7 Steps to Selling Your Home

It doesn’t matter if you’re trying to sell a home in Walnut Creek or anywhere else, the general process is going to be very similar. There are 7 primary steps each home owner will most likely encounter when trying to sell their home

Myth: I’ll Lose Money If I Try To Sell My House During the Holidays

The holiday months … November, December, early January … they’ve got to be the worst time to sell real estate, right? It’s cold out, there are holiday parties going on, nobody wants to buy a house and move during this time!

Myth: I’m Insulted By This Lowball Offer!

The low-ball offer – if you’ve sold property, you are bound to experience the obnoxiously low offer. And, you have choice how to respond to it…

Myth: Getting a Full Priced Offer on Day #1 Means I’m Underpriced

Your house just goes up for sale and on the first day (or the first weekend) you get a full priced offer. What do you do?

Myth: Open Houses are the Reason My House Will Sell

I’m going help you sell your house. Do you need to let me hold it open every single weekend in order to get it sold?

Myth: Paying the Lowest Commission is My Best Option

So, you’re about to sell your property and you’re interviewing 2 different agents … One charges you 6% – the other wants to charge you 5%. Which agent do you go with?

Myth: Selling My Home on My Own Will Save Me Money

You want to sell your house and, obviously, you want to make the most amount of money possible from it. So, you think, “Hey, you know what? I’ve been watching this HGTV! I can do this realtor thing. I’m going to sell my house on my own and I’m going to save a 5 to 6% commission”…

Myth: The Neighborhood Expert Needs to Sell My Home

You’re thinking about selling your house and you either believe or you’ve been told that you need to go and get yourself the “Neighborhood Expert” to get the job done…

Myth: The $/sqft Metric is the Best Way to Price a House

$/sqft … one of the most widely known metrics within the real estate industry. But, is is good for determining the value of a specific single-family home?

Calculating Your Net Proceeds

Regardless of what your situation is, if you’re thinking about selling your home, it’s important to know the financial outcome … you need to calculate your bottom line and figure out what the net proceeds are going to be from the sale.

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Property Taxes (and then some)

Nobody likes to pay taxes, but they’re a necessary evil. So, it doesn’t do us any good to bury our heads in the sand and try to ignore them. We might as well understand them and be properly prepared when it comes time to pay.

Preparing Your Home to be Sold

If you want to sell your house, sell it. Commit to doing what it’s going to take to get the home sold – which includes working through the 5 steps outlined in this article. Otherwise, you can’t expect the best results.

A Picture’s Worth, In Real Estate, Tens of Thousands of Dollars

HDR, exposure blending, wide angle, color curves … these aren’t typical things you hear from a real estate agent, but happen to be common lingo for our team. That’s part of the reason we are so successful at waging war online!

Marketing Your Walnut Creek Home the SPARRproperties Way

There’s no single magic bullet for getting your Walnut Creek home sold in today’s real estate market, but these 7 steps have proven successful.

Why Work With the SPARRproperties Group?
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