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How to Get Involved with Your Community After Moving

Posted by on August 3, 2022

Perhaps you’ve recently signed a rental lease or bought a home in an area you’re unfamiliar with. With the help of Realty Executives, finding the right home is a cinch! But settling in after moving can be a tough process. These resources will aid you with every aspect, from switching your address to meeting friends in your new community.

Making Important Changes

When you move, you have to deal with lots of logistical tasks that pop up! Here are a few of the most important responsibilities that you’ll need to tackle.

  • Before you arrive, you’ll need to contact your local utility providers to set up services like water and electricity in your home.
  • Changing your address with the post office should be one of the first items on your to-do list.
  • Head to the DMV to update your driver’s license with your new address.
  • Make an appointment with a new primary care physician shortly after you move in.
  • Check with your real estate agent to see if they offer moving concierge services from companies like MooveGuru or Updater. These types of systems can help you tackle many moving tasks from one platform.

Professional Networking

If you’re looking for a job in your new community, you’ll want to focus on networking in addition to sending out applications.

  • Look up networking events in your new city so that you can start connecting with other people in your field.
  • Consider enrolling in an online degree program to improve your job prospects.
  • Become a member of your local Chamber of Commerce for access to additional networking opportunities!

Having Fun

Making friends after moving can be challenging! These suggestions will make it easier.

  • Ready to make some new friends? Join an adult recreational sports league!
  • If your faith is an important part of your life, start seeking out a new church community.
  • Should you need more suggestions for social outlets in your new area, ask your real estate agent for their expert suggestions.

Moving marks a fresh start in your life, and it can be very exciting! But at the same time, it can also be very stressful. Thankfully, you can turn to these resources to take some guesswork out of the process.


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