Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Listing Your Home With an Agent

Thursday, July 23, 2020   /   by Janelle Endres

Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Listing Your Home With an Agent

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When you have settled on the choice to list your home available to be purchased is the thing that you genuinely need to do, the beginning is, in reality, significantly more straightforward than you may suspect. The greatest obstacle is concluding that it's an ideal opportunity to list your home.

With no experience and a perplexing, passionate exchange on your hands, it's simple for first-time home merchants to commit bunches of errors. Be that as it may, with a little expertise, you can dodge vast numbers of these entanglements out and out. 

Selling your home can be shockingly tedious and sincerely testing, particularly on the off chance that you've never done it. On occasion, it might feel like an attack of security since outsiders will come into your home and look around your storerooms and cupboards. They will ensure a spot that has most likely gotten something beyond four dividers and a rooftop to you, and, to finish everything off, they will offer you less cash than you might suspect your house is worth. 

To guide you in selling your home, we would like to share this information with you.

Top 4 Mistakes to Avoid When Listing Your Home With an Agent

There are FOUR HUGE MISTAKES, you can potentially make when you go to list your home for sale.


1. Going with the agent who promises you the highest sale price, the most amount of money.

2. Choosing the agent who promises to save you money by discounting the commission rate.

3. Choosing the nicest agent

4. Choosing an agent who works all by themselves, because you think they'll work a lot harder and give you more  personal attention.


Sadly, the most frequent result of these mistakes are;

The inflated list price you were quoted in order to get your listing results in few buyers coming to view your home because they can get a comparable, properly priced house, for less money) and you end up having to endure a series of price reductions which result in your home finally selling for BELOW its true market value.

A lower commission does not guarantee you will net more on your home sale.

According to Real Estate consultant Bernice Ross, there is a “Big Lie” in real estate. It’s the lie that reducing the commission always results in more money for the seller. Nothing could be further from the truth. Virtually all sellers want to obtain the highest price possible for their property. No matter what you are selling, maximum exposure to the marketplace is a critical factor in achieving the highest price possible.


Companies who cut services in exchange for taking a lower commission often cost clients much more than the extra one to three percent they save in commission. Depending on price, the cost can be tens of thousands of dollars.


Your agent may be nice, but this doesn’t necessarily qualify them to do the best job of selling your home. Your agent’s personality will mean very little to you if you ultimately discover that they don’t have the marketing expertise to market your home properly, so it sits on the market and either doesn’t sell or sells for lower than market value.


Your agent ends up neglecting some important steps because s/he is so over-busy trying to do everything all by themselves and you end up with an inferior result.

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