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Moving to Maryland with All My Sons Moving & Storage

Are you moving to Maryland? Contact All My Sons Moving & Storage now! We are one of the best moving companies and will relocate your belongings safely to the scenic state of Maryland. With over 40% of the state covered in trees, Maryland is an oasis for outdoor activities. Plus, Maryland is a hop-skip-and-a-jump to the Capitol, so you can enjoy all the benefits of living in D.C., such as visiting world-class museums. If you enjoy eating seafood, you are in for a treat! Maryland is known for its fresh oysters, lobsters, and crab.

Maryland can be expensive. It has the highest concentration of millionaires, so expect high house values and high property taxes. Also, the job market is highly competitive, especially in Baltimore, plus there is a ton of traffic. Note that Baltimore is ranked the 3rd most dangerous city in the U.S. for violent crime. 

What Is the First Thing to Do When Moving to Maryland?

You have determined that you’re moving to Maryland. Well, you need the All My Sons Moving & Storage Moving Out of State Checklist. Begin by taking measurements of your new home and developing a floor plan. The floor plan should help you have a better idea of what belongings you are keeping, and it will come in handy on moving day to direct the movers. Label the items you are taking by including what room they are going in. The objects you are not moving, decide if you can donate them to a local charity, throw them out, or sell them

Once you have finished sorting your belongings, call All My Sons Moving & Storage. We will help walk you through the process of choosing an insurance plan and picking a moving date. Let us know if you have any hard furniture to move, such as a piano. We are the best piano movers in Maryland, by the way! If it applies, notify building maintenance about your move to see if they have any specific rules. Also, you may need to obtain a moving permit depending on your location. 

Who Do I Need to Tell When I Move to Maryland?

Notify your employer that you are moving so you can take time off and update your payroll information. If you have any house employees, let them know, so they have ample time to acquire another job. If you have children, you will need to enroll them in school as well as transfer their medical records. Pets should see their veterinarian to ensure they are up-to-date with all their vaccinations, medications, ID tags and to attain any paperwork required. 

You will also need to update all types of insurance you may have, change your license and registration at the DMV, and cancel any subscriptions. You can change your address at the Post Office for free and have them forward your mail. Don’t forget to tell Veteran Affairs, the Social Security Administration, and any lenders if applicable. You will also need to schedule final meter readings and close your utility accounts. We suggest you turn on your new utility gas, electricity, trash, cable, water, and sewage. Finally, obtain contact information for public safety and other public departments

What Should I Do Two Weeks Before Moving to Maryland?

Before your movers arrive, you need to accomplish a few more tasks. Clean your home, and if you have leftover food, donate it to a local food pantry. Return library books, pick up dry cleaning, and back up your computer. Make a moving kit with the keys to your new home, directions, money, personal information, and anything else you may need. Check the weather channel, grab cash to tip your movers, and stock up on water to stay hydrated. Finally, defrost your freezer, and drain your hoses. 

What Do I Do On Moving Day?

The moving day has finally arrived! Time to protect your floors and walls, and audit your belongings with the movers as you will want to note their condition when they arrive and report any discrepancies immediately. Tip and write a review about your movers. If you were renting, don’t forget to do a final inspection with your landlord, return your old key, and hopefully get your deposit back. That’s a wrap! All My Sons Moving & Storage would like to thank you for using our Moving Out of State Moving Checklist. For more detailed information, check out our Ultimate Moving Checklist. Enjoy your new home!