If you have not been used to moving and have been lucky to continue in
one place all these years, you will naturally feel jittery when you are
asked to move to a new place. You are not sure as to where to begin and
how to start the entire process of packing and shifting. You may not
even realize whom to consult. In reality, it is not all that earth
shattering or back breaking task. There are umpteen numbers of helps
available these days at every stage of shifting and hence the task of
moving is in no way tedious or stressful.
When you look at all your belongings, you might even feel depressed as
to how you are going to pack them and take them safely to the new place.
Well, take a notebook and pen and jot down all your personal effects
without leaving out any. You will notice that you have accumulated a
number of wasteful items over a period that are still in good shape and
are actually not needed by you. Sell away such items to those who need
them and use the money for better purposes. Now, you have a list of such
items which you need to carry.
The next job to attend to would be looking for a
good moving van
to carry your belongings. You may find out from your friends and
colleagues regarding reliable Moving Vans available in your area and the
companies that run them. Internet is a great source of help these days
in every facet of life. Go online and conduct a small study on various
moving companies which are conducting business in your area and you may
look for cheap moving vans too in case you have budget constraints.
There are companies that offer competitive rates and yet give good
service too. Finalize one such company and prevail upon them to attend
to every aspect of shifting your items to the new destination. Take care
to obtain a written agreement from them in this regard.
The biggest worry has been taken care of once you have engaged a
You are now free to devote your time to other important issues like
children school, settlement of pending bills, issuing letters to various
authorities regarding change of address, etc. Look for a new tenant for
your present house which you shall be vacating soon. Take leave of all
your friends and neighbors and start afresh in the new city with renewed
energy and enthusiasm.