There are a number of reasons why you may want to sell your home and though getting the most for your home may be your ultimate goal, there are still several strategies you can use to get the best offer for your home. Here are a few tips to getting the most for your house in todays' market!
Know Your Local Real Estate Market
While the national housing market may be booming, your local market may be very different. A Realtor can give you the information you need to determine how your local housing market is doing in your area, how much appreciation is being seen if any,and whether it is a good time for you to consider selling.
Get A Home Inspection
Knowing the condition of your home, and the strengths and weaknesses of your property, can help you make an accurate evaluation of what your home is worth and how best to market it. A home inspection can also point out any repairs that may be required, and you can even use the covered cost of a home inspection as a perk to potential buyers.
Make Necessary Repairs
Making repairs may seem like an unnecessary expense when selling your home, but these repairs, especially to rooms like the kitchen and bathrooms, can really increase the asking price of your home and maximize your profits. Also, having your home in move-in condition will increase interest in your home and ultimately get you a better price.
Find Out The Competitive Price For Your Home
Knowing the accurate market price for your home based on its size, condition, upgrades, and location will mean that you are in a power position in getting the highest and best price possible. Contacting a knowledgeable Realtor can help you determine the fair market value of your home.
Have A Marketing Strategy
Like any business, marketing is an important part of your home sale's success; having a good marketing strategy means more people will know your home is for sale, and it will be promoted and presented in the best way possible. A professional real estate agent can help you market your home in the best and most effective way.
Joan Congilose, Broker/ Sales Associate
Century 21 Action Plus Realty
Call or e-mail me Office (732) 462-9510 Cell (732) 232-5277