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How To Take The Emotion Out Of Selling Your House In Phoenix

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Martin Boonzaayer

December 5, 2019

Do you need to sell your house in Phoenix? Learn how you can take the emotion out of selling in our latest post!

Selling your house in Phoenix isn’t always easy both literally and emotionally. If you have lived in the home for a long time, you will likely feel very attached to the property, even if you know it’s time to move. It can be difficult to remove your emotions from the process, treating the transaction as nothing but business. While it’s great to think back on your house fondly, by removing some of the emotion, you will be able to make the transition much easier.

Think About What You Are Gaining

When you keep your focus on the next chapter, selling your property can be a bit easier. Think about all your gaining and what a new fresh start in a new home will mean for you. While you may have many memories tied to your current home, you are sure to many many wonderful memories in the next place you live.

You can also remind yourself of why you are selling. Maybe the house is too large after the kids have all moved out. Maybe the property is too small for your growing family. Maybe you have an excruciating commute you will get to leave behind. While the selling process may feel difficult, if you remember why you are doing it in the first place, things will progress much easier.

Make A Virtual Memory Box

If you have a lot of fond memories of the home that you would like to hold onto, taking photos and storing them digitally can help make remembering special moments easier. You can gather up photos and videos taken in the home throughout the years, storing them all in one place to look back on whenever you want. This can also help if you are downsizing. By photographing items you won’t have room for in the next place, you’ll be able to remember them, without having to physically be there. Another idea is to create a journal, filled with stories of some of the great memories made in the home.

Remove Personal Items Ahead of Time

Long before your actual moving day, packing up personal items and storing them away can subconsciously reduce your attachment to the home. It will feel less and less like your home and more like an empty space. This will help if you are listing and want to declutter and also when you do actually move, your belongings will already be packed. Of course, you don’t want to pack away anything you need. Also, keep in mind that if you are listing your house, the process could take a while. Selling directly to The Trusted Home Buyer will make things move much more quickly, helping to rip the bandaid off instead of dragging out the process.

Don’t Overprice The Home

When you own a property you truly love and are in a position where you need to sell, you may overprice it based on what the property is worth to you not the actual real estate market. You can call a pro to help you get an accurate estimate of what your house is really worth in Phoenix. While you may disagree with the number, knowing it will help you save some trying and energy trying to sell a house for more than its worth.

When selling a house in Phoenix, removing your emotion and treating the process as a business transaction will ultimately make things easier for you.

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