Moving can seem like an overwhelming process, but a little preparation goes a long way in mitigating the stress. Check out the following strategies which can help your move go as smoothly as possible.
Break the Process Down Into Smaller Steps
Any large undertaking can seem difficult to get started on at the outset. The best way to know where to start is to break the whole process down into smaller tasks. First, follow a timeline for what needs to be done 6 weeks out, what can be done only a couple of weeks from your move date, and what needs to be top of mind on moving day. Our Homebuyers Moving Checklist is a great tool to help you determine when you need to do each task to keep on track and make sure nothing is missed.
Hire Professional Help
Sure, you could declutter, pack, and move everything yourself, but do you really want to? If you’re pressed for time, or have physical limitations which prevent you from doing the work yourself, hiring a professional to help may make more sense than handling everything yourself. Companies who specialize in these services can often get the work done in less time, with less hassle for you.
Keep the End Goal in Mind
When you’re in the throes of packing and moving, it can be easy to forget why you’re going through the process in the first place. However, keeping the end result in mind can help you stay motivated to get through each step along the way. The excitement of moving into a new home, and all the exploration and adventure that can come with it is something to look forward to as you tackle each task on your checklist.
Need Help with Your Move?
If you need help finding movers, cleaners, or other service providers, I would be happy to refer you to qualified professionals from my network of screened companies. Contact me by phone at: 604-910-7777 or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your needs.