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Crucial Rules to Selling YOUR Home!

Posted by Joe Samson on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 at 9:00am.

If you're a home seller, you want to know things that can help you make the best sale in the market. There are certain factors which you should consider if you're to sell your house fast and at the right price. It isn't enough to put your home on MLS®. No matter how beautiful the house is, there are six factors that control the way it is received in the real estate market. If you are aware of these factors and make good use of them, you'll get the best results in the market.

The first thing that affects the sale of your house is its listing price. You can set any price for your house, but it is important that you understand the general market in your region. If the price you set for your home is higher than the prices for similar homes in your area, then you can expect a negative impact on your house sale. Buyers will certainly want to consider similar houses that sell at a lower price than yours.

The condition of the house is one of the factors that have great impact on the sale of the house. Few buyers will want to buy a home that needs much repair. The majority of those interested in your property will want to feel that the property has been well maintained, and that they'll not be spending money on repairs. You'll have a great chance to get buyers interested in your house if it is well maintained, clean, and all defects repaired repaired.

The terms of your contract is another thing that can affect the sale of the house. While you may want to receive a certain percentage for the down payment and get the house paid completely off within a specified period of time, buyers may have their own expectations which might not necessarily be in line with your terms. You'll find the right buyers faster if you're willing to respect the requirements of those interested in your house. Buyers will always discuss the terms and price at the time they are making an offer.

The economy at the time you sell your house can determine how it is received in the market. Weather and the time of the year are other factors that can determine the market price of houses and the time needed to sell it. The competitiveness in real estate market is another factor that can leave a great impact on the sale of property. You'll find it hard to sell your house fast where there is a lot of competition. Where there are numerous similar houses for sale at a lower price than that listed for your house, it can affect the sale of your house negatively.

The most important factor is the promotion of the house you are selling. Here, your real estate agent will play a vital role. The real estate agent will make entries into MLS®, and Internet marketing platforms. Other programs your agent may initiate will include open houses and ads on websites that are visited by potential buyers. If you work with these elements, you'll be able to sell your house fast and at the right time.

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I am a licensed member of the Real Estate Council of Alberta since 2005 - proudly representing CIR REALTY, Calgary’s largest real estate brokerage. I enjoy keeping my readers up to date with real estate related information that they can easily understand and use for their own benefit. I welcome feedbacks and comments equally from first-time visitors to my blog, past clients and also from my fellow REALTOR® colleagues. Thanks for stopping by!

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