You may find when telling people you’re selling your home, you’re bombarded with unsolicited advice from all corners. Unless you’re working with a trusted, professional real estate agent, don’t believe everything you hear. Here are some of the biggest myths, debunked, when it comes to selling your home:
Myth #1: Never accept the first offer. Many people will hold out for other offers that come down the road, believing they’ll only get better. However, assuming the first offer isn’t well below your asking price, many times the first offer will be the best you see.
Myth #2: I can initially list my price high and lower as times goes on. The hottest time frame for a listing is right when it goes on the market – this is when your home will get the most attention from potential buyers. Work with your Realtor to price your house competitively, and be honest about how much home you really have. (more…)