home seller samson properties: When Should I Reduce my List Price of My Home? Northern Virginia home seller - 07/21/17 08:57 AM
Every seller wants to get the highest sales price for their home in the Northern Virginia area. Many times this dream may not come true for a home seller.
If your home has been on the market for a while and initial instinct is you are going to have to adjust the price. 
A common concern many of the home sellers have if I reduce the sales price buyers are going to think we are desperate and we will receive a low ball offer.
It may be true however you have to consider the fact buyers will pay what the market will dictate the price of … (1 comments)

home seller samson properties: Should I get Appraisal Done prior to Listing my home on Market? - 04/13/16 09:46 PM
Pricing is a key while selling your home in the Northern Virginia area or any part of the country in any given real estate marketplace.
Appraisers can help us determine the market value of the home. Many times home sellers are eager to get the right list price of the home. They want to get an appraisal done to justify the right price of the home while negotiating with potential home buyers.
Having a professional appraisal on hand may help you in negotiating. However, appraisals are subjective! If you hire three different appraisers you may end up with three different valuations of the … (1 comments)

home seller samson properties: My home has been on the market for 30 days, handful showings: Is my Realtor doing her job? - 04/13/16 08:50 PM
I had a listing in a Fairfax county neighborhood which was sold a while back.
Thanks to my blogging I received an email from a home seller in the neighborhood asking my opinion about :
Her home have been on the market for almost 30 days. Is my Realtor doing her job?
Well, I cannot speak for your Realtor or your home sale strategy. The best way to handle a situation. When you are displeased or unsure about your Realtor's ability to sell your home best way to handle will be to contact your real estate agent or his/her Broker and have … (3 comments)

home seller samson properties: TV Mounts- Are they Fixture or Personal Property when selling home? - 02/23/16 10:03 PM

 
When itemizing the list of items that will convey there are few items that have been in the gray area while selling your Northern Virginia home. The most contraventional item has been TV mounts. We have come a long way. Now we all want clean no wires running around.
The most controversy  item has been TV mounts. We have come a long way on how we display our expensive and beautiful TVs. Most homeowners want clean lines no wires running around from their TV to the boxes.
Many of the sellers have paid hundreds of dollars to purchase TV and the TV mounts. … (1 comments)

home seller samson properties: Rookie Home Sellers Q& A- How to Determine List Price of my Home? - 03/12/15 02:19 PM
 This blog will be part of series of commonly /frequently asked questions from the sellers who have never sold their home or a home seller who wants to brush up the market trend in the Northern Virginia real estate market place.
 
Question:  How do I determine List Price of my Northern Virginia Home for sale?
Answer: Many Realtor® in the Fairfax & Loudoun County of the Northern Virginia area are going to use the lingo of comprehensive market analysis, or CMA.
He/She will prepare a CMA to help you understand homes that are active/under contract/sold, also are most similar to your home and therefore most … (1 comments)

home seller samson properties: Rookie Home Sellers Q& A-Open Houses are they Worth the time? - 02/17/15 09:04 PM
This blog will be part of series of commonly /frequently asked questions from the sellers who have never sold their home or a home seller who wants to brush up the market trend in the Northern Virginia real estate market place.
 
Question: Do open house work?
Answer: There are many ways to market your property for sale in the Northern Virginia real estate market. One of the way is to host an open house.
Every Realtor in the Northern Virginia area may have their opinion about the open house...some claim open houses works for them..while others think it is waste of time!
My personal opinion is … (0 comments)

home seller samson properties: 2 Real Estate Scams -BEWARE! Northern Virginia Home Sellers/Realtors - 09/11/14 05:50 AM
If you haven't heard the news or saw the video posted by local NVAR association here is the information about ongoing scam  in the Northern Virginia Real Estate Market:
1. Visitor at Open house- One of the group came as a family: husband, wife and a child. The child started acting up. Realtor & one of spouse got distracted. This gave enough time for the other spouse/partner to go around the home and pick up jewelry, prescription drugs, electronics and any valuable they can lay their hands on.
Possible Strategy to avoid this: Team up with another agent at your open house. … (8 comments)

home seller samson properties: What Really Matters When Selling your Home-5 Basic Facts - 09/09/14 10:43 PM
Many of local Realtors® have written numerous blogs about laundry things that need to be done or seller must TO DO when selling their home. Yes, other details will matter but every home in different market and situation will need added details. So basic will still hold key while selling home in any given real estate market of the Northern Virginia area of Fairfax & Loudoun county
 
 However here are simple basic no brain-er tips for every home seller in the Northern Virginia area:
1. Declutter & simplify your home.
2. List at market price don't test the market!
3. Be Flexible … (0 comments)

home seller samson properties: Yes, Northern Virginia Buyers are NOT Visual!! - 08/13/14 11:01 PM
Working over a decade in real esatate industry with many of the Northern Virginia first time home buyers to a buyers who have upgraded/downgraded into larger home,  every time we work together it amazes me how these buyers lack vision.
They lack the talent what we as a Realtor have and/or the Seller of the home has...
What the hack it means??????
If you have old & filthy dirty home- Buyers cannot visualize clean & how beautiful the home can look.
If your home is cluttered- Buyer cannot visualize the potential of the space the home has.
If your Home has too much … (5 comments)

 
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