Moving to a new address can be very exciting, but it can also be a little intimidating. There are so many things you have to remember before you can officially move out, it can turn into somewhat of a nightmare.
In order to spare yourself on-coming chaos, make a list of things that need to get done, and add the following points to it.
Let People Know About Your New Address
First of all, you to let all the important places know you’re moving to a new address. This means contacting your bank, places where bills need to get paid, and other things that are important to update.
If you don’t do this, you’ll have to keep coming back to get your mail, which shouldn’t become a habit. Apart from being frustrating for you, it will start to irritate the new home owners.
If you’re moving to a new address, start packing early and get rid of the clutter. Or rather, get rid of the clutter first, before packing.
By doing this you won’t have so much stuff to transport to the new address, and you might just cut your packing in half.
The point is, don’t wait until the last second because you will regret it.
Leave A Forwarding Address
If you feel you may have forgotten to give everyone your new address, why not leave a forwarding an address with the neighbors or new owners?
Chances are they’ll only be bothered for the first month or so, and it will help you sleep a little better at night. There’s always the possibility of forgetting someone, so keep this in mind.
You should request a change of address when moving to the USPS so that all your mails can be forwarded to your new address.
There you have some great tips for moving to a new address, all you have to do is implement them and make the journey a little more pleasant.