by David Brenton’s Team
One thing is for sure, our Team LOVES animals. We even get to bring our dogs to work. It keeps us all smiling and gives our furry family a special treat. If you are like most households, you have a pet of some kind, and this can potentially complicate the moving and home search process.
We know that moving can be a stressful time. When you take into account the needs of your pets, the process can become increasingly more complex. These tips will help make this time as easy as possible.
One of our biggest suggestions in preparing your home for the market or for a big move is to keep your pets away from the action. The temperament and behavior that you enjoy with your pet is under normal conditions. Unfortunately, it is hard to predict how they will react during times of stress.
For this reason, we recommend keeping animals out of the home or securely contained during our initial photography appointment and showings, appraisals, etc.
This allows our Marketing Team to compile our 3D virtual tour without movement in the scenes. It also keeps your pet and any visitors safe from unintentional signs of aggression or stress for your pet.
As you begin planning for your future home, consider how the new location will impact your pet. Does it provide enough green space? Does it allow the necessary space for a dog door or cat litter closet? What about the proximity to nearby parks, pet stores and grooming? These are all items to consider as you make your lists of “must-haves” for your new home.
We look forward to assisting you and all members of your family as you make your move. Whether they are furry or scaly, we are ready to put our years of experience to work for you.