Common Reasons to Sell2018-06-14T21:53:03+00:00

Common Reasons People Sell Their Homes

Growing Family!

Growing Family!

Congratulations! A growing family is a wonderful change to look forward too. And upgrading your living space is a common reaction to a family about to outgrow their current space.

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A Little Cramped

A Little Cramped

Finding your current living space a little cramped is a common reason to go looking for a new home. If you really love your home, you might first explore several other options.

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Selling Your Home for Retirement

Selling Your Home for Retirement

Ah, after working the past 40+ years of your adult life you can finally see it – retirement! Yes, perhaps it’s coming soon, or you have already retired and now a new stage in your life begins.

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Married with Houses

Married with Houses

As more career-minded adults find love later in life, it isn’t uncommon for these two merging lives to have to figure out what to do with the homes their bringing into the marriage. The most common solution is to sell one (or both) and find their perfect together home.

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Changes in Health

Changes in Health

If you (or a loved one) find yourself facing long term or permanent health issues you may discover that your home is no longer ideal. It may be something as common as not wanting to navigate up and down multiple levels of stairs or bathrooms that are simply too cramped.

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Listing Your Home Due to Divorce

Listing Your Home Due to Divorce

If you’ve landed up on this page you are either considering a divorce or are in the process of one and you want to know what to do with the house. The benefit of listing your home due to divorce is that both spouses usually get some money to help start over and give you both a clean break.

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Passing of a Loved One

Passing of a Loved One

The passing of a family member is never easy. In the midst of emotional angst from your loss you’re also tasked with addressing several tough decisions and seeing them through completion. You may feel overwhelmed, confused, and at times, you may want to throw up your hands.

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Should You Sell Your Home?

Should You Sell Your Home?

For many, a home and/or mortgage obligation can represent an enormous financial, time, and emotional burden – but it can also represent a tremendous store of potential value. And we’ll discuss these two popular positions here.

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Feeling Called Freedom - Empty Nester

Feeling Called Freedom – Empty Nester

Do you remember when you were younger, and you had dreams put on hold because of life and children? Maybe it was owning a cabin by the lake. Perhaps it was touring European castles. Or maybe even a pursuit of a secondary career for fun instead of necessity.

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Estate Planning – Your Home

Estate Planning – Your Home

A major component to every good estate plan is designating what will happen to your real estate holdings. Of course, you could sell and downsize sooner rather than later leaving your heirs more cash instead of house to distribute.

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Relocating For Work

Relocating For Work

Relocating due to work can be tedious and stressful – being pro-active and organized will help keep the process moving along without overly complicating your life… Moving along, get it, see what I did there.

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Upgrade or Sell?

Upgrade or Sell?

When you find that your home is no longer a perfect fit it seems natural to start making small improvements. It often starts innocently enough. New paint for this room, new flooring for that room, and the next thing you know you’re back at the home improvement store staring down a series of much larger projects.

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