Please don't Worry In Case You Are Moving Before Your Home Sells--You Have Alternatives

Moving to a new homeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Colorado Springs prior to your home selling can be a double-edged sword. On one side, you don't have to chuck all your junk in the vehicle and speed out of your driveway each time a real estate agent wants to show the residence. Alternatively, nobody really wants to juggle two mortgages. These are some suggestions for exiting a vacant house, in order to go ahead and transition to your new one in Colorado Springs.


The Accidental Landlord

You'll find it true that some areas of the country have such a solid real estate market that homeowners have multiple offers the day their properties are listed. The flip side of that is that you can find equally as many sections where homes will not sell easily. Should you be in the latter group, you might not have the privilege of staying put up until the house sells--especially if it is a job change that's beckoning.

Consider renting your old home in the event your residence is slow to sell--it could be a financial win-win. Turning into an "accidental landlord" provides these types of probable positive aspects.

· Money stream to ease the stress of two property loans

· Your tenants deal with routine maintenance like lawn work

· Renters also notice leaking pipes as well as downed limbs which could cause significant harm to your home

· Occupied residences are less likely to be vandalized

· You continue to establish equity in your old residence

If you opt to proceed the tenant route, you will be taking your house from the market for a minimum of half a year, rather more likely a whole year. If you are a landlord neophyte, hire a property or home management business to take over the function. They will find and investigate tenants, handle the leasing records, ensure the residence is rent-ready, attain the rent, and distribute the monies as outlined by your state's leased-property laws. Most management companies bill a part of the rent as their fee.

Vacant Residences can be Preferable to Sell

A significant myth about real estate property is that an empty residence is difficult to sell because a likely purchaser needs to observe your furniture to envision their own in the area. Here's the reality--real estate agents in some cases prefer a bare property to an occupied one.

This is why:

· An unfilled home is straightforward to stage. There's a reason the Netflix show Tidying Up is certainly a big hit--we all live along with too much stuff. Shoving all your hockey sticks, brooms, and vacuum cleaners inside of a closet on top of the winter scarves in addition to pet carriers is not a solution when you're getting your residence prepared to sell. Potential buyers wish to see an entirely unrealistic image of a Real Simple-inspired closet with evenly spaced, matching hangers, and a beautifully placed basket on the floor for two pairs of sparkling clean gardening clogs.

· An empty home is easier to get ready for the market. Unless you were in front of the neutrals craze and all your areas are already ecru, your real estate agent will probably insist you paint the home either that or possibly light gray. Painting, cleaning, refinishing floors, and the other odds and ends important to make your home livable for someone else are difficult to complete when all the home furnishings, youngsters, along with pups are running through constantly. Not to mention the cardboard boxes scattered everywhere.

· A clear residence is simple to show. When your residence is constantly show-ready, it is less stress for everybody on the transactional chain--you don't have to be on red-alert everyday, the real estate professionals know they can take a client any time, and a potential home buyer is not going to be annoyed because they cannot see the home whenever they prefer.


You cannot just shut the doors and drive away as soon as the moving company loads the moving truck, you'll want to keep the utilities on and the yard looked after. Here is the normal housekeeping for a bare residence.

· Power

· Water

· Gas

· Lawn provider

· Security system

There are a few apps that allow you to regulate the heating and cooling, lamps and lights, and alarm system from another location. Talk to your real estate professional about yard care if you move before you have got a contract--some can provide that support, along with regular checks to the residence--as an element of your agreement.

Don't lose hope if you haven't sold your residence before it's time to move to Colorado Springs; you do have options for your old house. Enable your real estate agent or property manager do everything, to help you concentrate on your new house.

Plus, if you need the help of a professional moving company to get your things out of your old house to your new home, give A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Colorado Springs a call!


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