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Moving can be intimidating. Manage the process by establishing your budget, creating your timelines and selecting the right professionals to help you along the way.
Learn how to create your entire moving budget, schedule your timelines, scope out locations, and how to work effectively with REALTORS®, moving companies and installers. View the Tips
Have a Family Discussion. A new start can be reinvigorating for some and terrifying for others. Take some time to address the emotional stresses a move may have on each family member, and try to foster positive feelings. Next tip
Compare Houses in the Area. Take a tour of your current neighborhood and compare other properties with your own, or check local listings online. This can give you a rough estimate when you're ready to sell your house. For a more accurate assessment, contact a REALTOR®. Next tip
Get Your Papers in Order. Make a smoother transition to your new home by sending important information ahead of time. Transfer medical, dental and school records. Be sure you take copies of important financial and legal documents with you. Next tip
Contact Insurance Providers. Most moves will affect your insurance coverage. Check with your provider to see if you're covered under your current policy. A move could also shift your current rates, or necessitate new coverage. Next tip
Announce Your Move. Give your family and friends early notice, so you won't miss important events. Alert colleagues as well, so your professional network stays intact when the rest of your stuff is disassembled. Next tip
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