Moving Guide: Before You Move

Congratulations on the new home! We're here to help make the move as easy as possible.

Moving into a new home is incredibly exciting! But knowing what you need to take care of before leaving can be stressful. Keep the following in mind when planning your move so you can start the next chapter smoothly.

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Help with every step of the move:

Who are we:

ONIT is here to help families and businesses conquer projects big and small, from moving to home improvement. Our ONIT full concierge program is a free service to you and is built to help find affordable and customized solutions for utilities, security, insurance, moving, and more. Our goal is to save you time and eliminate some stress that comes with the moving process. We work with the top brands and the best licensed professionals in the industry to save you time and money on your new move. When you buy through links on our site, we may earn an affiliate commission.

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Utilities In Your Area

Our utilities are essential but often forgotten in the moving process. Make sure you're comfortable in your new home by setting up electricity, gas, and water in advance. Here are some top providers in your city.


Update your
Mailing Address with USPS

It is important to make sure to update mailing addresses for any accounts you may have like banks and bills. But for the ones you might miss, make sure to update your mailing address and add a forwarding address with USPS. This also make sure you're still receiving your mail when you move. You can update your mailing with USPS online.

Change Your Address

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Custom Stamp

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Don't Forget the Little Things!

Leaving your home or apartment sparkling and clean before you move is more than just a courteous thing to do. It can also help potential homebuyers see your property's charm. Renters who clean before moving are also more likely to get their security deposit back. Make a checklist of rooms and spaces you need to tidy up before the big move. Buy the appropriate cleaning supplies for each area. Take the time to address any repairs or damages to improve the odds of seeing your security deposit. To avoid any surprises, speak with your apartment manager to verify the terms of your deposit.

Homeowner's Insurance

Most mortgages require some sort of homeowner's insurance to help protect against unforeseen hazards and accidents in the future. But how do you know if you have the right and best coverage for your home? Our insurance concierge experts can help you out! We work with major providers to get your the coverage you need for home and auto.

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