4 Things to Put on Your Moving Checklist
Moving can be hectic. With dozens of to-dos, a tight timeline and a growing pile of boxes, it’s easy to forget things. But it doesn’t have to be that way.
Get organized now by making a checklist to work from.
Set deadlines for tasks like hiring movers, renting a storage or turning on your new utilities. Aside from packing up room by room, make sure your list has these often forgotten items, too:
Forward Your Mail: The post office makes it very easy to ensure your mail gets routed to the right place. Just head to a local branch or go online to update your address with the date you’ll be moving, and your mail will automatically forward.
Measure and Decide: Take a measuring tape to your new home and jot down the measurements of each wall and nook. What furniture and decor will fit in your new space? What won’t? It’s better to make decisions about what to donate or sell before moving day.
Refill Prescriptions: It may take some time to get your prescriptions forwarded to a new pharmacy, plus finding the time to pick them up. So if possible, get your prescriptions refilled ahead of time from your current pharmacy.
Back Up Your Electronics: Back up your computer and phone to the cloud, and make sure you’ve uploaded all your photos, documents somewhere safe. In the event something happens to your devices during the move, a backup will get you up and running.
Are you ready to make a move? Whether you’re considering selling your current home or thinking of finding a new one, get in touch today for help and resources to guide you through the process. The Villarreal Team can help!
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