The Home Selling Process
Selling a home is a long process and understanding your own motivation to sell will help you decide if it’s worth the effort.
So, on a scale of 1 to 10, how motivated are Read More
How many homes are selling?
What price are Read More
What are homes selling for in your neighborhood?
Find at least three homes that are Read More
Once you know your price range, you can set your price, depending on how
hot the market is or isn’t.
If the market is hot Read More
Bottom line = sales price – seller’s closing costsRead More
The preparations you do before your home goes on the market can directly affect how much money you get for it. You may not have to spend a lot of money if your are smart about how you prepare your home for sale. Read More
A great marketing plan today should be based around marketing on the
internet, but there is also a place for old school marketing techniques like
direct mail and phone calls.
Here are the things that all agents
will do for you:
These days, most agents use a showing
service to show the property.
Once buyers are looking at the property, you’ll probably
begin receiving offers. If
you are not receiving offers, after 2-3 weeks, it’s because your price is too
high. Remember: It’s always about price.
Qualifying the buyer just means that the seller’s agent make sure that the buyer can actually afford to buy the house. Read More
The better you prepare the
house for sale, the better negotiating position you will be in when it comes time to negotiate the best price. Because
Most offers include a
provision called the Option Period. This is a period of time, as soon as the contract takes effect, usually 7-10 days,
when the buyer can back out of the contract for any reason.
this time, the buyer usually will have the house inspected.
In the contract are certain
contingencies which, if not met, allow the buyer to back out of the contract, without penalty.
The most common
Buyers who finance their
home are required by the lender to have the property appraised. If the property does not appraise
Once all the inspections
are done and all the contingencies met, it’s time to close on the property. What this means is