Buying a Los Angeles Home Part 9: Prepare for Your Move

Finally your process of buying a Los Angeles home is over.  You are just about to close escrow and are ready to move in.

Here are some things you need to think about:Be prepared to move into your new Los Angeles home

  • Change all the utilities into your name, and make sure the seller has remembered to cancel their service.  Here are some of the numbers you will need
  • Make sure to change the locks on the day of close of escrow.
  • If you bought the home with cash, be sure that your insurance is in place.
  • Order your change of address through the post office at least 10 days in advance.  It takes that time and often longer to take effect.

Congratulations, and enjoy your new home.

Buying a Los Angeles Home – The Series:

Step 1:  Getting ready to buy

Step 2:  Why use a Realtor?

Step 3:  Define your criteria

Step 4:  Start your search

Step 5:  Make your offer (about the purchase contract)

Step 6:  Be prepared to negotiate

Step 7:  Go through the escrow process

Step 8:  The importance of a home inspection

What is not covered in a home inspection

Step 9:  Prepare for your new home

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Jane Peters

Jane Peters is a Los Angeles Realtor®, specializing in absentee owners, out-of-town-buyers and those needing that extra personal touch to make the buying and selling of Los Angeles real estate a smooth and, believe it or not, fun process.

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