If so, then congratulations! Although it may seem like there’s little time to celebrate before the big day, it’s a lot easier to tackle the mammoth task of moving if you break it down into small manageable jobs.
First things first, redirect you’re your mail before you move. It’s a quick and easy process that you can do online here.
Informing your utility company is a MUST – You don’t want to be forking out for someone else’s gas and electricity! You’ll need to set up utility accounts for your new address, and be sure to get a meter reading as soon as you move in so you don’t end up paying the previous occupier’s bill!
Other utility bills such as your TV licence and internet will need to be transferred over to your new address. Give your provider a call to discuss a changeover date – you may also need to arrange a day for your new phone line, internet or TV to be properly installed by an engineer.
The DVLA will also need to issue you with a new driving licence which you can do online here. If you don’t inform them of your change of address you could be in for a hefty fine of £1,000.
For many of the other companies on your check list (such as your vets or mobile phone provider) it’ll be a quick and easy call to let them know you’re settling down somewhere else.
We hope this little list comes in handy when your moving home, and be sure you download the PDF so you can tick it off whilst you go!
If you have any further questions in relation to your property, please give us a call on 0161 443 4510.