Buying a home is an exciting time for most people. But selling a home often entails a lot more work on the part of the owners and usually represents some type of life change as well, such as:
There are many aspects of a home sale to be considered beyond a signpost and a price tag. When I work with sellers, it starts with a consultation to learn about your specific situation. Together, we put together a game plan to coincide with your timetable and goals. We’ll review the market in general and yours in particular. We’ll discuss the things necessary to prepare the house for market, and lay out an action plan. We’ll work out showing arrangements, broker’s tour and open house options. I’ll put together a marketing plan and we’ll talk about what-if scenarios once a buyer enters the picture.
Unless you are selling an investment property, there are likely some emotional connections to you and this house. And those bigger life changes mentioned above may certainly have some impacts on you personally. My job is to handle the details, facilitate the various moving parts of a real estate transaction, negotiate on your behalf and communicate with you every step of the way. What kind of seller are you? Reading this article may give you some things to consider as you entertain this big step.
Whether your move is a calculated one at some future date, or one more immediate in nature, understanding the process and putting a plan together in advance, can certainly help manage anxieties and uncertainty that any big life change can bring.
If you are considering selling your Livermore or Tri Valley home, call me for a no cost consultation. Together, we’ll get it done.