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Considerations when selling your home

On Behalf of | Aug 9, 2022 | Real Estate |

Are you thinking of selling your home in New York? If so, there are a few things you’ll want to keep in mind. The real estate market in New York is competitive, and if you want to get the best price for your home, you’ll need to put in some effort and consider doing certain things before putting your home on the market.

Figure out the real value of your home

You can do this by talking to a real estate agent, getting a professional appraisal, or looking up recent sales of similar homes in your area. This will give you a good idea of what price range you should be aiming for when listing your home. Some of the things that can determine the value of your home are the location, condition of the property, size and any unique features or amenities it has.

Understand the right time to sell

In general, the best time to sell a home is in the spring or summer. This is when most people are looking to buy, and there is more demand for homes on the market. However, this doesn’t mean you can’t sell your home at other times of the year. If you’re willing to wait a little longer to find the right buyer, you may be able to get a higher price for your home by selling in the fall or winter.

Prepare your home for sale

Once you’ve decided to sell, it’s time to start getting your home ready. This means decluttering, deep cleaning, making any necessary repairs or updates, and staging your home so potential buyers can see its full potential. First impressions are important, so consider taking the time to make sure your home is looking its best before listing it.

Find out how much it will cost to sell

Selling a home costs money, and there are a number of fees you’ll need to pay, including real estate commissions, transfer taxes and closing costs. Make sure you’re aware of all the costs involved in selling before you list your home so there are no surprises down the road.

Ultimately, the decision to sell your home is a personal one. But if you’re ready to take the plunge, keep these things in mind and you’ll be on your way to a successful sale.