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Truly Live: Our Top Stress-Free Moving Tips

January 16, 2024

With extensive experience in building remarkable communities and quality new homes in Hampton Roads, VA, Kirbor Homes knows how exciting it is when the big moving day approaches—but there’s no doubt that it can feel a bit stressful if you’re unprepared. From packing to scheduling, the pressure of moving can bring with it a whirlwind of tasks and emotions, but with proper preparation, this process can become a breeze. To ensure your transition into your new Kirbor home is smooth and laid-back, we've put together some valuable tips to help you settle in—allowing you to Truly Live in the moment from the very beginning.

Begin with a vision for your new home

After you’ve found the perfect Kirbor home for you, the first step to a stress-free move is to envision the life you want in your new home. At Kirbor Homes, we pride ourselves on not just building houses—but creating spaces where families can make lasting memories. Before moving day, picture the rooms, imagine the decor and visualize the spaces where your family will live, grow and thrive for years to come. This vision becomes your guide, helping you make decisions about what to keep, what to donate and how to organize your belongings as you transition to a Kirbor home designed for your unique lifestyle.

Plan strategically

If one thing is for certain—it’s that meticulous planning is the cornerstone of a stress-free move. Break down the process into manageable steps, creating a timeline that allows for efficient packing and organization. Kirbor Homes recommends starting early, decluttering your belongings and creating a detailed inventory. The goal is to ensure that your move is not only efficient—but also mindful, providing you with the opportunity to live in the present rather than getting bogged down in the chaos of the move. Consider creating a moving sheet or timeline that outlines when each task needs to be completed, and you can even assign specific tasks by family member. This will serve as your roadmap, ensuring that you don't forget any crucial steps along the way—helping alleviate much of the stress associated with moving.

Pack thoughtfully and unpack with purpose

Packing is often the most time-consuming part of the moving process. As you pack, think about the life you want to lead in your new home. Label boxes with the room they belong to and prioritize essentials for immediate access upon arrival—and you can take it one step further with extra details, like “Kitchen - Pantry” and “Kitchen - Upper Cabinets” if you really want to plan ahead. This way, you can unpack with purpose, setting up your new home in a way that aligns with your vision for a lived-in space—plus, this thoughtful approach will help you settle in with ease, even amidst the chaos of unpacking.

Settle into your new home

As you settle into your new Kirbor home, we invite you to embrace the moments that make life extraordinary. Host your first family movie night in the cozy great room, watch your children play in the spacious backyard, unwind in your luxurious primary suite and invite friends over for gatherings and delicious dinners made in the welcoming kitchen. These are the moments we design for—the ones that make your house a home—and as you immerse yourself in the comfort of your new surroundings, let your Kirbor home become the backdrop to countless memories. Through thoughtful design and attention to detail, we aim to make your move feel like so much more than just a change of address—we aim to make your move feel like a seamless transition into a life you've always dreamed of.

Embrace the sense of community in your new Kirbor neighborhood

Moving isn't just about your new home—it's about the community as well. Kirbor Homes builds not just homes, but neighborhoods that foster a sense of belonging. Embrace the camaraderie of a close-knit community where neighbors become friends, children create lifelong bonds and the shared experiences create a tapestry of memories. Take the time to explore local amenities, discovering nearby parks, shops and community centers, further enriching your experience in your new neighborhood. Living in a Kirbor home means being part of a community where you can Truly Live in harmony with those around you—forging connections that help you feel more at home than ever before.

Truly Live in Your New Kirbor home

After you've successfully navigated the steps above, it’s time to embrace the joy of your new Kirbor home in the Hampton Roads, VA area. Luckily, after you’ve made the transition into your new home in one of our desirable communities throughout Moyock, Chesapeake, Suffolk or Virginia Beach—you’ll never have to move again. From beautiful, functional floor plans to exceptional neighborhoods, our new homes in Hampton Roads, VA are guaranteed to surpass your expectations. There’s no better Hampton Roads homebuilder to trust than Kirbor Homes, and there’s no better time than now to make the move into your dream home.

To learn more about any of our new homes throughout Hampton Roads, give us a call at (757) 689-1880 or fill out our online form today.

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