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Why You Need a Business Expert to Sell Your Home in This Market

New listing in University Park: 3552 Wentwood Drive. Listed for $5,650,000. Photos / Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Hiring a Realtor is one of the most important things you can do to sell your home in this market. A knowledgeable Realtor can help set a realistic price, market the property properly and help the seller stay realistic in their expectations.

New Listing in Preston Hollow: 6541 Park Lane | Listed for $1,199,000

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You absolutely need a Realtor to sell your home. An expert Realtor is strategic in pricing, marketing and negotiating the sale of your home. Realtors can make deals look easy. Some sellers think they can do it themselves, but Realtors create value in one of the most important transactions that sellers have by handling multiple offers and appraisal issues for example. These are prevalent in this climate. A Realtor will navigate the stressful nuances of this bull market.​

New Listing in Fort Worth: 9532 Bella Terra Drive | Listed for $2,499,000

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Once a contract is signed, negotiations frequently start over again with the inspections. It is difficult for a seller to represent himself properly in most transactions; the Realtor has the experience to secure the best deal.

With a lack of inventory of homes for sale in this market, you need an experienced professional to evaluate multiple offers. Choosing the right buyer can make the process so much smoother, and a good agent should have a feel for how buyers might react under pressure. The first offer is not always the best offer. A knowledgeable agent will negotiate the right contract for your situation, taking into account timing and special circumstances.

New listing in Oak Cliff: 1107 Berkley Avenue | Listed for $199,000

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Generally, sellers want to get the best price in the best timeframe, and the only way to do that is through professional marketing and networking. After a home sells, you need an experienced agent who knows what’s available in a tight market to find a new home.

For more luxury homes throughout the Metroplex, see briggsfreeman.com. Click here to see the latest in real estate news. President and CEO Robbie Briggs independently owns and operates Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty with seven offices in Dallas, Fort Worth, Uptown, Lakewood, Ranch and Land, The Ballpark and Southlake.

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