moving

5 Things To Do Before You Move

Moving is tough for everyone. Organizing, packing, and leaving behind familiarity can be exhausting and overwhelming. Here’s a list of five things you should do before moving to help make your move a little bit smoother.

Leave Clutter Behind

Moving can be a great opportunity to clear out some of your clutter and get rid of stuff you really don’t need in the future. Bonus: you’ll also save money by moving less.

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Meet Your New Neighborhood

Make sure to visit your new neighborhood and find out where important things are, such as the supermarket, restaurants, and medical services.

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Switch Your Utilities

Setting up a utilities switch to your new location as soon as you move in is an important step that will help you adjust to moving in much quicker.

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Notify Your Car Insurer

Even if you’re staying in the same city, your rates may differ when you move, and you should notify your car insurance company accordingly.

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Pack a Bag for Your First Few Days

With your entire life being packed up, you should set aside a separate bag with things you’ll need immediately, such as a toothbrush, any medication, or a change of clothes.

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