For those of you following our “Planning Your Move Series”, we are in the final stretch before your move is final! Step 3 took you to one month out, and now we start tackling everything that you need to do in your last month at your current home.
Three weeks before you move:
- Hold a moving/estate sale.
- Pick up a Change of Address Kit at the Post Office, or go to usps.com and schedule your address change online.
- Send change of address information to:
- o Accountant.
o Credit card companies.
o Insurance agents.
o Magazines and other periodicals.
o Video, DVD and other media subscriptions.
o Your car dealer, if your car is still under warranty.
o Brokerage house or investment firm.
o Your current employer’s 401-K administrator (for rollover
o Your current employer’s HR Department (for W-2 forms
at year end).
o Alumni associations.
- Give notice to:
- o Schools.
o Health club.
o Church or Synagogue.
o Book club.
o Volunteer and service organizations.
o Condominium or homeowners association.
o Cancel newspaper subscriptions.
o Return all library books, videos.
- Cancel services such as lawn care, snow removal, pest control and milk/water delivery.
You’re almost there! Next week we will cover the last part of the checklist that needs to be completed before your big move!