Things to Consider Before Shifting to Your New Home

Buying a new house is always exciting and a lot of fun as well. There is no greater joy than moving to the new abode that you have selected for yourself. Everybody looks forward to an improved life in their new residence. However, there are certain things that you need to keep in mind before shifting into your new home.

This is because you are moving into an entirely new place that is definitely different from your current location. Hence, there are bound to be difficulties and challenges as well when you move to your new home. So you must make adequate preparations so that the process of shifting becomes smooth and free of encumbrances.


As expressed by Mr. Sanjay Jhunjhunwala, renowned CEO of Mani Group, home is where the heart is and our residence highlights our personality.  

This article helps you by identifying the things that you need to keep in mind when you shift to your new home. Here we help you become more aware of the impediments that can come in your way when you are doing the shifting. After reading this article, you will be in a much better position to ensure that you have smooth sailing all through the way when you shift to your new home.

Read on to find out the things that you need to make a note of when you decide to shift your residence to a new location.


  1. Do The Packing In An Organized Way

Most people just pack things randomly in boxes. This makes the entire process of packing very chaotic and disorganized and causes many problems while unpacking. For preventing this problem and making the process of shifting easy, you can pack things room by room. Mark the boxes according to the rooms and store all the things there. This will help make the process of shifting much easier. Breakable items must be packed separately and valuable items must be taken in person. This is how doing the packing in an organized way can help you have a smooth shifting process.

  1. Do The Labeling Properly

When you are labeling the boxes, you can label most of them by the rooms. However, there will always be some things that can be classified together as a group. For example, kitchen utensils can all be put together in a box. In the same vein, you can put small electrical appliances like irons and induction coils in a separate box labeled as electrical appliances. If you follow this procedure, your shifting plans will be very organized and there will be no room for chaos. If you plan to shift some valuable items with your movers and packers, don’t tell everybody about it. Keep it a secret and give that box a code name. Only you and your family members will now the code name and nobody else. If you follow all these tips, surely you will have a hassle-free shifting process.

  1. Carefully Select A Packer And Mover

A good packer and mover are essential in order to ensure that all your goods are safeguarded and reach the desired destination safe and sound. If the packer and mover are not good, then your goods are vulnerable to getting damaged and even getting lost. Hence, you must be very careful when you are selecting a packer and a mover. You can either ask your friends and relatives or even take references from your acquaintances that will vouch for the credibility of a good packer and mover. Alternatively, you can read the reviews of customers from various websites that specialize in this domain and then select a mover and packer that seems to be the best to you. In this way, selecting a good mover and packer is of prime importance when you are planning to shift to a new residence.


  1. Change Your Door Locks

Even though your keys may have been handed over to you when you receive possession of your flat, still you can never be sure that there isn’t a duplicate set of keys with anybody else. Hence, it is indeed wise and prudent to change your door locks so that only you have exclusive access to your property. If you don’t do this, you are completely leaving your house vulnerable to the mercy of others. In this way, changing your door locks before you move into your new home can surely be a good decision to safeguard your property.

  1. Be Aware Of Your Main Water Valve And Circuit Breaker

Even though you may not be a specialist in making small repairs every now and then, still you must know the basic essentials of your new home from inside out. The main things that you need to be aware of are the main water valve and circuit breaker.

If you know the location of the main water valve, then you can instruct your plumber to make the necessary repairs whenever the need arises and have smooth running water. In the same vein, you can direct the electrician to the circuit breaker whenever there are issues with the electrical system.


In this way, you can conduct necessary repairs to your new abode when you know about your main water valve and circuit breaker. This will hold you in good stead for maintaining your home optimally.

  1. Redirect Your Mail

Even in this digital age, there are still some areas where we use snail mail. Even though email has permeated all aspects of our life, yet there are things like registered posts, parcels, bank checks and even passports that are still delivered to your doorstep. Hence, it becomes imperative that you redirect your mail to your new residence.

So it is essential that you inform your banks, insurance companies, mobile companies and even your children’s schools about the change in your address. In this way, you will be able to keep everybody in the loop.

Still searching for your dream home?

If you are still continuing your search for your dream home, then you can definitely choose from the vast variety of options for flats that are available from Mani Group. They are the best real estate property developer in Kolkata and provide you with modern luxurious housing at affordable rates in multiple locations all across the City of Joy.