How to get ready to move in Buffalo NY!

Services for Real Estate Pros with Retired Associate RE Broker

Moving can be an overwhelming experience.

Here is a tip that you might find make getting into your new Buffalo area home a little easier. Make an Open First Box and have such items to make your first day in your Buffalo home easier. Better yet, have these items at the house days before you move if possible! Here is a list of items we feel you might need that first day in your Buffalo home:

Bath Items

# Roll of Toilet Paper for each bathroom

# Antibacterial liquid soap for each bathroom and kitchen

# Shampoo

# A set of bath towels for each member of the family

# Hand cream


Kitchen & General Items

# box cutter - to open boxes

# garbage bags

# light bulbs

# Rolls of paper towels

# Dishtowels

# Paper Plates, plastic silverware and paper cups

# Dishwasher detergent, dish soap

# Ice cube tray (in case you need to make ice)

# extra batteries # flashlight

# cleaning supplies


Bedding Items

# Clean set of sheets for each bed

# Clean change of clothes for each member of the family


Comfort Items

* Your favorite pain reliever, antacids and eye drops

* First Aid Kit

* Hand held can opener, bottle opener

* bottled water, snacks

* If you have a pet, items for them


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Comments (4)

Gary Woltal
Keller Williams Realty - Flower Mound, TX
Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth

Colleen, an Open First box with prioritized items is a great tip for those moving in. You've zeroed in on the essentials.

Nov 28, 2008 03:43 PM
Lisa Hill
Florida Property Experts - Daytona Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate

This is a good idea. So simple, yet I've never seen a post like this before. Way to be original =D

Nov 29, 2008 12:54 AM
Terry & Bonnie Westbrook
Westbrook Realty Broker-Owner - Grand Rapids, MI
Westbrook Realty - Grand Rapids Forest Hills MI Re

Pain reliever as I get older is one on the most important.

Nov 29, 2008 03:37 AM
Colleen Irwin
Retired - Irondequoit, NY
Creative Real Estate Solutions...

Gary -- thanks!

Lisa -- it is an excellent resource for those that are moving..

Terry -- I can second that!

Nov 29, 2008 05:45 AM

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