Tips + Tricks: Top 6 Things To Do After Getting Your New House

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Buying your own house is the ultimate adulting goal. Whether you prefer a charming 2-bedroom flat in the city or an exquisite beach house in Friendship Creek in Delaware, nothing is more rewarding than being able to purchase your own property. Making the final preparations before your moving day make it all the more exciting. But this can also be a chaotic and stressful time. Keeping a checklist of all the things that needs to get done is a must. This will make the transition as seamless and smooth as possible for you and the family.

Here is a list of the top things you need to do after sealing the deal in your new house:

Organize your closing documents

First and foremost, you need to organize and secure documents related to your latest purchase. Make copies of your purchasing and closing documents from St Albert real estate and keep them safe in a storage or a filing cabinet. Create digital copies of your papers and store them in an online storage like iCloud or Google Drive. Contact the local property record office to check that your recent deed has been officially filed.

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Change the locks

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Tips + Tricks: How To Move House Without Spending A Fortune

If you have just bought a brand new house, chances are you are up for saving money at every opportunity.

The cost of moving house can be more than you first think, once you factor in hiring a van, collecting boxes and packaging, switching all your energy suppliers, perhaps installing a phone line or sky box – the list goes on.

For some of these expenses there is help at hand with discount vouchers.

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Get plenty of helping hands

If at all possible get friends or family members with vans and trailers to help you move rather than hiring a removal company. It may take several trips but will be far cheaper.

If you are more of the “in need of someone to manage my move while I am at work” type, offer to cook dinner for everyone who gets on board to help rather than offering cash to save even more pennies. Most people will appreciate the gesture more anyhow and it’s a nice way to thank people whilst also celebrating your successful move.

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