Congratulations on Selling...Don't Forget These Things!

Congratulations on Selling...Don't Forget These Things!

Congratulations on selling your home. There are a few things to remember to do now that you have your sights set on your future home. Here is a handy check list for your reference to help.

Important Checklist Items:

Notify this list of businesses about your move:

  • Electric power company.
  • Water company.
  • Natural gas supplier.
  • Local telephone company.
  • Long distance telephone company.
  • Television company.
  • Stock Broker.
  • Investment Adviser.
  • Insurer.
  • Credit card companies.
  • Banks.
  • Magazine subscriptions and book clubs.
  • Religious organizations.
  • Sports club.

Further things to do:

  • Arrange the timing of the shut-off and start-up of utilities so that you will be sure not to be without electricity, water, gas or phone service. Give yourself one or two days on both ends to compensate for potential delays.
  • Send out address change notices to friends and family.
  • Arrange forwarding address at post office to avoid any laspe in mail delivery.

Common things people forget to do:

  • Get copies of medical, dental, immunization, school and veterinarian records from your usual service providers. (most important if relocating long distance)
  • Pick up dry cleaning.
  • New address (keep handy at all times).
  • Cleaning supplies for cleaning after movers have loaded everything.
  • Garage door opener (remember to leave it behind).
  • Keys (gather up all house keys and leave for new home owner).

This is an exciting time with lots of changes to coordinate. Hope that you find this check list helpful!

Contact Information

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Claire Franceschetti
Right At Home Realty Inc.
190 Marycroft Ave.
Vaughan ON L4L5Y2
Direct: 416-918-6325
Office: 416-391-3232
Fax: Fax: 416-987-8001