Pricing your Marathon-Fl Keys Real Estate to sell
Professional appraisers sum up their entire body of knowledge in three
words - "Buyers Make Value."
As your real estate agent, I can give you up-to-date information on what
is happening in the marketplace and the price, financing, terms, and
condition of competing properties.
When listing your property for sale, require your agent to be candid
with you. Most agents simply don't want to tell the seller the true value
of their home, if it's obvious the seller wants more than it's worth.
By allowing your agent to be completely honest with you, you'll save
time and money. Consider the market analysis carefully with your agent...The
numbers should make just as much sense to you as they do to your agent,
the appraiser, and most importantly potential buyers.
Remember! Your home is worth as much as a buyer is willing to pay for
it. Sometimes the home is simply worth more to the seller than it is
to the buying public. If the property has been on the market for more
than 4-5 weeks, with few prospects coming to see it or those that have
seen your home do not make a second or third visit and no offers have
been submitted, you've been given a clear message that the property may
not be worth what you're asking for it. What you do at that point depends
on whether you really need to sell, and whether you're working with a
If you're not really motivated to move soon, you can always wait - years
if necessary - and hope inflation will catch up with the price you want.
The problem is that in that time, your home begins to feel shopworn.
Buyers become suspicious of a house that has been for sale for a long
time. If, however, you really do need to sell, your Coldwell Banker Schmitt
agent understands the marketplace and how to price it right. There's
no point in saying, "We simply can't sell our house." It will
sell when the price is right.