• December 12, 2017

Be Confident In The Asking Price

JOSEPH-LEWKOWICZ,1

Be Confident In The Asking Price

There comes a time when you’re going to have to sell your house. And whether it’s the first or third one you’ve bought, it’s going to be difficult selling at the price you want. That being said, when selling your home, make sure you are confident enough to sell at your asking price or else be prepared for a whole lot of unwanted headache.

If you have a high asking price, justify it in a manner that makes it seem foolish to take any less for your home than what you initially offered. Here’s how to be confident in the asking price when selling your house.

Set A Reasonable Asking Price

Pricing your home for its true value is extremely important. And although you’ve spent so much time and money on updating and remodeling, it’s best to be honest with the home’s full value. This means avoiding any emotional decisions or personal attachments that would leave you to raise the listing price. For instance, the room you built an extension in may be important to you, but unfortunately, it won’t be for others. So once you set a reasonable listing price, just know it will be hard for buyers to argue on it continually.

Plus, if you live in a “hot” market, chances are there are more buyers than sellers and prices are most likely being raised because of that high demand. Therefore, if you are confident enough, you can price your house more aggressively.

On the other hand, if you live in a “cold” market, it’s the exact opposite. Buyers tend to be more selective, and pricing usually needs to be below market value to attract an offer. If you are confident in your asking price, however, and are sure that your home is worth that or more, than that will definitely show the buyer it’s a good investment and a good buy.

Highlighting Your Home’s Best Features

Another way to show confidence is by highlighting your home’s many features and attributes that you are proud of or make your home shine. Doing this will only showcase your confidence in the home more because it shows how valuable the home can be. For instance, maybe you’re proud of the newly updated kitchen or remodeled bathroom. If you’re confident in these attributes then the buyers will trust in you and see the house for what it’s worth.

Be sure to highlight your home’s curb appeal. Maybe your home is the only one on the street who has the best looking lawn. If that’s the case, then use that to negotiate with the buyer. Remember, when it comes to buying a home, first impressions have a huge impact. Don’t forget to spend some time landscaping. The first thing buyers will always remember is a clean and well-kept home.

Stress is one of the largest concerns when selling a home. Staging, managing finances and documents, and simultaneously juggling the rest of your life can be completely draining. However, one thing is certain about selling your home: it’s a lot easier when you have a solid real estate agent to handle it. Remember, No-One Works Harder to Sell your Home more than Joe! Contact Joe today by calling 813-701-2030 or visit https://josephlewkowicz.com/