Hot Seller’s Market

Hot seller’s market in Northern Colorado is taking some of the uncertainty away for sellers.  A recent survey of sellers, that was conducted by Zillow, found that sellers find the experience of selling a home to be stressful.  We all know this to be true, whether you are an agent involved in the transaction or a seller.  Part of the stress of selling your home is the unknowns that can be a part of the process.  As the seller you want to know what you are going to have to do to prepare your home for sale.  You want to know what your home will sell for.  You also want to know how long it will take to sell.  These concerns are normal and certainly warranted. Some of this stress comes from the seller not having a lot of control over the much of the process of selling their most valuable assets. 

When your home is positioned in a hot seller’s market some of the stress of the unknowns can fade away.  You can expect that your home will sell rather quickly and that more than likely it could sell for close to full price. You can also assume that preparing your home for sale will not be a long and difficult process.  It is easy to see that a strong seller’s market can take some of the stress out of selling your home.  Each home is unique and you will need to consult your real estate agent for guidance.

Work closely with your agent can also help to minimize your level of stress.   Follow your agents guidance on preparing your home for sale and pricing.  Don’t assume that you have the best house on the block and that all you have to do is list the home for sale and there will be a line of buyers that want to pay top dollar for your home.  Address any known issues with your home before putting your home on the market. Addressing issues ahead of time will help the home be as attractive as possible and ensure that a future inspection will go as smoothly as possible. Follow you realtors’ guidance, throughout the process.  Now may be the time to sell your home.  Call Lestel and see if you can use this market to your advantage!