Purchasing a home in the Coachella Valley is a big investment for you and your family, and when it comes time to put your house on the market, all sellers would like to get the best price for their property. There are more than a handful of factors that can influence the price your home sells for, and often, the exact price you sell for is sometimes out of your hands. But there are a few ways you can position yourself to get the best price possible when selling.
Trust Your Agent
Your agent is the expert, and you need to have confidence that they are going to do everything they can to get you the best offer possible. Trust them. Your agent is going to help you price your home and guide you through the entire closing process. Their recommendations will be based on their assessment of your home, and of the current selling market at the time. Trust in your agent and give them the freedom to help you.
Have an Open Mind
When you first put your house on the market, you may have certain deal-breakers in your head that at first, you will not be willing to negotiate on. If you are truly serious about finding a buyer for your home, you’ll keep an open mind. Unwillingness to negotiate the terms and conditions can seriously hurt your chances of selling. Discuss all realistic offers with your agent and be open to any varying offers that come your way.
Don’t Ignore Necessary Repairs
Over the years your home is going to accumulate some “wear and tear,” and there will always be repairs that are going to need to be made. Although you might have been fine with the issues while you were living in the house, your buyer might not be. During the inspection period, listen to the request of the buyer and acknowledge all necessary repairs. At the end of the day, it is not worth risking the sale of your home to argue over a few minor changes. You might not be able to control the ever-changing market especially here in the Coachella Valley, but you can set your home up for the best sale possible. Your agent can recommend the best listing price and any necessary changes you’ll need to make to close the sale. If you’re living in the Coachella Valley and are ready to take the next step and put your home up on the market, we can help. Brandi Pratt Real Estate specializes in the La Quinta, Indian Wells, and Palm Springs areas, but proudly serves the entire Coachella Valley. Give us a call at 760.960.0381 or click here to schedule a meeting.