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Oct. 17, 2011 - Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?


Instead of thinking about it as "selling a house" and "buying a house", you should be stating as your goal "getting from here to there".


A first time buyer who is currently renting, simply needs to coordinate their notice by the 10th of the month to insure a smooth transition. 


But those who currently own and are moving to a new house, require a completely different strategy.  Before you go out to look at homes to buy, you should get your home completely ready to sell.  Using the same real estate professional to sell your home and to buy your new home, particularly if you are staying in the same area, is a great advantage.  Have the agent come to your house before you go out looking for homes to purchase.  Complete everything on the agent's checklist needed to insure a fast sale at a high price.  Then go out and look at homes. 


If there are several for sale that you like a lot, then list your home in the mls before you make an offer.  Since you have already prepared it for market, that should take about an hour.  You should not have to go into temporary housing by selling first unless you have a particularly difficult property to sell. If you are not getting good activity and feedback, be quick to make changes needed and as recommended by your real estate professional. 


Weekly evaluations are in order after the first 10 days on market.  You should be able to sell your home and buy your new dream home in short order, if you have a good agent and remain open to their suggestions regarding the property you are selling.

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Sep. 24, 2007 - re: Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?

Posted by frances

want to sell my home before buying new home

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Sep. 24, 2007 - re: Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?

Posted by Anonymous

That is more difficult this time of year Frances.  But not impossible.  Are you willing to rent in between for a few months if the house you want is not available at the time that you sell?  Predicting when a house will sell is less than accurate these days.  Some, but fewer, sell quickly.  Most not.

Are you in Seattle?  On the Eastside?  In WA?


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Oct. 18, 2011 - RE: Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?

Posted by commercial real estate

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Mar. 8, 2012 - RE: Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?

Posted by Mirela Stan

I don't see anything wrong in thinking that you are buying a house - and not moving from here to there, because owning a house is everyones dream - so it wouldn't matter how much time or effort the moving would require - the important thing is that you finally own something - all the better when you bought the house with your money - working. :) Webmastre at: Vanzari Case Cluj


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Jun. 14, 2012 - RE : Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?

Posted by Sell property fast

Interesting post! It doesn't matter you are buying the new house first? Or sell the old one?  If you have the enough money of course, there is real equity in your current home, so that It's all your decision. But If you cannot afford it so you need to sell your house before you buy a new one.

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Jun. 14, 2012 - RE: Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?

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Jun. 26, 2012 - RE: Do I need to sell my house before I buy a new one?

Posted by chastine

 this is a good post regarding how to sell houses before getting a new house :)

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