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Moving Companies Online Quote Request – What to Do Once You Have Bought a House

So, you have decided to kick your landlord to the curb and move on up. It might seem like it is all sunshine and rainbows from here, but there are likely going to be a few bumps in the road ahead, which is why you should start searching for moving companies. Online quote requests are next. It is easier if you don’t have to go through the relocation alone.

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Getting used to not paying monthly fees on someone else’s property is something worth appreciating. Just remember that with your own home comes responsibilities. Your old proprietor is no longer accountable for electric wiring or plumbing problems. It is up to you to take control and make the best of your investment.

Below are some tips to get you settled into this marvellous life you have chosen.

The Importance of Papers

The best way not to lose essential papers and slips is to not throw any away or at least only when you get to your final destination and are able to sort documents properly. Making scans of documents you don’t want to lose and storing them online is another way of sorting, which can help to reduce clutter.

References and Contacts

Of course, if you are a first-time homeowner, the thought of ever renting again sounds awful. However, it isn’t as unlikely as you may think. Your family may outgrow your new abode, or the children may leave for college, leaving you with a large empty home. When this happens, you will once again have to find moving companies. Online quote requests will then again be part of your life. It is always good to have friendly relations with your agent so that you may get a reference if needed. The agent can also give you numbers for all the best handyman services or moving companies or websites where you can request online quotes.

Monthly Bills

Nobody wants to be energy efficient, until the water and electricity bill comes at the end of the month. You can get an energy audit and have a professional explain to you why your expenses are so high. This is also a great time to request an online quote for solar panels and other more energy-efficient home appliances.

Meet the Neighbours

Packing up and leaving is not as simple when you own a house than when you are leasing one. Thus, being on good terms with your neighbours is vital. While you’re at it, you may as well introduce them to your pets, in case any of the animals ever get out and cause trouble. Your fellow citizens are less likely to call animal welfare if they are friends with you.

As one of the best-established moving companies in South Africa, we make it easy to get an online quote. Simply complete our form or get in touch with us to have an Elliott Mobility consultant visit your home for an obligatory free moving assessment.