The Moving Survival Guide: All You Need to Know to Make Your Move Go Smoothly [NOOK Book]

Overview


Moving can be a highly emotional time filled with excitement—and with panic. From selecting a real estate agent and finding a new home to transferring medical records and registering your vehicle, there are hundreds of steps involved in making a successful move. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone!

The Moving Survival Guide will help you make informed decisions and keep your family organized and motivated before, during, and after your move. Part how-to book, part ...

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The Moving Survival Guide: All You Need to Know to Make Your Move Go Smoothly

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Overview


Moving can be a highly emotional time filled with excitement—and with panic. From selecting a real estate agent and finding a new home to transferring medical records and registering your vehicle, there are hundreds of steps involved in making a successful move. Fortunately, you don’t have to go it alone!

The Moving Survival Guide will help you make informed decisions and keep your family organized and motivated before, during, and after your move. Part how-to book, part workbook, this friendly guide leads you through the daunting tasks of selling, packing, and relocating your household. Within these pages author Martha Poage—who has successfully moved her family nine times in eleven years—offers practical advice and tried-and-true tips, including:
Extensive planning calendars
Detailed to-do lists
Helpful worksheets
Easy recordkeeping guidelines that will be invaluable at tax time
Ideas to involve the whole family
Proven advice to keep you focused, informed, and energized for your move

The Moving Survival Guide will ensure you don’t forget a single important task during this busy and exciting time.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762751730
  • Publisher: Globe Pequot Press
  • Publication date: 11/1/2004
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 741,734
  • File size: 4 MB

Meet the Author


Author Martha Poage has become an expert at relocation by moving her family seven times in eight years; from one end of the country to the other, across town and across the street. She currently resides in Scottsdale, Arizona, but is always prepared for the next move.
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BOX OF ITEMS FOR THE NEW OWNERS

If you own your home, remember to leave a box of apporpriate items for the new owners. This box should contain product warranty instruction manuals and a list of service providers with their names and phone numbers that pertain to your home or neighborhood. Mark this box as follows -- "TO THE NEW OWNERS -- DO NOT LOAD ON TRUCK."

Stove (Cook Top) Manual
Oven Manual
Microwave Manual
Dishwasher Manual
Refrigerator Manual
Garbage Disposal Manual
Water Softener Manual
Hot Water Heater Manual
Furnace Manual
Humidifier Manual
Swamp Cooler Manual
Central Vacuum System Manual
Gas Fireplace Manual
Thermostat Manual
Security System Manual
Sprinkler System MAnual
Garage Door Opener(s)
Jacuzzi Manual
Pool/Hot Tub Manual
Fountain Manual
Homeowner's Manual
Local Telephone Books
Neighborhood Telephone Directory
Local Maps
House Blueprints/Floor Plans
Lawn Service Provider
Builder's Name and Phone Number
Pool Service Provider
Snow Removal Service Provider

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Table of Contents


The Moving Survival Guide

1. The Decision is Final
2. Every REaltor's Dream
3. Let's Get Organized
4. Three Months to Go
5. One Month to Go
6. The Final Week
7. Packing Days
8. Moving Day
9. Delivery Day
10. Tips for Unpacking
11. Real Life Experiences
12. Guidelines for Executive Track Families
13. Date and Planning Calendar
14. Important Info at a Glance [worksheets]
15. Other Sources

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