A Few Benefits of Selling your House and Downsizing to a Smaller Property
The choice to sell your current home can be a difficult one. Even when we begin to notice that we may not need that extra bedroom or the garden is a bit much to keep up, our homes often harbour so many good memories that selling just doesn’t seem like an option.
Many of us have raised children in our current homes but after seeing them go off to university and start families of their own we no longer need the kind of space that can house growing teens or store their football equipment and endless books for school. Our kitchens are no longer spaces used for cooking for an army; our bathrooms remain tidy when there are no children splashing about.
At this point it may be time to downsize to a smaller home, and this can come with many benefits. It could be a prime time to sell your property- did you know that despite rising prices first time home buyers are piling into the market?
Selling your home for a good profit could allow you to enjoy a comfortable retirement. Perhaps there’s a place you’ve always wanted to see, or a hobby you’ve wanted to take up but felt you couldn’t afford. With the earnings from your home the windows of opportunity can really open up.
In terms of where you would live if you sold your current home, the possibilities can actually be quite enticing. Smaller homes are much easier to care for, and if you haven’t moved in many years shopping for a new place can be a lot of fun.
Search for an elegant flat with a beautiful view, or a cosy bungalow with a lovely garden. You might be able to have the kitchen you’ve always dreamed of, or the kind of roll top bath you’ve seen in all the home décor magazines.
You can also begin looking for a new home before you even sell your current home. Edward Giles can help you find a new place and sell your old home quickly, with easy conveyancing and convenient services every step of the way.