Tips On Selling Your Home – How To Detach Emotionally From Your Family Home

Tips On Selling Your Home 

– How To Detach Emotionally From Your Family Home –

Selling your home isn’t a piece of cake. One of the things that make it so difficult is your emotional attachment to the house. By detaching yourself from the home, you’ll find the process less stressful. You could also find it more profitable!

Here are some tips on selling your home to keep in mind !
# Surround yourself with supportive people

Selling your home is going to be a stressful time. But you know what’s going to make it harder for you to detach emotionally from this process ? Being surrounded by people who are really stressed and sentimental about the whole thing!

Tips On Selling Your Home
Tips On Selling Your Home – How To Detach Emotionally 

Everyone around you needs to keep their strength up. Friends who are supportive of the process should be there for you. They can help remind you why you’re making this move in the first place. The part of this problem that can be really tricky is kids. If you have kids, then they’re going to find this process very stressful indeed. This goes double (or triple, or even quadruple) if you’re moving far enough for them to have to change schools. So make it a priority to get them to understand and accept what’s happening. It will make the process as a whole go by much easier. Read more about supportive friends at


# Putting an emphasis on speed

Sometimes, the best way to detach yourself emotionally is to just get it all over and done with as soon as possible. I’m sure you didn’t decide to sell your house under the illusion that it could be done overnight. But it could take even longer than you expect.

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Of course, having a bit more time can work for a lot of people. It gives them more time to come to terms with things, or to “say goodbye”. It also helps everything feel much less sudden. But for some people, their emotions simply don’t work in that way. They would rather get it all done right away. This is especially true if they don’t have many other concerned parties, such as partners or children. One way of doing this is looking into speedy cash your property. You can read more about this option at


# Your home as a product

The best way to go about this detachment process is to see your home as a product that you have to sell. After all, that’s what it actually is now, right? Seeing your home as a product actually works out for you in a lot of ways. You start to see things from more of a business and finance perspective. This can help you sell the home faster and at a better price. People who haven’t emotionally detached from their home often put their home on the market for much more than it’s worth. This simply draws out the process. You can read more about real estate pricing strategies at

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You should start removing personal items that instill nostalgia as soon as you can. You can keep them at the house of a friend or family member. If that isn’t possible, then stash it somewhere out of sight. Start researching home sales and  marketing techniques. Get heavily involved in discussions with real estate agents, and do housing research yourself. All of this will help put you in the right frame of mind.

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heidi williams
7 years ago

Awesome tips. I will definitely keep them all in mind should I ever own a home. There is so much to consider that I am sure people don’t think about.

Tania Potter - Soul Sense Coaching
Tania Potter - Soul Sense Coaching
7 years ago

The property market is so flat in South Africa at the moment, you are lucky if you can actually sell your house. Sentiments aside, bonds are hard to come by, making it really difficult.