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Making the Move to Sarasota, Florida

Your Relocation Guide to Sarasota

Are you thinking of moving to the Sarasota area? Relocating to a new area can be tough, especially when you're not familiar with the area. That's why we're here to help streamline the process for you, from learning more about the area, to finding the perfect home, to moving in and unpacking the very last box.

Now, let's get started on transforming your move!

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Moving Tips to Streamline Your Relocation

With a little planning, and some organization, your move can be as easy... well, it can be a lot easier than you'd think! The sooner you get started planning, the easier your move will be. For a more detailed guide to moving, check out our Moving Guide.

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Before You Move

Before you leave your current home, you may want to take some time to go through your belongings and lighten the load a bit. Now is a great time for donations and yard sales!

Ready to start packing? Keep it organized... labeling and color-coding are big must-dos. Overloading boxes are big do-nots. Packing by room? Green light. Dumping things from various rooms all into one box? Red light!

Staying organized while you pack makes unpacking and moving in that much easier!

As Moving Day Approaches

It's time to get really, really prepared for the big day. This is when you'll do things like change your address (you can future date the change), set up your utilities, and maybe even pack up an overnight bag of essentials.

You may also want to organize your important personal information to be sure you've got it on hand—this can include medical information and prescriptions, insurance, important phone numbers, and information for your moving company.

During the Move

The big day has arrived! Deep breath... you've got this. You spent so much time organizing, all you've got to do now is pick up your keys and walk out the door. Make sure you've got any important personal information with you, as well as contact information for your moving company.

If you're using a moving company, you may want to take an overnight bag with you, in case you reach your new home before the moving truck does. A change of clothes, toiletries, and phone charger would all be handy to have even if you don't have the rest of your belongings!

After the Move

You packed. You moved. You're here. Now... the unpacking.

But wait! Before you start emptying boxes, take some time to clean. It's much easier to vacuum, mop, and scrub without furniture and boxes in the way! Once that's done, unpack by room, starting with the essentials, like kitchen, bathroom, and bedroom.

Explore Sarasota and Manatee Counties Communities

New to the area and not sure where you might want to live? No worries; we'll help you find the perfect spot. Start exploring all the amazing communities and towns in the Sarasota area.

Anna Maria Island

Music, theatre, art, history, festivals, fine dining, shopping, and many locally owned businesses blend with crystal white beaches to make Anna Maria Island a local favorite for relaxing and having fun.

Bradenton

Bradenton is a growing city along the Manatee River and an area that is quickly becoming an arts and cultural mecca. Known as the "Friendly City," Bradenton is a destination for those seeking rich cultural experiences and access to the Gulf of Mexico.

Casey Key

No traffic lights, just one north-south road running down the middle of the island, and an average width of less than a quarter of a mile... Casey Key is a Floria paradise just mintues from Sarasota.

Ellenton

A laid-back lifestyle awaits in Ellenton, where single-story homes and flat farm fields nestle along the Manatee River under the vast blue skies.

Englewood

With iconic beaches, breathtaking nature parks, and an array of cultural events throughout the year, Englewood is an idyllic Florida community with something for everyone to love.

Lakewood Ranch

Embracing a live-work-play lifestyle, Lakewood Ranch is the largest green-certified community in the U.S. and has been named one of the country’s best master-planned communities.

Ready to Find Your Perfect Home in Sarasota?

We're here to help! We want to make sure you have a great real estate experience and ultimately find the perfect home you'll absolutely love. So contact us today and let's get started!

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