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Welcome Home: Your Guide to New Homeownership

1. Update Contact Information

Start by notifying banks, insurers, and subscriptions of your new address to ensure a smooth transition.

2. Set Up Utility Accounts

Next, set up utility accounts for electricity, water, gas, internet, and trash collection to ensure essential services are ready upon move-in.

3. Locate Main Shut-Off Valves

Before settling in, locate and label shut-off valves and familiarize yourself with the labels on the circuit breaker panels for quick access during emergencies.

4. Understand Warranty Coverage

Take the time to understand the warranty coverage provided by Reda Home Builders, to address any future repairs or replacements effectively.
Our Foreman will go through the warranty policy with you at the time of your punch list walkthrough, reviewing the major highlighted areas. Reda encourages you, from that meeting to read through the packet in its entirety and bring any questions to the table, either at your final walk or through communication between agents.

5. Learn About Home Maintenance

Create a maintenance schedule for tasks like changing air filters and testing smoke detectors to keep your home in top condition.

6. Explore Home Security Options

Research and compare home security systems to ensure the safety and security of your new home. Remember to verify, you are within the means of the builder’s warranty.

7. Explore Neighborhood Amenities

Once settled, take some time to explore your new neighborhood and discover local parks, cafes, and markets.

8. Meet Your Neighbors

Host a casual meet-and-greet gathering to introduce yourself to neighbors and begin building community connections.

9. Safety First

Install smart devices or upgrade locks and entry points to enhance the safety and security of your new home.

10. Stay Organized

Finally, invest in a home organization toolkit to keep documents and belongings tidy and maintain a sense of order in your new space.