Your Home Buying Check-list!

Included is a comprehensive to-do list before your upcoming real estate closing… in the form of a convenient check-list.

4 weeks before your move

Relocation Check-list

  • Contact and contract with a reputable moving company.
  • Have school records transferred to your new Triangle area school.
  • Arrange to transfer (or take with you) medical, dental and other important records.
  • Prepare to transfer your homeowners and auto insurance to be sure you will be covered for any unforeseen disasters.
  • Keep track of moving-related expenses. (Check with your accountant to find out what expenses will be deductible).

3 weeks

  • Obtain and mail change-of-address cards to the post office, subscriptions, credit card companies and important contacts.

2 weeks

  • Arrange for final utility reading at your former residence the day after your move and have Triangle area utilities and phone turned on at your new home the day before you move in.
  • Close or transfer bank accounts.
  • Terminate newspaper delivery service.
  • Arrange for transfer of vehicle licenses and driver’s licenses.
  • Have an extra supply of prescription medications for the next four weeks.
  • We will schedule a final walk-through of the property to make sure everything is in order.

Week of your move

  • Keep valuable financial records and personal papers with you; do not pack them with the rest of the household goods.
  • On closing day, after the home purchase documents get recorded – the home is yours!
  • Move in!

After you move in

  • Consider plans for landscape design, installation and maintenance.
  • Review home security requirements and systems.
  • New home furnishings, appliances, and interior decorating will help make the house your home.

Enjoy your new home!

Thinking to yourself….it’s that easy?!  When you hire us as your Realtors®… YES!  We have years of experience, we know the Triangle area inside and out and we have helped hundreds of home buyers and sellers in their real estate transactions.

Questions?  Just let us know how we can help.  We’re here to make your transitions as smooth as possible!

Our specialty is helping home buyers and sellers in the following towns in and near Wake County, North Carolina: Apex NC Real Estate, Cary NC Real Estate, Chapel Hill NC Real Estate, Durham NC Real Estate, Fuquay Varina NC Real Estate, Garner NC Real Estate, Holly Springs NC Real Estate, Knightdale NC Real Estate, Morrisville NC Real Estate, Raleigh NC Real Estate, Rolesville NC Real Estate, Wake Forest NC Real Estate, Wendell NC Real Estate and Zebulon NC Real Estate.