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    • drpbalaji1960
    • By drpbalaji1960 9th Jun 17, 1:59 PM
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    moved into our new house- advice pls
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    • 9th Jun 17, 1:59 PM
    moved into our new house- advice pls 9th Jun 17 at 1:59 PM
    we have moved into our new home(not new built). just wondering what are the things should i be doing like council, gas, electricity, etc.

    Many thanks
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    • moneyistooshorttomention
    • By moneyistooshorttomention 9th Jun 17, 2:12 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 2:12 PM
    1. Change the locks immediately (you never know who might have a key).

    2. Check who the suppliers are for the utilities. Also check who you personally want as suppliers. Change suppliers if you don't like the ones the house is with.

    3. Find out when dustbin day/s is.
    If there's "4 tendencies" type of people (Gretchen Rubin) = yep....Questioner type here
    - Meets an expectation only if they believe it's justified and resists anything arbitrary or ineffective
    • Clairabella
    • By Clairabella 9th Jun 17, 2:46 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 2:46 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 2:46 PM
    If you haven't already done so read your gas, electricty and water meters. Its a good idea to take a photo of them if you can.
    • SerialRenter
    • By SerialRenter 9th Jun 17, 3:01 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 3:01 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 3:01 PM
    Don't forget to crack open the bubbly too!
    *Assuming you're in England or Wales.
    • Fosterdog
    • By Fosterdog 9th Jun 17, 5:33 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 5:33 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 5:33 PM
    Set up Mail redirection and start contacting companies to update your address, don't forget things like driving license and car insurance, your doctors, dentist and optician (or register with a new one if a diffent area).

    Find the local pub and go for a meal or pint and get to know the locals.

    Utility wise Gas, electric, and water, give final readings from your old house and initial readings for the new house.
    • Edi81
    • By Edi81 9th Jun 17, 7:13 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 7:13 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 7:13 PM
    Council tax and register to vote at the new address

    Update TV licence
    Tell your employer your new address
    • drpbalaji1960
    • By drpbalaji1960 9th Jun 17, 7:17 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 7:17 PM
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    • 9th Jun 17, 7:17 PM
    thanks very much for all the replies
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