Selling Your Sun City Festival Home?

If you are considering selling your Sun City Festival home this year, make sure you get it ready to sell before you put it on the market. You'll have a few things to do to get ready. One centers around determining the value. You can look at your home's value before you do anything, or you can can look at the value after you get your home ready to go to market. Always remember: a great first impression is essential when listing your home.  To discuss your best strategy for selling your Festival home, please contact me. In the meantime, here are some very simple things you can do to prepare your home for a sale … [Read more...]

Why Use a REALTOR® When Selling a Home?

A real estate agent can help you understand everything you need to know about the home selling process. Not all real estate licensees are the same; only those who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® (NAR) are properly called REALTORS®. They proudly display the REALTOR "®" trademark on their business cards and other marketing and sales literature. REALTORS® are committed to treat all parties to a transaction honestly. REALTORS® subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics and are expected to maintain a higher level of knowledge of the process of buying and selling real estate. An independent survey … [Read more...]

How to Set a List Price for Your Sun City Festival Home

Setting the list price for your home involves evaluating various market conditions and financial factors. During this phase of the home selling process, your REALTOR® will help you set your list price based on: pricing considerations comparable sales market conditions offering incentives estimated net proceeds Pricing Considerations – Find a Balance Between Too High and Too Low When setting a list price for your home, you should be aware of a buyer’s frame of mind. Consider the following pricing factors: If you set the price too high, your house won’t be picked for viewing, even … [Read more...]

Get Your House Ready to Show to Buyers

A house that "sparkles" on the surface will sell faster than its shabby neighbor, even though both are structurally well maintained. From experience, REALTORS® also know that a "well-polished" house appeals to more buyers and will sell faster and for a higher price. Additionally, buyers feel more comfortable purchasing a well-cared for home because if what they can see is well maintained, they assume that what they can't see has probably also been well maintained. In readying your house for sale, consider: how much should you spend to prepare your house for sale? exterior and curb appeal interior … [Read more...]

The Basics of Marketing Your Sun City Festival Home

Your REALTOR®’s marketing efforts and considerations will include advertising, showing the property, how long the house has been on the market and whether you're buying another home. Your home should be listed, whenever possible, through a Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Advertising and Promotion Properties are commonly advertised through real estate agent Web sites, Internet home search/listing services, classified advertising and real estate guides. Promotion efforts through office and MLS tours are a good way of getting other buyer agents to view your home and to promote it to the buyers they are working … [Read more...]