Selling Your Home In A Buyers Market: How to Maximize Your Profit

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Central (732)232-5277

There are a number of reasons why you may need to sell your home, & getting the most for your home may seem impossible at first. However there are several strategies you can use to get the best offer for your home. Here are a few tips for getting the most for your home in a buyer's market!                                          house

Know Your Local Real Estate Market

While the national housing market may be booming, your local market may be very different. A local real estate agent can give you the information you need to determine how your local housing market is doing, and whether it is a good time to consider selling.

Get A Home Inspection

Knowing the condition of your home, can help you make an accurate evaluation of what your home is worth and how best to market it. A home inspector can also point out any repairs that may be required, & you can even use the covered cost of a home inspection as a perk to potential buyers.

Make Needed Repairs & Clean, Clean, Clean..

Making repairs may seem like an unnecessary expense when selling your home, but these repairs, especially to rooms like the kitchen & baths, can really increase the value of your home & maximize your profits. Also, having your home professionally cleaned & in move-in condition will increase interest in your home & ultimately get you a better price.

Price Your Home Competitively

Knowing the accurate market price for your home based on its size, condition, & location will mean that you are in a power position in getting the best price possible. An experienced Realtor can help you determine the fair market value of your home.

 Have A Marketing Strategy

Like any business, having a good marketing strategy is the key to a successful sale & means more people will know your home is for sale, & it will be presented in the best way possible. A professional real estate agent will not only place your home in MLS but also help you market your home in the most effective way for a successful sale in the shortest period of time.

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Winston Heverly
Winston Realty, Inc. - Atlantis, FL
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Depending on the price point, down here you just can't find certain properties for long. They are selling really fast especially under 125k

Mar 08, 2012 08:47 PM #1
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Cameron Novak
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If you hadn't noticed... the buyer's market is behind us.  Homes are selling much quicker these days and many with multiple offers (especially REO and standard sales).

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RE/MAX Central (732)232-5277 - Manalapan, NJ
CRS, CDPE, Top Producer Marlboro, Manalapan Homes

Well as I mentioned in my post , every geographic market is different some are booming and some are not. 

Mar 09, 2012 04:32 AM #3
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