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If you’re going to sell your home, you have a lot of decisions to make. Most are based on logic and logic alone. “I’ll go to that house that is three miles from the freeway first, then the house with a backyard and a dog on the front porch, then the house with the view of the ocean and the trees and the swimming pool and the backyard, then the house with a backyard and pool, then the house with the backyard, then the house with the pool, then the house with the back yard, then the house that has the fence, then the house with the pool, and then the house with the fence. That’s what will sell. It might take a month, it might take three months, it might take six months, it might take a year or two years, I don’t know. If I’m not motivated or excited about selling, I won’t do it. So, if I think it’s the right house for me, I’ll just buy the next one, the one I have to see first.”
Your home is probably on the market at this very moment. I’m not telling you to buy it right this second. The timing is not your problem. But, in a general sense, this sounds like a really good argument that people come up with, and you probably should too.
But here’s the problem. What happens when you actually look at the houses that are on the market? What happens when you actually start to think about it because you just bought a home in SoCal at the peak of the market.
You end up staring at this picture:
Is this the right house for you? Is this the right house for you right now? It sure makes sense to buy the house you want to live in. I know, buy the one you want to live in. But is this the right house