Nathan Colmer | The Van Dyk Group
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When the time comes to sell your house on Long Beach Island, it is important to hire an agent with a well planned out marketing strategy, pricing structure and detailed day by day plan of what is needed to sell a home in the Long Beach Island NJ real estate market on LBI. Simply putting a home in the MLS will not generate the traffic needed to ensure the home sells for its true value.
While the Long Beach Island real estate market has remained strong and steady even in the wake of such events as Hurricane Sandy, there are still concerns that must be addressed for all buyers. Here you will find information about my sales strategy which is among the most comprehensive and planned out in the entire Long Beach Island area.
Selling a home in the LBI real estate market is a complex task. While the Long Beach Island area has mass appeal, being a second home market we do not have the external pressures of job transfers, school year starting dates, etc which can drive higher market activity. Therefore, the job of a listing agent is to make a listing stand out from the competition and attract as much serious interest as possible. This involves a number of steps ranging from initial planning to correct pricing and targeting advertisements.
You can review each step of my strategy for selling homes in the Long Beach Island real estate market. I begin this process with initial steps to prepare your house for the market and then work on developing the right price range for your home. My marketing plan is the most technologically advanced on Long Beach Island which ensures your home will be seen by the most buyers possible. I will also cover the costs of selling your home and lay out a timeline for the entire process. Lastly, I will cover the compliance and understanding that is needed in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
When selecting the right agent to sell your house on Long Beach Island, you should make sure he or she has a complete understanding of the current market dynamics and how to price a home effectively. The difference between the correct listing price and the wrong listing price can be seen below:
A review of single family home sales in Long Beach Township over a 90 day period show the following trends.
The results are nothing short of astounding. Homes that were well priced from the start spent an average of 260 days LESS on the market than homes that required a price adjustment. Roughly twice as many homes sold and the average sales price was also approximately $200,000 higher! The benefits of pricing a home correct cannot be overstated.
There are a number of steps that should be taken before a house is every listed for sale in the LBI real estate market. Some of these steps involve an investment of time and money into the house itself while others are simply developing the right plan and market timing. Together, these initial steps are some of the most important in the entire sales process.
Pricing a home correctly is extremely important in the LBI real estate market. Today's buyer is keenly aware of market trends and developing the right price, supported by market data, will help your Long Beach Island home sell quickly and for top dollar.
The job of a real estate agent is to advise on the preparation of your home, develop the correct price and then market the house to qualified and interested buyers. Without an effective and targeted marketing platform even the best listing on Long Beach Island will not be seen!
Read an overview of the home sale process in the Long Beach Island real estate market. Included is the day by day breakdown of my marketing efforts and a rundown of the contract period.
While it is important to sell a home for as much money as possible, what a seller should really focus on are the net process of the sale, in other-words the amount of money you will walk away with after all the selling expenses are paid. Here you will find some estimates on the cost to sell a home in the Long Beach Island real estate market.
Since Hurricane Sandy, listing a home has become more difficult as now a listing agent must understand the impact of flood insurance and the costs of repair and raising a home on Long Beach Island. It is important that all information including damage, repairs, and any information associated with flood insurance be disclosed.
You can request a valuation of your home (also called a CMA) here. I have a "quick price" tool that will estimate your home's value based on available online information and a full CMA request form where I will manually evaluate your home based on the information you provide. I am available anytime to meet you and give you a full price opinion in person as well!
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