What is My Home Worth?
When the time comes to sell your home one of the first things you’ll want to know is your home's value. Real estate markets are local and ever-changing so it can be hard to determine how much your home is worth on your own. Start by getting an instant home-value estimate. Then connect with a local real estate agent to get an accurate valuation and determine a fair list price when you put your home on the market.
Find an Agent
When selling your home, using a real estate agent who has both experience and local knowledge will help you make more informed decisions and ensure you are getting the best offer. A great listing agent is well-versed in the real estate industry. They will help you get your home ready to go on the market, set a competitive price, execute a marketing strategy that will bring buyers, and negotiate with buyers. Finding the listing agent that is right for you is a step toward realizing your home’s best value.
Home Selling Guide
- Know Your Neighborhood
- Know Your Market
- Getting Ready to Sell
Know Your Neighborhood
Understanding your neighborhood, including the value of the homes in it, will give you a good idea of how much your own home is worth, which is critical information if you’re considering selling. Enter your address in the search bar below to view homes near you that have recently sold. In addition to sold prices, take a close look at the listing information and photos of the home to get a feel for how your home compares. Look to a professional real estate agent for an accurate and detailed home valuation.
Know Your Market
Housing market trends affect all of us, so it’s important to keep an eye on them, especially if you are preparing to sell your home. Market statistics will indicate if your local market favors the buyer or the seller. They can also tell you how home prices are changing and how long homes are staying on the market. Familiarize yourself with general market trends and then consult with a real estate agent to learn more about your specific area.
Making Your Home Market Ready
The preparations you make to your home before you put it on the market can determine how quickly you close a deal and for how much.
With expert advice from an experienced agent, a strategy, and a little know how, you can be sure your home will stand out to prospective buyers.
Shop for Your Next Home
It’s never too early to start shopping for your next home. Take a look at our home buying guide to begin your search.