How to Handle the Move When Your Home Possession Date changes

Packing & MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Buying a new house using the profits from your previous residence is very common. Most folks go through this approach to move which is incredibly time-sensitive. Every step during the residence-to-residence swap is part of a vulnerable dance. One which entails moving hundreds of pounds of personal effects as well as exchanging thousands of dollars all in the stretch of a few days. Not to point out that you are probably also moving many hundreds of miles from one home to the subsequent.


The steps go something similar to this:

· Pack and Get Ready to Move

· Close the Sale

· Move Out

· Close the Purchase

· Travel with Your Belongings Across the State/Country/World

· Move into New Home

When everything runs according to your long-distance move schedule, you will be hanging your clothes in the new residence before long. But what happens when the closing and possession dates change at the very last minute? How would you react if your house deal was delayed, or if acquiring your following house had been delayed for factors out of your control? The ideal solution is to plan, just in case. Here are your best solutions if you find your move to El Paso postponed on one end or the other.

Get Your Delay Ducks in a Row

When your schedule is this snug in addition to dependant on closing real estate deals, every aspect of the project is related. Any postponement in your arrival will delay when you're able to receive the moving truck in El Paso. Setbacks in departure result in hold-ups with arrival. And all aspects are determined by signing the paperwork. Therefore, if your property sale or purchase get postponed at either end, you'll have to get all your moving ducks in a row, immediately.

You may need:

· Short-term accommodations

· Temporary storage for the possessions inside the moving van

· New plan for your moving company

You Are Postponed on Closing the Sale

To close the sale for your present home, you will likely need to be physically there to manage the transfer and approve the final paperwork. That being said, what will happen in the event the closing date is deferred when you are already scheduled to leave soon?

What you need to do is dependent upon how long a delay you expect. One- or two-days delay, it is possible to get a hotel room and send your things on ahead as scheduled. However a week or more postponement would mean that you will have to make substantially different arrangements. Delay the professional movers and keep your belongings placed in your residence until your buyers are prepared to close.

Subsequently decide whether you prefer to stay in the packed-up residence or book yourself a short-term room. Extended-stay suites enable you to book by the night, week, or month which is often a lifesaver when you're between dwellings pending paperwork.

For longer slowdowns, it might be worth unpacking a couple of things to spend less and staying put prior to difficulties are taken care of.

You Are Delayed on Closing the Purchase

Matters end up getting even more complex if the delay is on the other end. You could have buyers prepared to go or perhaps have closed and are traveling before getting warning that your house purchase has been deferred. Such things happen every so often, and you can survive it no matter how much of a wrench it throws in your efficiently orchestrated moving plan.

Just as before, your first worry is how big the lapse is. Nonetheless even a one- or two-day lapse can certainly be of importance.

For starters, get yourself somewhere to stay. Quite a few moving households will already be equipped to confirm a night or two in a hotel just in case. But when there are setbacks in the possession day, you will need somewhere to settle and wait it out. Lodges are good for modest hold-ups. For extended hold-ups, examine long-stay suites as well as vacation rentals which give reductions for reserving a week/month.

Regarding your stuff, that also depends considerably on timing. Moving trucks commonly arrive after the homeowners do, since they move slowly on truck routes heading truck speeds. With luck, the delay won't have an impact on your move at all. In the event the moving truck is planned to show up a few days after you do, you'll be good to go. Having said that, as soon as the truck arrives it'll need to drop your things off someplace.

At this point, you'll need non-permanent personal storage. The moving company may be equipped to assist you with space for storage at the destination or you could obtain your favorite nearby storage place on your own. Either way, your stuff may need to be stowed briefly until the postponement is fixed.


Moving is stressful, and unexpected setbacks add to the chaos. It is important to be aware of is to take good care of yourself and others in your home. Following that, it is all about coordinating with your movers and handling the postponement. Here at A-1 Freeman Moving Group in El Paso, we're happy to assist customers handle unforeseen slowdowns by providing storage solutions to make your move as smooth as is feasible.


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