ONCE you have accepted the offer:
Contact your solicitor to advise him of your sale. Arrange to deliver to him all title documents in your possession (deed/transfer, mortgage, plan of survey, realty tax bills, etc.)
If there are any conditions on the offer, advise your solicitor as soon as the conditions have been removed.
Contact all utility companies to advise of the closing date and request them to read meters, disconnect service and to forward the final bills to your new address.
Arrange for movers, if necessary.
Advise Post Office and Driver's License Office regarding change of address.
Notify your security system/alarm company.
If applicable, revise or make your Will and Power of Attorney.
In the week prior to closing, arrange a meeting with your lawyer to sign documents, deliver keys, provide forwarding address and telephone number and arrange the pick-up of funds (if applicable) after the sale.
Cancel your home insurance.