Tips For Selling Your Home On Your Own

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If you've decided to forego a realtor to sell your home, you'll be looking for some tips to help sell your home as fast as possible. Here is what you need to know.

Get An MLS Listing

The key to selling any home will be to get an MLS listing submitted. While this is a service that used to be restricted to just realtors, it is possible to use service providers that will list your home on the MLS for a fee. While you may be looking to cut costs with your real estate sale, know that it will be worth it.

MLS listings get sent to all the major real estate websites that people use to look for homes. Having your home appear in these results will help people find it because very few buyers these days look up homes in the classified ads section of the newspaper or look on Craigslist.

Price The Home Correctly

The price of your home can make or break the amount of interest that you generate. List it too low, and you'll miss out on thousands of dollars of potential profit. List too high, and the home will sit on the market without getting any offers.

You must perform a comparative market analysis of your own to determine how much your house is actually worth. You can do this by looking at sale records for the past few years, and try to find several homes that are similar in construction, square footage, bedrooms, and location. Actual sales will let you know what you can expect for the home, which may be different than the number you had in your head.

Host An Open House

Another way to generate interest is to host an host an open house. Plan to hold it on the weekend with a few hours in the afternoon available for people to stop by. Consider having someone host your open house for you while you leave. Buyers may feel intimidated that the owner of the house is there while they look around, feeling like they are unable to speak freely about the house with the owner within earshot.

Use a sign-in sheet to see how many people stopped by, so you can see later how effective our open house was.

These are just a few tips to help sell a home without a realtor, which can help you maximize your profit by saving on commission costs.


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