One of the most daunting aspects of moving house is the sheer number of things you’re required to remember. It can be so convoluted, you end up having to create to-do lists to remind you to look at your other to-do lists. On and on it goes, with more and more to remember. No wonder your poor, cluttered brain starts protesting and, without good luck on your side, you end up forgetting one or two things. Fortunately, for most of us, the overlooked tasks are the less important ones. But occasionally, something vital gets missed or forgotten and havoc ensues. Moving house is challenging enough without oversights causing additional worry and disorder. To safeguard you against this, here is some guidance to help ensure that nothing gets overlooked in your move. These are the things that we find are most frequently forgotten by people moving house:
In the digital age of today, no longer are we confined to pencil and paper when determining how to move house. In fact, no move is complete without the assistance of some helpful mobile phone apps to keep everything on track and make it easier to be organised. Of course, many of the list-making and note-taking apps we already use for other purposes can be just as invaluable for a house-move; apps like Apple’s Notes, as well as Wunderlist and Evernote, are unbeatable when it comes to staying organised. But there are also apps that are specifically and exclusively dedicated to the process of moving. It’s practically axiomatic; if you can think of it, then there’s almost certainly an app for it. Here are some of our favourites from among the latest ones on the market, which can help you get from one side of your move to the other, sanity fully intact and possessions all in one piece.