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Moving In in Red Deer/Central Alberta: A Checklist by Shantel Campbell

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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Moving In in Red Deer/Central Alberta: A Checklist by Shantel Campbell

Plan to have your moving day off

Mail Keys: If the previous owners did not leave the mail keys &/or location of mail box, you can contact Canada Post online: http://bit.ly/1slHRtI.   They will leave a Delivery Notice Card on your front door indicating the Post Office where you can pick up your keys.  When you pick up your keys, bring the Delivery Notice Card and government-issued photo identification.

Change of Address/Mail Forwarding: http://bit.ly/1kMb7oL

Change Your Address:

  • car/house/health insurance

  • bank

  • drivers license/registration

  • credit card

  • school

  • magazine subscriptions

  • government

  • doctor/dentist

  • provide important contacts with your new address: Employers, Family & Friends, Attorney, Accountant, Others

Have Utilities or Services set up/switched over for move in day:

  • natural gas: Enmax 310-2020 or Direct Energy 1-866-374-6299

  • electricity: Enmax 310-2020 or Direct Energy 1-866-374-6299

  • water/garbage/recycle: City of Red Deer Utility Billing Service Centre 403-342-8203

  • phone: Telus 310-CALL

  • tv/internet: Shaw 1-888-472-2222 For current Shaw deals, call Stacy Pickard 403-392-4518 (Ex. New Customer Rate or Existing Customer 1 Free month)

  • satellite: Bell 1-888-759-3474

  • alarm company

  • homeowners insurance: Gary Wilmer w/ Ing & McKee 403-346-5547

  • Switch services for your old place to your new place: Newspaper, House Cleaning, Lawn, Pool, Water Delivery

Confirm date, time and address(es) with moving company 1-2 days before

Call your lawyer 1-2 weeks before possession to make sure everything is good to go

For more great information about buying and/or selling, contact me or check out my website

 

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Moving Out: in Red Deer/Central Alberta: A Checklist by Shantel Campbell

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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Moving Out in Red Deer/Central Alberta: A Checklist by Shantel Campbell

Plan to have your moving day off

Have everything packed before moving day, except the last few things you need to leave out

Leave mail keys and location of mail box

Leave garage door openers

Leave extra house keys

Leave note as to garbage and recycling pick up day

Leave your contact info for new residents to forward mail

Change of Address/Mail Forwarding: http://bit.ly/1kMb7oL

Change Your Address:

  • car/house insurance

  • bank

  • drivers license/registration

  • credit card

  • school

  • magazine subscriptions

  • government

  • doctor/dentist

  • kids school(s), register at new school if need be

  • provide important contacts with your new address: Employers, Family & Friends, Attorney, Accountant, Others

Have Utilities or Services set up/switched over for move in day:

  • natural gas: Enmax 310-2020 or Direct Energy 1-866-374-6299

  • electricity: Enmax 310-2020 or Direct Energy 1-866-374-6299

  • water/garbage/recycle: City of Red Deer Utility Billing Service Centre 403-342-8203

  • phone: Telus 310-CALL

  • tv/internet: Shaw 1-888-472-2222

  • satellite: Bell 1-888-759-3474

  • alarm company

  • homeowners insurance: Gary Wilmer w/ Ing & McKee 403-346-5547

  • Switch services for your old place to your new place: Newspaper, House Cleaning, Lawn, Pool, Water Delivery

Call your lawyer 1-2 weeks before possession to make sure everything is good to go

Confirm date, time and address(es) with moving company 1-2 days before

Call a cleaning company if you will not be able to do a thorough job yourself. Contact me for recommendations.

For more great information about buying and/or selling, contact me or check out my website

 

Photo Credits: chestnutpark.com, bc.thevancouverrealestate.com

 

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