Posted by: phillipsre | March 11, 2014

Projects to Prioritize After Your Home Purchase

Family_SOLDAs most homeowners know, once you have purchased your home, there are always projects to get done. This article has some helpful tips on what projects to prioritize right after you move in. For example, even though sellers are required to leave all their keys upon moving, there is always a chance that there could be a stray key at the neighbors or a family members. Changing the locks and security codes is a high priority soon after move in. It is also wise to fix or update any repairs that may present safety issues, but in general, if your home is in move-in condition it is great to get settled and then determine what will need updating and replacing. A few other ideas (unrelated to the home) that need to be taken care of after moving include, filling out your change of address with the post office, checking in that that utilities are set up correctly and familiarizing yourself with trash collection days.

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