Whether you have never sold a home or have sold several, there are many questions that come with the process. Your home is one of your largest investments and it can be a bit daunting to navigate through all of it.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to sell my home?
In most cases, the spring months are the best time to be selling a home. Many buyers aim to move over the summer when school is out and the holidays are a long way off. Since every home selling situation is different, it is important to discuss the timing of your home sale with your agent. In some markets, the timing could be different.
What can I do to prepare my home for sale?
There are a number of things that should be done prior to listing your home. Failing to do a little upfront preparation cane make a big difference in whether or not the sale of your home is a success. You want to make sure your home presents in the best way possible. Make sure clutter is at a minimum. You may also want to consider touching up the paint and installing new carpeting. Remember, first impressions are everything.
How much is my home worth?
Most home owners want to know how much their home is worth before even fully committing to a sale. In order to determine the market value of your home, a REALTOR(R) will perform a comparative market analysis (CMA) which is an examination of the prices at which similar properties in the same area recently sold. It is essential that your home is properly priced from the beginning. An over priced home will take longer to sell and will likely sell at below what it would have had it been properly priced from the start. It is also important to properly price your home to help ensure a successful mortgage appraisal. Interested in knowing what your home is worth? Find out today!
Do I have to have an agent to sell my home?
Technically, no. However, REALTOR(S) have the knowledge, experience and tools to help you successfully sell your home for the highest price possible in the market. REALTOR(S) are professional home sellers and know exactly how to price a home, market it, negotiate the deal and get the home sold.