When you think about selling something, you most likely think about how you can maximize your profit, and that is normal! Everyone wants to make a profit. Have you ever thought about trying to sell your house on your own without using a realtor? While choosing this route may not seem like a daunting task, it can end up taking more time to sell or you might even get discouraged and take it off the market completely. When deciding to sell your home, there is a lot of benefit that comes from hiring a realtor versus trying to sell it on your own. Here are five reasons we think that you should leave the DIY’ing to the home improvement and Pinterest projects and hire a realtor to handle this one.
Reason #1: They Price your Home Correctly
Experienced agents know the In’s and Out’s of your local market and how to price the home based on those specifics. The fastest way to sell your home is to price it correctly. You do not want to price it too high and risk your home becoming a stale listing and you do not want to price too low and lose money. If you have an experienced agent working with you, you won’t have to worry about making these pricing mistakes with your home.
Reason #2: They Handle the Negotiating
If this isn’t the main reason that many people choose a realtor then we don’t know what is! Negotiations can be stressful and if you are not educated on the housing market you may be going into a negotiation blindfolded. Selling your home is a major business transaction and it should be handled by a professional. The sale process has three significant negotiations: the initial offer, the counteroffere and the post-offer period (inspections, […]