Preparing Your Family for a move

 

There are a lot of preparations that need to be made when

 

you are buying and selling a home. You have to arrange for

 

financing, prepare your property so that it’s as attractive as

 

possible to potential buyers, start the process of looking for

 

a new home, and on and on.

 

A great REALTOR ® will help you do all that.

 

 

But there’s one item on the list that’s as important as the

 

rest: Preparing yourself and your family. You want to make

sure everyone is prepared for the excitement – and, yes,

 

sometimes turbulence – of selling a home and buying

 

another. Here are some tips to help you do just that.

 

 

Engage the kids

 

Get them involved, as much as possible, in the decisions.

 

Ask them to make a list of the features they want most in a

 

new home. Get them excited about the new friends they’ll

 

be able to make in the new neighbourhood – and assure

 

them that they can keep in touch with their current friends

 

after the move.

 

Stay healthy

 

With all the additional activities associated with buying

 

and selling a home, it’s all too easy to skip exercises,

 

home cooked meals and other healthy activities. Make a

 

commitment to not let that happen.

 

Keep up with family time

 

Like going to the beach with the family on weekends?

 

Enjoy a game of golf with your spouse? Kids involved in

 

soccer, baseball or other sports? Do your best to keep up

 

with these activities.

 

Ask for help

 

Even the most well organized move doesn’t go smoothly 100%

 

of the time. When you and your family are feeling some stress,

 

don’t be afraid to ask for help. Give your REALTOR ® a call!

Want more ideas for making your move go smoothly?

 

Call today.

 

 

 

 

Elizabeth Warberg

Elizabeth Warberg

Broker
CENTURY 21 Leading Edge Realty Inc., Brokerage*
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