How to Avoid Getting Stuck With Two Homes
"...you could run the risk of owning two homes...if
you sell first, you could end up homeless"
Weíve all heard the old saying about being caught between a rock and a
hard place. Well unfortunately, thatís where most homeowners find themselves
when they decide to move from one home to another.
The Real Estate Catch 22
You see, if you buy before selling, you could run the risk of owning two
homes. Or, just as bad, if you sell first, you could end up homeless. Thatís
what is known as the Real Estate Catch 22, and for thousands of
homeowners, itís an extremely stressful position they find themselves in.
The Solution: How to Avoid The Real Estate Catch 22
This financial and emotional tightrope is one many homeowners feel they
have to walk alone. However, you should seek out agents offering specialized
programs that can eliminate the stress and worry associated with selling and
buying another home.
The biggest dilemma when considering purchasing another home is deciding
whether to buy first or sell first. Either way is risky because you could end up
owning two homes or no home at all. Let's face it, the real estate market has
become a tough environment for buyers and sellers alike. The fact is that it's
more difficult to get homes sold today and therefore it's essential that real
estate agents look for new and innovative ways to meet the demands of the
A new and innovative program that some agents offer actually guarantees the
sale of your home and takes away all of the worry and stress associated with
selling and buying another home.
Here's How it Works
- Your agent will prepare a total market analysis including a computerized
printout of all comparable home sales and listings in your area.
- With this information you and your agent can determine a market value for
- This establishes your guaranteed price and list price which you will
receive up front (in writing) before your home is marketed.
- You are doubly protected because you know that your home will sell for the
guaranteed price. However if you receive an offer from an outside buyer for
more than the guarantee price you get the higher offer.
- You can confidently look for your next home and immediately place a firm
cash offer (not a conditional one) when you find a home you like because you
know the minimum that your home will sell for and when you can expect to
receive the money from it's sale.
- This service eliminates the usual stress and worry (the emotional roller
coaster ride) of whether to buy first or sell first so you can avoid the
risk of getting stuck with two homes or no home at all.
Remember, not all agents are alike and you should consider only those that
can offer you the most innovative marketing plan available to ensure that your
needs are completely and properly met.