How to Manage Your Expectations When You Sell Your Home

How to Manage Your Expectations When You Sell Your Home

Selling your home can be a time with very drastic changing emotions. It is natural to oscillate between the feelings of excitement, fear, anxiety, worry, joy, and even hope for a huge return on your investment. For many home sellers, the process is full of anticipation as you await what will (hopefully) be a major financial boon for you. However, if you are coming into your home sale with huge expectations, you are only setting yourself up for disappointment and frustration. Here are three tips to help you manage your expectations when you sell your home.

How to Manage Your Expectations When You Sell Your Home: Understand the Likely Time Frame

The first way that you can manage your expectations when you sell your home is to understand the likely time frame for your home sale. Home sales take a while, often a few weeks or months before things can finally get closed. If you have the idea that you are going to list your home, have it sold, and close within a week or two, you have another thing coming. Researching similar houses in your market can give you a clearer idea of what the expected time range is going to be for your home sale.

Know What It’s Really Worth

Another crucial step to managing your expectations when you are selling your home is to know what it’s really worth. The value of your home depends on a number of factors. The location, size, age of your home, and the maintenance and repair work done on your home will all impact your home’s value. Having an accurate impression of the value of your home is critical to getting your home sold in a reasonable time frame. Having a home inspection and appraisal can be a good step before listing your home to get a professional opinion on the value of your home.

How to Manage Your Expectations When You Sell Your Home: Prepare for Closing Costs

The final thing that you need to do to manage your expectations when you sell your home is to prepare for the closing costs. When you close on your home sale, there are going to be some additional costs that you have to pay, including closing costs. All you need to know is that you will likely not receive the entire payment for your home without a few additional costs.

 

Selling a home can be an incredibly exciting time. But if you come into the process with too many expectations, you can be in a lot of trouble. Take these three steps to effectively manage your expectations when selling your home.

 

Check out this article on how to know how much your house is worth!

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$5,800,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.3945
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1215 & 1233 Braman Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$15,950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
9
TOTAL BATHS
10,033
SQFT
1240 Coconut Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Palm Gardens Subdivision
Price Change - 2 weeks ago
$885,999
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
3,467
SQFT
1249 Osceola Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
$2,290,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3,230
SQFT
3752 Harold Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$599,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,503
SQFT
1362 Braman Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Becklers Riverside Add Subdivision
Listing courtesy of Sara Kyle of NEXTHOME ADVISORS
$1,875,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
4,684
SQFT
3232 Mcgregor Blvd
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Riverside Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$335,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,109
SQFT
1420 Moreno Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Mcgregor Estates Subdivision
$6,000,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
5
BEDS
5
TOTAL BATHS
7,719
SQFT
2844 Valencia Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Lynns Add Subdivision
$479,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
4
TOTAL BATHS
1,784
SQFT
1414 Alhambra Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
$569,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,903
SQFT
1353 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$524,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,720
SQFT
1334 Sunbury Dr
Fort Myers, FL 33901
La Chelle Manor Subdivision
$199,900
Land For Sale
Pending
0.19
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1461 Barcelona Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$2,795,000
Land For Sale
Active
1.1381
ACRES
LEE
COUNTY
1301 Poinciana Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Poinciana Park Subdivision
Price Change - 4 weeks ago
$499,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
6
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,925
SQFT
1473 Barcelona Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Valencia Terrace Subdivision
$950,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
2,898
SQFT
1436 Cordova Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - 5 days online
$659,900
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
4
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,306
SQFT
1542 Olmeda Way
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Allen Court Subdivision
$389,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending
3
BEDS
3
TOTAL BATHS
1,540
SQFT
1573 Maravilla Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Allen Park Subdivision
$969,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Active
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
2,153
SQFT
1433 Lynwood Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Fort Myers Subdivision
New Listing - 3 weeks online
$450,000
Single Family Home For Sale
Pending With Contingencies
3
BEDS
2
TOTAL BATHS
1,318
SQFT
1629 Maravilla Ave
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Country Club Homes Subdivision

 

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