Gone are the days when simply placing a sign in your front yard is enough to bring in potential buyers and ensure a successful sale of your property. Reaching buyers in today’s real estate climate takes a strong marketing plan that includes using technology along with traditional methods. Buyers can view real estate listings on the go through the use on mobile apps, and you want your home’s listing to show up when they do a search. Having a real estate agent on your side can mean the difference between success and having your listing stall on the market from lack of attention.
💡 Why do I need a real estate agent?
While we mentioned that a real estate agent is vital when it comes to marketing your listing in today’s market, we can also add to their importance when it comes to the need for negotiating skills, knowledge of real estate laws, and interactions with local vendors. They also have experience with things like staging, professional photography needs, and open houses. They handle the interactions with potential buyers, as well.
Because of the wide range of internet searches for real estate, a marketing plan that includes online listings, social media campaigns, and targeted outreaches is critical in today’s market. Using time-tested methods, they will reach as many potential buyers as possible in the area. Traditional marketing strategies as also a part of their plan.
We understand the importance of professional photos when it comes to making a lasting impression on buyers. Keep in mind that many buyers will see the inside of your home via online listings without leaving the comfort of their sofa. For this reason, you want to have photographs that highlight the best features in your home. A real estate agent also knows how to help you determine the actual value of your home. This is important when it comes to setting the asking price correctly. We provide you with a comprehensive report that helps with this part of the process.
🙋♀️ How to find a real estate agent to sell a house?
You’ve come to the right place! We are dedicated to making the home selling process as stress-free as possible. We would love to meet with you to discuss your goals and set up a marketing plan to get your home sold.
We genuinely care about your experience, which is why we communicate at the highest level and listen when you talk. We’ll be with you every step of the way. From determining your home’s value to the closing table and beyond, we’re here to answer your questions and help make your home sale a success. After you’ve finished reading these helpful tips, give us a call to set up an appointment.
❓ What are some questions I should ask a real estate agent?
We look forward to speaking with you about creating a marketing plan that will sell your home. Create a list of questions for us to answer during our meeting. This list of questions will help you stay focused during the meeting and ensure that you don’t miss any points that you want covered. Here’s a list of questions that can inspire you if you need some help thinking of topics.
- How do you plan to market my home on the internet?
- Will you be doing open houses and private showings?
- How many homes like mine have you sold?
- What is the average time it takes to sell a home in this area?
- How often do you have to lower the asking price to make a sale?
- What is your commission rate?
- Do you have any reviews or references I can look at?
- Will I be working with one person or a team?
- How often will you provide me with updates?
- What steps do I take if I decide not to sell?
🤷♀️ Should I hire a friend or family member?
Hiring someone close to you to help sell your home may seem like a natural idea, but it’s often not the best one. We caution you on this point because working with a family member or friend can be stressful when it comes to financial matters. In fact, you may be less likely to speak directly when it comes to your thoughts about such things as your home’s value and offers that come in from buyers. Having a real estate agent with an objective point of view can help in these instances. intentions, working with someone close to you on something that involves finances can be stressful and cause a strain in that relationship.