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Moving Home Checklist

Things to do before or between exchange and completion:

  • Confirm date with removal company and return contract to them with payment
  • Ensure new property is insured from exchange of contracts
  • Make sure we have a telephone number on day of completion for you e.g. mobile number
  • Make sure your property is clean and clear of all rubbish including the loft
  • If required, make sure carpet fitters can complete work on time
  • Make sure utility companies have final meter readings and forwarding addresses for bills
  • Notify doctors, dentists, opticians, banks, building societies, insurance companies, DVLA, TV Licence etc. of change of address
  • Inform telephone company of change of address
  • Arrange Post Office re-routing of mail
  • Cancel newspapers/milk
  • Notify friends of change of address
  • Relax! If whilst relaxing you think of anything else to do, do it, as this is not an exhaustive list