Once you understand that the housing inventory in your area, it commonly everywhere the the demanding buyers out there constitute a bidding war. Typically interest rates and oil prices are low and sellers need to hire a knowledgable Realtor the first time. There are many professional and legal tactics to draw all sorts of buyers. First thing foremost is to price correctly, this starts the trend of all sorts of activity. What this includes is a negotiator, understands the in's and out's on what appraiser's and home inspector's look for. This ensures you receives the top dollar for your home and more money in your pocket. This adds up to multiple showings and contract's coming in. Your Realtor needs to have all documents including all disclosures from seller. In this type of market offers come in "AS IS" and buyers have the ability to overlook simple cosmetic conditions of home. Many times the first offer maybe the best one and listing home for sale on a Thursday may spring activity for upcoming weekend. Also be prepared to move quickly on an acceptable offer. In a multiple offer situation, ensure your Realtor explains which offer is in your best interest. At many time inspections could be waived by the buyer. Don't be surprised you get many offers above asking price.
Concentrating on highest return on your home, curb appeal is always a must. Landscaping must be meticulous, driveway, sidewalks and decks pressure washed, windows, blinds and window seals cleaned. This draws a buyer attention to come inside. Allow plenty of natural light to come in home, declutter all dressers and counters. Provided you have a pet, please take with you. At times pets distract buyers with exception of cats left in a cage.
This ties into your accepted offer. And appraiser will use three comparable homes sold within three to five miles sold within the last 60-90 days. You always want home to appraise above contract price. If cash offer no appraisal is required. Contact Kevin Strawter at 407 479-8583 one of Orlando and Central Florida finest.