Agents have the knowledge to sell your home!
An agent knows the process of selling a home. Let that knowledge help you sell your home quickly and for the best price. An agent knows the neighborhood, community, market and lending trends. When all of this knowledge is bundled together it will save you a lot of time and worry.
Each neighborhood is its own little world within a community. Each buyer is different and will have interests, budgets, commuting ideas that are right for his or her lifestyle. Understanding the differences is what helps to get your home sold. An agent will work to bring your home together with the right buyer.
What’s happening in a community helps an agent price your home and have an idea of how long it should take to get it sold. When working with potential buyers this knowledge helps in qualifying the person. A good agent understands that it helps to gain credibility with the potential buyer when they can give an overall picture of how your home sits within the neighborhood and the greater community.
Most real estate agents work each day checking the new inventory available for sale, listing and selling homes, so they know the market. They know how much homes are selling for in each neighborhood, list price versus sold price, price reductions, days on market. These stats give them the knowledge to price and market your home.
Lending Trends –
Certain conditions of homes will only allow for specific loan types; price points, rural properties, credit history and loan limits to name a few. Lenders have specific requirements for each loan, often you won’t know these until the home is about to close. An experienced agent can help you understand many of the property conditions that will be required before you begin the process.