TEAM PRIBISKO BLOG: WE NEED SELLERS IN THE GREATER CLEVELAND AREA! LIST YOUR HOME NOW!

WE NEED SELLERS IN THE GREATER CLEVELAND AREA! LIST YOUR HOME NOW!

WE NEED SELLERS IN THE GREATER CLEVELAND AREA! LIST YOUR HOME NOW!

Yes, in the past, sellers waited for spring to list their homes, if they did not need to sell.  Spring was when all the trees and plants bloomed, grass was green and all was right with the world.  This is no longer the case.  The Greater Cleveland Area has a lack of homes for sale at most price points. 

In my opinion, with the research I have done, we are not in a Buyers' Market.  Currently, we are in a Sellers' Market!  How long has it been since you have heard that?                   Trees in the Midst of WinterTrees in Bloom in Spring

Sellers, we need you to list your homes now.

Of course, as always, homes must be prepared for sale, just as they would be prepared for the warm months.  Invite a Realtor or two to tour your home.  Ask them what they think you need to do to prepare your home for sale, items that will make your home desirable,  Do the things that make your home marketable: de-clutter, clean, remove wallpaper, paint, uncover hardwood floors, update the kitchen and bathrooms as your budget allows, etc. (In winter, curb appeal is clearing snow from your driveway, sidewalks porches, patios and decks. In addition, pick up all pet excrement. And, don't worry about outside pictures, like the one to the far right. Buyers can imagine what the trees will look like in the spring, like the picture to the left. )

And, homes need to be priced right and marketed well.  Retain a Realtor to be your Sellers' Agent.  Make sure the the Sellers' Agent provides you with a robust marketing plan before you sign the listing agreement.

A house that is prepared for sale and priced right may end up with multiple offers to choose from.  Not only are multiple offers happening, but, we a are seeing some offers over list prices for homes that are updated.  The opportunities for the sale of a home are amazing right now. 

 

 

 

Steve & Pat Pribisko

TEAM PRIBISKO

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Comment balloon 11 commentsPat & Steve Pribisko • January 09 2013 10:25AM

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Pat & Steve, that is exactly what I have been telling my potential sellers --- list now and get on the market when there is less competition.   Great advice!

Posted by Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time (House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373) over 7 years ago

If your selling this is a great time to get your house on the market. The buyers are out there, but if your house isn't it's not going to sell.

Posted by Michael Therriault, The name to remember when you want it done right. (Michael Therriault Contracting - M.T. Contracting) over 7 years ago

Pat and Steve -  clients listened to me int he fall when there was less inventory and it worked.. they are very happy with their sales price.. Just as you say, lsit now and be out there..

Posted by Gay E. Rosen, As Real as Real Estate Gets! (Julia B. Fee Sotheby's International Realty) over 7 years ago

Yes, lots of areas of the country are short on listings.  As the prices begin to rise and equity is regained, I think more listings will come.

Posted by Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate (Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales) over 7 years ago

We, too, have come into a Sellers Market, we need listings, I think I will post something similar to our market base!

Posted by Christine O'Shea (Christine E O'Shea Broker) over 7 years ago

Pat & Steve, it seems we all are screaming for the same thing....need more inventory. Where are the sellers who wanted to unload the home moment market recovered.

Posted by Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949 (Samson Properties) over 7 years ago

Hi Pat and Steve, You are so right, now is the time!!

Gloria

Posted by Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA (Century 21 Absolute Realty ) over 7 years ago

Pat & Steve - there is no better time than NOW. Inventory is low and demand is high. Your headline is screaming for action...great job!

Posted by Les & Sarah Oswald, Broker, Realtor and Investor (Realty One Group) over 7 years ago

Joan: Thank you for your kind words about my advice.

Michael: Yes, Michael, this is a great time to sell.

Gay: Congrats on your sale of a home you listed in the fall and the Sellers received at good price.

 

 

Posted by Pat & Steve Pribisko (Keller Williams Greater Cleveland West) over 7 years ago

Gabe: You, too, are correct that there is a shortage of listings in most of the country.

Chrisine: You, too, are now dealing with a sellers market.  Thanks for your comment.

Ritu: I think you are spot on.

Posted by Pat & Steve Pribisko (Keller Williams Greater Cleveland West) over 7 years ago

Gloria: Thank you for your agreement.

Sarah: Thank you for your compliment.

 

Posted by Pat & Steve Pribisko (Keller Williams Greater Cleveland West) over 7 years ago

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