The 2014 Bend Oregon Real Estate Market will be different compared to 2013 thanks to mortgage interest rates which are at least a percentage point higher than the same time last year and also higher home values.
We can expect to see fewer home buyers in Bend than in previous years but that doesn’t mean that a homeowner won’t be able to sell their home, condo or vacation home in Bend if they follow this simple strategy.
Eliminate Buyer Objections before Listing Your Home
Before listing your home on the 2014 Bend Oregon Real Estate Market you should first take a look around your home and start making repairs now so a potential buyer won’t submit a lower offer to you later because, your home needs work.
Some of the areas of your home that you should consider repairing and getting into shape are your: kitchen, bathroom, doors, windows and roof. You may not need to make any major improvements or repairs to your home but doing making small improvements to each room of your home like: painting walls, replacing flooring or fixtures can in the end help to increase your home’s value and make it more sellable.
Get Your Home Really Clean
That’s great that you’ve made repairs to your home and fixed any possible areas that might lead a buyer to submitting a lower offer but is your home clean?
Before the first potential buyer steps foot into your home you should take steps to clean your home thoroughly inside and out because, a clean house paints the positive mental picture in the mind of the buyer that you’ve taken care and loved your home during the time that you’ve lived there.
Speak With a Real Estate Agent
Once your home is ready to be sold on the 2014 Bend Oregon Real Estate Market you should speak with a Realtor and ask them to do a Comparative Marketing Analysis so you can find out what it will take to sell your home.
When you hire a Bend Oregon Realtor it’s important to remember that your relationship with your Realtor is a partnership and you should be ready to do your part like following your Realtor’s recommendations for home improvements or repairs and arranging special times for prospective buyers to view your home.
For more information on what it takes to sell a home on the 2014 Bend Oregon Real Estate Market, or to view the latest homes here for sale, contact me today by calling: (541) 383-1426.