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Saturday, May 25, 2013

Choosing a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Brevard County, Florida Home

This post is short, sweet and presents a message I have come to live by... Sometimes I decline a listing.

When I was a rookie agent with a different brokerage I felt the broker wanted listings regardless if they would sell or not.  I guess that is the reality of being an owner broker.

As an inexperienced agent I worked to get every listing I could possibly win. 

I worked very houses, signs, mailings, blogs, print advertising, etc. sometimes with very little chance of selling.  Many of these sellers were unrealistic and understood the chance of a buyer coming along was remote. 

Now, ten years later, I have a much different (and more successful) approach.

I will take a listing when the sellers are a bit more optimistic than I am as long as they agree to re-look at the price in thirty days if have no offers.

This is my 30-10-1 rule Basically it means if your home is listed for 30 days,  has less than 10 showings and not one offer, then the price is an issue.

A price reduction is not a bad thing....however, multiple price reductions can send a different signal (seller desperate, something wrong with house).

This is a great time to sell your home as prices are rising and inventory is low.  Call me and lets talk about selling your Viera home.

List with me and I guarantee you can have a reasonable expectation of success. 

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