LISTING YOUR HOME TO MAKE ROOM FOR A

Growing Family

Congratulations!  A growing family is a wonderful change to look forward too.  And upgrading your living space is a common reaction to a family about to outgrow their current space.

A Growing Family!

Congratulations!  A growing family is a wonderful change to look forward too.  And upgrading your living space is a common reaction to a family about to outgrow their current space.

Homes for a growing familyThe new house may not cost more.

This might be counterintuitive to many but not all neighborhoods, communities, or cities are same.  For example, owning a home in the right neighborhood in the heart of a city often demands a greater price than a home sitting in the burbs’.  Are there tradeoffs?  Sure.  But don’t automatically assume a higher monthly mortgage payment simply because you need space for a cavernous man cave – I mean, spacious family room.

But, it probably will cost more.

Moving into a larger space often means having to fill that space – this means, more furniture and décor.  This may also mean more house and landscape maintenance, high utility bills, and sometimes, higher transportation costs if moving a bit further from your place of employment.

Consider Your Timing.

Most folks do not want two mortgages – and in highly competitive markets, contingency sales are not ideal in winning your dream home.  Speaking with your REALTOR® on how best to time your present home sale while shopping for your new home is the best place to start.  Your REALTOR® will take into consideration up-to-date real estate data they have exclusive access, local trends, and using their professional experience, formulate a plan that best mitigates timing concerns.

Sell Before Your Buy.

Ideally, you’ll want to sell your home before you buy your next home.  This represents a lot of moving parts and you’ll want your REALTOR® in the middle of it all to help coordinate the process.  Resist the urge to celebrate your home as being sold simply because you have an offer – your home is not sold until it closes.

Consider Her Timing.

Getting in and out of the car, looking at homes, going up and down stairs, packing – let’s be honest, doing much of anything while you’re near your due date just isn’t a good time.  Once the new baby arrives, time and energy will become an even more precious commodity.  But, just because you’re not prepared to truly buy your next home until your present one sells doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look with your REALTOR®.  Time looking at homes, hearing your likes and dislikes, sheds light on your personality and other intangibles often not expressed during the initial discussions regarding your needs/wants in your next home.  You’ll find that as time progresses, your REALTOR® is able to really show you properties that hit all your points.  And they’ll keep an eye out for your perfect home and be ready when your current home closes.

Congratulations!  A growing family is a wonderful change to look forward too.  And upgrading your living space is a common reaction to a family about to outgrow their current space.

Homes for a growing familyThe new house may not cost more.

This might be counterintuitive to many but not all neighborhoods, communities, or cities are same.  For example, owning a home in the right neighborhood in the heart of a city often demands a greater price than a home sitting in the burbs’.  Are there tradeoffs?  Sure.  But don’t automatically assume a higher monthly mortgage payment simply because you need space for a cavernous man cave – I mean, spacious family room.

But, it probably will cost more.

Moving into a larger space often means having to fill that space – this means, more furniture and décor.  This may also mean more house and landscape maintenance, high utility bills, and sometimes, higher transportation costs if moving a bit further from your place of employment.

Consider Your Timing.

Most folks do not want two mortgages – and in highly competitive markets, contingency sales are not ideal in winning your dream home.  Speaking with your REALTOR® on how best to time your present home sale while shopping for your new home is the best place to start.  Your REALTOR® will take into consideration up-to-date real estate data they have exclusive access, local trends, and using their professional experience, formulate a plan that best mitigates timing concerns.

Sell Before Your Buy.

Ideally, you’ll want to sell your home before you buy your next home.  This represents a lot of moving parts and you’ll want your REALTOR® in the middle of it all to help coordinate the process.  Resist the urge to celebrate your home as being sold simply because you have an offer – your home is not sold until it closes.

Consider Her Timing.

Getting in and out of the car, looking at homes, going up and down stairs, packing – let’s be honest, doing much of anything while you’re near your due date just isn’t a good time.  Once the new baby arrives, time and energy will become an even more precious commodity.  But, just because you’re not prepared to truly buy your next home until your present one sells doesn’t mean you shouldn’t look with your REALTOR®.  Time looking at homes, hearing your likes and dislikes, sheds light on your personality and other intangibles often not expressed during the initial discussions regarding your needs/wants in your next home.  You’ll find that as time progresses, your REALTOR® is able to really show you properties that hit all your points.  And they’ll keep an eye out for your perfect home and be ready when your current home closes.

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Greg Davis

Greg Davis

Designated Broker/Owner, CRS, GRI, 5 Star REO Certified, RES.NET Certified, Equator Platinum REO Certified

(208) 250-0132

todaysbroker@gmail.com

With over 18 years of experience, Greg Davis is the Treasure Valley’s “Go to” agent and a consistent leader with a reputation for tenaciously protecting his clients’ interest.  Savvy negotiations and cutting-edge marketing strategies join uncompromising integrity as the hallmarks of Greg’s service.   Greg is exceptionally well-respected in Boise, not only for his unparalleled professional track record and being an honest, hard-working family man who does absolutely everything in his power to ensure his client’s success.

In addition to real estate, Greg loves people!  His passion for building relationships and delivering stellar service to his clients are his top two priorities.  His motto, “Honesty Before Advantage” makes every transaction a “Win Win” for all parties involved.

Beyond his love for real estate, Greg is also a dedicated family man.  He loves to travel with his family and has been to Disney World more times than a grown man should be willing to admit.  Greg has also served on short-term mission trips to Indonesia, Haiti and Ecuador with Mission Aviation Fellowship.

Thanks to his exceptionally loyal clientele, personal referrals and repeat business are the foundation of Greg’s career.  To ensure efficient, complete service for you, Greg’s associates have been carefully selected from the very finest contractors in the business to form a close-knit “family” offering seamless assistance for every aspect of your home purchase or sale.

Please call Greg anytime without obligation.  He is ready to work for you today!

Experience

  • 1994 -2000 worked in sales at a startup software company. In 2000, the company sold for millions of dollars.
  • 2001 became an Idaho Realtor while waiting out a 2 year non-compete clause in the Microsoft Arena.
  • 2003 became an Idaho licensed real estate broker
  • 2004 created two real estate companies
  • 2006 Sold one real estate company for high returns (Payette Mountains Realty)
  • 2008-2013 IMLS (Intermountain Multiple Listing Service) Board of Directors
  • 2011-2012 IMLS President of Board of Directors
  • 2015 – Sold other real estate company (Genesis Real Estate Group, LLC)
  • Present – Designated Broker / Owner of Rise Realty, LLC.

Expertise

  • Residential property sales including fine homes, condominiums, income properties and custom homes
  • Exceptional attention to skilled negotiations, knowledgeable analysis of property values and market trends
  • Expertise and renowned credibility in resolving difficult transactions

Designations

  • Licensed Real Estate Broker, State of Idaho
  • CRS – Council of Residential Specialist
  • GRI – Graduate, Realtor Institute
  • 5 Star REO Certificated
  • NET Certified
  • Equator Platinum REO Certified
Rise Realty, LLC