Selling Tips


Five Reasons You Should Sell With Us


First National Real Estate can help you sell your home quickly for the best possible price. Here are some tips that have proven to be invaluable to the successful home seller. Looking to sell? Request an obligation free property appraisal. 1. No Advertising Fees We offer a no sale - no charge policy. Regardless of whether you sell or not - you do not pay advertising fees. This does not mean that your property is not advertised. We provide you with a comprehensive marketing schedule before you list with us. This schedule includes "For Sale" boards, newspapaer and internet advertising, professional photography and property brochures. 2. Inspections by Appointment There is no need for every Tom, Dick, Harry or thief to see your home. Open houses may result in security risks, inconvenience and lower prices. Ensure only qualified buyers see your home. 3. Private Sale Specialists Why go through the risk, expense and stress of an Auction. Private Selling is preferred by the majority of se...

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Pricing your home to sell


When selling your home, one of the hardest things can be deciding on the price. You've called me in as an expert to sell your home and price it so it will sell. We're truly dedicated to gaining you the most money you can receive from that sale. In addition, we recognise there are many reasons why you already have a certain price in mind. You may be considering... Your Original Purchase Price - Chances are you paid market value. But markets change and today we have to deal with the current market conditions which may have changed significantly. Improvements - Should be made for enjoyment not for resale. You cannot add an item to a home, select it to your style, use it, then expect a buyer to pay the original cost. Likewise, maintenance preserves the value, but does not create value. If you needed a new roof, it was needed as a maintenance requirement and cannot be added to the market price of your home. Your Need for Money - Your need for money of the fact that you are moving to a ...

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Pricing Your Home


Let us share with you what overpricing can do to the eventual sale price you receive for your home.... You will lose the excitement that a new listing generates. Agents are working with buyers who have seen what is currently on the market and are waiting for something new to be listed. Therefore, the most activity will take place in the first thirty days of a listing. Your home will probably receive its highest and best offers during this time. After that initial period, the only people who come to look at your home will be new buyers in the marketplace. You will lose the most qualified prospects! Buyers will not just "make an offer" because they probably will never see your property. They will view the properties that are priced within their purchase power range, knowing that they cannot afford anything above their price range. Overpricing helps sell other, more competitively priced homes first. Your home may be used to demonstrate the good value of other properties. Your objecti...

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Our Commitment to You


Today, you make a choice. While we meet to discuss the sale of your home, you'll have to choose whether to trust us with the sale of the single most important asset you own. In the attached information and in our marketing presentation, we will provide you with enough information about the market, our qualifications and our marketing program for you to make an informed decision about who will best represent you in this important business transaction. Results - thats what we promise you. Our objective is to provide you with accurate and timely information about the real estate market in our area so that you can make intelligent decisions regarding the sale of your property. We will tell you what you must hear and not what we think you may want to hear about the market and the value of your property. We acknowledge that we may periodically loose business because we are truthful with clients in this regard, while some of our colleagues will tell you what you want to hear to temporarily g...

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First Impressions Are Lasting


From the moment prospects arrive at your home, it should be evident that the gardens and lawns are well presented. Garden rubbish should be disposed of and paths and porches kept clear of debris. Toys, sporting equipment and garden tools should be stored away to enhance the appearance of your backyard and garden.

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Repairs Can Make A Big Difference


Repairs Can Make A Big Difference Make sure that all minor repairs are completed. Sticking doors and windows, loose doorknobs, faulty plumbing, peeling paint or faulty flywire may affect your sale.

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