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Moving Checklist

Before You Move:
-Notify post office, charge accounts, credit card companies, utility companies, past employer (for tax return purposes), subscriptions, family and friends, etc. of address change
-Close out local bank accounts and set up new bank account, if necessary
-Notify insurance companies of new location for coverage
-Obtain school records, legal records, and other important documents
-Obtain medical records and history, transfer prescriptions, and research/request referrals for doctors, dentists, specialists, etc. in new town
-Use up perishables, defrost freezer, clean refrigerator
-Prepare large appliances and rugs for proper moving
-Disconnect utilities and get refunds for any deposits made
-Notify and register children in new school
-Request a relocation package from your REALTOR® or the city's Chamber of Commerce
On Moving Day:
-Double check rooms, closets, and cabinets for possible items left behind
-Make sure children have books and games to keep them entertained during travel
-Prepare pets for transportation
-Carry jewelry and important documents on your person
-Leave all keys for the new owners with your REALTOR®
At Your New Address:
-Check on utility services - gas, electric, water, telephone, etc.
-If relocating to new state, register car within 5 days of arrival and apply for state driver's license
-If staying within state, obtain a driver's license with your new address on it
-Register children in school if you haven't done so already
-Set up new patient appointments with doctors, dentist, etc.
-Explore your neighborhood!

CalBRE #01904379

NMLS/MLO #355855

Real Property Advisors, Inc. Sonoma County
6570 Oakmont Dr. Suite 110  Santa Rosa, CA 95409
707-573-9273 Office
866-524-0442 Fax