Moving house is widely recognised as a stressful time
The Stress of Moving Home
Statistics show that an average person moves home eight times in their lifetime. That seems a high number given that it is widely recognised as one of the most stressful times in a person’s life.
It is easy to underestimate the anxiety and anguish caused by moving home. If selling and buying at the same time, you need to sort out mortgage arrangements, deal with estate agents, secure a buyer and find a new home that fulfills all of your family’s needs. Juggling all of those tasks will undoubtedly be stressful.
When a deal is done then there is the packing. Starting to declutter early in the sale process will help improve the appearance of your home to potential buyers as well as reducing the packing process. Then there is informing everybody about a change of address, transferring utility bills and sorting out the transfer of car logbooks, driving licenses, dog licenses, and all the other regulatory things that go with modern life.
Depending on your circumstances the reasons why you are house hunting will vary. Whatever the reason, moving home however must be seen as the start of an exciting new chapter. Maintain that positive outlook as you work your way through all aspects of the move.
The conveyancing process means that nothing is certain until contracts are passed before the Royal Court. To help you cope with that uncertainty and give you back some control, get organised. Write a list of things you need to do and note deadlines. This will reduce the worry of overlooking something important. Keep a track also of all your outgoings and make sure that you have considered all of the expenses that might arise. Ask for clear details from your lawyer, your bank, the surveyors and removal people.
Don’t forget to look after yourself as well. If you are saying goodbye to neighbours and friends as well as a house with which you have become familiar, it is natural to feel sad. Accept also that it may take a while to adjust to your new surroundings. Don’t rush yourself. Settle in gently as you unpack your belongings and set up your new home. Before long you will be happy and settled!
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