Maintain your old Siemens Hipath system

5 Factors of Selling a Home

There are five major factors to consider when selling a home. These factors will greatly influence not only the final price you will get for the property, but also how quickly it will sell and how much grief you will suffer through the sale.

Location

Over history it's been said the three things to look for in buying a property are (1) Location, (2) Location, and (3) Location. There are positive and negative factors to almost every location. Let's pretend your property is right next door to a fire station. You need the kind of marketing professional that can sell the benefits of not having to worry about your new home burning down, or perhaps the savings on fire insurance. Seriously, no matter where your property may be located, there is a ready, willing, and able buyer in the marketplace. The "problems" with the location of a property can be overcome, you just need a Realtor who will work hard to do so.

Your Realtor and his/her Company

Not all Realtors are the same. We each take different approaches to the marketing of your home. These range from as basic as placing the home on the MLS system and hoping it will sell, to Realtors who actively market the home through newspaper advertising and the Internet. You will likely have a positive Real Estate experience if you pick a Realtor who meets the following criteria:

  • Personality. It's hard to work with an agent you don't like. You won't trust him/her, and the entire experience will be a difficult one. You have enough on your mind without having to argue and bicker with your agent. No matter how good an agent is? if you don't like each other, then it won't be a good experience.

  • Availability. Having a full time Realtor (or a team of them) is vital to the successful sale of your home. If your Realtor isn't available to sell your house because he/she's "working a day job", then how committed is that Realtor to you?

  • Work Ethic. Just like any other professional in your life, you need a Realtor who is organized, professional, and hard working. Have you ever seen a lawyer show up for a case in sweat pants and a t-shirt? Or a doctor say; "I'm sorry, I can't deliver your baby because I have a 4:00 t-off time"? How about an accountant who can't manage his own finances? You should be able to expect the same level of professionalism from the agent you choose to represent you.

By having a professional Realtor working on your behalf, your entire experience will be more positive.

Terms

Are you flexible on possession dates? Is your property easy to show? Are you prepared to negotiate on appliances or other chattels? This flexibility makes your home much more attractive to potential buyers. For example, many out-of-town buyers won't even consider a home if the possession is not flexible. First time home buyers often have to purchase the appliances with the home because they have to put all of their savings into the down payment. Where are they going to get $3000 to buy appliances?

Condition

Making a good first impression is important in getting a property sold. Painting the front door and trim, making sure the doorbell works, putting furniture and clothing in storage, and cleaning off counter tops and fridges are just a few of the little things that can be done to make properties more marketable. Just remember, cleanliness and pride of ownership will get you more money than used dirt.

Price

Determining a price is more than just picking a number. It involves careful analysis of the property. Many things come into account when determining a price. In fact, it is often through price where short comings in the other factors are balanced. For instance, if your home has been damaged from bad renters, is difficult to gain access to, is right next door to a "drug-den", and is located between the city dump and the airport, then the home will have to be priced accordingly. But watch out, while the price can fix almost every short coming, it's not always the best solution.

Having a Realtor who will be honest with you about these factors is important, and could save you several thousand dollars.

About The Author

John Carle & Sharon Gregresh are Realtors with Royal LePage - ArTeam in St. Albert, AB. They pride themselves on providing more than just real estate sales and listings. Their clients benefit from a much larger spectrum or real estate services. Contact them any time at information@workingtogether.ca or through their website at www.workingtogether.ca. They can be reached by phone at (780) 458-5595

In The News:

'Six dead' after shooting in town in Germany
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 13:13:00 +0000
Six people are said to have died after a shooting in a town in Germany, according to reports.

Coronavirus outbreak: Hospital to be built in five days as death toll rises
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 00:22:00 +0000
China is building a new 1,000-bed hospital in five days to treat victims of the new deadly coronavirus.

Prince Charles: 'Dearest wish is freedom for Palestinians'
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 10:46:00 +0000
Prince Charles has said it is his "dearest wish" that Palestinians see "freedom, justice and equality" in the future.

Palestinians clash with Israeli police after 'peace plan' leak
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 07:37:00 +0000
Israeli security forces have clashed with Palestinian worshippers as they arrived at Friday prayers at Jerusalem's Al Aqsa mosque.

US crew killed in air tanker crash while battling fires named
Fri, 24 Jan 2020 06:20:00 +0000
Three US firefighters who died when their air tanker plane crashed in a "fireball" while battling bushfires in southeastern Australia have been named.



tikatoshop.it

Erfahrungen mit Pallhuber Wein
Agen Bola SBOBET Terpercaya

Travel in comfort and at your leisure with CT Airlink Limousine & Car Service for top quality private transportation and exceptional customer service. We operate Sedans, SUVs & Vans for CT Car Services to covering all Connecticut airports including Car Service from CT to Newark Airport , Mohegan Casino Uncasville CT, Foxwoods Casino Mashantucket CT, Manhattan Cruise Terminal NYC, Brooklyn Cruise Terminal NYC and Bayonne Cruise Terminal NJ. CT Airlink hire licensed and friendly chauffeurs who have in-depth knowledge of the Areas.

Investment Real Estate: An Inexpensive Way To Get Started

If you are considering getting involved in investment real estate,... Read More

French Property - a Buyers Guide to Purchasing Property in France

The CompromisThis document is the document you will sign agreeing... Read More

Selling Your Home Quickly, Even if You Have No Money For Repairs

Do you need to sell your home quickly? If so,... Read More

Are Condo Hotels What the Orlando Real Estate Investor Has Been Looking For?

Earlier this year the Hawthorn suites in Lake Buena Vista... Read More

Destin Florida Triples In 3 Years

Do you want to see something that is absolutely amazing?... Read More

The Real Estate Agent Alphabet

Alphabet Letters after a person's name seem to bestow some... Read More

Find Bucks in Yucks! 20-Year-Old Woman Turns Doghouses into Dollars!

Do you dream of making money in real estate? Do... Read More

Buying A Holiday Home in Rural Ireland

Ireland has recently witnessed an upsurge in the number of... Read More

How to Make Money in Real Estate Without Doing the Scrunch Work

If you don't have the time to invest working on... Read More

Homes in Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill is located right in the middle of North... Read More

How Can the Average Person Build Wealth in Real Estate?

Books on real estate are a dime a dozen-and most... Read More

Home Buying ? School District Issues

A good school district is a key factor in home... Read More

Fantasy Gap [fast money in real estate]

I was in the rental business for seven-years, made 1.3... Read More

Timing Is Everything When It Comes To Buying Homes

The old adage that "timing is everything" especially applies to... Read More

Homes For Sell By Owner ? FSBOs and Buyer Brokers

You're selling your home as a FSBO (for sale by... Read More

Selling Houses: Flooring & Feelings

Buyers think they love Italian tile and other hard floor... Read More

Successful Property Letting And Management

Successful Property Letting And Management is not something that just... Read More

Homebuyer Heaven Can?t Possibly Last

With interest rates at record lows over the past year,... Read More

A Real Estate Primer

There are a great many books and web sites devoted... Read More

Real Estate Professional in the Palm of Your Hand

GETTING THE MOST FOR THE LEASE-TRACKING YOUR REAL ESTATEIf you... Read More

Do You Need to Download a Landlord Inventory On-Line Today?

Do you need to download a Landlord Inventory on-line now?... Read More

Crossing the Gap from this Home to the Next: Bridge Loan

So you're thinking of getting into a bigger house. You... Read More

Should I Invest in Real Estate While Running an Internet Business?

Of course you should. I practice this for quite a... Read More

Real Estate Investing - Maximum Leveraging of Your Money

At this moment, you have access to some amount of... Read More

Selling Houses: Design Psychology Works!

I've taught the concepts of Design Psychology for many years,... Read More