Thinking of Selling? You Want an Agent with These Skills

Selling your home is a significant decision, as it's both a major investment and a place filled with cherished memories. This emotional journey requires someone who truly understands your perspective and can expertly guide you through the process.

Enter the listing agent, or seller’s agent. Here’s what you should look for in a great agent:

Simplifying the Complex: A top-notch agent can turn complex real estate jargon into easy-to-understand information, keeping you informed and confident in your decisions. As Business Insider suggests, choose an agent you’re comfortable with, who communicates clearly and effectively.

Data-Driven Pricing: Avoid agents who simply suggest the highest price to win your listing. Instead, find one who uses solid market data to recommend a realistic price. Overpricing can deter buyers and prolong the selling process. As NerdWallet advises, an agent should back their price recommendations with market knowledge.

Objective Negotiation: Selling a home can be emotional, making it hard to stay objective during negotiations. A skilled agent acts as a fair but firm negotiator, using their expertise to secure the best deal for you. Rocket Mortgage highlights that listing agents smooth out the selling process and reduce stress by leveraging their industry knowledge.

Bottom Line: Whether you’re a first-time seller or seasoned pro, a great listing agent is crucial to your success. Connect with a local real estate professional to ensure you have an expert by your side every step of the way.

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 Lainey Jones - REALTOR®
 Great Life RE / Real Broker
 (865) 356-5003
 (844) 591-7325

Eleanor Cippel - REALTOR®
Great Life RE / Real Broker
(865) 712-3656
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