During your move, there are certain documents that can be packed up, eventually unpacked, and then sorted through once you are settled in your new home. On the other hand, there are other documents that are much more important that you may need on hand once you get to your new home. Below we will discuss the difference between the two, so that you are well prepared for whatever comes your way.
Okay to Pack
A good way to know what to pack is to ask yourself a simple question. Does this document have anything to do with my move? If your answer is “no” then you can pack that document. Documents that are okay to pack are things such as:
- birthday cards
- credit card statements
- school papers for the children
- tax documents that are more than 5 years old
The golden rule is; if it doesn’t pertain to the move, pack it up!
Needed on Hand
Again, a good way to know what to pack is to ask yourself that simple question. Does this document have anything to do with my move? If your answer is “yes” then you need to make sure that is put aside to avoid accidently packing it. Documents that are needed on hand are things such as:
- Current home documents
- Copy of your NEW rental agreement OR house documents
- Renovation receipts for new owner or renter
- ALL identity documents for ALL family members
Reminder: Keep all identity documents safe and on you during your move.
Don’t feel overwhelmed! Just make sure you gather everything you need and know where other things are.
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