Buying Before Selling

Ready to buy your next home but still need to sell your current one? Our local Home Advisors offer tips for how to purchase and move into your new home before listing your existing house.

Can You Buy a Second Home Without Putting Money Down?
Buying Before Selling
Can You Buy a Second Home Without Putting Money Down?

Explore your financing options for buying your next home without a second down payment — or at least a significantly smaller one than your first.

How to Qualify for a Mortgage Before Selling Your Old Home
Buying Before Selling
How to Qualify for a Mortgage Before Selling Your Old Home

If a second mortgage is a must while you balance buying a new home and selling your current one, there are steps you can take to secure financing help.

Why a Cash Offer Is (Often) Better When Buying a House
Buying Before Selling
Why a Cash Offer Is (Often) Better When Buying a House

Let’s examine how cash offers will help you make a more competitive offer on a home, as well as what some of the disadvantages of cash offers are.

How to Write An Excellent Offer Letter for a House
Buying Before Selling
How to Write An Excellent Offer Letter for a House

Trying to buy a house in a hot market? Here's how to write an excellent home offer letter that appeals to sellers and makes your offer stand out.

Where do you live between selling your house and buying a new one?
Buying Before Selling
Where do you live between selling your house and buying a new one?

Once you sell your old house, it's time to move into your new one. When that's not possible yet, you'll have to find temporary housing.

Bridge Loan vs. Home Equity Loan: Are Either Right for You?
Buying Before Selling
Bridge Loan vs. Home Equity Loan: Are Either Right for You?

Comparing two short-term home financing options that may or may not make sense for you.

What Is A Kick Out Clause?
Buying Before Selling
What Is A Kick Out Clause?

What is a kick out clause in real estate, and how should home buyers and home sellers think about them?

Can I Buy Another House Before I Sell Mine? A Guide to Buying Before Selling
Buying Before Selling
Can I Buy Another House Before I Sell Mine? A Guide to Buying Before Selling

Found the perfect home but still have a house to sell? Here’s what to know about buying before selling your existing home.