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5 Tips for Moving Into a Waterfront Property

July 28, 2022

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 5 Tips for Moving Into a Waterfront Property
Waterfront living provides simple pleasures and the opportunity to enjoy everything from watching the sunset over the water to listening to the waves. Here are some tips for moving to your beach house or lake house property.

Waterfront homes are a fantasy for many, owning a beach house can be an incredible deal, the rhythmic sound of rushing water, and the cool breeze provides a sense of calm and serenity. However, before you can enjoy your new surroundings, there is a hurdle that you need to cross: packing and moving to this place. Every move is different based on the location, and it needs to be handled uniquely. We have alluded to a few tips for moving into a home by the water, and you can always rely on the local moving company to make your move stress free. 

Groundwork on the Area

Good research needs to be done on the area to ensure that you have chosen the right locale for you and your family. Assure that the neighborhood and the local culture are a good fit for your needs. Look out for the basic amenities like schools, banks, post offices, groceries, and other essentials that are crucial. 

HOA: Rules and Regulations

You should carefully consider and read all of the homeowners association rules and regulations. Waterfront homes are typically located in HOA communities to contribute to the cleanliness and cohesion of the neighborhood. Before moving into a fully built waterfront home, make sure that all of the home improvements have been approved by the HOA.

Check Insurance Rates

When compared to other homes, insurance rates are typically higher for waterfront properties. The presence of water increases the risk, which means that property damage from natural disasters is also relatively high. Tropical storms, hurricane winds, and flooding are all well-known elements that should be covered by insurance to protect against property loss.

Carefully Wrap Items

Every item is valuable, and it should be cautiously wrapped. Choose the packaging that will be used to protect your glassware, furniture, electronic devices, and other equipment. Water repellent packing is generally recommended by moving companies for fragile or easily waterlogged items.

Maintenance

It's no surprise that living near water necessitates regular maintenance to keep up with wear and tear, and weather-related situations such as heat, dampness, storms, or other natural disasters. An occasional inspection and maintenance by the handyman are required to avoid any unexpected or expensive damages.

So you've found the beach house or lake home of your dreams and are ready to move ? Our professional packers and movers are here for assistance and can make your move hassle free.

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