When you looked around town, you noticed selling prices of homes are up and down. You sat down, calculated, and uncovered the equity you currently have in your property. However, the house one block over just sold, which has you curious and asking questions.
How much did it sell for, and did it sell for less than they were asking? Are homes in my neighborhood affecting any pricing fluctuation to my property? Where can I find and speak with home buyers before I am forced to sell for less? Questions like these are the reason successful home sellers turn to and benefit the most when having a realtor on their side, and here is why.
Most homeowners are not aware properties get bought and sold every day with the use of planning and market research tools used by real estate companies; nationwide. Those two components are not widely available to a private party wanting to sell their home on their own. However, if you wish to access those tools, then read further. You will quickly understand why it is best to get a realtor involved and sell your home at your asking price.
You and your realtor can freely search the MLS (Multiple Listing Service) online. However, what you do not have access to are the buyers and sellers; a real estate company comes into contact with daily. Not to mention the daily phone calls realtors receive. Quite often, these are the individuals who want to stay out of the MLS and need to sell their home quickly.
When a real estate agent does not represent you, you miss out on golden opportunities to scoop up hard to find deals. The other tools at an agent’s fingertips are the market research analyses of different property types in your area. That valuable information lets them know how much homes, commercial properties, and acreage is genuinely worth.
Realtors are the individuals who are assisting with 100’s of home closings and selling situations yearly. Not just in your neighborhood, or homes either. These professionals are the ones to consult, that can explain how to sell your property most effectively.
For example, you may have pets, and your agent recommends boarding your animals at a local kennel and removing any smells or odors that might ruin your home showing. They may also advise what you should highlight the most at your home, and what not to draw attention too. These and other recommendations are but one small part of their entire planning and consultation when it comes to selling your property.
This benefit is one of the best tools you have when selling your home. Even though realtors provide a commission-based service, their focus is on buying and selling properties. That means they are continually relying on their network of clients to bring in their next buyer or seller. Without their well-designed system, they could not sell your property as quickly.
Their goal is to do everything they can to get you what you want. Without satisfying clients, they could not represent you to their fullest abilities! As you can see, realtors have hidden benefits that will effectively assist you in purchasing or selling your home or properties.All Listings Featured Listings Sold Listings Sell My Home Home Evaluation Buyers Guide Sellers Guide Millennial’s Guide BLOG