During the course of selling or buying real estate, your realtor can provide you with property value information, typically called a "market analysis". As a Buyer, the comparable properties you and your realtor will evaluate to determine your willingness to purchase a property at a given price will likely come from … [Read more...] about Appraisals and Property Valuations when Buying or Selling Real Estate:
When investing your money in the stock market, the only way the typical investor can make money is for the stock to appreciate (raise in value), and you sell your stocks at a good time. With real estate the typical investor can make money in many ways, some of which are listed below. Rental income: The monthly income received … [Read more...] about Stock Market Investments vs. Real Estate Investements
Though low inventory is prompting buyers to raise their offers in order to beat out competitors, sellers still must know that an overpriced listing will linger on the market. Most buyers, whether through their real estate agent or through their own internet surfing, are aware of where pricing should fall for homes in their … [Read more...] about Pricing Your Home and When to Consider Lowering the Price
Even in a seller's market homeowners can sabotage the sale of their home. Here are some seller negotiation tactics that often backfire: Starting a bidding war: Often times sellers hope for a bidding war thinking the price buyers are willing to pay for their home will drastically increase with multiple offers. While bidding … [Read more...] about Seller Negotiation Tactics That Can Backfire!
*Realtors can provide a "fair" market value analysis to assist in establishing a fair sales price. *Realtors can offer suggestions for staging a home to show off its best qualities. *Realtors act as marketers to make a property more visible to Buyers. Frequently, this includes displaying a property on a Multiple Listing … [Read more...] about Realtor Benefits for Sellers
*Realtor is a brand name of the National Association of Realtors and binds a Realtor to its strict Code of Ethics. Not all Real estate Brokers and Agents are Realtors. *Realtors have state required continuing education, and are your resource for up to date market conditions and information. *Realtors can be objective … [Read more...] about Don’t Make a Move Without a Realtor!