Trying to figure out everything that goes along with being a first time home owner is kind of a tall task, but it is one that I am ready to embrace, even if it is a bit frustrating at times. My wife and I are about to move into our first house, and I am looking for additional resources on the web to help me figure everything out, and know what to do. I am trying to make a check list of the things that I need to get done in association with moving into our new house. One of the things at the top of my list is to have electricity turned on the house, and that needs to be done rather promptly.
It would seem like a straightforward enough matter, except that in the state of Texas, there are a lot of energy companies to choose from. So I need to look around and see what the rates are like from different companies, so that I can compare them and such. Looking for the best price is pretty crucial considering that we are going to be fairly broke for the first few months of living in our new house. On top of just finding a cheap rate on the electricity, we will need to try to save power and to try to save money on all of our bills and expenses for awhile.
It is going to take a bit before we offset the financial expense of putting forward a down payment for the house. It took a lot of saving to do, and it used up most of the cash that we had available. But I am glad that we did this, because it is a big step forward in our lives together. Hopefully, everything will just kind of fall into place with this house.