1. Change your address. Get a change of address kit which some great coupons too.
2. Update your contact info Change your address online with creditors, financial institutions, schools, publications.
3. Tell your mailman and say "Thank you" A little consideration goes a long way when it comes to forwarding mail.
4. Change the locks How many of us have moved into a new place and used the same locks and keys that were provided?
5. Get the house and carpets deep cleaned.
7. Call an exterminator.
8. Research utility providers.
9. Shut off the utilities on the house you're moving from.
10. Alert your current service providers. Alert your gardener, pool man and anyone else.
11. Pare down your stuff. Have a garage sale or donate to charity.