• July 25, 2017

Don’t be Greedy

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Don’t be Greedy

Depending on how long you have lived in your home, you will obviously look to get as much money as possible out of your upcoming sale. While it can be enticing to jack up the price of your home, most sellers find that this simply wastes their time and prolongs the period in which the home will sit on the market. In order to help you avoid pricing your home too high, below are some crucial points to consider.

Greed Kills Speed

Let’ts be frank; some sellers can be greedy. While they obviously value the idea of selling their home in a timely manner, they value the money in their pocket much more. Avoiding greed is essential when selling your home so that you do not scare away potential buyers. While you should obviously look to get as much out of your home as possible, it is important to be reasonable and price your home according to physical factors instead of a subjective sense of greed. If anything, greed will only teach a seller to be patient as their home will sit on the market for months or years longer than initially expected.

Avoid Sentimental Value

While some sellers can be greedy, most sellers who overprice when selling a house do so because of a sense of sentimental value. Given that most people live in their homes for years before selling, there is a good chance that they have had great experiences and memories during their time there. This may cause a seller to add a unnecessary amounts to their asking price simply because they feel like their home is special or unique. In addition, some sellers may give their home a price that they know a potential buyer will not meet because they are subconsciously not ready to leave the property. If you are serious about selling your home in a timely manner, it is crucial to avoid adding sentimental value to your home. While you may have had some great times in your previous home, it is important to look forward to the experiences you will have in a new home.

Research Home Valuation

The best way to avoid being greedy or adding sentimental value to your home is to research proper home valuation. Given that there a variety of factors which can add or detract from the value of your home, it is important to understand these factors which looking to establish a common-sense asking price. By performing independent research, you will quickly find that establishing an appropriate asking price is easier than you may think. The closer you are to the actual market price of your home, the better the chance you will have of selling your home in a relatively short period of time.

Achieving Quick Turnaround

By avoiding greed and sentimental value, you will be able to establish an asking price that gives you the best chance of achieving a quick turnaround. The sooner you sell your home, the sooner you will be moving on into the next phase of your life!

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 813-908-7293 or visit https://josephlewkowicz.com/