Have you found your dream job, but it’s located in another town? Perhaps you saw the ideal home for your growing family and now need to get your current house sold as soon as possible. When you find yourself unexpectedly in the whirlwind of moving in a hurry, you’ll want to have read through our guide below.
Selling Your House in a Hurry
A property buying company is typically the most straightforward and quickest method for how to sell a home. You don’t need to spend hours cleaning, decluttering, painting or fixing anything. If you have a baby at home, you know how disruptive it is to have people visiting your home for a viewing at all hours. For the sake of your sanity and speed, we highly recommend checking what home buyers in your area would offer on your house in its current condition.
Packing and Moving Your House in a Hurry
Packing up an entire home is a big task and one that can feel overwhelming, especially if you didn’t have a lot of time to process the immense life change. Here are a few factors to take into account:
Our first recommendation for packing your house in a hurry involves focusing on the logistics of your move. Do you have a house to move into yet, or are you still house hunting? While you may need to be out of your current house in a hurry, this doesn’t mean that you can’t pause and take time to ensure your next home is one where you are happy and want to take root.
Bin, Box, Barter
When you move from one house or city to another in a hurry, it is all too easy to throw everything in boxes and figure the rest out later. However, why should you have to pay for moving items you don’t need or even want? We highly recommend that you prioritize throwing away anything that you don’t need, boxing up others for charity, and bartering or selling any others. The less you have, the cheaper and easier your move will be.
People often work better on deadlines, but this doesn’t mean that your stress levels and anxiety aren’t increased. If you don’t yet have a set plan for moving, consider booking a storage container for a few weeks or months. This can give you the time required to scout your new city properly.
Numerous moving companies offer services that can significantly help to speed up the moving process, such as:
· Packing and unpacking
· Supplying packing materials
· Vehicle transportation
· Specialty moving services – for wine collections, hot tubs, antiques, or the like
· Disposing packing materials
Scientifically speaking, moving from one home to another is a stressful life event according to the Social Readjustment Rating Scale. However, whatever your reason for needing to sell in a hurry, we are confident that you can get it done quickly with our tips.