The Value of Hiring an Experienced Realtor to Help Sell Your House
Buying and selling homes can be a very lengthy and complex process––particularly if you don’t know what you’re doing. A competent realtor will guide you through each step of the selling process and make sure every stage is handled smoothly and with minimal hick ups. From listing a property on the market to signing the closing contract, realtors provide a number of services to those looking to sell their home as well as to those looking to buy a new one.
Selling Your House
As a seller, there are many documents, procedures, and tasks that must be be completed throughout all stages of the home selling process. The process can be quite lengthy and usually consists of 17 individual steps. An experienced realtor can help you navigate the complexities of this process so you can spend more time focusing on your everyday life.
- They Know the Market
It is imperative that you hire an experienced realtor who is familiar with the particular area where your property is located. In a competitive real estate market like San Francisco, California, it is especially important to hire a realtor who has worked extensively in the area and is familiar with the neighborhood and any trends or fluctuations in property values in the area.
- They Know How to Negotiate for You
An experienced realtor is an expert negotiator. Providing an accurate assessment of the value of your property is crucial to developing a pricing strategy when listing it on the market. From there, a realtor will be able to assist in reviewing offers and giving counter offers that will end up getting you top dollar for your home.
- Screening Potential Buyers
Homes for sale in hot real estate markets such as that of the San Francisco Bay area are almost guaranteed to attract offers from numerous potential buyers––some serious, others not so much. A competent real estate agent will be able to assist in screening offers and potential buyers as to save you from wasting your time looking through ridiculously low-priced offers and offers from unqualified potential buyers.
- Coordinating With Appraisers and Inspectors
Before any real estate transaction can be completed, the buyer will require a thorough inspection of the property and their lending institution will require an appraisal of the property before approving any loan. An experienced realtor knows the process well and can coordinate with the buyer to handle inspection and appraisal smoothly.
An Experienced San Francisco Realtor
Since 1993, I’ve been helping people buy and sell homes in the San Francisco area. I purchased my first home at the age of 23 which I fixed up and later sold. Since that time, I’ve become known as “The Victorian Specialist” for my passion of Victorian-style architecture. If you are looking to buy or sell a home in the San Francisco area, you can count on me, Bonnie Spindler, to offer my expertise and to make sure you get the best value possible.
I am always at your service as an experienced San Francisco Realtor!