Why Overpricing Your House is a BAD Strategy

Episode 4 #ListWithLauren

If you want to command top dollar and get your house sold quickly, you need to not only hire the right Realtor, but you need to price your house correctly from the start. 

A lot of sellers are misled into thinking they should overprice their house. They think this will entice buyers to come in, make a low offer and then they can negotiate down to the amount for which they want to sell their house. That is a terrible strategy!

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How to Price Your House So It Sells Fast

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If you want to command top dollar and get your house sold quickly, you need to not only hire the best Realtor, but also price your house correctly from the start.

If you price your house wrong, it can not only hinder your chances of selling your house as quickly as you would like, but also reduce your final sales price. If your house is overpriced, very few people will look at it and even if they come through the door you will not receive an offer.

Many sellers think that it is best to overprice their house in anticipation of low offers. They think it leaves them room to negotiate. They are wrong. Keep an eye out for my next video: Why Pricing a House Too High is a BAD Strategy.

So, how do you price your house right?

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How to Prepare Your House for Sale

10 Tips to Make Buyers Feel Right at Home

Video: How to Prepare Your House for Sale

You only have one chance to make a first impression, so be sure to make the best impression possible. If you want to command top dollar and get your house sold quickly, you need to not only hire the best Realtor, but also prepare your house for sale. Check out my latest video to to learn more!

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2 Ways Sellers can Beat the Spring Market

Video: How to Beat the Spring Market

People tend to think that the spring market is the best time of year to list a home. Don’t get me wrong, the spring is an excellent time of year to list. However, sellers should not overlook the benefits of listing their house for sale in the winter. The winter is a wonderful time to list your house for two reasons:

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Baby It’s Cold Outside, but the Market is Hot

It may be the winter (and a cold one this year), but the real estate market is heating up!

Homes are selling quickly and closer to (or above) asking price. According to the January 2018 REALTORS® Confidence Index Survey, “34% of properties that closed in January sold at or above the list price. Of the properties that sold at a premium price, 86 percent sold at 101 to 110 percent of the list price.”

So, what factors are pushing prices higher?

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