One of the best things about buying a brand-new home is you have a lot less to worry about when it comes to moving in. All of the finishing details are perfect and just the way you wanted. You don’t have to worry about cleaning the cabinets, changing locks, or what damage you may find from previous owners. However, there are some important things to plan during any move, even into one as perfect as yours.
Choose a Moving Company
Although you could move all of your belongings into your new house by yourself, it’s much easier and less stressful to hire a professional. As you prepare for your move start interviewing different moving companies to see who may work best for you.
You also may want to decide how what level of service you need. If you want to completely hands-off transition, hire a company that will pack all of your belongings and unpack them at your new house for you. This is the easiest way to move with little stress or extra work on your part.
If you want a little more control you can hire a company to come to pick up your boxes and furniture to drop off at your new home. This can be a reasonable way to save stress and time when it comes to moving day and still allow you to pack and unpack as you want.
Make sure you have the essentials
Moving requires a lot of moving parts. This means that it can be easy to lose track of some of our essentials. So, before you get started packing make sure that you grab those things and set them aside. These would include things such as important paperwork and any sentimental items that you cannot do without.
If you plan to move yourself it may take time for you to fully unpack all of your boxes. So, putting aside some of the more commonly used items to unpack first will help as you transition into your new home. Things such as regularly used clothing, utensils, and cooking supplies can help you get settled in quickly while taking your time to find the perfect spot for all of your belongings.
Purge your belongings
It’s amazing how much we can accumulate over the years and nothing quite points it out like when we start packing it all up. You’ll likely find yourself wondering when you even got some of these things and did you actually ever even use them?
Although you already have a lot going on, now is the perfect time to get rid of the things that you don’t need. This will help your new home be more organized and save you time trying to find places for things that you don’t actually need or use.
Organize your new home
Once you have some of these bigger details out of the way it’s time to start thinking about how you would like to organize your new home. Spend some time walking through your new layout, look in the kitchen cabinets, look at your closet space, take the dimensions of each of the rooms, and imagine your belongings in those spaces. Then you can go back and decide what organization strategy will work best for you and your family.
While moving can be a stressful time it’s also one of the most exciting. It represents a new chapter in your life, the start of something better. As you move into your new house take some of these steps to help make the transition smoother. Then you can get to work turning your new house into a home.