In addition to securing your home physically, so that you feel safe living there as you begin to make it your own, we also strongly recommend that you secure your home virtually. Here are a couple of ways you can do so:

We recommend setting up a Google alert on your new property. Read our blog post for information on why and how to do that.

We also recommend that you claim your new home on Zillow. You can get  Read our blog post for information on why and how to do that.

Finally, think about joining your neighborhood’s Facebook group, if they have one, and also joining a neighborhood group, such as NextDoor, to connect and share with your new neighbors and learn more about your new neighborhood!

 

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