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Asheville Moving Checklist

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  • Pack a separate box with important documents, valuables, and essentials for moving day.
  • Defrost and clean out your refrigerator and freezer.
  • Confirm details with your real estate agent and ensure all necessary paperwork is in order for closing.
  • Confirm delivery times with the moving company or rental truck.
  • Finish packing all remaining items.
  • Set aside items you will need on moving day (snacks, drinks, cleaning supplies, etc.).
  • Prepare a plan for directing movers on moving day.


  • Double-check each room to ensure nothing is left behind.
  • Be present during the move to answer any questions movers may have.
  • Do a final walkthrough of your home to ensure everything is in order.
  • Turn off lights, lock doors, and hand over keys to the new owner or real estate agent.
  • Keep important documents and valuables with you during the move.
  • Arrive at your new home ahead of the movers to ensure everything is ready for unloading.
  • Direct movers on where to place items in your new home.
  • Check inventory to ensure nothing is missing or damaged.
  • Tip movers if satisfied with their service.


  • Unpack essentials and set up beds and other necessary furniture.
  • Begin unpacking room by room, starting with the most important areas.
  • Update your address with banks, insurance companies, and other relevant parties.
  • Explore your new neighborhood and locate essential services.
  • Register your vehicle and update your driver's license if you've moved to a new state.
  • Get involved in your new community and meet your neighbors.

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