SELLING YOUR HOME

Getting Started
Don’t make the mistake of thinking that listing your house is the first step. Knowledge is power so before you get ahead of yourself, get ahead of the game by doing your homework.

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Assess Your Market
Competition is all around you, from new home developments to foreclosures. You must investigate all challengers to your house.

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Assess Your House
Even in a sellers’ market it’s important to have your home in top shape to get the best price. In a buyers’ market, it’s imperative.

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Selling by the Season
As the seasons change, so do the tactics necessary to get your property sold.
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Find a Realtor®
You need someone in your corner who will help you get the best price for your house. Here’s what a SDHomeMap Realtor® can do for you.
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Setting the Stage
Any good house painter or actor will tell you the key to success is preparation. Before you put the “for sale” sign in the yard, make sure your home is bright and Oscar-worthy.
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Indoor Fix-ups
When selling, it’s key to know on which rooms to spend your energy and dollars.
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Outdoor Fix-ups
First impressions count for a lot, especially in real estate. Make sure your house gives buyers something to remember.

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During the Listing
Putting the “for sale” sign in the front yard is just the beginning. Make sure you know what to expect as the sales process begins.

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The Offer
Price is obviously important, but make sure you understand the whole offer before making a decision because sometimes the devil actually is in the details.

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The Negotiation
Like playing poker, negotiation is an art, and those who win always keep their cool.

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Waiting to Close
You can’t let up just because you are in escrow. Make sure to stay on top of these issues and you’ll walk away a happy seller.

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