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Tips For Moving Out of State

Essential Guide for Moving at of State

So you have decided to move to another state, and you don’t know where to begin the process. Whether it’s for a new job, family needs, or retirement, moving to a state can be an exciting adventure. The first thing you need to do is create a detailed plan to make the moving transition as easy and stress-free as possible. The professional long-distance moving specialists at Lile Relocation Services have created a practical checklist of tips for moving out of state to help you with the process. 

Stay Organized

When preparing for a move, it is helpful to create a checklist of tasks to perform. This will help you stay organized and on track. You can use our home moving timeline planner to help you with your big move. 

Declutter your home

Moving to a new state is a great time to purge some of your belongings you no longer want or need. Have a yard sale or donate items to a local charity. Consequently, this can help you save money during your move as well. The fewer items you are moving means less weight on the moving truck, which can reduce the price of your big move.

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Create a moving budget

Moving to a new state can become expensive quickly if you don’t put together a budget. A professional moving company can help you save time and money when moving to a new state. Professional movers can help you pack and organize your belongings. They are also responsible for the logistics of your move. Having a full-service moving company help during a move can make the experience go smoothly and reduce your stress levels.

Start Packing

About six weeks before you move to a new state, you should pack up the items you won’t need until after moving, such as photo albums, books, and decorative home items. Label each box with which room and its contents. 

Set up utilities at your new home

A month before your moving day, contact the utilities at your new home and have services turned on as of a specific date. Not to mention, call your current utility providers and have your old home services turned off. 

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Auto Transportation

You need to determine whether you will drive your cars to your new home or if you want to ship them to where you are moving. Car moving services are available to move all types of vehicles, including cars, trucks, motorcycles, ATVs, boats, and more. Read our tips on how to ship your car across the country

Explore the area around your new home

Take a trip to your new city or town to learn more about the area. Visiting their new school beforehand is excellent when moving to a new state with children. It can help them adjust to a new home more quickly. Also, exploring your new neighborhood can help you find where places like restaurants, grocery stores, and entertainment venues are in your new hometown.

Hire an Interstate Moving Company

Moving across state lines needs to be a seamless process. Choosing the right interstate moving company with the resources and expertise to move you to another state can make a successful move. Lile Relocation Services has been moving families for over 60 years. At Lile, we have the experience to ensure a stress-free out-of-state move. We are an agent for North American Van Lines serving the Pacific Northwest. 

We hope you use our moving out-of-state checklist to help make your move as stress-free as possible. Need help with planning your big move? Contact us at 888-507-6304 or fill out our online quote form to set up your FREE moving survey with one of our professional moving consultants. 

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