Settling Into Your New Home
By Diane Schmidt, About.com Guide
- Settling In and Moving Day Tips
- Unpacking Guides
- Moving in and Your Money
- Helping Your Family Adjust
- Make Your New Home Your Own
Settling In and Moving Day Tips
Find out what you can expect when you move into your new home. Includes resources on setting up your new home and how to survive the first few nights before you've unpacked all those boxes.
- Tips for Moving Day
- Checklist of Things to Do After the Move
- Setting Up Utilities
- Know Your Contact Emergency Numbers
- Getting to Know Your New Neighborhood
- How to Get Involved In Your New Community
- Find Local Clubs, Activities and Groups to Join
- Moving Day Task List
- Clean Your Home Before You Move In
- Transplanting Trees and Shrubs
Tips on how to unpack so that you're not living out of boxes. These guides include how to clean, organize and plan the unpacking process. Also provides tips on keeping sane during the process!
- Unpacking Services: Are They Right For You?
- How to Organize the Closet
- Moving In and Stocking the Kitchen
Moving in and Your Money
Find out all you need to know about money matters that affect you after you move, inlcuding what expenses you can deduct on your tax return and how to go about claiming them.
- How Much Money Will I Spend to Move In?
- Are You Eligible for Deductions?
- What Expenses Can You Deduct?
- Collect Your Moving Receipts
Helping Your Family Adjust
Find great articles on how to help your entire family adjust to their new home, from family games to tips on adjusting your pet.
Make Your New Home Your Own
Tips and step by step guides to making your new space just right for you; everything from painting to decorating to fixing the kitchen tap - it's all right here.