Selling a home can be stressful and time consuming without the right resources and information. There are plenty of practical matters that need your attention. With my guidance, you can avoid the potential hazards.
Correctly pricing your property is critical. Price your home too low and you'll lose money; price it too high and buyers will shy away. Joanne will be able to give you a Competitive Market Analysis for your home, which will help you determine the value of your property, as well as give advice on the condition of the present market.
Effective advertising and marketing are essential when selling your home. From descriptive, colorful ads to internet options, Joanne knows the best ways to attract potential buyers. Promotional campaigns are most successful when the home is priced right and shows well. Competition and current interest rates can also affect the success of a promotional campaign.
The presentation of your home will impact the buyer's first impression. Buying a home is an emotional process and Joanne can advise you on simple and inexpensive ways to prepare your home for a successful showing.
The overwhelming majority of home sellers find it advantageous to team up with Joanne. Most home owners feel that it is better to entrust the sale of their biggest investment to a professional. There are a number of complexities of modern Real Estate transactions that should be considered, not to mention the access to the MLS, advertising, marketing, and the screening of buyers which are available to assist the seller. Joanne will know the condition of the market at the time you are selling and will also be able to help you determine the value of your property with a Competitive Market Analysis.
Today's buyer is well informed and price sensitive. A property that is priced over the market can often deter buyers who are serious about finding a property. If the property is under-priced, it will most likely sell quickly - to the detriment of your net proceeds. Care and research should be taken when establishing the original listing price. There are many factors that will affect the selling price. The following should help you determine the price you can expect to receive:
It is time now to look objectively and unemotionally at your home. Look at it no longer as your home, but as a product to be marketed. Be aware of what you can and cannot change about your home. This knowledge will allow you to concentrate on those items where change will bring the highest rewards.Download the Checklist
Once an offer is made, if you intend to accept the offer, or make a counter offer, do it as soon as possible. Realize that at any time prior to accepting or countering, a buyer can withdraw their offer. When you make changes to an offer, they require written approval of all parties for the contract to be enforceable. Know that even minor changes facilitate the opportunity for either the seller or buyer to change their mind. Everything must be in writing.
To put it simply the last part of the home selling process is closing. It is the time between the signing of the purchase contract (once an agreement on price and terms has been reached) to the day the deed is actually recorded transferring title. Once legal documents are signed, and the payment and mortgage are transferred, then escrow closes and your home changes ownership.
If you're thinking about selling your home, let's talk about how I can help you get the best offer possible. Get started today by requesting a Comparable Market Analysis (CMA) to help you understand the value of your home in today's market!
It doesn't matter if you have moved once or several times, it is never an easy task. There is a lot of emotion associated with selling a home. So on to a new adventure. The following are some tips you may find helpful.