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How to work well with your real estate agent.

You know what you want from your ideal agent. For the agent to get the best result for you, there are some responsibilities, and actions that can help them help you. Determining what is your house worth One of the biggest pain points for agents is the fact that a home seller rarely agrees with their agent’s listing price.It’s very …

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How much does it really cost to sell my home?

It is important that you have a clear understanding of the costs involved before you put your home on the market. Marketing Costs Every property is unique and requires its own approach to marketing. Setting a marketing budget is important. Asa vendor you will normally pay for the cost of marketing your property. Some agents do deals on marketing, but …

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Real estate advertising schedules explained.

An advertising schedule is a document from your agent that details your proposed marketing plan,along with strategies, timing and costs. Most Common Strategies There will be different marketing packages for marketing the sale of your home.These vary widely depending on your home, your budget and your needs. The first step is to have an open discussion with your agent to …

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Researching the Comp’s Comparative Market Analysis – CMA.

One of the most important preparation tasks when selling your home is researching what price to set. You can’t just pick a figure out of the air and hope for the best. You need to research what is called comparables – ‘comp’s’. Your agent will normally use sophisticated software along with detailed local knowledge to provide you what is called …

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Pricing strategies that will help you sell your home.

Pricing strategies are a major part of selling your home. To market your house competitively, you need to set a price based on the facts using tangible factors. Pricing is a balancing act Your asking price is pivotal in determining how long your home will be on the market.You obviously want to achieve the best possible price. Pricing your home …

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How do I choose the best real estate agent?

The best agent is one who can help you with a smooth, quick sale, for the highest possible price. Get Referrals Nothing has credibility like referrals & testimonials. Just look at the popularity of RateMyAgent. Ask friends and family members if they can recommend areal estate agent with whom they’ve had a good experience.Ideally, you’ll want someone with experience working …

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The basic legal steps to selling your home.

When selling your home there are a number of legal processes that need to take place after you have accepted an offer on your property. A lot of this is taken care of by your agent in conjunction with your conveyancer. This time is called the “settlement period” and usually takes around 60-90 days. Each state has its own set …

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Should you stage your home?

More and more homeowners are embracing staging as an effective sales strategy. It is estimated that nine out of ten buyers begin their search for properties online.So initially they will see your property online. To get physical viewings of your property, you must attract attention both online and offline. Even on a limited budget, staging can make a massive difference …

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How to get your home ready for sale.

When preparing your home for sale, putting effort into your home before placing on the market can give it a winning edge and attract home buyers, and ultimately push up the price and home buyer interest. Remove the clutter We all have it. But prospective buyers don’t want to see it. Rooms will look larger if there’s less stuff in …

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Why use a real estate agent to sell your home.

Using a real estate agent will maximise your price, reduce your stress and take the emotion out of the sales process. The right real estate agent maybe the best decision you can make when selling your home. Firstly ask yourself: Do you have the knowledge & personality? Do you know all the complexities of selling homes? Do you really understand …

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Factors that can affect the value of your property.

Home prices can differ substantially. Factors range from economic and common sense, through to intangible factors. Position – Position – Position There is probably nothing that influences a property’s price more than it’s position. Including: Suburb / Street / Position on Street / Views & Outlook Amenities / Transport / Shops / Schools close by Comparable Sales Known as ‘comps’ …