Moving House With Zero Stress In 6 Easy Steps

Moving House and don’t know where to start? You’re in luck! Here’s the only checklist you’ll ever need to make sure you get everything done in a timely, organised fashion. Moving house can seem daunting. There’s so much to think about and if you’re not organised, it can be a very stressful time.

Marlene Baker, one of Calibre’s top residential sales agent shares with us the advantages of moving house, The best thing about moving house is it’s a great opportunity to declutter and get rid of the things you haven’t used for ages or unpacked since the last move. My big tip is to make sure you remember to get your electricity & internet connected as it can sometimes take a few days, even a week.“

Use this checklist and you’ll be enjoying a glass of your favourite beverage in your beautiful new home in no time.

Moving House Checklist.

  1. 1.The Postie

    Redirect your mail with Australia Post, cancel or transfer deliveries, home services, newspapers etc.

  2. 2. Be Assured, Get Insured

    Ensure insurance for contents on the move is in order, Locate personal or valuable items to take with you personally on your moving day.

  3. 3. Lights off, no one’s home.

    Arrange for all utilities to be finalised on your moving day and also connection to your new home.

  4.  4. Big Bag of Goodies to keep you sane.

    Pack a bag with supplies to have with you personally on the day of moving such as a first aid kit, medications, phone chargers, spare change of clothes & toiletries, snacks and water bottles, cleaning items, children’s activities.

  5. 5. Itemise Like a Pro

    Create an itemised inventory of what is packed in each box. On moving day check off all furniture and cartons against your inventory as they go into the truck.

  6. 6. Hit the Hay

    Unpack your bedding in the new home and make up all the beds as soon as possible – a good nights’ sleep will be just what the doctor ordered at the end of a tiring day!


Quote provided by Calibre Real Estate’s Residential Property Specialist –
Marlene Baker
0423 799 727

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If you have a property in South East QLD that you would like to discuss with one of the team members at Calibre, then please feel free to call our office at (07) 3367 3411 or lodge a request for a “Property Appraisal” on our website.


There’s always so much to consider when moving house, but follow these 6 Top Tips for your Moving House Checklist and it should make life a lot easier for you.

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