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We always feel comfortable in our own home. Like they say, there is nothing place like home. But there comes a time that most of us need or want to move and sell our home.
This could be that a loved one has passed on or age can play a part in this decision. Downsizing is one of the most common reasons why a home goes on the market. As we get older we just don’t need that much room. When we are raising our family a bigger house makes sense, but as the years go by you’re not able to do as much as in the past. Sometimes moving into an adult community is the best thing. Friendly Valley in Santa Clarita is a great place if you like to have friends and enjoy golf.
Selling your home can be difficult, change is hard. And when you think of all the stuff you have collected over the years it can get overwhelming just at the thought of packing up and moving. The best thing you can do is just clean things out. Your life will be much simpler when you don’t have so much to worry about.
Sometimes people don’t want to move because they are used to the way their home looks and functions. Most of the time homeowners like the idea of starting fresh in a new place. You may also think that no one would want your home. That is just not true, there is Homebuyer out there looking for your home. Maybe a new family starting out and want a great place that has been loved and cared for.
Selling your own home can be a fun or maybe exhausting as you prepare your home and fix the flaws or defect. There are good Handyman services out there so you don’t have to take on that task. A professional real estate agent should be able to help you with this.
When selling your home, the real estate agent will take care all of the documents and arrange the meeting between you and the buyer. The agent also prepares the open house and invites his or her contacts so your house sells faster. Even though you will pay small commission to the agent, at least your home is sold with the price that you want and you do not have to think about the documents and the permits either. Everything is prepared and finished by the agent.
You have to be smart when selling your own home. Do not sell it at low price. Your agent will know what other homes in your area have sold for, and make sure you get the best offer. Just think you could be only a few weeks away from a new adventure in your life.
Keller Davis Realty Friendly Valley
19310 Avenue of The Oaks
Newhall, CA 91321