Alison Brown, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage President’s Elite, CRS, CBR


Before you list your residence, you'll want to consider your home selling price closely. By doing so, you can improve your chances of generating significant interest in your home without sacrificing any potential profits.

Ultimately, finding the best home selling price can be quick and easy – here are three tips to help you do just that.

1. Perform a Real Estate Market Analysis

Evaluate how your house stacks up against the competition by performing a real estate market analysis. This will enable you to collect a broad assortment of housing market data and set an aggressive price for your house based on the current real estate sector's conditions.

As part of a real estate market analysis, take a look at the prices of local houses that are similar to your own. This will help you establish a price range for residences in your city or town.

Also, check out the prices of recently sold homes in your region. This housing market information will help you differentiate between a buyer's market and a seller's market and ensure you can price your residence appropriately.

2. Get Your Home Appraised

A home appraisal offers many benefits for a home seller that extend beyond establishing the best home selling price.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will examine a residence both inside and out. Then, he or she will offer an inspection report that outlines a house's strengths and weaknesses as well as the present value of a house.

When it comes to figuring out the best home selling price, a home appraisal is ideal. This appraisal will make it easy for you to establish a competitive price for your home from the get-go. Plus, it may help you uncover innovative ways to improve the condition of your house before you add your residence to the real estate market.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

Although a home seller may conduct a comprehensive real estate market analysis and receive a home appraisal as he or she evaluates the best home selling price, nothing beats working with a real estate agent. In fact, a real estate agent is happy to provide expert home selling assistance and ensure that you can get the best results possible at each stage of the home selling journey.

A real estate agent will learn about your home selling goals and help you map out the home selling journey accordingly.

For example, if you're in a hurry to sell your house, a real estate agent can help you set an aggressive price that results in a quick home sale. On the other hand, if you're dedicated to maximizing the value for your residence, a real estate agent will make it simple to optimize your home selling profit.

With a real estate agent at your side, establishing the best home selling price should be no trouble at all. This housing market professional will go above and beyond the call of duty to support your home selling goals and guarantee that you can enjoy a seamless home selling experience.


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No matter how safe your neighborhood is, it doesn’t hurt to take precautions against break-ins or thefts. Installing home security lighting is a highly effective way to deter intruders. This type of lighting also provides plenty of light for walkways and paths, making it safer for you and your family to walk around outside at night. Keep the following tips in mind for effective and efficient home security lighting for your house. 

Consider Motion Detector Lights

Some security lights, such as flood lights, are too bright to have on all night. Adding motion sensors to these lights or having motion detector lights installed won’t illuminate your home exterior the whole night. However, these lights can startle intruders by coming on when motion is detected. You can usually adjust the sensitivity of these lights, so that animals wandering around your yard at night won’t keep setting them off. For ideal security, consider placing these lights on each side of your home. 

Install Timers for Outdoor Lights

If you have outdoor lights that you plan on leaving on all the time, such as landscape lights or accent lights by your front door, consider installing timers for them. Having them set to a timer means you don’t have to worry about remembering to turn them on. They also won't accidentally be left on all day and use up energy. You can set these timers so that they turn your outdoor lights on at dusk and turn them off at dawn. While you’re installing outdoor timers, keep in mind that timers for indoor lights provide a good way to deter intruders when you’re away on vacation. These timers help give the appearance that someone is home at your house.

Use Energy-Efficient Bulbs

When you have outdoor lighting that stays on all night, you can save on energy usage by switching to LED or CFL bulbs. Incandescent bulbs use up more energy, and they don’t last as long overall. Replacing these with LED or CFL bulbs helps reduce your energy usage and the amount you spend on outdoor lighting, since they don’t have to replaced as much. 

Light Up Hiding Spots

When you’re determining where outdoor security lights should go, look for any potential hiding spots that an intruder might use. For example, you can install landscape lights or uplights that shine on bushes where someone could lurk. You can also use outdoor lights to illuminate dark corners or areas of your property to discourage intruders from approaching your home. Keep in mind that any lights you install should be fully enclosed, so that intruders can’t easily remove the bulbs. 

If you’re looking for a new home in a safe neighborhood, please contact us.



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Condo

$650,000
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautiful 2 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhome in one of the most sought after premier adult active communities. This handicap accessible home with wonderful open floorplan wand 2 story entryway offers incredible natural sunlight. This home offers hardwood flooring throughout the entire first floor. You will find soaring ceilings, a grand dining room which opens to the sun-filled living room. The living room also leads to the generously sized deck. The first floor master suite has an upgraded master bath with an incredible walk in shower. The custom eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and gas cooking has a pantry and good sized eating area. Perfect for your morning coffee! You will also find a nice home office on the first floor as well as a good sized laundry room. There is a lofted family room on the second floor leading to the 2nd bedroom with full bath - a perfect guest suite. This is a warm and inviting home and perfect for grand entertaining!
Open House
Sunday
November 15 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Incredibly well maintained. New updated master bath with radiant heat and beautiful tiled walk in shower with bench. Hardwood throughout most of first floor. Handicap accessible! Great condo complex! Send your buyers Sunday
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