Tips for Moving Home

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If you have been lucky enough to buy yourself a property in Devon then you will soon be looking to start packing and begin the often difficult process of moving. Moving home can certainly be one of the most stressful processes you will ever have to go through but fear not because there are a few tips that can help make moving as pain free as possible

Here are some great moving tips to help

  • Get confirmation of your moving date as soon as you can so you have plenty of time to prepare
  • Start calling moving professionals for quotes or alternatively start asking friends and family
  • Book time off work if necessary
  • If you live in rented accommodation inform you landlord you will be leaving
  • Contact your insurance company so you can arrange coverage of your new property
  • If you are not using a professional moving firm you will need to reserve your own moving van
  • Contact secure storage units if required
  • Start to purge items you no longer want
  • Contact, banks, building societies, pension provider and any company you have loans or investments with, credit card and store card companies, ┬áInland Revenue, your local council regarding council tax, catalogues and magazine subscriptions, your employers, your children’s schools and the DVLA.

When your moving date gets closer you will need to start the following:

  • Pack away any items you will not need again before you move
  • Inform the post office to redirect your post
  • Stop services such as newspaper deliveries and milk delivers and get they redirected if possible
  • Get a child minder or pet sitter for the moving day
  • Send out change of address cards to family and friends
  • confirm moving arrangements with movers

Good luck with your move and remember that the more organised you are the easier your move will prove to be

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