Your most important decision when selling your home is the selection of the person you choose to represent you. The job of your Sales Associate is to support you in selling your home with the best possible terms, and to aid you throughout the entire process.
Your Sales Associate will explain the process of selling your home, and familiarize you with the various activities, documents and procedures that you will experience throughout the transaction.
Working to get your home ship-shape for showings will increase its value and shorten your sales time.
Many buyers today want move-in-ready homes and will quickly eliminate an otherwise great home by focusing on a few visible flaws. Unless your home shines, you may endure multiple showings and open houses, yet end up with a lower sales price. Before the first prospect walks through your door, consider some smart options for casting your home in its best light.
Understanding how appraisals work will help you achieve a quick and profitable refinance or sale. When you refinance or sell your home, the lender will insist that you get an appraisal—an opinion of the value of your home based on what similar homes in your area have sold for in recent months. Here are five tips about the appraised value of your home.
Have a plan for reviewing purchase offers so you don’t let the best slip through your fingers. Selling your home will go a lot smoother if you think of it as a business transaction and don't let emotions get in the way. You’ve worked hard to get your home ready for sale and to price it properly. With any luck, offers will come quickly. You’ll need to review each carefully to determine its strengths and drawbacks and pick one to accept. Here’s a plan for evaluating offers.