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How to move house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Many are experiencing regret at the placement of their tent or house in the latest Animal Crossing, so can you move your house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons? Fortunately, yes, it is possible to move home in the game, though the cost of doing so is an expensive one that will see you parting ways with a number of Bells.

Here’s how to move house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons:

Animal Crossing: New Horizons | How to move house

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You will only be able to move house after Resident Services has been upgraded from a tent to a building. This can be achieved by way of getting more residents on your island. These residents will need to be moved in before Resident Services can be upgraded.

After the upgrade has happened, you’ll need to do the following:

  1. Go to Resident Services
  2. Speak to Tom Nook
  3. Select ‘About my home…’
  4. Choose to relocate your home

After you select this option, you will be given the option to move your home in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Cost to move house in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Moving home is a costly process. You will also have the option to move other buildings, such as residents’ homes or the museum, by way of paying out even more money.

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The cost to move house in Animal Crossing is as follows:

  • Moving your house: 30,000 Bells
  • Moving another building: 50,000 Bells

Can you move your tent in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

Yes, you can also move your tent in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. To do so, you must speak to Resident Services, but only once it has been upgraded to the building. Given that this takes some time, it is therefore likely that you will have already upgraded to your home by the time this becomes available, though if you decided to stick with the tent in the beginning portion of the game, you will be able to move it.