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Moving Into a New Build Home For The First Time

Moving Into a New Build Home For The First Time: A Few Things To Keep In Mind


Are you about to make the move into your new home? Or are you still on the lookout for the right place? Moving into a new home for the first time can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience all at once.

Whether you are buying a new home or renting one, there are certain things to keep in mind. From making a to-do list to considering how much storage space you will need to move your household items, here are a few tips to help your move go as smoothly as possible.


Make A To-Do List


Moving into a new home for the first time can be an exciting and nerve-wracking experience all at once. To make sure you don’t overlook anything, it is a good idea to create a list of all the tasks and errands that need to be done before the move. Making a list can help you stay organized and on top of all the moving-related tasks you need to accomplish. To help you not miss anything, start by making a detailed to-do list that covers all the bases.


Make A Note To Contact Utility Suppliers And Other Places


You need to cancel all your utilities on time, so do not leave it until it is too late. Contact your utility suppliers at least 48 hours before you move out and make sure to arrange the dates for the disconnection of your services. That includes gas, electricity, water, phone, and internet.

Additionally, you will also need to contact various other placements and change your address. That may include your job, TV license, insurance, dentist, GP, bank, the DVLA, electoral roll, and more. You might have additional places you need to contact, too. So make a list and go through them on time.

If you want to, you can also pay to have your post redirected to your new address.


Declutter and Start Packing


Before you move out, it’s important to declutter your place so that it can be easier for you to transport your items. There are probably many things lying around your home that you really do not need to bring into your new house. Get rid of old things you do not need, which will make moving easier.

Once you declutter, you can begin packing. When you pack, label your boxes so that you know where everything is. Doing this will save you a great deal of time and energy when it comes to unpacking, as well as give you a head start in organizing your new space. Set apart the things you will need on the day you move.


Move Your Furniture and Your Items


Whether you are moving to the peninsula (see one of the recent featured family homes) or to the city, you might already know that moving your furniture and your items is not an easy task, and there are different ways you might choose to go about it. Hiring professional movers can be one way to make sure your items are safely transported from your old home to your new one, but you could also choose to do it yourself and save some money if possible.

But what if your newly built house is not ready by the time you need to move your furniture and items? If you do not have anyone in the area with the capacity to store your furniture and items for you, you can consider a storage facility like Safestore. They provide storage options of various sizes depending on your needs, making it easy for you to store your items.




Overall, there is much to consider when moving – but a few tips and tricks should make the process easier. Remember to calm down and stay organized to help with the moving process.

Posted Feb 1, 2023 | 0 comments

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