Below is a checklist of items you need to put on your to-do list when purchasing a home. If you have any questions. Please feel free to call me or my assistant, Lianne.

Buying checklist:

  • Create a system to stay organized through the process, such as starting a New-Home Binder.
  • Preapproval from financial institution to determine buying price range
  • Deposit cheque
  • Lawyer information
  • Organize moving boxes, moving truck, moving friends
  • Plan for moving of pets and notify veterinarian’s office
  • Set up utilities with municipality - water, sewage, garbage
  • Obtain required pet licenses
  • Open accounts for gas, water and electricity
  • Open or transfer TV, telephone, internet, and cell phone services
  • Notice to gardening, newspaper and other home services
  • Update magazine, book club, organization subscriptions
  • Update credit card, financial institutions, and department store accounts
  • Update social club, church and gymnasium memberships
  • Update provincial health care account, physicians offices
  • Update medical, dental and optical accounts
  • Update home, car and life insurance
  • Notify schools
  • Update alarm company account


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