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How do I get my preteen into my house? I recently ..

Guest asks: Added Sep 17th 2012, ID #281280

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How do I get my preteen into my house?
I recently rebuilt a new house on a new lot, then went through the trouble of divorcing my sims to move them into this new house. They remarried and moved in together etc etc. However, their children (including a preteen due to the new update which I love) did not go with them? In fact the map shows that the old house is actually the preteen's house now. How do I get the children to move with their parents so that nobody owns the old house and I can demolish it?


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Guest answered:
Added 28th Oct 2012, ID #547323

Well I havent tried just guessing but build a relationship with the teen and parent or parents and the icon move in hopefully should apear hope this helped!

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Guest said: 6th Aug 2016 | REPORT
It didn't work now they have no family
Guest said: 11th Dec 2016 | REPORT
I don't know please tell me😬
Guest said: 20th Dec 2016 | REPORT
It didn't work the parents and the preteens are bestfriend but the option of moving in doesn't appear. Help!?!!
Guest said: 4th Apr 2017 | REPORT
Age them up to a teen and make them good friends with an adult, then move them in.
Guest answered:
Added 5th Nov 2012, ID #549205

I am having the same problem! Building a relationship doesn't work

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Guest said: 29th Dec 2012 | REPORT
Me to same problem it is impossible to get the pre teen to move with its parenta
Guest said: 8th May 2015 | REPORT
I have a diffrent problem I had adopt a sim into another household and now I can't get her to move back in with her birth family
Guest said: 5th Jul 2015 | REPORT
What kind of relationship? Just a friend or like boyfriend and girlfriend cuz I already tried bestfriend

Guest answered:
Added 26th Nov 2012, ID #553869

In sorry I did the same thing you can not move a preteen I is impossible. Sorry

Guest answered:
Added 2nd Dec 2012, ID #554685

Have pre teen go the parent house and put their bed their then once they sleep their twice it's complete

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Guest said: 16th Dec 2012 | REPORT
ive done that a million times. still doesnt work. if i tell them to go home they go to the old house.
Guest said: 26th Mar 2016 | REPORT
Guest answered:
Added 6th Jan 2013, ID #562896

Is no one still able to answer this question? It's frustrating that the preteen still wants to stay in the old house rather than move in with it's parents.

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Guest said: 9th Apr 2013 | REPORT
Preteens are beginning to be independent and rebels :D
Guest answered:
Added 18th Jan 2013, ID #565347

Duhh, I have the same problem too, juz send the pre teen sim to the new house and never send him back again

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Guest said: 2nd Jul 2015 | REPORT
But if you send them to school they'll go back to the house and this sucks because I know have a empty house with a preteen living in
Guest answered:
Added 31st Jan 2013, ID #568064

The only way it works is if the parents get remarried and the spouse moves back in with you

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Guest said: 13th Oct 2014 | REPORT
Ask mom how ?
Guest said: 7th Apr 2015 | REPORT
How do you ask mom?
Guest said: 2nd Dec 2015 | REPORT
What if their mums are dead?
Guest said: 4th Jul 2016 | REPORT
I made a little club house where the preteen lives
Guest answered:
Added 26th Mar 2013, ID #578998

If you have the newest update then you just click the new house and press relocate household

Guest answered:
Added 19th Jul 2013, ID #597305

First, build a new house, but it'll only be used for a minute so don't spend all of your money on it. Then press relocate household on it. Choose the family in question, leaving the house you want them to be in empty. Then you press the same button on the house you want them to live in. Relocate your household again and that should solve it! Good luck!

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nursewitchie said: 3rd Oct 2013 | REPORT
When I tried this the preteen that owns the house doesn't show up on the relocator at all,it's as if she doesn't exist
Guest said: 20th Dec 2013 | REPORT
That happens to me too. Cant relocate cuz the houses have owner..
Guest said: 4th Jul 2016 | REPORT
All I did was make a kid hang out for them
Guest answered:
Added 18th Apr 2015, ID #660772

Make a birthday cake, then once that's completed make the preteen and teenager, develop friendship with the adult you want you teen to move in with (doesn't have to be parents) then the move in icon should appear. All the best

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Guest said: 1st Jun 2015 | REPORT
I tried this twice and it didn't work, I've followed the rest and I'm extremely tired of all of this not working! No offense
Guest said: 20th Mar 2016 | REPORT
That won't work on freeplay because not everyone has completed the teen quest so......
Guest answered:
Added 16th Jul 2015, ID #666704

I have the same exact problem, I'm just going to try to relocate all of them into a new house

Guest answered:
Added 1st Dec 2015, ID #674089

I don't think you can until your sim is an adult. Correct me if I'm wrong. I've been trying for ages now, it is really frustrating having a toddler own a house. Went through the trouble of making it a teenager still won't budge. Aghhhhhhhh

Guest answered:
Added 1st Jan 2016, ID #675304

Get your mum sim and her boyfriend to get married in the preteens house and then hopefully they'll all live in the same house. If that worked then move household to the other house. Hope this helps!

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Guest said: 7th Mar 2016 | REPORT
If the parents are divorced and one of them has a new boyfriend/girlfriend you could try having the preteen becoming best friends with them and having them ask the preteen to move in
Guest answered:
Added 12th May 2017, ID #689811

Ok so I read all the answers and comments I found unless you can age the child into an adult you are unable to get them to move. What I did was have my preteen always hang out at hers dad step mom's place. And then I had my todale always be at her mom's place. As long as you don't make the kids in a really bad so they have to stay at there real house this should work. I'm sorry if you didn't want to here that there is no possible way to move a pre teen or toddler. I am not comp,e try sure if there is no way. I didn't try stuff. Just no this is the best way for me because a I don't waste my time trying to fight with the sims free play


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