Regardless if the market is saturated with properties for sale or the houses are limited, there will be plenty of challenges along the way if you are trying to sell your house on your own. The benefits to working with a local real estate agent cannot be understated, they simply have the years of experience needed to be able to identify issues long before they cause issues that could derail the closing on your house. These are just three of the ways a Magnolia Realty Houston, Texas listing agent will help to sell your home quickly.
The Power of Word-of-Mouth
Your real estate agent has been helping clients to buy and sell houses for years. In all that time, they have developed some unique relationships with other realtors. When the time comes to list your home in the MLS, your real estate agent is going to reach out to a number of those agents first, giving them the opportunity to come to the property before it even hits the market. By spreading the word about your listing in this manner, those real estate agents are going to bring qualified buyers to the property who are already in the position to make an offer and close on the house.
Helping to Create a Buzz
When there is an abundance of properties on the market, many sellers simply watch as their listing gets lost in the crowd. One of the unique qualities of your listing agent is they are experts at being able to create a buzz about your listing that attracts the right buyers. Instead of focusing the listing on square footage or the number of rooms, your real estate agent is going to promote the property because it is listing in a gated community, it is in close proximity to shopping or schools, or that the development is deed-restricted. These are attributes that connect with certain buyers more deeply.
Pricing Your Home to Attract Buyers
While many sellers simply choose a selling price point based on profits, your real estate agent knows exactly what it will take to get buyers excited. Your agent is already running a fair market analysis of the area and knows what prince similar houses have been selling for in recent weeks. Instead of listing too high and sitting on a stale property, your agent understands how to find that sweet spot that will attract the highest number of qualified buyers. The goal is to be high enough to make a profit while keeping within the recently sold houses number.
There are only a limited number of qualified buyers at any given time, so you need to be in the best position to attract them to your property and close without any issues. Your real estate agent has the backing of their brokerage. And this backing helps to make certain that all details are attended to in a timely manner and that any potential issues are dealt with quickly, so they don’t have the ability to slow down the closing process.