Moving has always been a stressful process. Still, the property market is always changing and so is the world. Moving home in 2019 is different to moving home in 2009, but let’s talk about the things you should consider if you want to make it easy for yourself.

Understand the property market.

If you really want to make it easy for yourself to move home in 2019, then you need to understand the property market. You might be very eager to sell your old house and buy a new one as quickly as possible, but it’s important not to rush. There are many variables to consider if you want to save money and ensure that you make the right decision. Start by improving your household; if it’s in better condition, then it’ll be more valuable in the eyes of the market. A decluttered home with freshly painted walls, for instance, could massively impress potential buyers (and it doesn’t have to take much time or money to achieve that).

As for buying your new house, you need to carefully consider what you and your family want. The neighbourhood is just as important as the property itself. You might want to check out this new launch condo. If you’re going to move, then you should be looking for an upgrade. By coming to understand the property market, you’ll be able to sell your old home and buy a new one with ease. You need to aim to save money but also make the right decision. You might think the easiest route is to simply get the entire thing done as quickly as possible, but this will cause you more headaches in the long run if you make the wrong decision.

Get a decent offer from a removal company.

Another costly and stressful aspect of moving house is hiring movers to help you out. Still, it’s a necessity for most people. You probably don’t have enough room to move all of your belongings in your car, and you don’t want to damage your precious possessions. Still, before you rush into booking a removal company, you might want to start by decluttering your property. You don’t want to bring your clutter to your new home, so this will save you a lot of time when packing. Most importantly, it’ll save you money; you’ll be able to get a cheaper quote from a removal company because they charge based on the load they have to transport.

Prepare for moving day.

“That’s what I’ve been doing from the beginning,” you reply. Well, that’s true, but it’s easy to make the mistake of focusing so much on the bigger picture that you forget about the small things. In particular, you need to think about moving day itself. For instance, you need to make sure you pack an emergency moving kit that you take in your car. You don’t want to put your basic necessities in the main moving van. Otherwise, you’ll spend forever trying to find the things you need once you arrive at your new house.

If you want to make the move easy for yourself, then make sure you’re adequately prepared for moving day. Your bag of essentials should contain clothes, toiletries, cleaning supplies, and so on. You might also want to prepare for moving day by setting up things such as the internet a few weeks in advance. It can take most ISPs a couple of weeks to send out an engineer to set up your connection. If you want to be using WiFi straight away, then think ahead.


Greg Kononenko
Greg Kononenko

My name is Greg Kononenko and I am a full-time online blogger and owner of Dad's Hustle. I'm a dad, and my passion is to help other mums and dads to start their own "hustle" and improve the financial future of their families.

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