Purchasing a Property Guide

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Please click here for our guide to moving home.

Home Buyers Checklist

  • Enquire about mortgage availability
  • Choose agents and solicitors
  • Once sold make offer on property
  • Obtain removal quote
  • Exchange contracts
  • Book your removal
  • Electric company for final readings
  • Electric company new connection
  • Gas company for final readings
  • Gas company for new connection
  • Phone company to disconnect at old property
  • Phone company at new property
  • Water company

Important contacts

  • Family
  • School
  • Opticians
  • Bank
  • Store cards
  • Council tax
  • DVLA
  • Sports clubs
  • Friends
  • Doctor
  • Building society
  • Newspapers
  • TV licence
  • AA/RAC
  • Hire purchase
  • Employers
  • Dentist
  • Vets
  • Credit cards
  • Post office
  • Catalogues
  • Milkman

Day of Removal

  • Vital documents
  • Food and drink
  • Medicine
  • Light bulbs
  • Spare clothes
  • Washing up liquid
  • Eating utensils
  • Toilet paper
  • First Aid
  • Rubber gloves
  • Towels
  • Cash/cheques
  • Jewellery
  • Essential tools
  • Bin liners
  • Bed linen
  • Soap
  • Credit cards