Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions, about selling a home in the Peterborough area.
Open houses are not necessary, but they do create great exposure for your home. Depending on the current market, we can make real-time recommendations on what to do in regards to open houses.
It is not necessary for you to put a For Sale sign on your lawn, and we respect your privacy if you choose not to, however it is recommended to do so. Your sign will help attract attention and prompt buyers to inquire about more information on your home. Buyers typically have a general idea of where they want to move to, and if they are searching your specific neighbourhood and doing drive by’s to check out what’s listed in your area, you won’t want to miss any opportunities to attract the right people.
We do provide staging services on our listings, and it is of no cost to you. Each listing is unique, and will require different items to complete the look of the home. Staging will help your property stand out from the rest!
Our Team prides ourselves on providing high quality, professionally shot and edited videos on our listings. Depending on the property, we will incorporate agent narration and drone video. Certain listings don’t require video, but we will go through all of our marketing strategies with you to ensure you are confident in the way we showcase your home to its fullest!
The typical cost of using a real estate agent to sell your home is 5% of the purchase price, plus HST, to be paid upon closing. This cost typically includes 2.5% to be paid to the cooperating agent representing the Buyer of your property. Reach out if you’d like a copy of our full marketing plan to see how we can help you sell your home.
When determining a list price for your home, we will take into consideration the location of your property, the size, its condition, and the current market. We will complete a Comparative Market Analysis (CMA) and go through any comparable properties that are on the market and have recently sold so that we can best value your property for the current market conditions. Factors that make a property comparable to your home will vary, but location, construction age, recency of major renovations, and market dynamics at the time of sale are all taken into account.
If we have decided that it's the best course of action to get a home inspection before listing your home, don't worry, we cover the cost!
You want to make sure that your home is tidy, and that specific areas of the home that will be inspected have easy access and are free of clutter. Areas of interest are typically: