moving Day

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