6 Moving Tips

When you decide to sell your home at the Lake of the Ozarks, you will want to keep moving top of mind. As soon as your home is on the market, you never know just how quickly your home will sell. When you hire the Fran Campbell Team to help sell your home, we work hard to get your home sold as quickly as possible. We recommend starting the moving process as quickly as possible. Not sure where to start? Get a few moving tips from the best real estate team at the Lake of the Ozarks!


#1 Consider Renting a Storage Unit 

It's not a bad idea to rent a storage unit while your home is on the market. This will help you jump-start the packing process before your home sells. Not only will this help you get a head start on packing, but it will also free your home of unnecessary clutter. Removing clutter is one of the top tips for staging your home. Get rid of non-essentials and excess furniture when you list your home so your home is always ready to show. 

#2 Sell Unused Items 

One of the best perks of packing is it allows you to declutter and get rid of items that you don't need any longer. This is a great way to make a little extra cash, declutter your home, and it elements items that you won't have to store or move. Have a garage sale or consider using online garage sales and online marketplaces to sell your items.

#3 Tips for Packing 

Packing and unpacking is a lot of work...and stressful, especially when you can't find what you need when you move into your new home. It doesn't have to be this way when you are organized! Consider these useful packing tips. 

#4 Label  EVERYTHING! 

This might feel like a hassle when you are doing it but trust us when everything is labeled your life will be so much easier when its time to unpack. Go out and buy a pack of colored markers and label everything by room. If there are items you know you will want immediately, make an additional mark so you know which box to open.


#5 Pack Smart

When it comes to breakables, kill two birds with one stone and use towels and blankets to wrap all breakable items. This will save you money on packing materials and those items will need to be packed away anyway. 

#6 Your Home is SOLD 

Once the best real estate agents at the Lake of the Ozarks sell your home, it's time to get packing! Although, before moving into your new home there are a few things that will need to be done in addition to packing. 
  • Turn on your utilities- water, gas, electric, etc. 
  • Set up or transfer internet, cable, etc 
  • Change the locks 
  • Test your smoke alarms 
  •  Childproof- if necessary 
  • Transfer school records - if necessary 
  • Forward your mail 
  • Update billing address- banks, credit cards, all bills, etc. 

Contact Fran Campbell Team to Get Your Home SOLD! 

Fran Campbell Johnson has assembled a top-notch real estate team to make sure every step of your transaction is handled by a professional. When you trust us with your next real estate transaction, you can rest assured that our team will listen to your needs and make buying a home at the Lake of the Ozarks easy! When you are ready to start your home search, contact the best buyers agent at the Lake of the Ozarks- the Fran Campbell Team!



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