Tuesday, May 29, 2012

How To Choose the Right Agent to Sell Your Deep Creek Lake Home!

Selling your Deep Creek Lake home this summer may seem like an overwhelming process, and you’re dreading the thought of your entire season being consumed with getting your home sold.  But it doesn’t have to be that way!  In fact, selling your home can be a seamless transition with quick results if you have the right Deep Creek Lake Real Estate agent by your side.
While many real estate agents on Deep Creek Lake are great at helping you find your dream home; it takes a special agent that makes the dreaded home selling process a stress free and efficient experience.  As a team of Deep Creek Lake Real Estate agents at Coldwell Banker Deep Creek Realty, we understand there are a variety of reasons you want to sell your home.  It could be a financial hardship, job change, desire for change in general, or you’re finally able to afford the lakefront home on Deep Creek Lake you’ve been wanting.  Whatever the reason behind your home sale, we’ll work with your unique situation to get your home sold.
If you are searching for a listing agent to sell your Deep Creek Lake home; it’s a good idea to take the time to interview agents to see which one best fits you!  You could potentially be spending a lot of time with your Deep Creek Real Estate agent, so you’ll want one with which you feel the most comfortable.  Below are five key questions you’ll want to ask to help narrow down your choices.
1. How Much?  The question the price the listing agent will want to sell your home at can be very telling.  If you’ve been told $500,00 by other agents and the agent you’re talking with says $600,000; you’ll want to be careful.  Sometimes agents will make promises of a big sale on your home in order to “win” the listing.  You’ll find that if your home is priced too high in the beginning, you’ll end up having to lower the price and your home will sit on the market longer than necessary.  An agent who wants to price your Deep Creek Lake home correctly from the beginning is one worth hiring!
2. What’s Your Specialty?  Most Deep Creek Lake Real Estate agents will have a niche market.  If you’re attempting to sell your luxury lakefront Deep Creek Lake home, an agent who deals mostly with lower end homes won’t be your best choice.  You’ll want to make sure your agent is a match for selling your Deep Creek Lake home
3. How Will You Market My Home?  Marketing is one of the key aspects in getting your home sold!  The more visibility your home receives, the better the opportunity for potential buyers to see it!  Your Deep Creek Lake Real Estate agent should be listing your home on multiple real estate websites, and produce other online and offline marketing materials for your home.
4. What Do You Expect of Me?  A good listing agent will be able to give you advice on what you can do to help your home sell.  Unless your home is in perfect condition for current buyers; you’ll want to get feedback on paint color, appliances, etc... .
5. How Many Homes Are You Currently Selling?  An agent with a full marketing team may still be able to give you very personalized attention if they’re working on selling 15 homes, so you’ll want to know who they have working with them.  If they’re on their own, chances are they’ll only be able to successfully handle a few homes at a time.  On the other hand, if you’re they’re only selling client at the moment; you may want to consider their lack of connections and experience. 
We hope these questions help as you search for the right Deep Creek Real Estate agent to sell your home.  Of course we would love the chance to talk with you and answer these and any other questions pertaining to selling your home.  Our goal is to guide you through each part of the selling process and help you meet your home selling goals.
Feel free to contact us today to get started!  We looking forward to getting your Deep Creek Lake home sold!
Patrick Kane
Sales Manager/Co-Owner
Coldwell Banker Deep Creek Realty
Your Deep Creek Lake Real Estate Expert

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