I would not want to make a statement that the Midtown Atlanta real estate market is “on fire,” but…..it is pretty hot!
Now that we have no new construction condominiums to sell, it is all re-sales. Meaning these condos are owned by…YOU! So, if you are considering making a move, and selling your Midtown Atlanta condo, there will be some demand for your home!
Well, unless you make one of these mistakes….
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Overpricing Your Home!
When I represent Sellers, I completely understand you want to get the most you possibly can for your Midtown Atlanta condo. But by overpricing it, you will actually drive potential Buyers AWAY from your home. Listen to me and what the market is saying when we price your condo.
Yes, we all understand you still need to keep living. But, by making it difficult to show your condo, you could lose important showings. If an agent is working with a Buyer and your condo just came on the market, you want that Buyer there. Saying you need 24 hour notice because of Fido….hmmmm. Why not consider doggie day care for the first few days your home is on the market. That is when you will see the most traffic, and making the showing easy is the way to SELL!
De-Clutter and Store IT!
A condo can often times have limited storage space. And if it’s packed to the gills with YOUR stuff, the Buyer can’t see how THEIR stuff will fit, or they may even think, WOW, my stuff WON’T fit in here. We are sliding into Spring and warmer weather….pack up those sweaters!
What’s THAT smell?
Whether it’s the litter box or that Chinese take out….smells don’t sell! Make sure you’ve disposed of the take-out boxes, or cleaned the litter box!
If you WANT top dollar for your Midtown Atlanta condo, don’t make it a “project” for the Buyer. Be it the ice maker or the toilet is running, having your condo in tip-top shape will get that offer you want! And quicker too!
Yes, I know you LOVE that washer and dryer. But maybe that should be the “ace up your sleeve” when you are negotiating an offer. Maybe by offering to leave it, you may just close the Buyer. Be ready to negotiate on closing costs, a home warranty or the due diligence time period. Make it a win-win for everyone!