For many homeowners, the selling process can feel overwhelming. Before you even get started, find a realtor that has experience and connections in every trade. You want to spend you money wisely so that your home gets the attention it needs to sell for the best price.
Perhaps you need a more suitable space for your family. You might need more bedrooms with a growing family and use the profits to buy a larger property or downsize with a cheaper mortgage.
If your current home has a lot of equity you can sell your home and and put the sale proceeds towards two properties, one to live in and one to rent for additional income and tax credits.
If you're having financial hardships that might affect paying your bills on time it's best to sell before you blemish your credit. If you start missing payments or increase your debt you will risk loosing your home and your option to buy a home with affordable payments.
Selling your home can be a challenge but if there isn’t pressure to sell, you can wait for the ideal offer and price you want. Take into consideration your career, family, school, any medical concerns, or financial pressures.
A good real estate agent is one you not only trust to help sell your home quickly and for the best price, but also to support and educate you throughout the selling process.
One of the smartest things a seller can do is be ready for the buyer's home inspection. More home sales fall apart at home inspection than at any other point in time during a transaction. Some very specific issues can kill home sales.
A purchase offer should state the offer amount, their mortgage amount, contingencies, closing, and occupancy dates. You can accept or negotiate for different terms which are where an agent's expertise is beneficial.