Buyer Info

Moving Check List

ADDRESS CHANGE:

___ Give forwarding address to post office
___ Charge accounts & credit cards
___ Subscriptions, notice requires several weeks
___ Friends and relatives

BANK:

___ Transfer funds & arrange check-cashing
___ Arrange credit references

INSURANCE:

___Notify company of new location for coverage
including life, hearth fire and auto

UTILITY COMPANIES:

___ Gas, light, water, telephone & fuel
___ Get refunds on any deposits made

DELIVERY SERVICE:

___ Laundry, newspaper, milk; change services

MEDICAL, DENTAL, PRESCRIPTION HISTORIES:

___ Ask doctor and dentist for referrals; transfer
needed prescriptions, eyeglasses, X-rays. Obtain
birth records, medical records, etc.

CHURCH, CLUB, CIVIC ORGANIZATIONS

___ Ask about regulations for licenses,
vaccination tags, etc.

DON’T FORGET TO:

___ Empty freezer
___ Defrost freezer & clean refrigerator
___ Have appliances serviced for moving
___ Remember arrangements for TV & antenna
___ Plan for special care needs of children

ON MOVING DAY:

___ Carry enough or travelers checks to cover
cost of moving services and expenses until
you make banking connections
___ Leave your keys with your real estate agent
___ Carry jewelry and documents yourself; or
use a registered and insured carrier
___ Let a close friend or relative know the route
and schedule you will travel including overnight stops;
use them as message headquarters
___ Plan for transporting pets; they are poor
traveling companions
___ Double check closets, drawers, shelves to be
to be sure they are empty

AT YOUR NEW ADDRESS:

___ Obtain certified check or cashiers check for
closing the new home purchase
___ Check on service of phone, gas, electricity,
water, etc.
___ Check pilot light on stove, hot water, &

Furnace

___ Have gas company check appliances
___ Ask mailman for mail he might be holding
___ Have new address recorded on drivers

License

___ Visit city offices and register for voting
___ Register car within five days after arrival in

New State

___ Obtain inspection sticker and transfer motor

Club Membership

___ Apply for state drivers license
___ Register children in school
___ Arrange for medical services