5 Things to Know Before Selling Your Home


There are lots of reasons why you would choose to put your home on the market for sale. No matter what the reason from needing a bigger place to downsizing here are 5 things to know before selling your home.

1. What’s Your Home’s Competition?

It’s always helpful to know the local real estate market when you are thinking of selling your home. The research can be time consuming and confusing for most. There are so many factors such as comparable homes on the market, current price ranges, amount of comparable homes activly for sale in your area and so much more. This is why you should choose a local real estate expert to help guide you through this process.

2. Decide on an Time Frame

What date do you want or need to sell your home by? This is a major factor often missed when you place your home for sale. If you need to sell by a particular date you may have to compromise on Price and other terms so that you can achieve your goals.

3. Other People Don’t See What You See

This applies to everyone from an agent work with to potential buyers. Everyone puts value on different things, and has different ideas on décor. Try to cast a more neutral eye over your place and be prepared to compromise. It maybe in your benefit to paint walls netural or remove some personal items from the home so that it appeals to the majority, allowing your home to sell faster.

4. Be Realistic About Showings

We all know this is your home and it can be hard to stick to your normal routine when you have your home for sale, but you need to be realistic on when the home can be shown. If you limit or dont allow showings how will your home ever sell, if no one can see it? Standard practice is to allow a 2 hour window of time prior to the showing request for approval, this should be enough time for you to arrange your schedule so that your home can be viewed.

5. Choosing the Right Realtor Paysoff

This is something to seriously consider we all know someone who is a has a real estate license in Florida, but do you want just anyone selling your home? Choosing the Right Realtor will Payoff in the long run. The right realtor will get you top dollar for your home in the fastest amount of time.

These are just 5 things to know before you look into to selling your home. I would love to sit down with you and go through my process for getting your home sold quickly and for the most money. Call me today to schedule your consultation!

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