Firstly, if you have just bought your first home – congratulations! The really hard bit is over and soon you can start enjoying being an official homeowner! Before you can move in though there are a few more things that you need to do before you get the keys to your own home…
Start Packing – Starting your packing early allows you to do it in small amounts so it doesn’t become a stressful last-minute rush. It is also a great opportunity to have a declutter – as you are going through everything, you can get rid of the things that you don’t need – take some stuff to a charity shop, or sell them online to make a bit more money towards your new home.
Find and Book a Removal Company – As soon as you get your moving in date, you need to book your removal company to ensure that it is booked for the day you need it – this is not something to leave until the last minute. Find a trusted company such as this removal company Cambridge based Arrowpak, this will take away a lot of the stress on moving day.
If you need work to be done in your new home, such as replacing carpets or windows, it is also a good idea to get jobs like this booked in as soon as you know the date that you will be getting the keys to your new home.
Once you have moved it is also worth making a list of all the places that you will need to change your address with – from your workplace to the DVLA, they will all need to be informed of your change of address.