Planning Your Move

As only motivated, experienced professionals are accepted into the RE/MAX system you know that by choosing a RE/MAX Sales Agent to handle your property sale you are selecting an agent with experience, and one backed by a strong, reputable company with more than 30 years in the industry.

4-6 weeks to moving day

  1. Book your removal company.
  2. Dispose of any items no longer needed. Remember charities, friends and family may appreciate your pre-loved goods. You don’t want to pay to move those items.
  3. Remember to sort through garage / garden shed etc.
  4. Make a note of any precious items that may need special care to move.
  5. Measure the spaces in your new home to ensure your furniture fits.
  6. In the kitchen, use up all opened packets and throw out goods past their use-by date.
  7. Check any moving instructions for your washing machine with manufacturer.

Moving Day

  1. Try to keep visitors to your new home to a minimum.
  2. Transport perishable food items in a cooler box.
  3. Have plan at hand for furniture placement in new home.
  4. Have at hand your “SURVIVAL” box.
  5. If renting, arrange for key collection.
  6. Collect all car and house keys, ensure gas and electricity meters have been read and telephone disconnected.
  7. If your possessions are being stored or you are moving overseas or interstate, remember to check and sign the inventory.
  8. Continue to check house / property for forgotten items as van is being loaded.

Your new residence

  1. If leasing, document condition of property and furnishings for the appropriate agent.
  2. Try to stand at the removalist’s entry point and give clear directions as to furniture placement.
  3. Check all utilities are connected, hot water service on.
  4. At completion of unloading, check all is to your satisfaction.
  5. If move is from storage, interstate or overseas, check and sign the inventory.
  6. Check that you have all keys and relevant instructions to your new residence.

Smile and say hello to your new neighbours.

Attached is a complete moving guide checklist provided by Moving House. The list covers every aspect of your move in detail. Get Organised and Good Luck!

ENJOY YOUR NEW HOME!