Factors You Do Not Have Control Over When Selling Your Home

Posted by Cortiers Real Estate on Monday, November 30th, 2015 at 12:58pm.

Factors you do not have Control Over When Selling Your Home

When selling your home, many factors can contribute to how fast it sells. Some things you can fix such as home maintenance. Other factors are completely.Here is a list of things that may come up when selling your home that you have no control over.out of control to the buyer, which can be a daunting thought.

The economy: The economic status may affect the rate of how fast your home will sell. It affects the way consumers spend money.  During a bad economy, there tend to be a lot of available houses and few clients looking to buy. The prices of space may fall due to the large number of available properties, which is better for the buyer.  

When the economy is strong, landlords tend to make more money because businesses are growing which creates more demand. A strong economy also means you may have more competition due to more people putting their house on the market.

Competition: Real estate is a fast growing industry across the nation which creates a competitive market for those trying to sell their home. In order for the price not to drop drastically, it is important to try to combat your competition with small details like how your house is appearing on paper and getting the right real estate agent . You may not be able to control the amount of competition you have, but you are able to control your ranking in the market.

Location: Where your home is located can affect the marketability in a positive or negative way. This standard is often determined by the buyer and will fluctuate accordingly. Having a home in a desired area or neighborhood can affect the pricing of your home. If you have the nicest house in your area, you may have to compromise on your asking price due to surrounding homes.

You may not be able to control these factors, but you can control who helps you along the way. Get connected with a Cortiers agent  today!

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