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Why an Experienced Realtor is Invaluable

Posted by VIP Realty on Saturday, April 6th, 2013 at 8:22am.

Selling a home is often a stressful endeavor, so finding ways to reduce that stress is almost always appreciated by homeowners. Although there are many things you simply can’t control when selling your home, such as market conditions and activity, there is something you can do to ease your stress level and make the process go much smoother: hire a great realtor with plenty of experience.

An experienced Realtor is, perhaps, never more appreciated than when a homeowner is able to sell his home for the best price and in the least amount of time. Here are just a few reasons why seller agents with experience are invaluable:

  • An experienced agent will understand current and local market conditions and adjust her sales and marketing strategy to accommodate this. When hiring a realtor, you will want to make sure the realtor has experience in the market for which your home is in, as he will be able to determine where the buyers are and how to draw them in.
  • An experienced agent will be able to accurately price your home. Because an agent with experience has a deep understanding of the local market, he will also therefore be able to properly evaluate your home and determine a realistic listing price. A realtor will little experience could either make the mistake of pricing it too high, which means that your home may sit on the market for an extended period, or pricing it too low and cost you money.
  • An experienced agent will understand the most effective marketing strategies for your home. Whether it’s online marketing or marketing through the local real estate publications, an experienced realtor will have a good understanding at how to get your home in front of the most buyers and buyer’s agents.

In short, a seller’s agent should come with plenty of experience; not only in the local real estate market, but in real estate, in general. When interviewing realtors, don’t be afraid to ask them about their experience and how that experience will help them sell your home. Let an experienced realtor show you why selling your home doesn’t have to be a stressful experience!

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