Buyer’s To-Do List

  • Take meter readings at final walk through (water, gas, electric)
  • Once you have a closing date, transfer utilities into your name
  • Contact USPS and forward your mail
  • Contact DMV to change address on driver’s license and registration
  • Change the locks; you never know who still has a key
  • Set up trash removal services
  • Order cable / internet services
  • File for STAR Credit. www.tax.ny.gov/star