Moving into a new home simply isn’t quick and easy. It can go smoother and be less hassle than you think, which should be your goal if you don’t have much experience with moving. But there are too many moving pieces — pardon the pun — to assume there won’t be hiccups along the way.
Regardless of your moving experience, it’s smart to avoid the following blunders. These are the gaffes that will cost you money, go viral on social media or possibly be rehashed at family holiday dinners.
So, don’t make these moving mistakes.
You don’t plan ahead
Moving due to a job change or other finite deadline won’t get you off the hook. That first day at the new workplace IS when you should be in residence at your new custom Florida home, but you have to get there before you report for work. It’s planning the-getting-there that trips up many people.
Back way up on the calendar as soon as you know you’re moving and when you must be in your new town. You likely must sell an existing home, buy or build a new one in your new locale. There’s also packing, moving and getting settled