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Let Homerite help you move!

8 weeks before moving

  • Schedule a home inspection with Homerite.

  • Contact a moving co. or rental co. to get estimates. If using a rental company don't forget hand truck, dolly and moving blankets.

  • Lessen the load - plan a garage sale or donate unwanted items.

  • Arrange for school transfers.

  • Start a "Move File" for receipts and other move related documents.

  • Contact contractors for estimates on improvements to your new home.

6 weeks before moving

  • Select a moving or rental company and arrange dates for pickup and delivery.

  • Take inventory of all household items with photos or video before packing for insurance purposes.

  • Set schedules with real estate agents and cleaning companies.

  • Select and hire contractors if you are having work done on your new home.

4 weeks before moving

  • Contact Post Office for change of address and forwarding.

  • Purchase packing supplies: boxes, tape, marker etc.

  • Arrange for cleaning of furniture, drapes and rugs.

  • Contact insurance company to check on coverage during the move.

  • Notify friends and relatives of your new address.

3 weeks before moving

  • Properly dispose of items that cannot be moved or are unwanted.

  • Arrange to leave behind warranties and other information relating to your existing home.

  • Assemble a moving kit which contains vital and useful items: keys for your new house, credit & debit cards, tablets, cell phones, flash drives, personal documents, medications,  flashlights, tool box, etc.

  • Follow up with contractors to confirm a timely completion.

  • Start packing unneeded items and label boxes.

1 week before moving

  • Schedule disconnect or transfer dates with your utility companies.

  • Clean out refrigerator and freezer

  • Make arrangements for your pets and children on moving day.

  • Confirm access to your new home for moving day

  • Confirm access and parking for the moving truck at your new home.

  • Arrange for a walk through of your new home with agent.

  • Continue packing and labeling.

Day prior to moving

  • Disconnect and prepare appliances for the move if needed.

  • Set aside items that you want to move yourself.

  • Pack a box or boxes that you will need when you first arrive at your new house. Mark it "LAST ON AND FIRST OFF THE TRUCK".

  • Confirm arrival time with your mover.

  • If moving yourself, dismantle necessary furniture and other items.

Moving Day

  • If possible spend the entire day with the movers.

  • Carry all valuables, documents, cash etc. yourself.

  • Double check closets, attic, garage, basement and other storage areas.

  • Make sure all windows and doors are locked when you leave.

  • Confirm destination details with the movers.

  • Check readings on all utility meters.

              Congratulations !
 Welcome To Your New Home !