America has long been known as a mobile society, starting from the days of the pioneers. The pandemic and the gathering recession make buying a new house problematical. What if now, for whatever reason, you need to pull up stakes and find a new dwelling? And you have to sell your old home? To answer that question, we turn to the sage Rick Kahler, the founder of Kahler Financial Group, in Rapid City, S.D.
Larry Light: Why, amid these bad times, would someone want to move?
Rick Kahler: Suppose that you retired last year, you’re ready to downsize or move to a warmer climate, and you have been getting your house ready to sell. Or suppose you recently made a career move that includes relocating to a different part of the country.
Light: Given the economic and emotional uncertainties around the COVID-19