Phone: 303-442-2448

Moving Checklist

Send change of address to:

  • Post Office
  • Charge Accounts, and Credit Card Accounts
  • Friends & Relatives
  • Subscriptions: Notice requires several weeks for magazines.

Notify:

  • Bank: Transfer funds, arrange check cashing in new city.
  • Insurance: Notify new location for coverage (life, health, fire, auto, homeowner's.)
  • Automobile: Transfer car title, car registration, car tags, driver's license, state windshield sticker, and motor club membership.
  • Utilities: Gas, light, cable TV, water, telephone get refund of any deposits made. Arrange for immediate service in new town. Arrange final reading and change of name for billing.

  • Delivery People: Cancel laundry, newspaper and milk.
  • School: Ask for copies or transfer of children's records.

Ask for:

  • Medical records of family and pets.
  • Drug and Eye Contact or Glasses Prescriptions to be transferred.
  • Doctor and Pharmacist recommendations.
  • Letters of Introduction to transfer memberships.
  • Pet requirements in new city.

And, don't forget to:

  • Empty freezer; plan use of foods.
  • Defrost freezer-refrigerator. (Place charcoal to dispel odors.)
  • Have appliances serviced for moving.
  • Clean rugs or clothing, before moving; have them "moving-wrapped."
  • Check with your moving counselor: insurance coverage, packing and unpacking labor, arrival day, various shipping papers, method and time of expected payment.
  • Plan for special care needs of infants.
  • Plan garage sale

On moving day:

  • Carry currency, jewelry, documents yourself; or use registered mail.
  • Plan for transporting pets. (They are poor traveling companions if unhappy.) Make sure you can be found if they become lost.
  • Carry traveler's checks for quick available funds.
  • Tell close friends or relatives your route and schedule (including overnight stops). Use them as "message headquarters."
  • Double check closets, drawers, shelves to be sure they are empty.
  • Arrange to leave keys with new tenant, owner or agent.
Stellar Properties
Ph: 303-442-2448
P.O. Box 4489
Boulder, CO 80306 US