A helpful checklist of 

Remember, the organization is the key to a successful move!

First things first

9 THINGS TO DO BEFORE MOVING 

create a TO DO LIST

DAMAGE-FREE

Ask your close friends and family for recommendations on reliable movers.

Professionals will pack
and transport your belongings

HIRE A MOVING COMPANY

UNEXPECTED SPENDING

Ask your close friends and family for recommendations on reliable movers.

Budgeting carefully will cut

SET A MOVING
BUDGET

 8 WEEKS 

TO LOWER YOUR MOVING
COSTS

in advance.

consider moving
during the winter
or a weekday.

Remember - desired booking time 

DECIDING ON
A DATE

Boxes, tape, sticker labels, bubble wrap, and packing paper are essential supplies

To save a few dollars check out Craigslist or your local grocery store for

GATHER PACKING SUPPLIES 

Hiring professionals is the way to go.

For

on packing supplies.

sell or donate items before you start this process, that way you’ll 

 PACKING 

DIY packing

of your move.

notify

update

Remember to transfer

TIE UP ANY LOOSE ENDS 

This is an important task for a smooth transition. 

subscriptions

utilities

If you have school-aged
children, simply call and
gather information
about schools
in your
neighborhood.

If you’re upbeat and cheerful about the move, they’ll be too! 

CHANGING SCHOOLS

Your friends
and family deserve
a proper goodbye,
so throw a party or a simple dinner and walk down the memory lane and laugh at
all the great times you shared.

SAYING
GOODBYE TO YOUR OLD NEIGHBORHOOD