MOVING OUT OF YOUR SOLD HOME

Once subjects have been removed, legal documents signed and funds transferred, the sale of your home is considered complete. It’s time to start packing for your move.

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SET UP UTILITIES

When you’re on the move, there’s a lot to think about; first and foremost, make sure that your new home has the essentials: Power and Heat.

Companies like BC Hydro, New Westminster Electric, and Fortis BC have made it very easy to transfer or set up service at your new home.  Click the links below to take a look at the steps involved…

BC Hydro
New Westminster Electric
Fortis BC Natural Gas

CHANGE OF ADDRESS CHECKLIST

When you’re on the move, there’s a lot to think about; first and foremost, make sure that your mail follows you to your new address! Here’s a handy guide on who to alert when changing your address:  Change of Address Checklist

ADDITIONAL TOOLS AND RESOURCES

Moving within BC? Quickly and easily update your address in seven steps using Address Change BC.

You can also change your address over the phone 8 am-5 pm, Monday-Friday:
Vancouver: 604 775-0011
Elsewhere in BC: 1 866 775-0011

Hot Tip: Mail Forwarding Have some time before you take possession? Consider Canada Post’s mail forwarding service. It’s an ideal way to make sure that you don’t miss anything important!

Hot Tip: Change of Address Cards Change of address cards can be found free at your local post office. Simply add postage and send!

POSSESSION DATE

The only thing left to do now is hand over the keys on the Possession Date. Your Realtor will make those arrangements.

Congratulations! You’ve sold your home!

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