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4 Tips to Price Your Huntsville Home for Sale Like a Pro

By: Huntsville Real Estate Expert Mike Manosky On November 8, 2011

Do you think you have a good handle on what a reasonable price would be for your Huntsville home for sale? In today’s rollercoaster real estate market, the right price could be the difference between a quick sale and your house sitting for months without a single bite.

REALTORS® are experts when it comes to housing market values. However, if you’re planning on selling your house yourself, do you even know where to begin? Below are four tips the pros use to set a price that gets potential buyers in the door and still allows you to get the most money from the sale of your property. 

Four tips to price your Huntsville home for sale like a pro:

 

  1. Study your history – Take a look at what properties in your neighborhood sold for when you bought your house and then look at recent sales. Have prices increased, decreased or remained the same? This will give you a good idea of how the market value of your property might have progressed over time.
  2. Research comparables – Check around to see what houses of similar square footage and style are actually selling for in your area. Then you’ll be able to get an objective idea of what your house is worth without letting attachments to self-done projects like bathroom upgrades or landscaping influence your judgment.
  3. Tour other houses – REALTORS® take the time to personally visit almost every property on the market.  If you’re going to price your home like a pro, you should tour a multitude of houses in your neighborhood.  By going to open houses in your area, you can determine how your home stacks up to the competition.
  4. Consider your location – As the old adage goes, “Real estate is all about location, location, location.” Are you in the most desirable neighborhood? If so, you may be able to command a higher price for your house. Make sure your price reflects your neighborhood, lot and surroundings, to set a realistic price.

 If you need help pricing your Huntsville home for sale, please call me at 256-508-0211 Direct or 800-803-0053 Toll Free or email me at mike@movetohuntsville.com.

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Having lived in the Huntsville AL area for most of his life, Mike Manosky understands exactly what makes this community special.  In fact, those who know him well will tell you he carries the same traditional values and focus on the future as Huntsville. 

Mike brings with him a keen eye for the details of buying or selling a Huntsville AL home and seemingly boundless determination and energy, which is why his clients benefit from his unique brand of real estate service. Rooted in Tradition, Focused on the Future – Mike Manosky will help make the most of your Huntsville AL real estate experience. Give him a call today, 256-508-0211 Direct or 800-803-0053 Toll Free, and discover the difference he can make during your family’s move.

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