A J.C. Hart Apartment Community in Fishers, IN

Your Ultimate Apartment Moving Checklist For Fishers

December 20, 2021
Exterior photo of The Verge Apartments in the fall season.

There is much to consider when moving to a new Fishers apartment community. A to-do list makes everything go in an orderly fashion. It allows you to think of each important job, stay on schedule, and feel more in control. With a goal of making your next apartment move less of a burden, we’ve compiled these important details for your apartment moving checklist in Fishers.

8 Weeks Prior To Moving: Get Prepared

A white bedroom inside of the Echo Park Bloomington Apartments. 

Don’t procrastinate! Your moving day will be less stressful the earlier you start getting ready.
  • Get organized. Follow our tips to get started on your Fishers apartment moving checklist and supplement it with additional tasks as you think of them.
  • Reach out to your present property management team. Many agreements call for a written notice signed two months before you move.
  • Understand your responsibilities for moving out, such as repairing damage, cleaning, and scheduling a walk-through. Be sure to include these on your checklist.

6 Weeks Until Relocating: Plan Your Moving Day

Now is the time to start planning the day of your move and arrange the help you need.

  • Wrap-up move-in plans with your new Fishers apartment community. Verify agreed-upon arrival date, double check the steps you need to take, and finish any outstanding paperwork.
  • Hire professional movers or rent a truck. Get reservations done at this time so that your requested moving date can be accommodated.
  • Make babysitting or pet-sitting plans for the big day to ensure the safety of children and pets.

2-4 Weeks Prior To Moving: Box It Up

Inside of a fancy bedroom at the Waverly Apartments. 

Packing early will reduce your stress later. Place everything in one of these classifications: keep, donate, or trash.
  • Collect moving boxes and other supplies.
  • Begin packing non-vital goods and purging unwanted items. Don’t forget to label boxes!
  • Repair any damages that you caused in your previous residence to get your deposit back.
  • Revise your renter’s insurance for your new address.
  • Submit a form to change your address and ask for mail forwarding from the post office.
  • Line up the shifting of your utility services or set up fresh accounts for your electric, gas, cable.
  • Notify your employer, financial institutions, and others of your change of address.
  • Find where the nearest dining, shopping, healthcare facilities, and entertainment options are within your new locale.

1 Week Until Moving: Finalize Plans

Your last week is sure to be busy but exciting as you finalize moving day plans.

  • Reaffirm your arrangements with movers or the truck rental company and make sure they have addresses and directions when your day arrives.
  • Complete your packing. Put together items for an overnight bag for the initial nights in your new apartment, and find a secure manner to pack precious items or personal effects like passports to keep close at hand.
  • Sweep up your previous apartment as you pack your last things. .
  • Get your new keys and complete an initial tour of your new apartment. Document and report any maintenance issues.
  • Get an idea where your furniture will fit in your new apartment floor plan.

Your Big Day: Move!

Overhead shot of the Union Flats Apartments. 

The wait is over and it's time to move! There will be a lot going on, so keep your Fishers apartment moving checklist at hand to stay on top of things.
  • Send your kids and furry friends with sitters until the job is complete.
  • Work with the movers as they pack and unpack the vehicle. Tip the movers and make your final payment.
  • Complete the final pass of your old apartment.
  • Check that you have electricity, gas, and working smoke detectors.
  • Set up the bare necessities at your new place, like beds, toilet paper, and snacks.

Add A Tour Of The District at Saxony Apartment Homes To Your Apartment Moving Checklist For Fishers

You have to find a new home before you begin packing. Have you seen The District at Saxony Apartment Homes? Our Leasing Specialists are here to give you an on-site or virtual tour of our lovely complex and will help you determine the most suitable floor plan and design for you. Put us on your to-do list and call 317-576-3057 or request a tour today to discover your new home.