Many of us have moved short distances, but sometimes a new job or other opportunity requires us to move to a completely different part of the country, or even to another country entirely. These moves require a little more planning than your typical move across town.
Sometimes moves take us hundreds of miles from our hometown-to new states, countries, or even continents. These moves are harder to plan for, and require a bit more work to pull off successfully.
Ah, moving day, that special time of year when most of your friends and family suddenly have pressing business elsewhere! Chances are a few kind souls will offer to help, though, so have a supply of snacks and cold drinks on hand.
Hiring a moving company, although it can be expensive, is something that you may want to consider if you lack the time to pack up your house on your own, or have other special considerations.
Your last week in your old home may go by in a blur. There’s so much to keep track of: giving your bank and utility companies your new address, arranging for services to be turned on at your new home, and any cleaning and packing still left to do.
Your final week will be filled with packing, cleaning, and making the final arrangements for your move. Your bank, credit card, cell phone and utility companies should all know your moving date and your new address. Confirm that the utilities are scheduled to be turned on at your new home in time for your arrival.