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Top Five FAQs When Looking to Sell Your Home

When someone is preparing to sell their home, they typically have a myriad of concerns and questions. Among the most frequently asked are these five that we’ve outlined:

How much is my home worth? This is often the first question on a seller's mind. They want to know the current market value of their property, which leads to discussions about comparative market analyses (CMAs) and home appraisals. That’s why having a REALTOR® who is knowledgeable on the Dripping Springs area is key.

How long will it take to sell my home? The timeline can vary based on market conditions, the home's condition, and pricing strategy. Sellers are keen to understand the average days on the market for similar properties. Ask your agent what is trending, what the past year looked like, and what they see in the future. Leaning on an experienced agent is your best resource.

What do I need to do to prepare my home for sale? This encompasses questions about necessary repairs, upgrades, and staging techniques to make the property more appealing to potential buyers. You may need to do very little, or you may need to trust your agent on what they say needs to be done. Don’t spend money and time before consulting your agent.

How much will it cost to sell my home? Beyond just the realtor commission, sellers often want to understand other potential expenses, like closing costs, home inspection repairs, and potential concessions to the buyer. We have years of experience in this market and can help you be prepared for the unexpected. You can also ask your agent what they do as part of their service for you. You’d be surprised to learn about the many extras that pros who are members of Dripping Springs Elite do for each client.

Should I buy a new home before selling my current one? This is a logistical and financial question many sellers grapple with, trying to synchronize selling their existing property and securing their next residence. We can help advise you on your options and work with you to figure out what will be the best course of action for you since everyone is different and every transaction is unique.

Successfully navigating these questions with clear answers can significantly smooth the home-selling process. And more importantly, using a hyper-local realtor in the market where you are selling your home can make a world of difference in a majority of ways.

About Dripping Springs Elite Real Estate Professionals

Dripping Springs Elite is NOT a brokerage. We are a professional organization of top real estate agents in the Dripping Springs area from different brokerages who collaborate and work together to make buying and selling the best we can be for our clients. DS Elite is also dedicated to building up our community and its nonprofits to strengthen the quality of life for all residents. Contact one of our agent members today! https://drippingspringselite.com/#agents.