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Navigate the Home Selling Journey Like a Pro

by Maureen Serrano & Pat McMillan 01/05/2020

No one should be forced to deal with a long, complicated home selling journey. Fortunately, there are many things a seller can do to navigate the property selling journey like a pro.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a quick, profitable home selling experience.

1. Analyze the Housing Market

You may have entered the housing market in the hopes of enjoying a seamless property selling experience. Yet the real estate market offers no guarantees. But if you analyze the housing sector closely, you can gain the insights you need to price your home appropriately based on the present market's conditions.

Take a look at the prices of available homes in your city or town that are similar to your own. This housing market data can help you see how your residence stacks up against the competition. It also may help you determine how to price your residence so you can ensure it garners lots of attention from potential buyers.

Furthermore, don't forget to assess the prices of recently sold houses in your area, as well as how long these residences were available before they sold. If homes are selling quickly, a seller's market may be in place. Or, if homes linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months, the current housing sector may favor sellers.

2. Perform Home Upgrades

For those who want to speed up the home selling process, improving your house's curb appeal is ideal. Because if your home boasts amazing curb appeal, you can make it easy for buyers to fall in love with your house.

To bolster your residence's curb appeal, you should mow the lawn, repair any damaged siding and perform other home exterior improvements. That way, your house is sure to impress buyers as soon as they see it for the first time.

In addition, allocate time and resources to transform your home's interior from drab to fab. If each room of your home dazzles, buyers will have no trouble envisioning what life may be like if they purchase your house.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

Generally, it helps to hire a real estate agent if you are selling your home. And if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can quickly and effortlessly promote your residence to the right groups of buyers.

A real estate agent will offer recommendations to help you upgrade your residence's interior and exterior, set up home showings and open house events and much more. Plus, if you are ever unsure about how to proceed along the property selling journey, he or she is happy to offer home selling advice.

For those who prepare for the home selling journey, it may not take long to sell a house. If you take advantage of the aforementioned tips, you can plan ahead for each stage of the property selling journey. As such, you will be able to navigate this journey like a pro.

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Maureen Serrano & Pat McMillan

With over 27 years of experience in luxury new home sales, Maureen has been a leader in the Lakewood Ranch Community since 2002. She has been named as one of the area’s top new home sales consultants and has successfully sold over 500 homes to date. Through her wealth of knowledge in new construction she has been helping families build their dream homes for decades. Her dedication to providing superior customer service has created a reputation that keeps customers coming back and Maureen has built multiple homes for her customers.

 
A third generation Realtor, Maureen learned early on that selling Real Estate would be in her future. Originally from New York, Maureen watched her Mother and Grandparents develop and build neighborhoods on the East End of Long Island. She went to college in Oswego, NY and concentrated in Business and Marketing. After a brief career in New York City as a Conference Planner, she moved to Florida in 1990. This was the perfect time to get her Real Estate License and going into New Home Sales was a natural choice given her family history.

 
Since 2002 Maureen has worked in the Sarasota/Lakewood Ranch area for several of the top Builders and Developers such as WCI Communities, Mark Rutenberg Homes,Lee Wetherington Homes, Minto Communities, Neal Signature Homes and most recently Stock Development. Throughout her career she has earned numerous awards for sales volume as well as providing the highest level of customer service.With this vast Real Estate experience Maureen is ready to pursue a lifelong dream of being a successful agent in the General Real Estate Community. Recently engaged to her Love of ten years, Maureen, Brad and their blended family of four children live in the River Club Community in Lakewood Ranch.