If you are planning a move to Chicago, you should spend some time getting everything organized. You will need to make sure you have a good job, have a house to move into and have everything ready to go. Moving to Chicago can be a great thing and it would be a good idea to be as organized as possible.
If you are moving to Chicago because of a job transfer, things will be a bit easier for you. You won’t have to worry about looking for a job and your company might be helping you with your actual move. If you are not moving to Chicago because of your job you will need to find one before or after you get there.
You should make sure that your resume is up to date and start to apply for jobs in the Chicago area. Think about where you would want to live and how far you would want to go to work. If your spouse needs to find a job he or she should do the same thing.
After you have your new job you can start on where you are going to live. If you would like to buy a house you need to find a realtor that can help you find the right one. They can take you out to look at homes in your price range and they can help you find what you are looking for.
If you don’t want to buy a house you can always rent. Either a home or an apartment. You can talk to a property management company or you can rent from a private person. Make sure your rental has what you need and you understand the terms. If you would later like to buy a home, make sure you know when you can get out of your lease.
After you have the job and house sorted out you can plan for the rest of your move. Pick a good day to do the actual moving. If you are going to hire movers, make sure you make an appointment with them and stick to it. You should call to confirm before the day to make sure everything is on track.
It would be a good idea to get rid of anything you don’t need before the movers come. The less you move to the new houses the easier the move will be.