The Epic House Moving Checklist for Moving Out of Home for the First Time When you’re moving out for the first time, life feels equal parts exciting and terrifying.You’re about to get your own place (and a great dose of freedom), but there’s a lot of organising to do before you get there.With our printable checklist for moving out for the first time, written by our local Sydney removalists, you’ll organise all your worldly goods and head into your first property without a hitch.So whether you’re a teen leaving your parent’s home for the first time, or a young adult who has just bought their first home with a partner, our list will make you a moving pro in no time. DOWNLOAD CHECKLIST (PDF) Our handy printable checklist will help you plan effectively to make your move a success. Email the Checklist to Your Inbox Send The Moving Checklist Two months to moving out of home When you’re two months away from moving out of your home for the first time, you’ll need to lay the foundations for being organised. Staying organised is the key to success. While these tasks may seem daunting, if you dedicate a day to them, you’ll soon tick them all off your list. Create a moving house budgetDesignate a folder for all your essential documentsAdd important documents to your folder, such as birth certificate, passport etcGet a moving quote from a reputable and highly rated removals companyOrder any new furniture you may needCreate a list of organisations that need to know your new addressBegin decluttering and decide what to keep, donate, sell, or throw awayIf you’re moving to a new area, identify potential doctors, dentists, and other essential servicesWhen you’re looking for a dependable removals team with a wealth of experience, contact us here at ZOOM for a removalist quote for:• Removalists in Sydney• NSW country removals• Interstate removalists One month to moving out of your parents’ house When there’s one month to moving out of your parents’ house, time is of the essence. Dedicate time bit by bit for packing, so the process is not overwhelming. Here are some things to do when moving house: Clear your diary of commitments on the moving dayFinalise your booking with the removals companyBegin packing; start with non-essential items and leave essentials to the endIdentify items that need extra protection in transitDetermine whether you need additional insurance for your electronicsStock up on packing materialsLabel each box you pack so you know what its contents are Two weeks until moving house The things you need when moving out of your family home will vary according to your circumstances. Now’s a good time to list what’s available at your new accommodation and what you need to take with you. Additionally, start working on the following tasks: Notify Australia Post of any mail you need to redirectCancel any subscriptions you may have or redirect them to your new addressCollect any regular prescriptions you rely onFinalise packing everything other than non-essential itemsReturn anything you’ve borrowed, such as books or DVDs One week to go When you have one week to go, and you’re moving out for the first time, life gets very exciting indeed. To make sure everything runs smoothly on the day, do the following: Pick up your moving boxes from our free box offerMake arrangements to collect your new set of keysConfirm the final details with your removals companyMake your travel arrangements for the dayGo over your list of essentials you may need one last timeCreate a box of essential items you’ll need on the first day One day to go If you’re looking for tips for moving out and you have one day to go, you should be finalising the finer details. To make sure you’re fully prepared on the day, do the following: Make a note of the time the removals company will come to meet youKeep your new house keys somewhere safePack a bag of essentials you’ll need on the big dayTry to get a decent night of sleep Moving day When the big day finally arrives, knowing what you need to do makes everything feel less frantic: Find a space with adequate access so your removals team can bring everything to your propertyCheck traffic on Google Maps to find the fastest travel routeMake sure your high priority and essential boxes are easy to accessKeep all your important documents and valuables on youGo around your new property to complete a condition reportUnload essential items firstBuy food for your first few days in the propertySettle in!