5 Ways to Make the Selling Process Stress-Free

April 8, 2018

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For some homeowners, the process of listing, showing and selling their home can be stressful. Fortunately, there is plenty you can do to make it much less nerve-racking—and even exciting and enjoyable. Here are some ideas:

  1. Makeaplan.Decidewhenyou’regoingtoshowyourproperty, search for a new home, view listings, etc. Block out these times in an agenda book or calendar. That way, you and your family can see what’s coming up.
  2. Beflexible.Fewthingsgoexactlyasplanned!So,it’simportantto build in flexibility. For example, you may plan to see homes for sale on Saturdays, but if an opportunity comes up on a weeknight, give yourself room in your schedule to jump on it.
  3. Eatwell.Therearenumerousstudiesthatconnectpoornutritionwith increased stress. When people are selling and moving, there’s a tendency to rely on quick fixes, such as hot dogs and pizza! Try to plan more nutritious meals that will keep everyone healthy and energized.
  4. Getstuffdoneearly.Doingthingslastminute,suchasfindingareal estate lawyer or getting rid of clutter, can quickly lead to stress and frustration. Whenever possible, get tasks done early. That way, you won’t have to worry about them.
  5. Hiretherightprofessionals.Byfar,thesurestwaytoastress-free move is to get the right professionals working for you: everyone from contractors to mortgage brokers to movers.

By the way, a big part of what I do for clients is help make every aspect of buying, selling and moving go smoothly. Contact me to learn how I can help you.