5 Musts Before Selling Your Home – Oakland Berkeley East Bay Area

5 Musts Before Selling Your Home

It takes more than a fresh coat of paint, slapping the home on the MLS and snapping a few pictures and throwing it up on social media to get your home ready to sell and get the maximum return on your investment. Hi! I’m Tanja Odzak, Our East Bay Home brokered by eXp Realty. I have 5 things that you need to do before you sell your home.

  • The first thing you need to think about is exposure. Even in this hot seller’s market, the more eyes you get on your home, the more return you will see on your home. In fact a statistic from the National Association of Realtors is that 67% of buyers will walk through a home that they see online. We use digital marketing techniques to make sure we expose your home to the masses! We also use targeting techniques both locally and outside of the area to make sure that people who are looking for homes like yours, see your home!
  • Next is you want to hire someone who is really good at negotiating. Another recent report from NAR is that most agents will sell under 2 homes per year. I’ve sold many more homes than that and being a master certified negotiation expert, I know how important being an experienced negotiator and agent play in the selling process and making sure you the most amount of money and best terms from your sale.
  • The last things to consider are price, condition, and location

Here’s the deal – everyone thinks their home is worth more than it really is, and you all know there are sites, where you can go to online where they can tell you the value of home and that often makes expectations worse! It’s totally normal though, but these algorithms don’t take into account things like upgrades, views, whether your 100 year old home has an obsolete floor plan, or whether or not you have an actual garage, or even a pool. All five of these things can have a huge impact on the type of return you will get on your biggest investment, your home.

Everyone knows a realtor, but before you sell your home, find a real estate expert who can market your home, negotiate expertly on your behalf, and understands the role that price, location, and condition play in the sale of your home. I’m highly trained in all of these and would love to help you in the sale of your home.

Ask me about my tiered home selling plans where you get to pick which real estate services you want and the fee you pay… offering you simplified and transparent choices! Tanja Odzak, Our East Bay Home AND eXp Realty and I’m always here to help. Reach out anytime even if you’ve just got questions. I’m more than happy to help.

I’m a Top Producing Realtor® in the OAKLAND / BERKELEY / EAST BAY AREA. I’ve been in the San Francisco East Bay Area since I came up to do my undergrad at UC Berkeley (a long time ago!), with a short stint at UC Davis while getting my Master’s. I take my duties as a Realtor® and Fiduciary very seriously, I enjoy educating my sellers and buyers along the way. Putting People, Before Profit. 

Why not check out one of my no-obligation, online, On-Demand, virtual Real Estate Seminars?



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