Sonya Sewald | Sullivan Real Estate, Bourbon Real Estate, Leasburg Real Estate, Cuba Real Estate


If you want to enjoy a fast, seamless and profitable home selling experience, it helps to be flexible. That way, you won't feel pressure to accept the first homebuying proposal that comes your way. Instead, you can listen to various homebuying offers, consider their pros and cons and choose one that matches or exceeds your expectations.

Unfortunately, the stress associated with selling a house can escalate quickly. And if a home seller is not careful, he or she risks making rash decisions that may lead to subpar results.

When it comes to selling a house, it generally is a good idea to be flexible. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help sellers maintain their flexibility throughout the home selling cycle.

1. Evaluate the Housing Market

The current housing market may favor buyers or sellers. If you want to maximize the profits from your home sale – and maintain your flexibility throughout the home selling journey – you should examine the real estate sector closely.

Assess the prices of available houses in your city or town that are similar to your own. This will allow you to see how your residence stacks up against the competition and price it appropriately.

Furthermore, evaluate the prices of recently sold houses in your area. With this housing market data, you can determine whether you're preparing to enter a buyer's or seller's market and plan accordingly.

2. Don't Hesitate to Counter a Buyer's Offer

After you list your house, it may be only a matter of time before you receive an offer on your house. However, just because you receive an offer on your house does not mean that you have to accept this proposal.

Remember, your duty as a home seller is to accept the ideal homebuying proposal based on your home selling goals. If an offer fails to meet your expectations, you should not hesitate to counter or reject this proposal.

In most instances, it helps to counter a buyer's proposal. If you submit a counter-offer that matches a buyer's needs, both you and a buyer can move forward with a transaction. Or, in the worst-case scenario, a buyer will reject the counter-offer, and you can move forward with your attempt to sell your house.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

If you're unsure about how to stay flexible throughout the home selling journey, you can always hire a real estate agent. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can get the insights that you need to succeed in any housing market, at any time.

A real estate agent will learn about your home selling goals and help you map out a successful home selling journey. Plus, he or she will list your residence, promote it to the right groups of potential buyers and ensure you can make an informed decision about whether to accept, reject or counter a buyer's proposal.

Want to sell your house? Consider the aforementioned tips, and you can operate as a flexible home seller.



This listing recently sold for $69,500.

0 Highway Mm, Leasburg, MO 65535  

Farm and Ranch
$69,500
Price
$69,500
Sale Price
BEAUTIFUL ACREAGE WITH 2 PONDS on BLACK-TOP ROAD! This property offers an ideal setting for your new home with electric already on site and a well that may still be functional (seller's never used and don't know anything about it). The land lays beautifully with two ponds, one of which is spring fed, offers some fencing, and is partially wooded (approximately 50%) for your hunting or other recreation. The location of this property is easy to get to and comes with all hunting rights. Additional Acreage could also be available. ALL SHOWINGS MUST BE SCHEDULED THROUGH MLS - PLEASE DO NOT WALK THE PROPERTY WITHOUT PERMISSION. THANK YOU.


If you intend to buy or sell a house, it frequently pays to hire a real estate agent, and for good reason.

A real estate agent can offer expert insights into the housing market. Plus, he or she can respond to any concerns or questions that you may have as you proceed along the homebuying or home selling journey.

When it comes to hiring a real estate agent, however, it is important to note that no two real estate agents are exactly alike. In fact, there are several factors that differentiate an ordinary real estate agent from an outstanding one, and these include:

1. Industry Experience

Regardless of whether you plan to buy or sell a house, you should definitely spend some time evaluating a real estate agent's industry experience. That way, you can find out how long a real estate agent has been working in the industry and choose one who knows how to overcome potential homebuying and home selling hurdles.

Ideally, you should employ a real estate agent who possesses many years of industry experience. This housing market professional likely understands the ins and outs of buying and selling houses and can help you get the best possible results.

2. Communication Skills

The right real estate agent will be a great communicator. As such, this housing market professional will be able to keep you informed at each stage of the homebuying or home selling process.

To learn about a real estate agent's communication skills, it often is a great idea to meet with a real estate agent and interview this individual. During a face-to-face interview, you can get a better idea about what a real estate agent is all about and ensure you feel comfortable working with him or her.

In addition, a real estate agent should have no trouble communicating with you in good times and bad. He or she will be prepared to provide honest, unbiased feedback, and by doing so, help you make your homebuying or home selling dreams come true.

3. Client Feedback

Reach out to a real estate agent's past clients before you hire this housing market professional. With client feedback at your disposal, you can learn what it's like to work with a real estate agent.

A real estate agent usually will be happy to provide you with client referrals. Then, you can contact an agent's past clients and learn about their homebuying or home selling experiences.

Lastly, if you're uncertain about whether a real estate agent is right for you, it sometimes is valuable to find out how this housing market professional will approach the homebuying or home selling process. Explaining your goals and learning how a real estate agent will help you accomplish these aspirations can make it easy for you to find the right agent, at the right time, every time.

Start your search for a real estate agent today, and you can move one step closer to buying or selling a home.


19.4 ACRES AVAILABLE NOW! Easy blacktop road leads to this mostly wooded, scenic, recreational property near the Meramec River, Hiking Trails and local Wineries. Property includes all hunting rights, has a wet weather creek and abundant wildlife for hunting and/or photography. Some ATV/UTV trails to help navigate the property, and a small clearing that was previously set up as a gun range. Property is part of a 24.4 Acre parcel that includes a home. Seller will separate home with 5+/- acres (listed as MLS # 18079117) and provide a survey for the 19.4+/- acres .

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9136 Highway 185, Sullivan, MO 63080  

Residential
$164,900
Price
7
Total Rooms
4
Bedrooms
2
Baths
SPACIOUS 4 BEDROOM / 2 BATH HOME ON 1.7 ACRES IN SPRING BLUFF SCHOOL DISTRICT! With almost 2000 sq ft, a full basement and 2 car tuck-under garage, this well-kept home has much to offer!! Original Hardwood Floors (under carpet) in all rooms except kitchen and bathrooms, large family room & kitchen, and a 12'x30' covered deck with built-in seating for outdoor dining and entertaining. Home includes a 12'x23' storage building and a 20'x30' carport. Schedule your appointment to see this home today!