selling in wellington: How can a Seller Determine if their Home is Overpriced? - 01/20/16 09:11 AM
Since 2001 I have seen Wellington home prices sky rocket, hit rock bottom, slowly climb back up and not budge for months, but regardless if it's a seller's market, buyer's market or stable market one thing remains the same; seller's continue to overprice their homes. I think if real estate agents, near and far, were asked what the BIGGEST mistake seller's make they would unanimously agree it's overpricing their home.
 
In some cases the listing agent may have played a role in overpricing the home because they were the one who suggested the high price and the seller went with … (10 comments)

selling in wellington: What's the difference between an Offer and a Contract? - 03/06/14 09:15 AM
What's the difference between an Offer and a Contract? If you are looking to buy or sell a home in Wellington Florida there are two words you should understand and know the difference between; "offer" and "contract." While one can lead to the other, they are not the same thing, in fact they are very different.
So what is the difference between an offer and a contract?
An offer is what a buyer makes, typically in writing, to a seller and includes the terms they are offering. A seller may choose to accept the buyers offer, counter their offer with their own offer … (40 comments)

selling in wellington: What are the Biggest Home Seller Mistakes? - 02/25/14 08:46 AM
What are the Biggest Home Seller Mistakes?
Recently 1,000 Real Estate Agents from around the Country were asked what the BIGGEST home sellers mistakes were and below are the results. As a Wellington Florida Listing Agent I am not surprised by the results. In fact last year I wrote a series about the top 7 Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make and it is almost identical.

So what are the Biggest Home Seller Mistakes being made throughout the Country?
 
#6: Won't Make Repairs
Maintained homes sell for top dollar, but homes that need repair do not. It is important that … (4 comments)

selling in wellington: 7 Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make - 02/25/14 07:41 AM
7 Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make As a Wellington Florida REALTOR who works with both home buyers and sellers I see Wellington home sellers make mistakes on a regular basis. While a majority of these mistakes can be avoided with the guidance of an experienced Wellington REALTOR it is really up to the home seller to listen and take action. Learn how to avoid the 7 Costly Mistakes I see Wellington Home Sellers Make now!
Below is a list of 7 Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make
1. Overpricing Your Home:
One of the biggest mistakes Wellington sellers make when listing their home for … (4 comments)

selling in wellington: Thinking about Selling your Wellington Home in 2014? - 02/24/14 06:45 AM
Thinking about Selling your Wellington Home in 2014?
Uncertain if you should list your Wellington home for sale in 2014? No problem, as an experienced Wellington Listing Agent I can help you make an educated decision. Below are just a few of the common questions and answers Wellington homeowners need in order to determine if now is the right time to list their Wellington home for sale.
How much is your Wellington Home Worth?
Find out how much your Wellington home is worth in today's real estate market by e-mail or with an in-home appointment. Regardless of the option you choose I will … (4 comments)

selling in wellington: Should I List My Wellington Home for Sale if it's Tenant Occupied? - 09/17/13 02:13 AM
Should I List My Wellington Home for Sale if it's Tenant Occupied? Often times Wellington home sellers are uncertain if they should list their home for sale while it is tenant occupied or wait until the lease is up and the tenants move out. Since every Wellington home sellers situation is different the answer will be too. In some cases it might be in the sellers best interest to list their home for sale while it is tenant occupied, but other times it is not.
So how do Wellington home sellers determine if they should list their home while it's tenant occupied … (10 comments)

selling in wellington: Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make: Being Home During Showings - 06/08/13 03:45 AM
Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make: Being Home During Showings
Making mistakes is part of life, but here are 7 mistakes Wellington home sellers can avoid when listing their home for sale. Now that we reviewed the first seller mistake,  second seller mistake,third seller mistake and forth seller mistake, let's move on to the fifth:5. Being Home During Showings:
It is next to impossible for a Wellington home buyer to envision themselves living in your home when you are there. It is always best for sellers to leave during showings; go for a walk, sit in your car down the block or run … (8 comments)

selling in wellington: Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make: Difficult to See - 05/28/13 06:29 AM
Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make: Difficult to See
Making mistakes is part of life, but here are 7 mistakes Wellington home sellers can avoid when listing their home for sale. Now that we reviewed the first seller mistake,  second seller mistake andthird seller mistake, let's move on to the forth:4. Difficult to See:If your home cannot be shown, it cannot sell! When listing your Wellington home for sale it is important to make it easy for buyers to see. Putting showing restrictions such as 24-72 hour notice, can only be shown on weekends or cannot be shown from 9:00am-5:00pm Monday through Friday … (5 comments)

selling in wellington: Costly Mistakes Wellington Home Sellers Make: Make Repairs Before Listing - 05/15/13 11:14 PM
Costly Mistakes Wellington Florida Home Sellers Make:
Not Making Repairs Before Listing
Making mistakes is part of life, but here are 7 mistakes Wellington home sellers can avoid when listing their home for sale. Now that we reviewed the first seller mistake and second seller mistake let's move on to the third:3. Make Repairs Before Listing:
Listing your Wellington home for sale prior to making repairs may not only cost you money, but also interested buyers. Part of making your home "show ready" is taking care of any needed repairs, both big and small.
If you had a water leak that was fixed … (11 comments)

selling in wellington: Costly Mistakes Wellington Florida Home Sellers Make: Not Show Ready - 05/04/13 05:57 AM
Costly Mistakes Wellington Florida Home Sellers Make: Not Show ReadyMaking mistakes is part of life, but here are 7 mistakes Wellington home sellers can avoid when listing their home for sale. Now that we reviewed the first seller mistake, let's move on to the second:2. Not Show Ready:
When listing your Wellington Florida home for sale it is important to make sure it is "show ready." Hire a professional cleaning service if necessary, depersonalize and declutter. You will also want to touch up paint and make sure your flooring is cleaned, dirty tile and carpets do not sell.
Last, but not least, DO … (9 comments)

selling in wellington: Costly Mistakes Wellington Florida Home Sellers Make: Overpricing their Home - 04/27/13 04:31 AM
Costly Mistakes Wellington Florida Home Sellers Make:
Overpricing their Home
Making mistakes is part of life, but here are 7 mistakes Wellington home sellers can avoid when listing their home for sale. Let's start by reviewing the first mistake:1. Overpricing: One of the biggest mistakes Wellington sellers make when listing their home for sale is overpricing it. By overpricing your home several things can/will happen;
You may not get the "new listing" traffic: The most amount of interest and showings typically occurs within the first week or two of your home being placed on the market. In my experience once a buyer has ruled … (13 comments)

 
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