Have a Smooth Move
Moving can be an exciting time but
also very hectic. At ProGrowth, we want to help you get the
mortgage financing you need with our ProGrowth Mortgage Promise™.
We've also prepared this SMOOTH MOVE checklist to assist you with
all the little details that often slip through the cracks!
BEFORE YOU LEAVE:
Post Office: give forwarding
Accounts and credit cards.
Subscriptions: notice requires
Friends and relatives.
Establish new bank accounts in
your new city. Call ProGrowth at 1-888-458-6672. We'll send you
our QUICK SWITCH KIT and information about ProGrowth Bank and the
ProGrowth family of businesses. We hope you'll choose ProGrowth
Bank, and if you do, the QUICK SWITCH KIT will make it easy to
switch your accounts.
Empty safe deposit box.
Notify your agent of new address
for coverages: Life, Health, Fire & Auto.
you're new to the area or would like a free, no-obligation
consultation to discuss appropriate coverage for your home and
family, call ProGrowth Insurance Agency at 1-800-700-7954.
Gas, light, water, telephone,
fuel, garbage and cable television.
Get refunds of any deposits made.
MEDICAL, DENTAL, PRESCRIPTION
Ask Doctor and Dentist for
Transfer birth records, medical
records, prescriptions etc...
AND DON'T FORGET TO:
the freezer and refrigerator, plan for use of foods.
Defrost freezer and clean refrigerator. Use baking soda to
appliances serviced for moving.
with your moving company for insurance coverage, packing and
unpacking labor, arrival day, various shipping papers, method,
time of expected payment and provide phone number where they can
gasoline from lawn mower and discard any cleaning fluids that are
flammable. The mover will not allow them to be packed.
boxes that you will need right away.
for the special needs of infants or pets.
to have your car serviced before the trip.
ON MOVING DAY:
Make hotel reservation if you
are traveling for more than one day or have to wait for the movers
Take a local phone directory
with you for easy access to numbers of old friends, businesses,
Carry enough cash or travelers
checks to cover cost of moving services and expenses until you
make banking connections in new city.
Carry jewelry and documents
Plan for transporting pets; they
are poor traveling companions if unhappy.
Let close friend or relative
know route and schedule you will travel including overnight stops;
use him or her as message headquarters.
Double check closets, drawers,
and shelves to be sure they are empty.
Leave old keys needed by new
tenant or owner with realtor or neighbor.
AT YOUR NEW ADDRESS:
Arrange for someone to be at
your new home when the moving van arrives.
Inspect everything before you
sign your moving receipt and find out how many days you have to
claim any damages.
Obtain certified check or
cashier's check necessary for closing real estate transaction.
Check pilot light on stove, hot
water heater, and furnace.
Have appliances checked.
Ask the mail carrier for mail he
or she may be holding for your arrival.
Have new address recorded on
driver's license or apply for state driver's license.
Visit city offices and register
Register car within five days
after arrival in state or a penalty may have to be paid when
getting new license plates.
Transfer motor club membership.
Register family in your new
place of worship.
Register children in school.
Arrange for medical services:
doctor, dentist, veterinarian, etc.
We hope you have a Smooth