The last box has been moved into your new home and now all that you have to do is unpack and get things into their new location. Does this mean that your job of moving into a new home is almost over? Not quite! There are several things that you are going to want to do in order to make this new house feel like home faster and ensure you are safe. 

  1. Check the big ticket appliances in the home, especially if you had these moved. Make sure that they are working and in good order. If they came with the house, be sure to double check that they are working so you are not in for an unpleasant surprise later. 

  2. Take the time to register your vehicle at your local DMV, especially if you moved out of state or the like. You only have a limited time to do this until they are going to fine you for not doing this.

  3. Register to vote in your new area, so that when voting time comes, you are ready to go!

  4. If you are still not getting mail, be sure to check with the post office about your mail forwarding settings. 

  5. Be sure that you update your insurance company about your new location. If they do not cover you in this area, then you are going to want to spend some time finding a new insurance company.

  6. Get involved in your new neighborhood, as this is the best way to get your house feeling like home. Plus, if you have kids, this will get them ready for the new school year with new students that could easily become friends.

For those who are ready to make their new house into a home, they are going to find that these aspects are one way that they can make the process faster of setting into a new home.