There are lots of moving pieces when it involves selling your home—and for several sellers, those moving pieces can cause an honest amount of stress.
But what are the foremost stressful parts of selling your home? According to a recent survey from LendingTree, a number of the highest stressors include:
- Buying and selling a home at the same time
- 29% of home sellers surveyed said trying to sell their home while trying to buy a new home was the biggest stressor within the process.
- Making costly repairs or upgrades
- Depending on the condition of your home, you may need to come up with some cash on repairs or upgrades before you list. This is a process that 16% said was the most stressful part of the process.
- Fearing the home won’t sell
- Even though a very low home inventory is making this a sellers market. 15% said that they fear their home won’t sell was the most stressful part of the process.
- Balancing advice from lots of different sources
- Your friends, family, neighbors, and even co-workers might mean well when they give advice on what you should and shouldn’t do. But 13% said sifting through advice from such a big amount of different sources was the most stressful part of selling their home.
So, what does this mean for you?
If you’re stressed out about selling your house, you are definitely not alone. In fact, it’s very normal. But, the more you know about the potential stressors that may come during the home selling process, the better prepared you can be to deal with them. This will lead to a less stressful home selling process. Make sure to contact your NextHome agent so we can help ease your mind.