Contact property manager to book the use of the elevator
Arrange a moving company, get a written confirmation on time and date of the event
Change address in all essential institutions:
Fortis BC (www.fortisbc.com) Ph.: 1 888 224 2710
BC Hydro (www.bchydro.com) Ph.: 604 224 9376
ICBC (www.icbc.com) Ph.:604-661-2800
Canada Revenue Agency (www.cra.gc.ca) Ph.:1-800-714-7257
Cable TV Shaw (www.shaw.ca) Ph.: 604 629 8888
Rogers (www.rogers.com) Ph.: 1 888 764 3771
Telus (www.telus.com) Ph.: 1 888 472 2222
Medical Services Plan (www.health.gov.bc.ca) Ph.: 604-660-2421
Canada Post (www.canadapost.ca) Ph:1 866 607 6301
Start packing. Keep an inventory list. Mark each box with its destination room (e.g. kitchen).
List the items to take with you personally. Include all jewellery, passports and other valuable items.
Collect all keys for the house for the new owners (don’t forget garage and shed keys).
Check inventory for number of boxes – break down by room
Verify that the utilities have been turned on and meters have been read
Get to the house before the movers. Arrange snacks and drinks with you. It will be a long day.