Whether you want to save on rent or have decided to chip in on a mortgage together, moving in with your significant other is one of the most significant life steps you will take. Before you start cutting keys for two, it’s essential to consider all involved when living together. Start by sitting down to discuss your bill sharing options and deciding what furniture and appliances you’ll need. Having everything sorted out before you move will ensure that your new home is a happy one.
Living under the same roof can be a true test of a relationship. Even if you think you know your partner’s habits and eccentricities, you may still encounter challenges if you don’t first discuss issues such as:
We’re not talking about couple’s counselling, but about what stuff you’ll want to consolidate and what you’ll want to get rid of before moving in together.
To do this, start by making a moving checklist of all your respective furniture, furnishings, and appliances.
Moving from two separate residences into one can not only be stressful but costly. However, there are ways you can save your heads and money. One way is to look into Bekins Kelowna’s local and long-distance DIY moving services, including truck, storage container, packing materials and moving equipment rentals and see how you can move at your own pace by reading The Art of the Slow Move.
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