We've listed some helpful steps to guide you once your home is listed:
Two Months Before your move
Get moving quotes if you are planning on using a professional mover.
Visually prepare or design a floor plan for your furniture in your new home.
Create a list for inventory of your belongings. This is helpful in preparing a garage or moving sale.
Keep all of your paperwork concerning the move in one file, so nothing is lost or misplaced.
Finalize your decision on a mover.
If time permits, prepare your new home for arrival. (New paint, new locks, etc.)
One Month Before your move
Change your address - you can do this online
Change you address with the IRS - you can do this online
Make any travel arrangements where you will need an airline, train, hotel, bus or car rental.
Research local laws about home-based businesses and business licenses if you own or operate your own business.
Make an inventory list of all of your belongings.
Use up or finish and discard household items so that there is less to pack and move.
Two Weeks Before your move
Contact all of your utilities and change your service to your new address.
Organize those helping you on the day of the move.
Confirm all travel reservations you have made.
If moving appliances, make sure they are inspected before the move.
Review your insurance policy for coverage during your move.
Defrost your freezer and refrigerator.
Moving Day Has Arrived!
Do a final walk through of the home to make sure all of your belongings have been removed.
Be sure to take control of all personal items that are valuable or important to you during the move.