Moving is often a chaotic yet exciting event in your life. After the big moving day, you’ve got a lot of work ahead of you. Unpacking is just the first part of the battle. Next you’ll need to get your regular routines sorted out and make sure everyone in the family feels comfortable in the new home.

With all of the changes and the responsibilities of a big move, it’s easy to misplace important items and make mistakes. To help keep your life in order, be sure to keep these things on your to­do list!

Securely store these records:

  • Your closing statement
  • Property deed
  • Receipts for home improvements
  • Warranty information
  • Loan papers
  • Insurance policies

Change your address
Start with USPS to make sure that all your mail is getting forwarded and you don’t miss any important mail or bills. You can do this online at

Once this is done you’ll also want to update your address with:

  • Banks
  • Credit Cards
  • Insurance Providers
  • Work
  • Department of Motor Vehicles (Driver’s License and Car Registration)
  • Voter Registration
  • Online Vendors (Especially with automated payments)