Tips to Make Moving to your New Home Easier

Moving is a fun and exciting time. But as you prepare to move into your St. George, UT new homes sale there are many things to keep in mind to make your move a smooth and easy process. Ence Homes suggests the following tips to make moving to your new home easier. 

Plan – have a strategy for moving into your new home. Create a checklist to stay organized, pack one room at a time and pack non-essential items first. Hold onto your receipts, keep track of your spending and inventory. Decide where you’re going to place your furniture before hand to situate yourself quicker. You should categorize your boxes with colored stickers or mark them specifically to know what’s in the boxes and where they are going.

 Kicking Kitchen – your St. George, UT new homes sale kitchen will be the heart of your home. Unpacking your kitchen and setting this room up first and making it functional  

Luggage – utilize your suitcases and duffle bags by filling them up with your linens, clothes and bath towels and kitchen towels. You’ll be able to easily spot these items in your new home versus packing them in boxes.

Out With the Old – there is no need to take excess papers and or belongings with you. Go through any clothes you may no longer wear or want and any items you no longer use or need and get ride of them. Check to see if you can donate, recycle, throw away or have a yard sale so you’re not bringing them into your new home. 

Safe Keeping – it’s important to keep your important documents and equipment like birth certificates, jewelry, financial records, school records, prescriptions and other items together and in a safe and easy place to find. Transport these items yourself to your St. George, UT new homes sale.


In the Know – Notify all appropriate companies and people of your move including your credit card companies, employers, bank, post office, utility companies and friends of your change of address.

Energy Star Rating

Ence Homes recently received the 2011 ENERGY STAR Leadership in Housing Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In order to qualify for an ENERGY STAR rating, a home must meet energy efficiency standards set by the EPA. And though Ence Homes is pleased about receiving this award, we’re even happier for what it means for our Mesquite, NV homes for sale homebuyers.

 Money Saver  – Money will be saved by purchasing an ENERGY STAR qualified home. All together, Ence Homes customers will save $44,700 per year on utility bills. You’ll be able to put aside money for gadgets, trinkets, birthdays, gatherings, backyard barbecues or family vacations. 

Soothing Quiet – Your home is your haven and at your Mesquite, NV homes for sale you’ll be able to get plenty of rest, relaxation and comfort. As an Ence Homes homebuyer, your home will feature energy saving efficient insulation systems and high performance windows that reduce noise, tight construction and ducts, properly-sized and installed efficient heating and cooling equipment that will keep your home warm during the winter months and cool during the summer.

Not only will you get all the features of a new home but ENERGY STAR qualified homes offer useful energy-saving features that have third-party verification of energy performance. As you consider buying a Mesquite, NV homes for sale, remember all the wonderful features that will benefit your home and your pockets while contributing to the environment by avoiding greenhouse gas emissions.

First Time Home Buyer Tips

Buying your first home is an exciting process. But as you’re eager to purchase your first St. George, UT homes for sale there are many things to consider. The more information you have before setting out on this journey, the more prepared you’ll be. Here are some first time home buyer tips for purchasing your Ence Homes.

Do your homework – Having a handle on your finances is the first step to purchasing your home. Knowing your credit score, how much you have for a down payment, how much you can afford, household expenses, the different loan programs available and what you qualify for is essential.

Kind of place – When deciding to purchase your first home, it’s important to determine the type of home you want and the community you’d like to live in. Ence Homes has several St. George, UT homes for sale communities that offer spectacular move in ready homes or custom home building options and features that only you know is best for you and your family. Consulting an Ence Homes representative can provide you with the necessary feedback needed to make an informed decision.

Openness – Knowing what you want is important but when viewing the various St. George, UT homes for sale options, it’s important to keep an open mind. Remember, when it comes to the move in ready home options nothing is set in stone. You can always change the color of the walls to match the color scheme you want.

Learn – It’s important to have fun but also to learn during this process. Learn all you can about your future Ence Homes neighborhood, the schools and the town. Picture yourself having family gatherings, barbecues and other memorable occasions. Don’t be afraid to talk to your potential neighbors to get a feel of what it’s like to live in the community. You may even meet some friends to invite to your house warming party in your first ever St. George, UT homes for sale neighborhood