Move-in Checklist

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MOVE-IN CHECKLIST


2 WEEKS OUT, IF POSSIBLE

  • SCHEDULE YOUR MOVERS
    • Or call up friends and offer pizza and beer to anyone who has a truck
  • SET UP YOUR UTILITIES
    • Water: Don't worry - we set that up for you!
    • Electric: Our preferred electricity provider is Reliant Energy - 1-855-353-7736. Mention PROMO CODE: MF2791 to receive our resident special. reliant.com/myhome
    • TV, Phone & Internet: AT&T provides phone, internet & Uverse to The Hudson. Call 877-910-0501 or visit att.com/uverseconnect to get service.
  • Do a change of address to ensure you get your mail at your new home – usps.gov
  • Alert your most important social circle about your move
    • This should also include notifying your bank, employer, insurance company, magazines– and don’t forget mom.

1 WEEK OUT, IF POSSIBLE

  • Purchase renter’s insurance
    • To receive your keys, you will need to show your declarations page, with a minimum of $50,000 in liability coverage.
    • If you have a pet, ready them for the move
      • Pets are smart, so they probably already know something is going on. But you’ll need to be ready to pay for your pet deposit and fee before moving in.
    • If you have kids, register them for their new school

A FEW DAYS BEFORE

  • Start packing (or if you’re an early-bird, this was done weeks ago)
  • Double-check the details
    • Did you remember to call the movers??
    • Schedule the pickup of your keys from the leasing office.
    • Ensure you have the following ready for moving day
      • A copy of your renter’s insurance declarations page
      • Your electricity account number
      • Pet deposit/fee (if applicable)
      • First month’s rent
  • Pack a small moving day kit – toiletries, a few paper goods, medications, a change of clothes and dog food are recommended. It always seems like Advil and toilet paper are the hardest things to find when you need them most!