Six Steps to Home Sale Success
The most important part of the process is you. Selling your home is an important decision and is often triggered by another life event. Speak to your family and decide if the time is right to sell your home. If the timing doesn’t work personally, don’t worry about what the market is doing. This is your life take charge. Don’t let your home sale dictate what is best for you and your family.
- Market Research
After you have discussed timing with your family it time to educate yourself. There are many resources that we offer on our website to learn what the real estate market is doing. Is it up or down, what are interest rates doing, is there high or low demand for my house. We also recommend this is a good time to speak with one of our agents.
- Accurate Home Valuation
It’s important to specifically understand your properties value. Our agent are trained and experience understanding the variables that affect pricing. Location, condition and layout have a large affect on value. It’s also very important to have that analysis in writing. This way you can reference it in the future.
- Interview Agents
Interview more than one agent. That’s correct. We suggest you speak with our competitors. Until you speak to at least two agents do can’t get a good since of the different approaches and styles various agents have. It’s important to find an agent you trust and will work diligently to achieve your goals.
- Prepare for Sale
We can also recommend small changes that can add a big punch to the sale price. Paint, cleaning and staging are great ways to maximize the sale price. Put yourself in the Buyers position and try to think how you would like to see a new house look.
- Receiving your first Offer
This is the exciting part. Your May Realty Group agent has done a terrific job marketing your home or condominium and you have multiple offers. Your agent will review the offers with you some you understand all of the details. Price is paramount, but remember sometimes the other terms are more important to assure this transaction closes. Congratulations, you have found Home Sale Success