Preparing for the Move
o Sort through your possessions and decide what you MUST take with you and what you WANT to take with you.
o Use the floor plan for your new residence to help choose the furnishings.
o Stage your home for sale -deep clean, paint, update, etc.
o Pre-pack items for your next home.
o De-clutter the items no longer needed (sell/donate/toss).
o Shred documents.
o Prepare the charity items and schedule of pick-up.
o Hire Paxem to pack your items and manage the movers you've hired.
o Hire a cleaning service to deep clean your new home. Change and/or clean the carpet before you move in.
o If you are able to move out before the home is sold, hire Paxem to hold your estate sale.
o Notify your bank, professional services, friends, family and all important people that you are moving and give them your new address.
o Notify the electric company, water company, gas company, garbage company and cable company that you are moving and give them a date 1 week after your actual move-out date. If there are delays you don't want to be stuck without service.
During the Move
o Pack the remaining belongings.
o Manage the mover and other support services.
o Direct furniture placement.
After the Move
o Unpack and set up your new home.
o Purchase bins to hold chemicals and other items under sinks.
o Meet new people. Introduce yourself to your neighbors and get to know your new area.