You’ve lived in your house for a long time. You know every angle and can walk down the stairs in the dark without hesitation. not only that, you remember every project you’ve done on the home, when it was done, how much it cost, and how hard it was to finish!
Your kids grew up here. They ran down those stairs on Christmas morning. Your son came through that front door the day he injured himself in practice. And you celebrated your dad’s birthday in your living room. Furthermore, your “victory garden” with those enormous tomatoes is out back! Two of your best friends live nearby and visit often.
The decision to sell your home to move to a more comfortable and convenient arrangement makes complete logical sense, but as we know, it’s not just a logical decision. There are many emotions tied into a move and battling these emotions can be mentally exhausting not only for the person moving but also their family.
Here are some tips that might help in your decisions…
Where will I/we go?
Will it be hard to sell my home?
What do I do with all my stuff?
Are there tax issues to consider when I sell?