Make a Moving ChecklistYouï¿½ve found your dream house, now itï¿½s time to move in and make it a Dream Home. Make the process as stress-free and organized as possible by starting early and keeping close tabs on the details. A simple search online for ï¿½moving checklistï¿½ will arm you with all the information youï¿½ll need, and even advice on how to pack efficiently.
Itï¿½s Ok to DreamWhen you are out there trying to find a house that is perfect for you and your family, itï¿½s a good idea to prepare a list of all your needs, wants, and donï¿½t-wants. Yes, an open mind is helpful when shopping for a house, but you donï¿½t need to compromise on the things you truly care about. Prioritize your top 5 ï¿½must-haveï¿½ qualities in a home, your top 5 ï¿½like to haveï¿½ qualities, and you top 5 ï¿½we absolutely donï¿½t wantï¿½ qualities, and take the list with you when you go house shopping. You will be able to quickly eliminate homes that donï¿½t fit your needs and wants, and also be able to spot the homes that deserve some greater attention.
Finances, Finances, FinancesWhen you are buying a home, you may be thinking ï¿½location, location, locationï¿½ or ï¿½granite countertops", but before you can start having fun shopping around, you have to do a little work to get yourself ready financially. Begin your home-buying process by cleaning up your credit report and credit score and you will be able to start off on a solid financial foundation.
Picture YourselfBefore you buy a home, you may do a lot of daydreaming about what life there will be like, relaxing by the pool or enjoying sï¿½mores made in the wood-burning fireplace. But to know what it will really be like, youï¿½ll have to picture yourself doing the everyday things. How is the commuting experience? What sounds will you be falling asleep to at night? Can you picture yourself hosting Thanksgiving dinner in that size dining room? These are questions youï¿½ll want to answer before you move in.
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