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Buying Your Home : Sell Your Current Home

Psst...First time home buyer, or don't have a home to sell? Skip ahead to House Hunting and Viewing.

Not very many people can hold onto two homes at the same time, so you’ll probably need to sell the one you have now. Danielle helps with her incredibly helpful selling guide. In the meantime, here’s a quick overview.

When should you sell?

  • Buyer’s and seller’s markets explained
    When there are lots of people looking for homes but not many for sale, it’s called a ‘seller’s market’. When there are lots of homes for sale and not many people buying them, it’s called a ‘buyer’s market’.

  • Wait for the market to improve?
    If you’re selling one home and buying another, you don’t really have to worry about playing the market. If you sell your existing home for a ‘low’ price, you’re probably also buying at a low price.

  • Seasonality. Do home sales get frostbite?
    It’s true. Winter sales tend to be slower, and spring sales are more brisk.

  • If you need to sell fast
    Danielle helps by advising a price and for making your home look attractive, without making you look desperate.

Buy first or sell first? The eternal question

Many people are able to time their sale and purchase so they happen on the same “closing date”. As a buyer, you can make your offer “conditional” on the sale of your existing home, so you’re not paying for the upkeep of two homes. Or when selling, you can try to extend the “closing period” to give yourself more time to find your next home.

Sell with Danielle, or go it alone?

In the same way that many people decide not to fix their own cars or do their own dental work, it’s wise to enlist a professional when selling your most valuable asset. Real estate transactions are complex, time consuming and involve a lot of legal documentation. Danielle is knowledgeable and highly motivated to help you get the most for your home. Before flying solo, truly know how a REALTOR®, such as Danielle helps.

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White Rock Life Real Estate Group

Homelife Benchmark Realty Corp.

Unit #1, 1920-152 Street  South Surrey,  BC  V4A4N6 

Phone: (604) 531-1111