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Getting Ready To Sell In Chico

November 13, 2008

Here is a scenario that you may encounter when you sell your home. You make a listing appointment with a real estate agent who shows up with a detailed market analysis and a list of all the advantages of listing with his or her company. The agent then walks through your home with you, making suggestions about how you can present your home at its best.

The real estate agent's recommendations about cosmetic "fix-ups" make some sellers feel a little uncomfortable.  If the suggestions about the cat box, spider webs, kitchen and bathroom cleanup, and removal of clutter make you feel a little defensive, remember that none of this is personal! Most sellers need a little coaching to make their homes show well.  Providing suggestions for home staging is an important part of an agents job. The better your home looks while it's on the market, the more likely it is to sell quickly, and for top dollar.

If the agent doesn't touch on something you were curious about, ask!  Make sure you get your "money's worth" out of your agent by using them as a valuable source of knowledge.  Remember, you may have gone through buying/selling a couple homes in your life, but your realtor has helped buy/sell homes WAY more than you have.  Trust their expert opinion!   

Are you looking for a realtor in the Chico area? If so, contact the expert!
Ryan Vaught, Realtor
530-343-2959
answers@ryanvaught.com 

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