Are you dreaming of selling up your family home and moving to a smaller place with easy maintenance? Perhaps a move to the suburbs, a rural area or even inter-province? Here are three things to think about as you ponder the next chapter in your life.
Timing is everything
Watch the gap in value between what you have to sell and where you would go as it will fluctuate with market conditions, and time your move so that you get the most money in your pocket. A great REALTOR® will keep you up to date with market conditions to help you best accomplish this.
Excessive furniture and sizes
You’ve filled it, so now you have to let go of some furniture to fit into a smaller package. Look at where you might go and you will soon see that house-sized furniture is not going to fit into smaller places. Start by removing the items that will make your existing home more sellable.
Personal finance and comfort zone
Do you buy first and sell your place later? That will depend on your finances and comfort zone. Consult with your bank and REALTOR® to determine the options you have before finding your new home. Don’t miss out on the one home that you love!