You’ve signed the papers, and now you finally have a new place to stay! All the blood, sweat and tears that come out from all your hard work finally pays off. Be it a condo or an apartment, having a new house can be a fun experience, and at the same time it comes with a lot of hassle to go through. So, perhaps you’re thinking of what you should do before you change address and frankly, there’s a lot. In this article, we’ve compiled of all the things that you should do when changing the address so do read more to know what we’ve written.
Update Mailing Address
This problem is what people often left undone, and it is to update your mailing address as soon as possible be it before you move out or after you move out to your new place. If you forgot to do this or don’t even bother of updating your mailing address, then there’s a lot of chance that the letters that you’re waiting won’t even reach to your letterbox. Here’s a USPS mail change of address form just in case you need one to update your address. Make sure to do it as soon as possible!
Tell Your Friends
Feeling sad because there are no Christmas cards that arrived in front of your doorstep? If so, you might’ve forgotten to tell your friends and family that you’ve changed address. Either send an email or a text message to your close friends and family, this will ensure that there’s no missing parcels or letters. The same goes to telling your organization or clubs if you’re expecting monthly subscription emails or orders.
If you have a credit card, then you’re used to paying the bills every month, because that’s what you have to do. When you changed address but didn’t tell the credit card company of your new address, it’s going to create a lot of problems. They’re going to send the bill to your old address, and you’ll never pay it, and they’re not going to care that you didn’t pay the bill this month which means you’re going to suffer from a penalty. Make sure to revise your billing address as soon as possible to avoid this.
In the end, having a new place to stay is great, but there’s a lot of things to take care of so make sure you do it to avoid any hassle in the future!