Need to Sell Your Home? Here’s What to Do Next

Published on April 14, 2020 by Seven Gables • In Market Trends

During the current global pandemic, the lives of families, couples and individuals continue to evolve every day. Whether you’ve had a baby, had a family member move in with you due to layoffs or you are in need of downsizing and a lower mortgage payment. Whatever your life may now look like now and your current housing needs, listing your home is still being made possible. Technology and recent health guidelines have allowed real estate companies to safely and effectively conduct business. Agents who continue to follow the safety guidelines set by the National Association of Realtors and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have found great success in assisting their clients.

Not surprisingly, studies have shown there is in fact a current decline in buyer interest, however, there are still buyers in the market. The only attention you need is the interest of one buyer, the right buyer for your home.

Due to the current “Stay at Home” orders, online traffic is spiking. More and more consumers are partaking in online shopping, including searching for homes. Buyers are becoming very active and are pleased to learn the virtual abilities of the home buying process. Here is what you need to know to get started.

Competition Is at an All Time Low 

Now is the time to list your home! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic fear, many sellers are taking their homes off the market. With less listings on the market, this puts your home at the top of the list, right in front of active buyers. Waiting too long to list your home may put your chances of selling in jeopardy as the competition will rise in the upcoming Summer months.

Your Trusted Seven Gables Real Estate Professional Can Help  

Seven Gables is leading the way in providing multi-tiered solutions for our agents to continue to provide the best and most advanced services available to you. The California Association of Realtors (CAR) has come out with a list of Best Practices Guidelines to assist our agents in serving their clients, colleagues and the greater public while also reducing the risk of exposure to, and spread of, COVID-19. Our concern and compassion for our community coworkers, family and friends is at the heart of every decision we make. Few of the many efforts we are making to keep the health and safety of clients a top priority include virtual home tours, virtual open houses, home disinfecting, virtual home staging, electronic signatures, notaries and more.

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