Our real estate agents know you have plenty of options when it comes to selecting a professional to help you sell your house. Choosing the right one is a step that will help you reach your goals with ease.
So, no matter whether you select us or not, we want to help you make an informed decision.
There are two significant mistakes sellers make when looking for a listing agent:
Let's delve deeper into the reasons that these are mistakes:
The truth of the matter is, even the most experienced listing agent can't tell you what the final selling price for your home will be. In the end, you choose the listing price – but the agent is responsible for providing research, especially recent, comparable sales, that will help you. Do not base your listing price on the emotional value of the home: Very few buyers are willing to pay that!
When it comes to price, follow these tips:
When first exploring your options for selling a home, the commission seems like a major sticking point. As the process goes on, however, you'll soon run into plenty of other costs. With help from the right listing agent, you'll have to opportunity to reduce many of these and could even negotiate for the buyer to pay some of them. That can save you thousands of dollars.
On questions about the commission, follow these tips:
What to Focus on Instead of Price and Commission
Luckily, you have plenty of resources right at your fingertips for finding the perfect listing agent. Once you get into the right mindset, you'll see the challenge is much easier than it looks. By reading articles like this one, you're already off to a terrific start.
Build on that with these ideas:
Contact us at Laffey Real Estate to get started selling your home. Our Long Island REALTORS® have the experience and local neighborhood knowledge to get the job done for you.