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Ken & Heather King
Blind Bay, BC
Added about 2 months ago
|Having successfully completed the sale of our of home, we just want to say how happy we were with the Property Guys experience. From the time we contact our local Property Guys representative, Neyna Pattison, until our closing, it was a very positive experience. Neyna Pattison was just great answering all our questions and making us feel comfortable with the whole process, very upbeat and knowledgeable. We are more that happy with our choice in using Property Guys to sell our home.|
Colley & Vicki Thomson
Added about 3 months ago
|I don’t know about other places, but I think the Revy realtors are not doing themselves any favours, by what we have experienced and heard… What I do know, is that we have friends who will use Property Guys when they sell in Revelstoke – and the new-owner of our place will more than likely do the same whenever he decides to move on. (Though I suspect he will be very happy there for some time.) When we are ready to buy again, we will always consider Property Guys as well. You know what? We didn’t even notice the absence of a realtor!? In fact, the whole thing was much better without one… Couldn’t have done it without you, so very many thanks for all your patience and energy. I see the “sold” sign on our listing – and needed my eyes to adjust… Thanks Neyna. And “thanks” to Jeremy for zipping over and throwing that sign up for us when we were having trouble putting one foot in front of the other from being up over 24 hours.|
blind bay, BC
Added about 3 months ago
|I appreciate your help and have been very good to work with. There for me when ever I needed it. Thanks|
Rob & Tammy Hislop
Salmon Arm, BC
Added about 3 months ago
|We have utilized Property Guys to sell two homes and the experience was seamless. 2 other family members have also used Neyna with Property Guys to sell their homes and they too had wonderful success. Neyna is prompt, informative and a pleasure to deal with. I highly recommend using Property Guys to sell your home. Rob and Tammy Hislop|
Three Keys to Selling Your Home
Regardless of the how you choose to sell your house, there are three important considerations; product, price and exposure. Have all three properly aligned and the likelihood of a successful sale increase dramatically:
This refers to the house itself. It also takes into account its location. How old is the property? Is it modern? Does it have features that are considered desirable for today's buyer? Is it in a great neighborhood? Close to amenities?
For the most part, home sellers have only so much control over these elements. Yes, as a home owner, you could update paint, floors and dï¿½cor, but there is little you can do about the neighborhood and part of town you live in. The most important take away is understanding your house as it compares and shows to other homes for sale in your area.
One of the most important elements to selling a home is price. You must make sure the home is priced well. The most common way for self-sellers to hurt themselves is by setting either unreasonably high or absurdly low asking prices.
There are a couple approaches to setting your price. First, you can completely do it on your own by looking at similar homes in your area and setting your price accordingly. It's important to consider things like age, size, style, features, street, etc. as you gauge and set your asking price. Second, if you are less comfortable doing it yourself, you can always get the services of an appraiser to help you identify your price. For a few hundred dollars, you can rely on a local expert to help you come up with a price for your home.
Price is directly proportional to time on market. Homes priced under market are likely to move faster than average. Homes priced above market are likely to move slower. Understanding this relationship is an essential element to setting expectations in the private sale process.
The final element to selling your home is exposure. Buyers need to know your house is for sale. We know that over 80% of all buyers begin their search online so a strong web presence is important. Our website not only gets your property in front of buyers, it also gives buyers all the information they want; address, price, photos, virtual tours, notification tools, offer maker, etc.
We also have other options for getting your property seen on the web. We can help you get on multiple listing sites, including the one that agents use. We have a broker partner that can help you get on the agent website.
Exposure also happens with the sign on the front lawn. Buyers still drive around neighborhoods they'd like to live in and see what's available. A professional, well branded sign that gets noticed by buyers is an essential element exposure. Our round sign stands out from all the rest. We also provide voice messages of our listings through a toll-free number, text messages of our listing via our text to PRICE feature and smartphone access via our mobile apps.
The final element to exposure is local advertising which we offer through PrintPlusï¿½ Advantage.
We provide all these tools so you don't have to spend the money on commission. We want you to sell your house successfully on your own, so that you can keep the commission.