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5 Ways to Reduce Stress When Buying or Selling a Home

Research has shown that buying or selling a home can be an extremely stressful event. In any situation, preparation is key to reducing anxiety. Michele Harmon Team has a few tips that will help you achieve a stress free Real Estate experience.

1. Choose Your Agent Carefully

Who you hire matters! An experienced Real Estate professional – such as Michele Harmon Team –  will be prepared for every twist in the road, allowing us to minimize stress for you. We are a top team in the area and work hard for each and every client. We guide you through the Real Estate process every step of the way. When you work with Michele Harmon Team, you have not one but MULTIPLE licensed and experienced agents and admin working for you. Our team combines our expertise and resources to provide you with an exceptional Real Estate transaction.

2. Create a List

Before you begin touring properties, create a list that prioritizes your home feature “wants” and “needs”. Not thinking about what you are truly looking for in a home prior to touring properties will put you on the spot and can potentially create anxiety.

3. Get Mortgage Pre-Approval

Having your finances ready eliminates unpleasant surprises from lenders after you have found your dream home. It is important to speak with a lender and get pre-approved before you start house hunting. This will tell you how much home you can afford, your interest rate, or if you need to take action on an item in order to get pre-approved. Most importantly, your pre-approval letter lets sellers know that you mean business. Michele Harmon Team has developed relationships with some of the best lenders in Texas who can help you find the best loan program for you. Click here to get help with the pre-approval process and to connect with one of Michele Harmon Team’s trusted lenders.

4. Don’t Take Things Personally

It’s not you, it’s them! Or the market. Or the lender. Try not to take it personally if a buyer values your home for less than what you are asking, or if a seller rejects what you believe is a perfectly reasonable offer.

5. Talk Things Through with Your Trusted Real Estate Agent

One of the best ways to de-stress is to talk things through with your trusted Real Estate Agent. If you ever need to talk, do not hesitate to contact Michele Harmon Team. We will always guide you through the process and make it as stress free on you as possible. 

Our team has over 300 5-Star Zillow reviews and it would be our pleasure to work with you. If you are looking for an exceptional Real Estate experience, give us a call at 713-818-1330 to get started today! 

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