HomeAnn ArborPricing Your Home Correctly in Ann Arbor Pricing Your Home Correctly in Ann Arbor Are you ready to sell your home? Want to Buy a Home? Search All Homes Want to Sell a Home? Get a Home Value Report If you would like to sell your Ann Arbor area home this spring, you are most likely already thinking about what your asking price should be. If you’ve already had your home on the market for a while with no success, perhaps you’re wondering what you might be doing wrong. There are lots of pricing misconceptions, and Toth Team Worldwide Network is here to set the record straight! The simplest breakdown is this: Price + Exposure = Sold. The price is determined by the value of your property. The value is determined by what buyers are willing to pay and what sellers are willing to accept in today’s market. Buyers make decisions based on what other similar properties recently sold for in your area. The value of your home is not determined by what you paid for the house when you bought it, what you feel you need to get for the house, what you want to get for the house, what your neighbors say you should get for the house, what another agent says, or what it costs to rebuild today. If you price your home based on one of these factors, it may sit on the Ann Arbor real estate market with little to no offers. It’s important to price your home to sell right when listing because the longer the home sits on the market, the less interest it will gain from potential buyers. On average, most offers are received in the first three weeks on the market. By the fourth week, they start to fall. This is when you’ll want to reevaluate your listing price. The longer your house sits on the market, the more price reductions you may have to offer. This could result in a value loss greater than if you had priced it correctly at the beginning. “ Price + Exposure = Sold. ” On average, 60 percent of potential buyers look at properties that are priced at market value from the beginning. If you price it 10 percent above market value, 30 percent of buyers will look at it. If you price it 15 percent above, only 10 percent will look at it. Similarly, if you price it 10 percent below market value, 75 percent of buyers will look at it, and so on. When you work with Toth Team Worldwide Network to sell your house, we’ll give you examples of the competition, both active and recently sold. We also explain the pros and cons of listing over, under and at the suggested sale price. For example, at the suggested sale price, buyers will notice your home, your home will be found easier in searches, it will bring buyers in, and you won’t have issues with an appraisal. Whether it’s a buyer’s market, seller’s market or balanced market also makes an impact on home prices. You can find more information about all of this, along with graphs to help you understand it, in this Pricing It Right pamphlet we’ve created for you. Check it out and contact our team is you have any questions or would like assistance with pricing and selling your home! Written by Kathy Toth on March 7, 2019. Posted in Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor Area Real Estate, Home Seller Tips, Real EstateTags: Ann Arbor, Home Seller Tips, Home Selling, MI, Michigan, Real Estate, Real Estate Agent Trackback from your site. Logging In... Profile cancel Sign in with Twitter Sign in with Facebook or CommentName EmailNot published Website About our blog Follow our YouTube Channel and +1 us on Google Plus! 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