A REALTOR® has no control over the market, only the marketing plan. Select a REALTOR® based on criteria specific to the company, the competence of the person, and the services provided. Never base your choice on price. A REALTOR® has no control over your local market conditions. It would be wiser to select a REALTOR® first, then discuss price.
Don't encourage or allow agents to 'bid up' the price to get your listings. True professionals will give you candid feedback and factual information so you can price within the market.
Denude your place of all clutter.
Most people live amid a motley collection of belongings. Kitchen countertops are lined with small, "gee-whiz" appliances that are supposed to make their lives more convenient. Home-office desks are stacked with unsorted junk mail and ...
The price must be acceptable to the appraiser if a new mortgage is involved. Few purchasers will be able to complete on a sale if an appraiser's report shows a value less than the negotiated selling price. The financial institution handling the mortgage application will decline to lend more money than...