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Topline’s Top 10 Tips for Moving

TOPLINE'S TOP 10 TIPS FOR MOVING 1 USE YOUR CALENDAR • Set reminders for big and small tasks leading up to your move » It will help you stay efficient and make sure you don't forget anything 2 PLAN AHEAD » Settling into your new home will be easier if you've done some research first » Look up schools, doctors, restaurants, gyms, and more in your new area 3 MAKE A TIMELINE • Know when you need to forward mail, cancel newspapers, and finish other tasks JAN FEB MARCH APRIL MAY FORWA CANCEL • Schedule shutoff dates with your utility companies, and turn utilities on in your new place 4 DETERMINE YOUR BUDGET • Figure in expenses such as professional movers, packing materials, and storage » Many moving expenses can be written off during tax season, so keep receipts 5 STAY ORGANIZED • Plan how much time you think you'll need to pack your home, and be liberal » Consider how to make packing and prep as stress-free as possible for you 6 PARE DOWN • Don't pack and move stuff you don't need or want in your new home » Have a yard sale, or donate unwanted items to a local charity YARD SALE 7 HIRE THE PROS • Hire professional movers to transport your belongings to your new home • Ask friends for recommendations, and schedule your movers in advance 8 EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED » You never know what will happen, so always give yourself extra time » A time cushion will help you stay cool should your schedule get off track 9 BE PREPARED » Keep important files and documents with you instead of packing them • Plan to arrive at your new home before the movers so you can be ready for them 10 GET READY TO MOVE IN » Inventory everything that's coming into your new house » Have an idea of where you want things to go so you don't have to move them again INFOGRAPHIC PROVIDED BY: TOPLINE MOVING & STORAGE Topline Moving & Storage www.toplinemoving.com Sources: http://home.howstuffworks.com/real-estate/moving-tips/10-moving-tips.htm http://relocationguide.communityguide360.com/pages/top-10-moving-tips.html

Topline’s Top 10 Tips for Moving

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