My Top Tips For A Happy Home Move
moving home tips and suggestions
Moving home can be stressful and there’s no doubt about that. That’s because it’s
such a huge financial commitment and you want to make sure that you are making the right decision. I can understand
this but I think there are ways to make moving house less of a
nightmare. Here are my top tips to make sure your time moving house isn’t miserable.
|Moving to a new home can be
an involving job, but with a few useful tips
you can make it a happy occasion, as it should
Save More Than Enough
I suggest you start by thinking about how much money you need when you move. We
can begin with the deposit. Ideally, you’re going to have a good sum of money saved to make sure that you can put a
lot of money down on your house. This is particularly important if you’re upscaling. That way you’ll be able to
access the better mortgage rates. Or if you’re a really good saver you won’t have a mortgage at all. Though, I have to admit this probably isn’t likely.
Next you should think about all the bills involved in moving that add up. For
instance, you will almost certainly need to hire a moving team. You’ll also need the help of a solicitor and a
house inspector. Don’t forget that once you buy your new home you might
spend a little money decorating as well. When all that is added up, you’ll be lucky if you have anything left of
Know The Market
It’s not enough to just take a look around a couple of houses. You need to know
the market. You need to know how much homes are selling for. If you do this, you’ll be in a stronger position to
deal with an estate agent.
Remember, when you buy a home, you’re at a disadvantage. You’ll be dealing with an
estate agent, a professional. The seller of the home has an expert who will work to make sure they get the best
deal. You won’t have this and that’s why you need to understand the housing market. Make sure you know exactly how
much the home should be worth. That way you won’t find yourself paying more for a house worth less. There are
some great new properties for sale with Linden Homes that you
can have a look at online.
Include Your Kids
Moving is stressful and if you have
kids they can add to it. This is particularly true if you are moving far away. If you have kids might have seen
Inside Out this summer. It should have been eye opening for you as a parent thinking about moving. It can be just
as stressful for kids moving home as it is for adults. You have to take this into consideration and help your kids adjust. A good idea is to involve them in the move. Let them choose their room and maybe even pick a
couple of the houses that you have a look at. Don’t push them out of the way because they might end up resenting
you for it.
Don’t worry if you don’t find the right house straight away, not many people do.
When you find the house that you can turn into the perfect home, you’ll know it. Until then be patient and have
fun. There is joy to be found making a move if you know where to look.