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Moving house checklist

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The moving house checklist makes it much easier to manage your next move.

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Moving house checklist

  1. 1. Moving Checklistmore organised = less stress+ inventory controlmove date =You need this. An absolute move date allows you to work backwards and set goals.Don’t have one? Use an indicative date, but STICK to it.4 weeks before moveTasks MUST be completed by:FF formally notify your landlord/real estate of intentionto moveFF arrange a property inspection so you can get yourbond backFF start collecting packing materials - boxes, packaging tape,string, sharpies. Either purchase (try moving or storagecompanies) or save money by asking supermarkets orgreengrocers for boxesFF complete your inventory control using the attachedtemplate. This will also help for insurace and quotingpurposes. Chances are you’ve accumulated more thanyou realiseFF deal with unwanted items. Be brutal - think of it as a timeto cleanse. Sell good quality items on Ebay/garage sale orgive to charity. Dispose of the rest3 weeks before moveTasks MUST be completed by:FF start packing. Be methodical (use inventory controltemplate) and make sure you write a contents descriptionon each box. Start with items you rarely use/will not missfor next few weeks. Don’t overfill boxes (particularly largeones) with heavy items.FF disassemble furniture. All that IKEA flat pack furniturecan be a time suck. Tape all of the screws, hex keys etc toeach item ready for easy reassemblyFF gather valuables together. Keep important documents,photos, jewellery, hard drive backups with you onmove day2 weeks before moveTasks MUST be completed by:FF arrange for connection of services at your new houseincluding electricity, gas, internet, telephone & pay tv.DIY electricity and gas online using oneform at www.bundl.com.auFF connection/disconnection of water (VIC only).FF organise removalists or truck hire for the big move. Youshould now have a good estimate of items & boxes whichwill allow you to obtain quotes. Get at least 3 quotesFF storage required for excess belongings? Sell belongings ororganise storage if you really need to - get multiple quoteslast week before moveTasks MUST be completed by:FF send change of address notifications to relevantorganistions including employer, banks, medicare,drivers licence, superannuation & insurance companies.FF redirect mail using Australia Post online services(www.auspost.com.au)FF arrange home and contents insurance at new houseFF clean, clean, clean. Consider getting a professional in todo the heavy lifting. Maybe get the carpets cleaned too?FF organise disconnection of utilities at your old addressFF kids or pets? Arrange food, medication and entertainmentfor moving dayFF defrost fridge two days prior to movemoving day!FF keep change of clothes, toiletries and valuables boxwith youFF have one last look around for anything you’ve left behindFF give all keys (including spares) to real estate or new ownerbundl.com.auTip!grab a calenderand work out yourdate milestones first
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