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Moving?   Here's a to-do checklist

Once the contract is signed, you will undoubtedly be busy getting ready for your move. Here is a checklist of items that you will want to review to ensure a smooth transition.

    • Choose a lawyer/notary public to handle the legalities of the transaction and inform your realtor

    • If your property taxes are automatically debited by City Hall, contact them to discontinue the automatic debit

    • If moving to/from a strata, contact your strata management office to arrange elevator access move date/time and pay any move-in/move-out fees

    • Contact the utility companies to disconnect or move services: 

    • Notify your cable, internet, phone and/or cellular provider:

      • Rogers (cable, internet, phone, mobile) : 1.877.764.3771

      • Shaw (cable, internet, phone) : (604) 629.8888 / 1.866.684.7487

      • Telus (cable, internet, phone, mobile) 310.2255 / 1.888.811.2323

      • Bell (satellite, internet, phone, mobile) : 1.866.585.1890

    • Contact your financial institution:

      • Credit cards (including department store cards)

      • Banks

    • Register your new address with ICBC and if applicable, the company that provides your optional coverage

    • Arrange to start/discontinue home insurnace coverage as of the POSSESSION DATE

    • 10 days before Completion – contact your lawyer/notary public to arrange to sign documents

Complete your move and enjoy your new home!

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