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Frequently Asked Home Seller Questions
An updated kitchen can, without a doubt, help your house stand out for prospective buyers. If your kitchen update will cost much less than the potential return, it’s worth the effort. If a complete kitchen remodel is not in your plans there are several simple improvements that can be just as effective and save you lots of time and money. We can help you determine which is best for your situation.
With the Gabe Mendez Group by your side, buying and selling at the same time is possible. It is especially important for you to hire a San Diego Realtor who has experience buying and selling in your area, or this can become a complicated and overwhelming process. We know San Diego well and can keep you in your current home for up to six months while we search for your new home.
There are several online programs that make it possible for you to sell your home online. At the Gabe Mendez Group, we have the resources and tools necessary to market your home online. Your home will be submitted to your local MLS that will list it on several online sites and put your home in front of potential buyers looking online to buy homes in your area.
The best place to start is by speaking to a local agent who understands the state of your local real estate market like the agents at the Gabe Mendez Group. They will be able to advise you on when is the best time to sell and help identify what improvements your home needs before putting it on the market. A large amount of prep work is required to sell a house and it is important to be prepared for the sale process.
In most cases, selling your home isn’t something you do in a rush. It takes planning and preparation, that being said, the average time it takes to sell a house in California is 82 days.
You can pursue an off-market sale with a cash buyer or list your house with a top real estate agent who knows how to get your house sold in a snap. If you’re trying to sell traditionally expect 2-plus months to sell a house even in the right market.
There are a few home selling mistakes you’ll want to avoid or it could impact your finances. Underestimating the cost of selling, setting an unrealistic price, only considering the highest offer, ignoring major repairs, making costly renovations, not preparing your home for sale, limiting showings, not having a clear picture of your financial situation before selling, and most importantly not hiring a realtor with your best interests in mind.
Selling your house “as-is” or selling to a cash buyer or investor are a few options when you’re looking to sell a house that needs repairs without doing significant work or renovations yourself.