White Plains NY Homes for Sale: When it’s Time to Move
Moving day can be one of the most exciting (and yet stressful) days for any family. If you’ve spent time touring and deciding on just one of the many White Plains NY homes for sale, you’re mind’s been consumed with important decisions. It’s easy to forget the minor details that need to be addressed when you change residences – whether you are moving across town or across the country.
Get Your Mail Wherever You Go
It’s easy to file a change of address with the United States Postal Service. Visit www.USPS.com for simple instructions to file it online. It only takes a few minutes and can be done well before the day of your actual move. Set the change to take effect when you want it to.
Address Each Utility in Advance
You’re going to be under enough pressure during the week of your move. Take time well before to notify utility companies of your move.
Here’s a handy list of utilities that need to be addressed:
- fuel (oil/propane)
Share Your News with the News
Be sure to notify all publications that are delivered directly to your home that you’re leaving. Stop service or have it forwarded as appropriate.
Consider the following:
- professional journals
Help Uncle Same Help You
Many government agencies rely on you to notify them of any major life changes including a change of address. As soon as you decide on (and close on) the perfect White Plains NY homes for sale, notify government agencies that might need to reach you including the following:
- Department of Motor Vehicles
- Social Security
- state/federal tax bureaus
- city/county tax assessor
- Veterans Administration
Personal Services Need to be Notified Too
Here are a few personal services you should consider notifying just before you make your move:
- credit card companies
- laundry service
- lawn service
- dry cleaner
- health club
- auto finance company
Contact Professional Services Well in Advance
You interact often with many different professional services. Include them in the notification process and when necessary, ask them for a referral to a new service provider in the area to which you are moving. Here are some examples:
- insurance agency
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