Once the contract is signed, you will undoubtedly be busy getting ready for your move. Here is a checklist of items that you will want to review to ensure a smooth transition.
Choose a lawyer/notary public to handle the legalities of the transaction and inform your realtor
If your property taxes are automatically debited by City Hall, contact them to discontinue the automatic debit
If moving to/from a strata, contact your strata management office to arrange elevator access move date/time and pay any move-in/move-out fees
Arrange for mail redirection from Canada Post
Notify your cable, internet, phone and/or cellular provider:
Contact your financial institution:
Credit cards (including department store cards)
Alert your health care providers: Medical Services Plan
Register your new address with ICBC and if applicable, the company that provides your optional coverage
Arrange to start/discontinue home insurnace coverage as of the POSSESSION DATE
10 days before Completion – contact your lawyer/notary public to arrange to sign documents
Complete your move and enjoy your new home!