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Condo Moving Tips: 5 Things to Consider

April 8 2024

Buying a condo can be very exciting. Not only are you getting rid of all of the extra work that you had outside, but you also may not have as many inside repairs to do either. Instead, you can focus on buying a beautiful condo that is perfect for you (and close to the beach)!

That being said, it can be hard to downsize from a home into a condo. Even if you already live in an apartment, you might still have to downsize a little, depending on the size of the apartment and the condo. Here are five things you should consider before moving into a condo.

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Tips for Moving Into a New Condo

1. Give Yourself Plenty of Time

You aren't going to be able to pack up your whole house and downsize in the process in a month. In fact, the more time that you have, the better off you will be. You should plan on giving yourself several months to go through your personal things!

2. Imagine Your New Space

Hopefully, before you start packing, you have started looking at some condos. Even if you don't buy that particular one, you can at least get an idea of the amount of space that you are looking at.

Consider the furniture you'll bring along, or if you'll need to downsize to a smaller couch. Explore the closet and storage space available in your new condo compared to your current setup - it could be a game-changer for many.

3. Decide What You Must Take With You.

You are going to have to get rid of a lot of our personal items when you decide to downsize so you are going to have to look closely at everything to see what you really need, what you would love to take with you, and what you could leave behind.

Start getting rid of the things that you can live without, and you are well on your way to moving into a smaller condo.

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4. Don't Be Afraid to Hire Movers (And Use Them!)

Though you may want to save money, hiring packers and movers can really help make the transition a smooth one. Packers can come in and help you box up the items that you are taking with you. If you run out of time, they can quickly come in and have your home boxed up faster than you ever imagined. Many moving companies offer this service to make your move more seamless.

5. Talk to Your Condo Association About Moving Day

They could provide valuable insights to simplify your move. Additionally, they might assist you in reserving an elevator to avoid unnecessary waiting. Moreover, they may offer assistance in making the door access more convenient for you.

Moving into a condo can be a rewarding experience, but it requires careful planning and consideration. If you're looking for a luxury condo in Fort Myers Beach, contact us today to find out more about Grandview at Bay Beach and all of our top-notch condominium floor plans and amenities.

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