Emotions Can Run High When Selling a House

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Real Estate Sales Representative with DIR-USA.com

Sell Home Fast - Dacula GA: There are few things more traumatic than having to sell and leave a house that your family loves living in. It’s not usually just a matter of the physical attributes of a house that make it a cherished home. There are memories that have been made there and friends entertained. Children learned to walk and you remember each and every spot in the house where it happened. The measurement markers for each child might even be etched on the kitchen door frame as they grew taller and taller.

Emotions Can Run High When Selling a HouseThese types of memories make it hard to leave. What’s even worse is when you are forced out due to a financial downturn in your private economy or a job loss. Perhaps you must move because a family member was injured or has become ill. Military families deal with this on a regular basis as parents are transferred from base to base and job to job.

Whatever the reason for having to sell and leave your house, someone in your family household is going to have a tough time dealing with it. Moving is listed as one of the most stressful events that can happen to a person when evaluating stress levels. If you check out one of the common stress tests on almost any health oriented website, you’ll find that stress from moving is one of the important factors in living with stress. What can you do to limit or alleviate the stress of a move altogether? You can do what you do in any situation that you expect to be challenging. You can do your best to prepare ahead of time. Give yourself and your family adequate time to adjust to the idea.

Rushing through it at the last minute is bound to create stress unduly for someone in your household. Do what you can to explore the area you are moving to. If you have children, go to the school they will be attending to show them the grounds and help them familiarize themselves with the layout. If the visit can take place when some of the teachers will be in, go at that time and introduce yourselves. Go to see the attractions in the area. Look for parks, hiking and bike trails, sports facilities, and anything special that your family enjoys doing.

The more you allow for familiarization of the new area, the easier you’ll transition into the new neighborhood. Need to sell your Atlanta house fast? Sometimes we can be forced into positions that require a fast house sale. What can you do? Wait for a real estate agent to sell your home? And, if you don’t have much equity in your house, your options are even more limited. You may have to come to closing with a great big check. That’s even worse than losing equity.

 

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Emotions Can Run High When Selling a HouseNeed to sell your Atlanta house fast? Sometimes we can be forced into positions that require a fast house sale. What can you do? Wait for a real estate agent to sell your home? And, if you don’t have much equity in your house, your options are even more limited. You may have to come to closing with a great big check. That’s even worse than losing equity.


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Ralph Gorgoglione
Maui Life Homes / Metro Life Homes - Kihei, HI
Hawaii and California Real Estate (310) 497-9407

It is so important for sellers to try and dis-attach themselves emotionally when selling their home.

Sep 03, 2011 04:43 AM