Moving house checklist – things to do when moving house 🚚🏡
There’s lots of things to do when moving house. A moving house checklist is essential! It’s important to plan ahead when moving home, it’s widely known as one of the most stressful events in your life.
Your list of things to do when moving to a new home can be endless. This applies whether you are moving home because you’ve outgrown your current house or flat, you are downsizing or it’s a home relocation due to a new job.
You can view our interactive moving checklist where you can check items off, or you can continue below if you would like a regular text version.
Checklist of things to do when moving house
Moving house is all about planning. Get your moving house checklist in place before you begin your home moving process. We know how crucial a list of things to do when you move house is.
It doesn’t matter if you are moving from rented accommodation or buying and selling homes. A moving house checklist is a must have to keep track of the things to do when you are moving house. The lists may differ as you will have different tasks to undertake if you are moving from rented accommodation. For example, you have tasks to complete for your property landlord to ensure you get your deposit back.
Group tasks together on your checklist
It is useful to group some of your tasks. For example, have a main task about contacting your Utility companies about change of address. The sub tasks were each of the utility companies that needed to contacted (Gas, Electricity, Water etc.). Different approaches work for different people; however one thing is certain, planning your house move is key!
To help reduce the stress in moving a checklist is definitely worth the time and effort. Not only does it list the things to do when you move house, but it can potentially highlight tasks you may have missed.
Steps to take before moving house
If you have actually signed up to move to a property to rent or buy then great, you can skip to the moving house checklist below. If you are still in the process of finding a new home to buy, it is worth making sure you have compared:
Depending on your budget you may choose to get in professionals to cover a lot of the moving home tasks above.
Moving House Checklist
Moving home may mean doing things differently whilst social distancing measures are in place. We will update our moving house checklist once the coronavirus lockdown rules have been relaxed about moving house.
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Free downloadable and printable moving house checklist
Our free printable moving house checklist is worth taking advantage of. As an easy to read printable PDF template they outline things you need to do before you move house. Below are a few testimonials from some of our happy customers who have used it previously.
Nicola, Wirral –
“I’m finding the checklist a really useful reference of things to do before I move in a few months time.”
Ian, Essex –
“It looks a very comprehensive document and is just what I was looking for.”
We believe you too will find our free moving checklist extremely useful. At the very least it will give you an idea of the tasks you will need to complete during the home moving process.
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