We just helped a customer trade his home for a bigger and better home.  The seller of the bigger and better home took the smaller home(they wanted to downsize) in trade and were paid the difference in cash by the buyer.  If you are moving up or down in the market, trades are a great way to make a move without having to wait and sell your exisitng property to move to the replacement property.  Trades thrive in a market with available inventory. Read the rest of this entry