Partnering with a professional real estate agent is something to think of if you want to maximize your sale and minimize the effort. You might be tempted to list your house by yourself in a seller’s market, such as today’s. However, it is possible to save money by hiring a professional real estate agent to manage every step of the process from the pricing of your home to the review and negotiation of documents.
A great agent will make a good first impression.
Preparing your house for selling takes a lot of effort and time. To make it stand out it takes experience and knowledge of the needs of buyers. A real estate agent will consider:
removing personal art and photos, the amount of landscaping put into your home to increase curb appeal, and which wall colors appeal to buyers the most.
Expert real estate advisors uses their expertise to make sure you don’t waste your time and money on the wrong investments. It is important to not waste your money and time.
Agents offer tools that will maximize the number views for your home.
The simple truth is that the more buyers view your house the greater your return. According to latest data of the National Association of Realtors (NAR), homes receive 3.8 offers an average per sale in today’s market. It’s a good sign that your home is on the market. However, it’s important to know your agent’s role in bringing potential buyers into your home.
Agents have many tools at their disposal, from social media to agency resources. This will ensure that more buyers view your home. You may also be able to increase your home’s value by leveraging the expertise of your agent.
A good agent won’t leave anything out.
You can save time by having your agent take all the guesswork out and navigate to the necessary documentation. Today, there are more disclosures and regulations, which means that you will need more legal documents.
There are so many details to consider, it can be overwhelming to fully understand them all. An expert advisor is the best way to shine. An expert advisor has been through this process before and can guide you to avoid costly errors.
Our experts know the market and how best to price your house.
A way that your agent can maximize the sale price of your home is to make sure it’s correctly priced. Real estate professionals can compare your house with similar properties in your neighborhood. They can also help you to factor in any home improvements. This combination is key to making your home move-in ready – at a reasonable price.
FSBO is a way to operate without expert knowledge. Even with your own research, it’s possible to miss the most recent information and set a price that is inaccurate or unrealistic. A house priced too high could cause buyers to walk away before they even get inside the door. This could also lead to problems during the appraisal.
Your agent is an expert negotiator.
Real estate professionals have the ability to negotiate all aspects of a deal. This is in addition to their extensive sales experience. They know all parties that are involved in the sale, including:
- The buyer is someone who wants the best price.
- The buyer’s representative who will use his/her expertise to advocate on behalf of the buyer.
- The inspection agency works for the purchaser and almost always finds problems with the house.
- An appraiser who evaluates the property’s market value in order to protect the lender.
A good agent will rely on their knowledge and training to make the best decisions during negotiations. They will be able to tell you what levers to pull and how each individual should be addressed. Selling your house to FSBO will require you to be able to have these conversations by yourself.
Don’t go at it alone. If you truly want to maximize the sale of your home, give us a call. We are here for all your Real Estate Needs!