To buy or sell first is one of the major decisions that you’ll make when selling property. There are so many factors that can influence your decision in either direction, including your financial situation, the property market and your property itself.
The benefit to buying first is that you’re in no rush to find a new home. But think carefully about the following:
The biggest positive with selling first is that you can take your time. There is no pressure to accept the first offer which means you can hold out for the best offer. It also means that you’ve got a firm budget to work with when looking to buy. But again, there are some things to consider:
Consult your local real estate agent before you make a decision. They will be able to advise you on current market conditions and how long your property is likely to take to sell.