Depending on your situation, you may have some other initial expenses to consider:
Whether you’ll be hiring a moving company, or renting a truck and asking friends for help, there are likely to be moving expenses.
Renovations or Repairs
Can renovations, or repairs, be delayed, or are some necessary to do immediately?
Do you have to make the initial payment for these monthly fees?
Service Connection Fees
Telephone, gas, electricity, cable TV, satellite TV, Internet, and so on, may charge service connection fees. Some utilities may ask you to pay a deposit.
Does your new home come with appliances? Do you already have your own?
Do blinds, or curtains come with the house?
Do you want to re-paint or apply wallpaper? Do the floors need to be refinished or re-carpeted? Do you have all the tools you need for redecorating?
Do you have the basic hand tools you’ll need for your new home?