What to Expect when Selling a Home?
Home Seller Frequently Asked Questions
Many questions can come up during the home selling process. You'll find some of the more common one listed below along with a summary answer.
You can contact us at any time for additional information. We'll do our best to answer any and all of your questions to your complete satisfaction.
How to Use the List Below?
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How Much Does It Cost For You To Sell My Home?
Typical commission rates for most listing real estate agents are around 6% of the contract price to sell a house. At E3 Green Homes we have a variable commission structure that depends on the marketing plan you select. This enables you to select a plan best suited for your specific needs and requirements. We will discuss our commission rates with you along with the details of each of the marketing plans during our free consultation meeting.
I Want to Sell My Home. How Do I Get Started?
The first step is to estimate the value of your home because single most important factor in selling your home is price. It is important to recognize that it is the market that will determine your home value. You can contact us to obtain a Free Estimate of a value range for your home and to schedule a Free Consultation.
What is the Best Time of Year to Sell?
Selling factors are governed by supply and demand in addition to the local economic conditions. With this in mind, sales consistently pick up in the spring and early summer months and slow down during the winter. Sales may also slow during mid-summer as buyers, sellers and real estate agents alike take summer vacations.
How Long Will It Take To Sell My Home?
There are many factors that could impact how long it may take to sell your home. As previously mentioned, price is number one. The condition of your home and the emotional appeal are also important. Market demand, economic conditions and the time of year may also influence how long it takes. Our market research will report the average days on market (DOM) for homes in your area which will help give you and idea of what to expect.
What Can I Do To Prepare My Home For Sale?
The most important things you can do to prepare your home for sale includes repair of minor defects, cleaning and decorating for emotional appeal to buyers. These things will help to best show your home value. You may also want to consider the selling benefits of adding green features to your home. Visit our page on Preparing Your Home For Sale for more information.
How Much Home Improvement Should I Do?
While most large investments in home improvement generally do not pay off when the home is sold, there is growing evidence that green improvements can distinguish a home among others and make it more attractive to potential buyers.
Will Green Improvements Help Sell My Home for More Money?
Environmental awareness and its impact on the real estate market is now a measurable market trend. Recent surveys by the National Association of Realtors report that 92% of all home buyers consider energy efficiency somewhat important with 46% ranking it very important consideration when purchasing a home. Visit our Green Living and Resource pages for more information on how Green Home Improvements can add value to your home.
You can contact us for a Free Consultation where we'll answer any other questions you may have and present you with a detailed marketing and sales plan aimed to get your house sold for top dollar. We can also advise you on how to prepare your home for sale including the addition of Green Features that will magnify the attractiveness of your home to potential buyers. Contact us today and let's get started...