How Not to Sell a House

  The Internet is filled with plenty of advice on how to sell a house, but advice on how not to sell a house can be equally as valuable. There are plenty of mistakes that home sellers make that cost them not only sales, but can also knock thousands off of their sale price. Before…

How to Set a List Price for Your Home

Setting the list price for your home involves evaluating various market conditions and financial factors. During this phase of the home selling process, your REALTOR® will help you set your list price based on: pricing considerations comparable sales market conditions offering incentives estimated net proceeds Pricing Considerations – Find a Balance Between Too High and…

Get Your House Ready to Show to Buyers

A house that “sparkles” on the surface will sell faster than its shabby neighbor, even though both are structurally well maintained. From experience, REALTORS® also know that a “well-polished” house appeals to more buyers and will sell faster and for a higher price. Additionally, buyers feel more comfortable purchasing a well-cared for home because if…

The Basics of Marketing Your Home

Your REALTOR®’s marketing efforts and considerations will include advertising, showing the property, how long the house has been on the market and whether you’re buying another home. Your home should be listed, whenever possible, through a Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Advertising and Promotion Properties are commonly advertised through real estate agent Web sites, Internet home…