New Home Check List

[fa icon="calendar"] Jul 22, 2018 8:30:00 PM / by Eustis Mortgage

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Moving is an amazing experience that balances between exciting and stressful. We're here to make the process easier for you not only through the loan process, but the home buying process as a whole. While you're busy making sure paperwork is all together, everyone is happy with the choice and ready to move, some things can be left forgotten in order to move. There are a few necessities that make the process go a lot smoother and we're going to share them with you. We searched far and wide to develop the best checklist a new or veteran homeowner can go by in order to remember everything that is needed to be accomplished before and after the move is completed.

Here are the results:


Packing Supplies

Moving Boxes

packing tape

packing paper

scissors or box cutter



Address Change Checklist

Post office

Federal IRS and state revenue agency

Social Security (SSA)

Medicare Administration

DMV (Department of Motor Vehicles)

Family Support/ Child Protection Offices

Department of Veteran Affairs

Federal and State Pension Benefits offices

Unemployment Insurance office

U.S. Customs and Immigration Service 

Do-Not-Mail and Do-Not-Call national programs

Pet licensing office

County tax assessment office

Utilities and Services

Telephone (landline and cell)

Television provider

Internet provider

Electrical utility

Gas utility

Water Department

Water delivery/treatment service

Garbage/recycling services

Sewer utility



All loan institutions

Credit card companies


Insurance agencies

Retail credit accounts

Pension plans and IRA/401k administrators

Accountant/ Tax specialist


Investment brokers/ advisors

Credit reporting agencies

Institutions, Organizations and Clubs

Employers (past and present)

Childrens’ schools

Daycare providers



Medical clinic/ doctors




Professional memberships

Civic clubs/ organizations

Children’s clubs/ organizations



Neighborhood association

Health clubs

Country club, social club

Alumni groups

Charity organizations

Cost clubs (Costco, Sam’s Club)

Membership Clubs (AAA, AARP, ACLU, etc.)

Residential Services

Pool maintenance service

Lawn/ Garden service


Pest control service

Delivery services

Home security service


Periodicals and Online Delivery Merchants



Online merchants (Amazon, Wayfair, eBay, etc.)



Ask the Movers

What kind of liability coverage does your company provide?

Can you provide a binding quote or a not-to-exceed estimate?

How long will the move take?

How do I contact you and the driver during the move?

Will my items be transferred to another party along the way? Do you subcontract your moves?

Are there any potential charges I’m not already aware of? What additional moving supplies will I be paying for?

Do you have a cancellation policy?

What forms of payment do you accept?

Are there any restrictions on what and how I pack?

Will you pack specialty items, such as TVs and electronics?

Will this moving company be delivering my items or will another party be delivering them?


Packing Essentials

Toilet Paper



Basic First Aid Kit

Sheets and Pillow

Changes of Clothes


Shower Curtain

Basic Cleaning Supplies

Enough Plates, Cups & Utensils

Daily Medicine


Animal Companion’s Food

Identification Cards & Records



For more questions about the home buying process, contact one of our specialists!

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