Financial Decisions when Selling Your Home
Selling your home is one of the most important financial decisions you will make. Normally, one’s home is their most valuable asset. There are key ingredients in devising a marketing strategy that will help insure that you receive the full financial potential available to you through the sale of your home. A well planned strategy can minimize the amount of time your home is on the market. The first key ingredient is to select the right realtor.
Selling your home is a lot more than just putting a fancy sign in the front yard.
Most Real Estate Agents will list your home in the MLS and on their own Web site, and that more or less covers their entire approach to marketing your home. Unfortunately, such limited exposure is frequently not enough in today’s tough real estate market. You need an Agent who is willing to invest 110% into the marketing and sale of your property. Many Agents take on excessive workloads and do not truly have the time to devote to each and every one of his or her listings-and unfortunately, homeowners wishing to sell often don’t get the results they deserve and expect. The listing Agent is responsible financially for most advertising & promotions related to the sale of your home. Too many listing can become a financial burden and shot falls in advertising budgets.
- Your home should be listed on a least three internet listing services .
- Plus create a custom Web Site for your home with a slide show, virtual tour, map, neighborhood information, professional photography, and even video footage .These things are in addition to the normal marketing tools used by most Agents.
- Agents that deal primarily with Buyers are your best means of marketing your property. These Agents already have Buyers waiting to see your home. These Buyers come from all parts the world and are just looking to find the home of there dreams.
Do not under-estimate the exposure of the internet, one out of five people dating find their mate through internet dating. Let a savy internet realtor find a mate for your home.