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When you close on your new home, you should complete the following:

If moving out of state or far away, ask your bank about electronically transferring your funds to a bank in your new area. Discuss branch options and arrange for check cashing in your new location.

  • Close out your safety deposit box.

  • Obtain traveler’s checks for traveling funds and for funds while you are settling into your new location.

  • Ask your insurance agent to transfer coverage to your new home. Make sure all coverage (life, health, automobile, personal belongings, etc.) is in force while you are en route.

  • Schedule a moving company to assist you or begin notifying people who are helping you of your planned move date.

  • Begin depleting your store of canned and frozen foods. Defrost your freezer and use charcoal to dispel odors.

Now that you have a New Address, you can begin transferring or canceling home services:

  • Electric

  • Cable Television

  • Trash

  • Gas

Make arrangements for canceling home deliveries and services such as the following. Arrange for service at your new address.

  • Newspaper

  • Cleaning Service

  • Lawn Service

  • Newspaper

  • Cleaning Service

  • Lawn Service

  • Laundry / Diaper Service

If you have questions on Moving Advice or any part of the home buying process please, Don’t hesitate to Contact Me!


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