Possession Date

Change address and get mailbox key at United States Post Office

You'll want to change your address with the United States Post Office.

If your mailbox is locked, you'll need to bring your deed (which you'll receive at Closing) down to the United States Post Office to get a new key.

Contract Deadline: Possession DateUltimate Nomad ChecklistWeek 13

Schedule moving truck and movers

If you're using a moving truck and hiring movers to help you move, you'll want to schedule those in advance of your Possession Date so they're ready for you when you get possession of the property.

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REAL ESTATE BROKER: Provide you with a list of locksmiths

Your Real Estate Broker will typically provide you with a list of locksmiths so you can have the locks rekeyed at your property.

We strongly recommend you rekey the locks to your property as soon as possible.

Contract Deadline: Possession DateUltimate Nomad ChecklistWeek 13

REAL ESTATE BROKER: Provide you with a list of utility providers

Your Real Estate Broker will typically provide you with a list of utility providers for your property so you can call and have them put into your name.

You should do this about a week prior to Closing or if the Seller is staying in the property after Closing then Possession Date.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The day of Closing belongs to the Buyer so utilities should start on Closing.

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Change utilities into your name

About a week prior to Closing or if the Seller is staying in the property after Closing then Possession Date you should call each utility provider and have the utilities switched into your name.

IMPORTANT NOTE: The day of Closing belongs to the Buyer so utilities should start on Closing.

Contract Deadline: Possession DateUltimate Nomad ChecklistWeek 13

REAL ESTATE BROKER: Get keys to common area resources

If your property has common area resources like a clubhouse where residents get a key, your Real Estate Broker will coordinate with the Seller, Seller's Real Estate Broker and HOA to get you a key to these common area resources when you get possession of the property.

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Take possession of the property

Take possession of the property and move in.

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