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Is Your Realtor A Good Negotiator?

When you hire a real estate agent to represent you in a home purchase, you are looking for someone who can formulate an offer for you, with your best interests in mind, and negotiate that on your behalf.

Price is one consideration of the sale.  Some may say this is the most important. However, the buyer must also consider the terms they will offer, such as the date of closing, any items they wish to add to the offer, requesting seller concessions such as closing costs or prepaid items or points.  Is this sale subject to inspections? financing? appraisal? Or is this a cash offer with few contingencies?  Does the buyer have a property to sell first?

Each offer stands alone.  If you may be up against other offers on this same property, you need a real estate agent who can help you formulate a competitive offer, and negotiate that on your behalf so that you have the edge.

We are trained to give you the edge in real estate.  -DUVALTEAM Real Estate

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Spring 2014 Market Update

The real estate market in New Hampshire is improving as compared to the last several years.  We have made the turn from buyer’s market with high inventory and lower pricing, to the ever-present seller’s market with more buyers than listings, which brings higher pricing and multiple offers.

There is no better time to price your property to sell.  Overpricing does little more than give your property a stereotype, stale effect.  It red flags it to savvy buyers.  Your property is just going to sit.

Just because you may have made improvements over the years does not mean you add that all up and that is what the property is worth now.  And just because you refinanced it years ago when the market value was high, took that money out and paid bills, went on vacations, bought a boat, etc. doesn’t mean that your property is worth that amount. (Caution to anyone who refinances.) Your property is worth what the market will bear at this time, ie: market value.  Listen to a trusted real estate agent, one that will give you the actual value and help you price your property to sell, not to sit.

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