First Night In Your New Home: A Guide To The Essentials

There’s aren’t many things more exciting than buying a new home. That being said, with excitement also comes stress and intimidation, especially if  you are a first-time home buyer. That’s why I’ve created a guide for the first night in your new home! Eliminate stress and use these tips for your first night, because soon, the task of unpacking will be on your to do list!  Before we get started, be sure to pack everything on this list separately in easily accessible boxes marked “First Night” or have them with you, not on the moving truck.

Practical Essentials

Let’s start with the basics. You’ll be happy you packed these practical essentials for your first night in your new home.   Packing List For Practical Essentials
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Basic Cleaning Supplies
  • Trash Bags
  • Basic Tools
  • Scissors
  • Flashlight

Important Documents

You want to keep all important documents with you and not in boxes.   Packing List For Important Documents
  • Checkbook
  • Passports
  • Social Security Cards
  • Birth Certificates
  • Closing Documents

Essentials For You

Be sure you bring the essentials you need to comfortably spend your first night in your new home. You just bought a house, no need to rough it!   Packing List For You
  • Pajamas
  • Work Clothes
  • Bedding
  • Medicine/First Aid Kit
  • Phone Charger/Other Chargers

Bathroom Essentials

You will be glad you packed a small amount of bathroom essentials to get through your first night!   Packing List For Bathroom Essentials
  • Toiletries
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hand Soap
  • Shower Liner
  • First Aid Kit

Essentials For Your Kids

If you are moving kids into a new home, you will need to take in to account all of the things they will need their first night to make the transition as easy as possible for them!   Packing List For Your Kiddos
  • Baby Supplies (bottles, wipes, diapers, etc.)
  • Night Light
  • Best Furry Friend
  • A Few Changes OF Clothes
  • Entertainment
You know what you need, but in the hustle and bustle of moving it can be easy to forget the essentials. That’s why we created an easy list for you to check and make sure you have everything you need! PS: Don’t forget to pop some bubble to celebrate your new home! Give me a call today for everything you need to know about buying, moving, selling or any other real estate needs you may have!

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