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The Right Price

When you are looking to sell your home, the price that you list it for plays a large role in the decisions of potential homebuyers. Determining what buyers are likely to pay for your property in any given market can be very difficult to determine without the assistance of a trustworthy REALTOR®. Setting the right price is crucial, as you need to avoid the two sides of the price tipping point spectrum. When either of the sides is crossed, many issues can arise. Along with the tipping points, sometimes the offer is more important than the price when selecting a bid based on the sellers needs.

Price is one of the most important factors in the decision of a homebuyer because if a home is not within their budget, that buyer won’t even considering viewing your house. A high price can discourage many prospective homebuyers, especially if the price is elevated above that of the average home in the respective neighborhood. Although you can drop the price is there later on if there is a lacking in interest, reducing a price can make buyers skeptical of potential problems with the home. You can avoid this problem of being too high on the price spectrum by working with a reputable Realtor, as they can help you to determine an even price to set your home at in any given market.

The other price tipping point on the spectrum is setting your home for too low of a price. This one is fairly self explanatory because if your house is listed for too low of a price in its area, buyers will think that there are issues with the home and that by purchasing it, they will have too undergo many home repairs. Another problem with low-balling the price of your home is that you can lose thousands of dollars if it is bought for the decreased price. The best way to find a medium between these two price tipping points is to talk to a Realtor, because they can give you the best advice in regards to what price to list your home at.

Finally, when considering offers on your home, price is not always the most important factor to consider. If you have been living in your home for years and it is an important addition to your community, considering an offer that has not discussed demolition of the home but is at a lower price is a viable option. Another reason that a home-seller could consider taking a lower offer could have to do with the closing date. If you are looking to complete the process faster but that requires taking a lower offer, it is something to consider if you want to have an expedited timeline.

In close, there are lots of factors that help in determining what price to sell your house for. Having a trustworthy Realtor by your side can really be a useful tool in going through the process of selling your house.

Rebecca Spiteri

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