A 12 STEP GUIDE TO BUYING YOUR HOME - STEP #12

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12 Step Guide to Buying Your Home

STEP #12 - Move In

 

Buying or Selling real estate is probably the largest financial transaction you will make and there is much to think about.  Please browse through the ilinks below so when you are ready to make that leap into home ownership you will be much better informed.

12-Step Guide to Buying Your Home in Mississauga 

Step 12:  Move In.

Moving day will come sooner than you think, so get planning now.

‘Closing date’ often means moving date.
Unless you have major repairs or renovations planned, you probably want to move in the day you take possession. If you intend to move at the end of the month, contact a moving company or truck rental company now. Most people move during this time and there aren’t trucks and movers for everybody. If you can move mid-week or mid-month, a moving company might cut you a deal. Keep in mind, the closing process might not have the keys in your hands until early-to-mid afternoon. Verify with your lawyer and schedule your moving times accordingly.

Go with a reputable moving company.
We’ve all heard moving horror stories. Go with an established, insured mover, so your items are protected. If any damage does occur by the movers, call the moving company immediately to notify them.

Pack it yourself, and pack early.
Nobody will take the same care you will. Start early and spread it out over many days. Label all your boxes by room so the movers know where to put them, and label anything that’s fragile. Smaller breakables should be driven to your new home by you to ensure they are safe from breakage.

Do you really need to take that with you?
A new home is a new lease on life, and a chance to liberate yourself from stuff you simply don’t need. If you haven’t used it or worn it in the last year, you don’t need it. Have a garage sale to make some extra cash for your move, or give your items to Goodwill or United Way. You won’t have to pack and unpack it, and it will become someone else’s treasure.

Once you move in.
The boxes are mostly unpacked and you’re settling in nicely. You will now feel a strange urge to begin making changes and improvements right away. That old carpet has to go; a bigger deck would be great for entertaining...slow down! Take time to get a feel for your new home, and more importantly, your new budget. Take a deep breath and enjoy what you have, your new home.

 

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Wayne Martin
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Good morining Gloria. Selecting the right moving company is very important. We selected All My Sons and all our furniture was damaged. They lived up to the "ALL"! Enjoy your day!

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Thnks for sharing this.

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