Moving in Checklist

Here’s your all you need to move in to your new home checklist to make your move as easy as possible. Moving in to a new home can be a stressful time and there is so much needed to be considered when doing it, so we have compiled this checklist carefully so you don’t miss anything out!

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  • -Confirm the date of your move.
  • -If you’re renting, notify your landlord of your moving date.
  • -Check your contents insurance – make sure you have cover from the day you move in to your new home.
  • -Obtain written quotes from several removal firms. If you’re not using a removal company, then ask friends and family to help.
  • -Get references and check the limits of their insurance.
  • -Book extra storage space if you feel it’s required.
  • -Let all you utility companies know about your move.
  • -Start getting rid of possessions you no longer need. Decide which items can be -taken to a charity shop, sold at car boot sale, or offered to your friends.
  • -If you need new furniture or carpets – order them now and arrange delivery for when you move in.
  • -Start packing non-essential items such as books and non-seasonal clothes into boxes.
  • -De-register from your doctor, dentist and optician if you’re moving out of the area.
  • -Visit the post office and arrange for your post to be forwarded (you will be charged a fee for this service).
  • -Notify your milkman and newspaper shop that you’ll be moving and give them a date you want the service to stop.
  • -If you have children or pets, arrange for someone to look after them during the move.
  • -Make a list of everyone who should know about the move. Send out change of address ecards.
  • -Finalise arrangements with your removal company.
  • -Confirm arrival times and make sure your removers have directions to your new address.
  • -Arrange a time to collect the keys for your new home from the estate agent.
  • -Notify your bank of any changes to direct debits and standing orders.


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