Completing this Checklist Makes Buying a New Home a Million Times Easier

Trista - September 3, 2019
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Make sure that your home is safe before you move in.

28. Begin Making Repairs on Your New Home

Depending on the repairs that you need to make to your home, you’ll want to begin making repairs before you move in. It is especially important if there are significant repairs concerning safety, such as the removal of lead paint or replacing damaged electrical systems.

Some repairs may be minor and can be done when you have already moved in. If you are on a time frame, you may elect to perform repairs once you are already in. However, make sure that these repairs will not compromise yours or your family’s safety.

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Buying a home can be a very costly process.

29. Start Packing

It’s time to get ready for the big day! Begin packing your stuff up and get prepared to move. Living in cramped quarters, like in a small apartment or with a family member? Living in this situation while saving for a deposit and going through the home-buying process probably makes you motivated to start packing and head out.

Make sure that you pack carefully and label boxes correctly. This makes unpacking and moving in go much more smoothly. Make sure that fragile items are carefully wrapped. You want move-in day to be a celebration, not a headache!

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All of your hard work will pay off when you move into your new home.

30. Move Into Your New Home

Now it is time to move into your new home. Use a moving company! The movers will pack everything for you and move everything into your new home. All that you will need to do is unpack all of your items and arrange them in your new home.

Time to decorate, arrange furniture, do everything that you need to do to get your new home looking perfect. Do something special to commemorate that you are finally in your new home. Pop upon a bottle of champagne or have a house-warming party. Congratulations!

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