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3 Important Adjustments to Make After the Big Move

Moving into a new home can be a breeze with these helpful reminders

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Photography: Marc Jao

There are so many things to look forward to when you move into a new house. There's the redecorating process, buying new furniture and accessories, and working on the layout of the entire space. However, before you go down to the nitty-gritty, there are a few adjustments that you need to deal with first.

Make an effort to meet your neighbors

Getting to know new people can be awkward at first but once you get to know each other better, your neighbors can be your lifelong friends. Don't forget to say hi or hello if you bump into them in the elevator. Starting a conversation won't hurt and you might be surprised to know that you have a lot in common.

Study the location

Since you now live in a new house, chances are, you need to adjust your daily grind too! If it took you an hour to get to your office from the house before, it's time to observe the travel time from your new house. Take note of the available transportation options and be ready to wake up early just in case the area is found near major roads and busy streets.

Learn to love your new home

Feeling homesick is not unusual—especially if everything seem to be new: from your home to the location and the people around you. Keep in mind that it will take time for you to get used to all the changes. Decorate the space with the things you love and make it a point to add personalized touches. Turn an unused corner into a cozy nook where you can read a book, watch a movie, or simply enjoy a quiet time.

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