Real estate listing requirements now more detailed

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

For years, sellers have been in the driver's seat. Now the tide has turned. Sellers are no longer calling the shots. However, sellers who take a proactive approach to selling their home can still have an edge in the new selling environment. It's a given that sellers who expect to sell for top dollar need to have their homes in prime condition. But, bringing about a successful sale has to do with more than just looking good. Today's buyers are sophisticated and they are cautious. They aren't likely to waive contingencies like they did when the market was short of inventory and hot as a pistol. Now, you can expect that your home will be carefully scrutinized before a buyer agrees to close a sale. The inspection process can be anxiety-producing. You can reduce that anxiety by ordering pre-sale inspections. With a report in hand, you can determine what work to do before you market your home. Even if you don't complete any repairs, disclosing the inspection reports to buyers before they ma...