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When you’re selling your home, the price you set is a critical factor in the return you’ll receive. That’s why you need a professional evaluation from an experienced Realtor®. This person can provide you with an honest assessment of your home, based on several factors, including:

  • Market conditions
  • Condition of your home
  • Repairs or improvements
  • Selling timeframe

In real estate terms, market value is the price at which a particular house, in its current condition, should sell on the OPEN MARKET (eg MLS®) within 30 to 90 days.....in the present 2021 Ottawa & area Real Estate SELLER'S market the average number of days on the MLS® is 19 for freehold & 31 for condos.


 

PRICING:

The statistical benchmarks for selling price are rising DAILY in 2021...making it even more crucial for advice from a professional Realtor® as we have access to the most up-to-date listing and selling data.

If the price of your home is too high, this could cause several things:

  • Limits buyers. Potential buyers may not view your home because it appears to be out of their buying range.
  • Limits showings. Other salespeople may be more reluctant to view your home.
  • Used as leverage. Other Realtors® may use this home to drive the sale of other homes that are better-priced.
  • Extended stay on the market. When a home is on the market too long, it may be perceived as defective. Buyers may wonder, “what’s wrong,” or “why hasn’t this sold?”
  • An overpriced home, still on the market beyond the average selling time, could lead to a lower selling price. To sell it, you will have to reduce the price – sometimes several times. In the end, you’ll probably get less than if it had been properly priced in the first place.
  • Wasted time and energy. 


Realtors® have known it for years – well-kept homes that are properly priced in the beginning always get you the fastest sale for the best price. In our present market that means multiple offers & selling over the List price....and that’s why you need a professional to assist you in the selling of your home. 


Often, in a seller’s market, homes that are initially priced slightly below market value will sell for more, simply because of the extra interest they incite.  This can be a risk, however, and when it comes to such a decision, an experienced, trusted Realtor® is your best ally.

Your Realty Dreams
Can Become a Reality.


When you’re on a real estate journey, you need a real estate guide that can’t be beat–and that’s Helene Hutchings.

Helene Hutchings,
Real Estate Agent


2 Hobin Street Ottawa, ON K2S 1C3
Cell: 613 552-0587
Office: 613 831-9628

helene-hutchings@coldwellbanker.ca​​