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First things to do after you buy a home in Leisure World of Maryland

First things to do after you buy a home in Leisure World of Maryland

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There’s nothing more exciting than entering your new house for the first time and seeing it empty with the great potential to turn it into your dream home. Before you get started, there are a few essential tasks that should be taken care of to ensure your safety and to get off to a nice, clean start.

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When it comes to safety and security, your first priority should be a call to the locksmith to get the locks changed. You don’t know who else has keys to your home, so the only way to ensure you’re the only one with access is to change the locks. Additionally, take some time to familiarize yourself with your circuit breaker box and locate the main water valve. This will enable you to quickly respond to emergencies.


Before you start moving in your furniture and unpacking, be sure to thoroughly clean out kitchen and bathroom cabinets – both inside and out. You should also steam clean all carpets unless they are new. This can be arranged with a professional carpet cleaning service or you can rent a steam cleaner for a small fee and do it yourself.


Now, you’re ready to get started on making that new house a home!


For more information or to schedule a private tour of the Leisure World Community and preview homes contact:

Barbara Michaluk, Realtor and Authorized Leisure World Specialist

Direct Phone 240-506-2434 or email:

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Barbara Michaluk, Realtor

Phone 240-506-2434

Email:  /  Web:

Authorized Leisure World Specialist / Senior Real Estate Specialist /
Internet Marketing Specialist / Certified E-Pro / Certified Staging Agent

Weichert Realtors / 3816 International Dr / Silver Spring, MD 20906

Authorized Leisure World Specialist     Barbara Michaluk Graduate Internet Marketing Specialist Barbara Michaluk Senior Real Estate Specialist   

Comment balloon 3 commentsBarbara Michaluk • February 13 2019 01:43PM


That is great advice for new home owners in Leisure World.  We have Leisure World here too, in fact, I just sold a nice home in Leisure World.

Posted by Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ (Arizona Focus Realty) about 1 year ago

Brian, I'll keep you in mind to recommend to anyone looking to move to Arizona Leisure World.

Posted by Barbara Michaluk, Leisure World Specialist / Full Service REALTOR (Weichert Realtors | Silver Spring, MD Phone Direct 240-506-2434) about 1 year ago

This is very good advice to share with home buyers. 

Posted by Roy Kelley (Realty Group Referrals) about 1 year ago