Checklist for When You Move

| November 16, 2012
  • organizing your move
  • Account for all the big items and boxes before the movers leave.
  • Update your mailing address with the post office and other service providers, such as water or diaper services.
  • Clean and check the former home or apartment for forgotten items.
  • Hand over the keys for the old place and leave a forwarding address so your security deposit can be returned.
  • Confirm that the utilities have been turned off at your old home or apartment and are working at the new one.
  • Unpack strategically, putting away essential items first.
  • Update or buy your renter’s or homeowner’s insurance.
  • If you’re in a new state, visit the DMV and register to vote.
  • If necessary, find new service providers such as doctor, dentist and veterinarian. You can start your search by looking in the Dex Knows listings.

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