Planning to sell? If you’re like most homeowners, you’re struggling with a few questions. After all, it's likely you’re about to sell the single biggest asset you’ve ever bought.
You might have questions like, What’s my home worth? Should I use an agent or go it alone? What can I do to make my home as attractive as possible?
And of course, the big one: How do I get the most for my home?
The best way to start answering those questions is to be informed.
If I’ve done my job right, then this guide should:
a) Give you answers to many of those questions and
b) Make you feel a lot more confident about the whole process.
1. Choosing the Best Agent for the Job
Most sellers use a real estate agent. You certainly don’t have to, but there are good reasons why most people still do.
2. Price Right to Profit More
Setting the price for your home is challenging. Too low, and you leave money on the table. Too high, and you scare away buyers. How do you strike the perfect balance?
3. Prepare to Amaze
After price, the condition of your home is the single biggest factor in determining how fast, and for how much, your home sells.
4. Maximize Exposure to Buyers
Once you’ve found a price for your home and put it in showroom condition, there’s one more critical piece of the puzzle before buyers begin flocking to see your masterpiece: their attention.
5. Show it Off!
A few tips to maximize the showing experience.
6. Negotiate Like a Master
Key negotiation strategies before settling on that final magic number.
7. Calculating Your Net Proceeds
Closing costs to consider and a worksheet to help you estimate your net proceeds.
And if you still need more information? My job is to make things easier – just ask. That’s what I’m here for.
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