Selling a house doesn’t have to be stressful if you have the right team. Check out these 7 tips for choosing the right real estate agent to sell your home!
There was a time when it was enough to place a for sale sign in your front yard and wait for potential buyers to contact you with an offer. Traditional marketing methods have their place, but you want a real estate agent who understands current market trends and what it takes to reach today’s buyers.
📈 Knowledge of Local Real Estate Market
Your real estate agent should have experience selling homes in your area. While it’s important to have a feel for the global market and what’s happening nationwide, local knowledge is critical for marketing your listing.
🏡 Selling Homes Like Yours
If you are selling a luxury home, you need a real estate agent who has experience selling luxury homes in Sarasota County and Manatee County. If you’re selling a waterfront property, you want an agent who knows how to sell a house with that appeal.
📲 Contact Brock Realty Inc.
💵 Calculating Your Home’s Value
An online home valuation calculator will give you a foundational idea of your home’s value, but you’ll need a real estate agent who can give you an accurate idea of your home’s true worth. We provide a comprehensive home value report to our clients!
We Look At
- Current Market Trends
- Homes for Sale in Your Neighborhood
- Recently Sold Houses
- Upgrades Made to Your Home
💰 Setting the Right Asking Price
Having a real estate agent who speaks from a place of integrity is essential when it comes to advising you on an asking price that makes sense for your property. It might sound good to have someone tell you that the sky is the limit, but the reality is that your home may not sell for the number you have in mind.
We will give you honest advice when it comes to setting your asking price, but you will always have the final say in all decisions related to that final listing price.
🛋️ Staging Your Property to Sell
A real estate agent should understand the importance of staging and know what works best in the Sarasota County and Manatee County areas. There may be times when a professional stager in necessary. Most real estate agents know reputable professionals to help with staging.
💻 Marketing Your Listing
In today’s world of technology, it’s important for your real estate agent to have a strong online presence that includes a website and social media. These platforms help when it comes to finding potential buyers who may not see your listing through traditional methods of marketing.
🤝 Strong Negotiation Skills
When it comes down to the wire, you want a real estate agent with strong negotiation skills. We have experience with counteroffers, appraisal details, and inspection issues that can help speed things along if you hit a snag that requires negotiations.