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Moving Made Easier

Moving Made Easier

A 6-Week Journey to a Seamless Home Transition

Introduction Moving Made Easier

Greetings! Embarking on a journey to a new home is an exhilarating chapter in life.

However, the prospect of orchestrating a smooth move can sometimes cast a shadow over the excitement.

Here at Elevate Real Estate Group with Royal LePage Triland in the charming city of London, Ontario, we comprehend the intricate tapestry of emotions that comes with moving. We aim to alleviate your concerns and make your moving experience seamless and enjoyable.

In this in-depth guide, we unveil a comprehensive, week-by-week roadmap that will ease your transition and help you embrace the exciting adventure that awaits you as you enter your new abode.

Week 6: Initial Planning and Organization

Create Your Moving Command Center: As you embark on this journey, assemble a moving binder. This repository will house all the essential documents, checklists, and invaluable contacts you’ll need throughout this process. Think of it as your guiding star as you navigate this transition.

Scouting Moving Companies: Enlist the aid of professional movers to streamline your move. Week 6 is the ideal time to research and gather quotes. Contact us at Elevate Real Estate Group for recommendations on trustworthy moving companies that align with your needs.

Week 5: Declutter and Sort

Embrace the Art of Letting Go: One of the initial steps to ensure a seamless move is decluttering. Go through each room discerningly, deciding what to keep, donate, or bid farewell to. By purging unnecessary items, you streamline your belongings and pave the way for a more organized packing process.

The Prelude to Packing: Begin packing items that won’t be required in the weeks leading up to your move – seasonal clothing, decor, and non-essential items. To maintain clarity, label each box with a detailed inventory and indicate the room it belongs to.
Week 4: Notify and Organize

The Address Game: Inform the post office, utility providers, and essential contacts about your forthcoming change of address. This ensures a seamless transition in terms of mail forwarding and uninterrupted services.

Catalogue Your Possessions: Maintain an inventory list of your belongings before packing. This meticulous catalogue serves not only to keep track of your cherished items but also as a reference for insurance purposes.

Week 3: Packing Strategy

Systematic Room-by-Room Packing: Embark on systematically packing one room at a time. This approach fosters organization and helps ease unpacking in your new haven. Remember to label each box conspicuously, a small action that promises enormous convenience later.

Crafting the Essentials Box: As you pack, keep aside an “essentials box.” This treasure trove will house life’s necessities – toiletries, a change of clothes, and essential documents – to ensure a seamless first day in your new home.

Week 2: Finalize Details

Seal the Deal with Movers: It’s time to seal the deal with your chosen moving company or rental truck service. Verify the dates, times, and specialized requirements to prevent last-minute hiccups.

Share the News: Extend the courtesy of your relocation news to friends and family. Make sure they have your new address and contact details.
Week 1: Last-Minute Preparations

The “First Day” Box: Fashion a box that contains all the essentials you’ll need immediately upon arrival at your new haven. Think bedding, kitchen basics, and chargers for your electronic devices – a small box brimming with comfort.

Furniture Disassembly: In this final countdown, start disassembling larger furniture pieces for a smoother transition.

Moving Day: The Grand Transition

Supervision and Assurance: Be an active participant on moving day, overseeing the loading and unloading process to ensure the safety of your beloved possessions.

The Last Look: As the movers wrap up, perform a final sweep through your previous abode to ensure no stray item is left behind.

Conclusion: Your New Home Awaits!

At Elevate Real Estate Group with Royal LePage Triland, we’re not just here to help you buy or sell properties; we’re here to support you every step of the way. This 6-week journey has been crafted to transform the stress of moving into a well-organized adventure.

Remember, we’re just a phone call away if you need guidance or have queries about the moving process. Your new home is beckoning, and we’re excited to help you embrace it with open arms!

Local Resources

Moving Companies:

  1. Two Small Men with Big Hearts Moving Co.
  2. London Movers Ontario
  3. AMJ Campbell London
  4. Premiere Van Lines London
  5. Campbell Bros Movers Ltd.
  6. London Moving Co.
  7. Two Men and a Truck London
  8. Forest City Moving
  9. Brawny Movers
  10. London Moving & Storage

Cleaning Companies:

  1. Merry Maids of London
  2. The Cleaning Authority – London
  3. Molly Maid London
  4. Custom Clean Maid Service
  5. Dust Busters
  6. The Maid Squad
  7. Green Clean London
  8. Clean Freaks
  9. We Clean It
  10. Harmony Cleaning Services

Other Helpful Resources:

  1. London Hydro – Utility service for setting up electricity.
  2. Union Gas – Natural gas service provider for your new home.
  3. Canada Post – To change your address and ensure mail forwarding.
  4. City of London – Official city website with information about services, permits, and more.
  5. London Public Library – Offers resources and services for newcomers.
  6. London Transit Commission – Public transportation information.
  7. Cable and Internet Providers – Companies like Rogers, Bell, and offer services in the area.
  8. London School Districts – Information about local schools and enrollment.
  9. Waste Management – Information about garbage and recycling collection.
  10. Local Grocery Stores – Places like Loblaws, Metro, and Farm Boy for grocery needs.

Please note that it’s always a good idea to research and contact these companies directly to gather more information, get quotes, and ensure their availability for your specific moving timeline.

Elevate Real Estate Group

Elevate Real Estate Group (Brittany Wurfel, Jeremy Odland, Victoria Rowe, & Stewart Blair)

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Want more details on the current market? You can find more information about the current market here: London & St Thomas Association of Realtors.


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