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Attracting the highest possible value for your home requires proper preparation, effective marketing and an expert knowledge of local market conditions. We can help you navigate the process and ensure your experience is as positive as it is successful.
Evaluating and Getting the Right Value of your Home
When selling your home, the first thing you should do is evaluate its condition. Make sure to address any cosmetic or functional issues and talk about possible upgrades or improvements that could add value to your sale. Remember, you might need to disclose certain problems to potential buyers. We'll go over the results and available choices to make sure your home is in top-notch condition for attracting buyers.
Deciding on a Fair Asking Price
When determining a competitive list price for your home, there are several important factors to consider. These include the location, condition, age, supply and demand, as well as local market conditions. Conducting a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) of recently sold similar homes in your area will also provide valuable insights. Additionally, you may opt for a professional appraisal to gain a better understanding of your home's value. Ensuring a successful sale involves understanding what the market will pay, and taking all these factors into account will aid in setting an appropriate list price.
Getting ready for the market
Getting your home ready to sell can have a significant impact on how much a buyer is willing to pay for it. There are three important things to consider based on the home's condition: maintenance and repairs, renovations and upgrades, and staging. Getting market-ready involves various tasks, such as decluttering, addressing maintenance issues, updating paint colors, and taking care of landscaping. It could also be beneficial to have your home professionally staged. The main goal of this process is to make your home shine and attract the best possible offers.
Listing Your Home
Once your home is prepared for the market, we will arrange for professional photography. Afterwards, we will list your home on the local MLS and distribute it to area brokerages and agents. Additionally, we may utilize other advertising methods to reach a broader audience within the target market. By crafting a customized marketing plan for your home, we aim to capture the attention of potential buyers who are genuinely interested.
Once your home is listed, the exciting process of home showings begins. You may consider hosting an open house as well to attract more potential buyers. Typically, homeowners are not present during showings, but rest assured that you will receive advance notice of any appointments. Showings can be conveniently scheduled during specific times to ensure minimal disruption. This approach helps create a warm and inviting atmosphere for buyers as they explore your home.
Receiving Offers and choosing the Best One
When a potential buyer makes an offer or multiple offers, you have the choice to accept, counter, or reject them. In case of a counteroffer, negotiations will take place until an agreement is reached by all parties involved or until you decide to reject the latest counteroffer. Negotiations can cover various aspects, such as finalizing the sale price, considering concessions, and discussing financing options. Once all parties come to an agreement, you will enter into a formal contract.
Professional Inspection and Appraisal Services
Once you've come to an agreement, you have the option to order a professional inspection and appraisal to assess the condition and value of the home. Based on the findings of these reports, further negotiations may be required until all parties reach an agreement. Depending on your negotiation approach, you might consider completing repairs requested by the buyer to optimize other negotiation factors.
The Closing Day!
This is the big day! You're almost there. The buyer's lender will give the final thumbs up, confirming their approval to close. You'll just need to sign a few documents to officially complete the sale, which usually takes about an hour or two. Once everyone has signed, the title company will wire the net proceeds straight to your bank account. Congratulations, your home is officially sold!
How to sell like a pro!
If you’re looking to sell your home, check out these 11 tips on how you can get the best possible price for your home in your area.