Move to Johnson City!

There are so many details to consider when moving to a new city. You’ll want to notify utility, professional and government services of your move in a timely manner. Making a moving checklist with weekly tasks will better prepare you and help simplify the move. A number of Chamber member moving service companies are available to assist you with your move to Johnson City.

Here’s a Moving Checklist that will help you stay on track leading up to your move.

6 weeks before moving

  • Select a moving company and schedule a move date and time.
  • Start researching schools, childcare services, churches, etc. in Johnson City.
  • Ask your doctor and dentist for a referral in Johnson City.

5 weeks before moving

  • Select a real estate agent.
  • Start packing items that you do not use frequently and label the boxes.
  • File a change of address with the post office or ask them to hold your mail at the Johnson City post office.

4 weeks before moving

  • Decide which items in your home should be discarded, donated or sold.
  • Arrange transfer of school records and veterinarian records.
  • Make travel arrangements for pets.
  • Notify utility services (electric, water, gas, telephone, cell phone, TV/Internet, etc.) of your move to Johnson City.

3 weeks before moving

  • Notify professional services (doctor, dentist, school, insurance agent, etc.) of your move to Johnson City.
  • Notify government offices (state vehicle registration, Social Security Administration, City/County Tax Assessor, etc.) of your move to Johnson City.

2 weeks before moving

  • Confirm travel arrangements.
  • Notify financial institutions, health clubs, newspapers, groups or organizations to cancel or transfer membership.

1 week before moving

  • Empty and defrost refrigerator.
  • Start packing suitcases and boxes.
  • Check all rooms and closets to make sure everything is packed.
  • Drain gas and oil from lawn equipment, gas grills, etc.

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