Preparing For Moving Day

Nov 8, 2017

Preparing For Moving Day

We’ve got you this far, now we want to help you when preparing for moving day. Here are some simple tips to get you going:

  • Visit your lender and arrange to have all mortgage documents sent to your lawyer’s office as soon as they are completed
  • Schedule an appointment with your lawyer as soon as they have received your mortgage documents
  • Contact a moving company
  • Call your insurance company as soon as you receive your possession letter, and provide the required insurance documents and proof of insurance to your lawyer
  • To forward your mail to your new address, visit and find the “Managing Mail” menu
  • Select a utilities service provider and arrange all service before your possession date
  • Should you wish to set up phone, cable, and/or internet, please contact the provider of your choice; some popular ones in the Edmonton area are Shaw and Telus
  • Please make arrangements for delivery and installation of your appliances for the day afterpossession
  • Transfer or change your address information on your bank accounts, credit cards, driver’s license, etc.
  • The City of Edmonton, County of Strathcona and the City of St. Albert all provide curbside garbage, and recycling collection, with Strathcona and St. Albert also providing organics collection; for general information on collection, including your scheduled pickup day, please visit your City or County’s website


And if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to reach out!

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