Moving and Relocation

Here are some links regarding moving, relocation, address forwarding, just to name a few topics.


After Your Move

Here’s a list of the most important items to attend to during the first week after your move.


Area Code Search

Need an area code for a city? Have an area code you don’t recognize? This fast source helps with both.


Change of Address Form

Here is the link to the US Postal Service (USPS) for changing your address with the USPS In addition, you can use the entered information to print Address Change Notification Letters and mail them to family, friends, and business associates to let them know of your move.


Change of Address Checklists for Utilities, Deliveries & Other Personal Accounts

Here are two checklists I put together for things we may forget to change our address on when moving.

Checklist 1     Checklist 2 


Cost-of-Living Comparisons

Use an interactive cost-of-living comparison calculator to understand the effects of relocation on your dollar’s buying power.


Moving With Kids

Moving is as hard for kids as it is for adults. By considering a move in three stages – before, during, and after – and thinking about your children’s needs during each stage, you can make a big difference in how your kids feel about the move and how they adjust afterwards.


Moving With Your Pets

If pets are a part of your family, remember that moving, whether down the block or across the country, is just as stressful for them as it is for you. However, this stress can be greatly reduced with good planning and the tips that you’ll find here.


Organizational Tips to Help with Moving

Plan ahead for moving day. Get moving supplies in advance and read these tips for organizing for moving.


Neighborhood Research Tool

Want to know more about your neighborhood or one you’re interested in moving to? Click Neighborhood Research Tool above to help you get started.


ZIP Code Directory

This site contains zip+4 codes for the United States. You can look up associated zip codes, and even file a change of address online.