SELLING YOUR HOME
For most families,their homes is their largest financial asset, and deciding to sell it is big decision that involves a lot of preparation and work.When you're ready to sell, it's important to have an experienced real estate professional handle the details involved in the successful sale of a home for top dollar.
As an experienced professional who has helped many Bakersfield residents sell their homes,I know how to handle every aspect of the sales process-from strategically marketing and showcase your home to making sure everything's signed and delivered by the closing date.
Providing you with comprehensive, high-quality listing service is my top priority, contact me any time for all your real estate needs.
So you have decided to sell your property before anything else it's good idea to sit down and clarify your motivations and draw up a basic time frame for the selling process.It will make easier for us to determine the most appropriate option for your specified financial lifestyle and real estate goals.
Start Packing:It may sound crazy to start packing months in advance of your move,but since you'll eventually need to do this anyway,you might as well get organized now.We're not suggesting you pack your kitchen and eat off stuff, but you can sort through your storage closets, attic, basement or garage to determine what you want to keep,what to keep .What to give away and what to sell.Boxing up items will make your space look larger and neater when it's time to show your home.
Clear away the clutter: If you visit model homes or open houses that have been staged. You will never see a stack of unread magazines, children's artwork loosely hanging on the refrigerator or a clusster of unpaid bills on the table. You will need to keep it as neat it as possible. One way to make easier is to reduce the amount the clutter you have on your shelves and surfaces.
Improve your home: While you don't necessarily want to a major,expensive renovation project before you sell.You can make minor repairs and improvements that will make you home look fresher to buyers.Try things such as replacing the caulk and grout in your bathrooms,updating old ceiling fans and rusty fixtures and changing power switch plates,door knobs and may be some old hardware items for a clean and neat appearance.Consider painting your front door and trim even if your rooms don't need paint.
Choose the right agent:Your choice of a listing agent will make a big difference in how quickly your home sells and how much of a profit you'll realize .We provide you with a great marketing plan and local knowledge.Don't just go with someone who tells you they can sell for the highest price; promises,instead choose someone who can present you with a detailed market analysis and proven results.
Research your market: If you plan to buy another home, an important decision to make is whether to sell your home first or make an offer on home before putting yours on the market.We can help you evaluate how fast homes are selling in the market and help you estimate how long it will take to find a home .This decision also depends on your financing, so you may want to consult with a lender to see how much you can finance, if you choose not to sell your home first.
ANALYSING COMPETING MARKET
When you work with a good Realtor ,you can be sure that you will have knowledge, expertise and negotiating skills at work for you to achieve your goal of best market price and terms .We will keep you up to date on market conditions and price ,financing ,terms and competing properties.With careful advance planning and professional help, you can turn your home into an irresistible and marketable home.
Selling your property demands a serious consideration of your current financial situation and future strategy. With the help of a qualified Realtor, you will be able to effectively discuss those financial aspects and use them to their fullest potential.