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CHECK LIST ON MOVING HOME

Getting organised for the big move can take some planning. So make sure you give yourself plenty of time to stop the stress.

Preparing to move

Get quotes from several removal companies

- Confirm the moving date with your removal company

- Before the removal firm arrives, have a clear out.

- Contact local authority for removal of large items you no longer require

Informing people of your move

Make a key contact list as companies often require a months’ notice

- TV licence

- Banks and building societies

- Credit card and store card companies

- Inland Revenue

- Local council

- Subscriptions to magazines, charities

- Employers

- Schools

- Notify the DVLA and renew your driving licence and vehicle registration document

- Friends, family and colleagues

Packing tips

Label each box corresponding to the room where it will go

- Bubble wrap is great for your valuables

- Where possible, dismantle furniture that is not essential 

- Pack a ‘moving box' with essentials and cleaning materials

- Keep passports and other important items with you

On the day

Take final meter readings

- Leave a note for the new owners explaining how things work

- Make arrangements for refreshments and food on moving day

- Plan your journey between your old and new property

- Pick up the keys to the property from the estate agents