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What Are the First Things to Do when You Move Into a New House?

April 13, 2021

Moving into a new home can be a very stressful yet exciting process. There are so many tiny details that need to be remembered and it can be hard to stay organized. When you get into the new house, it may be hard to remember to do anything but unpack, but here are a few things to keep in mind.

If you have decided to use a moving company, you may want to consider checking that all of the furniture and boxes you had them move is still in tact and nothing has broken. You should have connected all of your utilities before the move but just be sure that they are all working when you get in the house. You will also want to make sure that you change the locks and have new keys made for all of your doors that lead outside. This is essential in making sure that your family is the only group of people that have access to the home.

It is also important that you take some time to conduct a deep clean on the house before you settle down. A lot of dust and other unwanted germs may be around from the previous owners and simply because of the moving process. Plus, it always feels better to move into a clean home. Finally, you should be sure to change your mailing address on all important documents.

If you need any legal assistance during the real estate process, contact an experienced real estate attorney who can provide you with assistance.

Juan C. Velasco, Esq. is a trusted attorney who concentrates on bankruptcy, family law, real estate, and estate matters who has been serving the New Jersey area for over 25 years. If you are in need of experienced legal counsel, please contact Velasco Law Office and we will be happy to assist you.