Moving house can be a very stressful time if it is not organised correctly. There are lots of things you need to do in order to make you move as stress free as possible.
If you are buying another property you will need to ensure you have the conveyancing completed before you move.
You will also need to organise the removal of your property from your current property to the new one. If you are renting you will need to give the correct notice to your landlord.
Before you move you should ensure you have everything packed away and labeled so you know what is in each box when you get to the other end.
You will also need to let your utility suppliers know and take readings when you leave your property.
You will also need to take a reading from the meters of your new property and arrange new utility suppliers.
You will need to pay all outstanding bills such as council tax, water rates etc so you don’t have any unexpected bills to pay when you have settled into your new place.
It also pays to have a good clean out before you move to get rid of any unwanted items or junk you do not want. You do not want to have to pay removal companies to shift stuff you do not want.
Hiring a skip is a good way to get rid of any unwanted items.
Get a few removal quotes before you decide on the company you want to use, and make sure they have insurance. Also check on their services as some removal companies will also box up for you if required.
If you require help with any of the above there is a new website that has been specifically set up to cover most of the items above, this website is called Moving Sorted and is aimed to help with all of the above and more when you move house.
Once you have moved home it pays to do a deep clean of the property before you start unpacking as this will be the best time to do it before you unpack, as there will be no clutter around the new property.