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Once you send in your property information we will:
Go through all the recent sales in your area
Compare your home to those that were sold or listed in the area
Provide you with a very accurate range your home will sell for
Present the evaluation to you either in person or by email
TIPS FOR SELLING YOUR HOME IN GUELPH
Q: How can I prepare myself for selling my home?
A: A lot to things can be done to improve the appearance of your home. The look and feel of a home generates a strong emotional response, so your home needs to be at its best. Make sure your home is free of clutter and the furniture is arranged properly so that it's easy for the buyers to navigate around the house. Above all of this, your home should be sparkling clean. Plenty of warm, flattering light is a must, and make sure the bulbs in your lamps and fixtures are working, and open shutters or drapes for showings and open houses. Make any minor repairs in your home that can be noticed by a prospective buyer.
Q: How do I choose an agent?
A: Look for an agent with strong experience in the local market, and more specifically in your area. The agent should has all the resources, time, and support staff to market your home effectively; it's important that your agent be able to accommodate frequent showings and open houses — because if buyers can't get in to your home for a showing, they won't be writing offers. Your agent should also have a comprehensive plan to market your home that can drive traffic to your home. Make sure you talk to the agent you're interviewing and know their opinion on your home's worth and salability.
Q: How do I decide on a listing price for my home?
A: After your home is viewed by your agent, he/she will discuss with you what's going on in the market as a whole, and what recent sales are comparable to your own property. When you decided to sell your home or property, you should probably start keeping an eye on other properties going on the market in your neighborhood, but one thing should be kept in mind, homes are compared and priced by what's sold, not what's listed on the market.
Also consider your desired time frame when deciding on a price for your home. If you're not in a hurry to sell, you can price your property at or very slightly higher than the current comparable sales indicate. But if you do need to sell quickly, you'll definitely want to keep your listing price very competitive. Remember, a too-high listing price will mean a lot of prospective buyers sitting on the sidelines waiting for a price reduction, but a comparatively low listing price can result in a lot of offers.
Q: How much time will it take to sell my home?
A: There's no easy answer here. If your home is priced competitively, you should be able to sell in a couple of months. But a lot of factors can influence the time for your home sale — the age, style and condition of your home; area of neighborhood; the availability of mortgage for prospective buyers; and the strength of the financial markets. Some times of the year are historically slower than others for home sales, and some price points in particular areas can add extra time on the market. It's important to remember that if your home is priced right, a good agent will find the right buyer for you.