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TWO MONTHS BEFORE


  • Sort & Purge: Go through every room in your house and see what you’d like to keep and what you’re going to get rid of.


  • Start investigating possible moving companies (if needed)


  • Contact your insurance provider to update your home insurance policy with new address and details.


  • Get enough packing supplies: tape, boxes, markers, ect.


  • Make sure you have selected a lawyer to complete yourreal estate transaction.


ONE MONTH BEFORE


  • Book your moving company or arrange your truck rental


  • Schedule disconnection/connection of utilities at old & new home. Be sure to give our team a call if you need any help!


  • Phone
  • Internet
  • Cable
  • Water
  • Gas
  • Electricity
  • Water Heater Rental (if applicable)


  • Begin packing items you don’t use regularly. Make sure to CLEARLY LABEL ALL BOXES!


  • Fill out a “change of address” form at Canada Post instore or online to have any mail forwarded


  • Alert important parties about your move: Banks, Insurance, Memberships, Drivers License, Health Card, Taxes etc.


  • Use it or Lose it: start using up old cleaning products, perishable food items in the freezer/cupboard

TWO WEEKS BEFORE


  • Call to confirm your movers


  • Plan your meals so you don’t have leftover food to pack


  • Return borrowed belongings (library books ect.)


  • Set aside clean towels and linens to be used on moving day at the new house so you’re not searching after a long day!


  • Call Paul & Travis to reserve their FREE Courtesy Trailer for your move!


  • Give your lawyer a call to make sure they have all the information needed to complete your paperwork.


ONE WEEK BEFORE


  • Defrost the Freezer, clean the Fridge & Oven


  • Make a schedule/plan for moving day


  • Get payment ready for the moving company


  • Set aside boxes/items that you’re moving yourself (& make sure you have the room!)


ONCE MOVED IN


  • Ensure all appliances and fixtures work on move in day.


  • Change batteries in all smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors.


  • Pick up Garbage collection calender from the city so you know when your pick up days are.


  • Introduce yourself to your neighbors

Please know that the PAUL & TRAVIS team is here to help you every step of the way with your move. If you need any

help getting things organized please don’t hesitate to give us a call. We would be happy to assist you!