Are you thinking of selling your home?
There are many reasons why people sell their homes, but every seller has one thing in common— the desire to get the most value from their property.
Selling your Waukesha WI home is a serious decision. There are many things to think about, but the most important factor to consider is pricing the house correctly.
If you price your home too high, you risk turning off buyers. However, if you go too low, you’re leaving money on the table.
So how do you set the right asking price for your Waukesha WI home?
Pricing a home for sale is not nearly as simple as you might think. Here are some factors that can have an impact on the selling price of your property.
1. Location and neighborhood
The location of the home and its neighborhood are among the biggest influencers in a home’s value.
If your home is in close proximity to highways, expressways, schools, shopping malls, and local employment opportunities, they can all contribute to your home’s value. School system quality and home prices also tend to be strongly correlated because buyers with school-age children put high regard on the quality of local schools in the area.
2. Updates and upgrades
Buyers are looking for homes for sale in Waukesha WI that have certain upgrades, amenities, and features. Homes that have been recently upgraded command a higher price due to the desirability from a buyer’s perspective. A home with lots of upgrades and features will also sell faster than others.
3. Age and condition
Aside from location and upgrades, you also need to consider your home’s age and condition. Typically, newer homes sell for more than older homes because they usually require less maintenance. Remember that most buyers want a well-maintained home and will pay top dollar for a move-in-ready home.
How to get an accurate valuation of your home’s worth?
When determining your home’s worth, you’ll find all sorts of property valuation tools floating around the internet. If you want to get a clearer and accurate picture, you must consult with a pro. Online estimates cannot replace a comparative market analysis by a real estate professional.
A real estate agent like me, Kristin Johnston, is knowledgeable about the local market. I have intimate knowledge of nearby amenities, neighborhoods, and sales that may not be reflected in an online estimate. These factors can give you a more accurate assessment of your property value.
Check out my website www.KristinJohnston.com/about to know more about me and what I can do for you!
Call me, Kristin Johnston, at 414-254-6647. I’d love to discuss your home’s unique situation!
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