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How to Time Your Move when Relocating

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Time Your Move

Close on your next home with perfect timing

Your job is moving you across the country and your first day is in a month. The great news is you are getting a new job and a new place to explore! The part that can be overwhelming is that you have an established home where you are now. How do you get the house ready, marketed, and closed, and find a new home in your new city and time that closing so you can move from one house to the other?

The First Step Before Deciding to Move

The first call you should make is to a Realtor so they can advise you on the things to do to get market ready ASAP. They can refer you to handymen, cleaning people, and other professionals to help get your home market-ready.

Get Familiar with the New Market

Since I train with and network with agents all across the country to use the same strategies I do, we can even refer you to a fabulous agent in the new area. Before you get a contract, you should be talking with an agent in your new location. Then start looking at some houses online so you can get familiar with the market.

Timelines for Moving

If you need the funds from the sale of this home to buy the next one, know that it could take 30-45 days. That is from when the contract is signed before you officially close escrow. If you can comfortably tackle two payments financially, go ahead and buy the new place and move. Even if the old hasn’t isn’t sold, you can get started on your next chapter.

Funds for Moving

BUT, if you do need the cash there are ways to work around the timing issues. Seller’s leaseback, Buyer’s lease before closing, extending a closing date, and finding a short-term rental are a few of your options. There are lots of ins and outs and anything can happen when you are buying and selling real estate.

Use Knowledgeable Agents for a Hassle Free Moving Experience

An experienced agent can help you navigate the whole process with ease. Reach out to my team and we will give you all the resources you need to make your relocation as seamless as possible. Just give me a call! Again my name is Eren Millam and remember, Extraordinary service delivers extraordinary results.

Check out my 10 Tips for a Successful Relocation here.

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