Lifestyles over 50 Finance & Money
With the recent rise in interest rates and recently reported economic optimism, experts are saying that home prices may increase.
This could very well be advantageous to you if you are thinking of downsizing. In any case you want to keep a few items in mind should you wish to sell your home.
The overall market in the country does not necessarily match your area. You need to have a realistic assessment of the value of your home as the market exists in your area. For this you need an experienced realtor who can provide you with a fair and honest assessment of your particular home.
Time of Year
The time of year does influence a seller’s market. Very frigid weather will necessarily dampen interest. On the other hand this may be a good time for your home if others are unwilling to take the time to offer their homes for sale.
Getting the Home Ready to Sell
First impressions, staging and curb appeal all have a hand in making your house stand out from the crowd. Here again a realtor can give you insights into what works and what does not.
Closing the Sale
You know that this is the most stressful part of a home sale. Negotiations can easily break down and for the strangest reasons. An experienced realtor will be the person who will help you ascertain what is a good deal for you and will take care of all the details involved in closing a sale.
If you are considering selling your home, get a jump on the spring sales season by starting the process now and speak with a qualified real estate professional to start the process.
Elissa Clausnitzer, SRS is a licensed Realtor with Weichert Realtors and has over 30 years of experience in real estate. Elissa specializes in helping boomers and seniors achieve their goals in their next step in life. Call her at 610-573- 0386.
The time is now.