Your First Home on Your Own Sacramento CA

So you’re moving into your first place in Sacramento. There’s a lot to do to transform the empty space into a home where you can be comfortable and safe.

Two Men And A Truck Sacramento
(916) 852-7411
8167 Belvedere Avenue
Sacramento, CA

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ESC Design Group
(916) 483-1181
2398 Fair Oaks Blvd. #3
Sacramento, CA
 
Rose Sypkens
(888) 895-5944
5050 Laguna Blvd. Suite #112
Elk Grove, CA
Specialties
Residential,Commercial,Home Staging

RT Design
(916) 691-5300
3601 E Island Ct. Elk Grove
Elk Grove, CA
 
Shaping Space
(800) 998-2003
417 Mace Blvd. #J
Davis, CA
 
ESC Design Group
(916) 483-1181
2398 Fair Oaks Blvd. #3 Sacramento
Sacramento, CA
 
Michelle Kaspari
(916) 402-6098
5150 Fair Oaks Blvd Suite 101/190
Carmichael, CA
Specialties
Home Staging

RT Design
(916) 691-5300
3601 E Island Ct.
Elk Grove, CA
 
Shaping Space
(800) 998-2003
417 Mace Blvd. #J Davis
Davis, CA
 
Katherine Kawaguchi
(916) 786-9668
10050 Fairway Drive
Roseville, CA
Specialties
Residential

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Your First Home on Your Own

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So you’re moving into your first place. There’s a lot to do to transform the empty space into a home where you can be comfortable and safe.

Hook up Utilities

Some utilities may be covered by your rent or may not be necessary in your area, so check with your landlord first. Then contact local providers to create new accounts for the services you’ll need. Keep in mind that they may require a deposit.

  • Electric
  • Gas
  • Water and sewer
  • Trash collection
  • Local telephone
  • Long distance telephone
  • Cable or satellite
  • Internet

Update your Home Address

Notify important parties of your new address.

  • Post office
  • Bank accounts
  • Credit cards and loans
  • Insurance policies
  • Mobile phone
  • Drivers license and auto registration
  • Magazine and newspaper subscriptions
  • Professional memberships
  • School and alumni organizations
  • Health care providers
  • Friends and family

Furnish your Home with the Basics

You don’t need to furnish every room at once, but you’ll need a few things right away.

  • Bed
  • Table and chairs
  • Storage for clothes and your belongings
  • Sheets, blankets, and pillows
  • Towels
  • Shower curtain
  • Hangers
  • Pots, pans, and cooking utensils
  • Dishes and silverware

Stock up the Supply Closet

Be ready when it’s time to clean, and be prepared when the unexpected occurs.

  • Broom, mop, sponges, and rags
  • Cleaning products
  • Liquid dish detergent and dishwasher detergent
  • Laundry detergent
  • Laundry basket or hamper
  • Light bulbs
  • Flashlight
  • Batteries
  • First aid kit
  • Toilet paper, tissues, and paper towel
  • Garbage bags

Stock up the Kitchen

Sooner or later you’re going to get hungry, so be ready with your favorite foods and basics.

  • Bread
  • Cereal
  • Eggs
  • Spices and herbs
  • Fresh and frozen vegetables
  • Fruit
  • Beverages
  • Cooking oil
  • Butter or margarine
  • Condiments such as mayonnaise, ketchup, mustards, jams, and other spreads
  • Your favorite ingredients, prepared foods, and snacks

Get Organized

Carve out space for important papers. Use hanging folders in a filing cabinet or find a system that works for you.

  • Home lease or purchase paperwork
  • Insurance policies
  • Warranty information
  • Financial accounts and statements
  • Utility bills

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