I have just registered my new website name for two years, and bought hosting for 1 year.
Anywhere from 24 to 72 hours, I should be getting the rest of the information I need and I can start working on the new site. (The rest of the info is basically being told that the IP pointers all know which server to direct the name of the site to.)
I had planned on changing what my current website looks like now, but I haven't had a chance. So I'll probably start by just uploading my old site to this one, then changing it over time.
Isn't it about damn time I did this?