Two Weeks to Moving Day

  • Find out about auto registration at your new location.
  • If you are moving in or out of an apartment, arrange for use of the elevator.
  • Find new homes for plants and pets that will not be moved.
  • Make child care arrangements for moving day.
  • Dispose of items that cannot be moved, such as inflammable liquids.
  • Have your moving sale.
  • Call local charities for pickup of unwanted items, making sure you get a donation receipt for taxes.
  • Service your car in preparation for the move.
  • Cancel current newspaper delivery.
  • Notify creditors of your new address.
  • Make sure you have an adequate supply of medications and that they are with you as you travel.
  • Return library books and other borrowed items.
  • Retrieve any loaned items.
  • Transfer prescriptions and medical records as needed.
  • Start collecting a file folder of information to leave for the new owner of your home, such as appliance manuals.

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One Week to Moving Day