Tips for Sellers
If you understand your motives, you will be able to better negotiate and to get what it is that you want, whether it be a quick sale, high price, or somewhere in the middle.
For Sale By Owner - A Good Idea?
FSBO (pronounced fizz-bo), or For Sale By Owner, is a way of selling your home without the use of a professional real estate agent or broker. The idea behind FSBO is that by selling your home yourself, you save the approximate 6% that would be the agents’ commission.
Insist on a Home Inspection
A professional home inspection protects both you and the buyer. It allows both you and the buyer the opportunity to learn about the property’s defects.
Finding the Right Agent
Not all agents work the same way.
Making a Good First Impression
If you want buyers to be interested in your home, you need to show it in its best light.
Know Why You are Selling
If you know exactly why you are selling then it is easier for you to follow the right plan of action for getting what you want.
When reading an offer, keep in mind that you are out to get the best price AND the best terms for you.
Setting the Price
The price is the first thing buyers notice about your property.
Getting the Highest Price in the Shortest Time
In order to get the highest price in the shortest time, you need to know how to market your home.
What is a Short Sale Anyway?
An increase in foreclosure rates will inevitably bring with it an increase in short sales. But what is a short sale?