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Closing Checklist

Prior to Closing

  • Propane Gas or Oil (request measurement of remainder in tank as this is your personal property and the buyer will compensate you for it at the closing)
  • Water/Sewage (request reading from town water/sewer department)
  • Smoke detector certification (request inspection from town fire department)
  • Electric/Gas/Phone/Cable
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • Flood insurance
  • Sanitation service (arrange for pickup of moving debris)

Remember to set up these same basic services at your new home.

Change of Address Notifications

  • Relatives
  • Accountant
  • IRS
  • Homeowner’s insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Auto Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Friends
  • Banks
  • Lawyer
  • Broker
  • Creditors
  • Credit Cards
  • Doctor/Dentist
  • Post Office
  • Newspapers
  • Magazines
  • Catalogs
  • Clubs
  • Organizations
  • Motor Vehicle Department

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