• Take of Advantage of Our Market by Selling ASAP

    Thursday, February 27, 2020   /   by Larry Martin

    Take of Advantage of Our Market by Selling ASAP


    Here’s why sellers should act with urgency when thinking about listing in 2020.

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    Countless people have told me they’re waiting until nicer spring weather rolls around to list their homes. Typically, they have a few smaller projects to complete yet, like light painting or sprucing up the exterior of their home.

    The problem, though, is that our market is really, really hot right now, and sellers are already seeing anywhere from two to five offers; if you wait too long, the market will be flooded with other houses, making it harder for yours to stand out against the competition.

    The chances of you nabbing a sale price that’s way above your initial asking price will go down if you wait. For example, a friend of mine was preparing to list his home but felt he couldn’t do so until he had gone through a small list of basic projects. I urged him to clean his home the best he could, as quickly as he could, and then put it on the market as is—no other fusses.

    "The chances of you nabbing a sales price that’s way above your initial asking price will go down if you wait."

    He was hoping for $200,000, but after receiving six offers, he got $220,000 for it; it was a clean, easy deal with no hassles. Another bonus? He doesn’t even have to move until May. This anecdote reveals the type of market sellers can enjoy if they act now. 

    So if you’re thinking about selling any time in 2020, please reach out to my office by phone or send an email. I’d love to hear about your situation and see if it makes sense for you to seize this hot market. As always, contact me if you have any questions you’d like answered.

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