Prepare for moving

Looking for tips and advice on moving? Empire Property Estate Agents Wishaw can help. Just check out our simple steps below:


Booking a Reliable Removal Company:

As you embark on the journey of moving to your new home, it’s important to plan ahead and secure the services of a reputable removal company if you choose to enlist their assistance. Booking early ensures availability and allows you to schedule your move at a convenient time. A professional removal company can help ease the stress and physical demands of moving day, providing efficient packing, loading, transportation, and unpacking services to ensure a smooth transition to your new residence.

Informing Relevant Parties of Your Move:

A crucial aspect of the moving process is notifying the necessary individuals and organisations about your upcoming relocation. Start by contacting your utilities company to arrange for meter readings and the transfer or disconnection of services at your current address. It’s essential to inform them of your move to ensure a seamless transition of utilities to your new property. Additionally, consider contacting Royal Mail to arrange a mail redirection service. This ensures that important correspondence and packages are forwarded to your new address, preventing any disruption in communication.

Updating Your Address and Contact Details:

To ensure a smooth transition and uninterrupted services, it’s crucial to update your address and contact information with relevant parties. This includes notifying your bank, insurance providers, healthcare professionals, and any subscription services you may have. Updating these details ensures that important documents, financial statements, and subscriptions are correctly directed to your new address. Take the time to compile a comprehensive list of organisations and individuals that need to be informed and methodically update your contact information to minimise any potential inconvenience.

Organising and Packing:

As the moving day approaches, it’s essential to begin organising and packing your belongings. Start by decluttering and sorting through your possessions, deciding what to keep, donate, or sell. Create a systematic packing plan, labeling boxes and categorising items to facilitate an organised unpacking process at your new home. Make sure to pack essential items separately for easy access upon arrival.

Managing Important Documents:

Throughout the moving process, it’s crucial to keep important documents safe and easily accessible. Gather documents such as your identification, passports, property-related paperwork, financial records, and insurance policies. Consider keeping them in a secure folder or bag that you carry with you during the move to prevent misplacement or loss.


By taking these necessary steps and staying organised, you can ensure a smooth and efficient move to your new home. Remember, the team at Empire Property Estate Agents Wishaw is here to support you during this transition. Feel free to reach out to us for any assistance or further guidance. We’re excited to help make your move a successful and stress-free experience.